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Katie and Terry

Katie walked up to a Yellow Ogrin. "Excuse me, but could you tell me where the Haunted Woods are?"

by kindheartedfairy
Out of the Turmaculus' Jaws

I watched the pets going down the streets with wide, bright eyes. They were fascinating to me, and so many of them looked friendly and kind...

by nut862
The Maraquan Marshals in: Disappearances

Mari, the Island Xweetok, had already planned her day out. She had loved fishing even as a baby and today was going to be devoted to it...

by ginger23456
A Quest for Edna

"Yes. I know. But this will not be an ordinary quest, not for you, Haltz…. I'd like to make it a bit different."

by pippylouise
The Shadow Lupe

He was a lone Lupe; quite tall, but thin, as if he had not been fed in many days, and with fur that seemed to be made of the shadows themselves...

by the_lugonzbi_stone
My Little Aggravation

I winced. "Don't call me Mikey," I said through gritted teeth. "And it's a journal, not a diary..."

by imagiknight
An Unlikely Pair

Fyasko led me into a small, tidy stall which was partially shielded from the noise outside by a thick curtain. Cages of all sizes and types were stacked in neat rows...

by glyke
Orb of the Fire Faerie

Ember twirled around in a circle, copper hair flowing around her. "Nonsense!" she exclaimed happily. "Everybody loves a Fire Faerie!"

by grapesourhorse
The Power of One

He was, I noticed immediately, very large, and also very angry. With a chapped and muted gold hide and tiny but sharp claws, he was one of the more ferocious Grarrls I have seen...

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by dan4884

Curse of the Urn

The Ruki brushed some more of the sand away, narrowing his eyes in scrutiny, and “hmmed” interestedly at what he saw...

by laurelinden
Realm Beneath the Waves

A Peophin emerged from the water, sending sparkling droplets flying everywhere. She was a beautiful young Rainbow mare...

by queen_aingeal
Change is Good

I kept telling myself that it wouldn't be as bad as I imagined it would be. After all, I had done this plenty of times before, convinced foster pets that taking trips to the Lab Ray was an exciting adventure...

by buddy__blankies
A Special Appreciation Day

"I'm going to have a Meti Appreciation Day! Sloth gets one, and I'm just as important..."

by anjie
Winners Never Quit

"I am so ready for this race!" Kavi exclaimed, preparing her tube for the big race. She smiled and looked about the shore of Kiko Lake...

by arrielle5
Hope

He is still beyond my reach, but as his eyes turn to look at me, I know that the time has come at last. Either I will defeat Kass in combat here, or...

by ikkin_with_attitude
The Rainbow Pteri Feather

Razzberi the Pteri flew over Neopia Central. He looked down on the twisting path at the neopets below entering the shops and stands. A large sign in front of the post office announced that there was a sale today...

by pigeons707
Starlight Invasion: Star City

In the warehouse behind Bryne, the hundreds of Grundo babies- identically goggle-eyed and gormless, the lot of them- lay dormant in their little cots...

by rainbow_daydreamer
Life's a Beach

"Welcome to my island," I read. "Welcome to my island? What? This makes no sense!"

by ___taintedlove
Fyora's Chambers - An Altadorian Tragedy

Scene: A stage, set to resemble a large, high-ceilinged room made of stone. Twilight filtering through Large Patterned Arched windows at the left, rear, and right of the stage reveal lavish décor, which, if one was playing a word-association game, would surely evoke terms such as "purple" and "puffy".

by leucothea
 
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