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Some Kind of Sandwich?

I only had a limited amount of time here, and I needed to see what Turmac Roll was. Was it some kind of sandwich, perhaps?

by ishmalian42
Remember The Fall

The scream doesn't burst out of my mouth until I hit the icy water. Then I slip under, the salty cold of the sea filling my lungs and stinging my eyes...

by darkmaiden610
The Lucky Coin

The coin's rim was jagged and well worn; the front print was smudged ever so much so that the imprint was unreadable. It was something she had never seen the likes of before...

by lemonlovingcutie
The Hall of Mirrors

No one is interested in a Hall of Mirrors. Why journey through a tent filled with mirrors when stalls filled with exciting games are right next door? Naturally, the Hall only gets a visitor once in a blue moon. Tonight the moon is a lovely shade of blue...

by dan4884
The Island

The brown Lupe knight truly detested ships; his stomach seemed to be completely unable to keep up with the rest of his body with all the rocking, swaying and tossing about that was inevitable when sailing on the ocean...

by nimras23
Petpet Problems

I heard the low sound of thunder in the distance. "Oh, no," I thought. "Here we go again." I sat on the floor, still hugging Chip, hoping he hadn't felt it or heard it...

by nybanonpu
The Pains of Being an Avatar Pet

"See that? He got that avatar 'cuz of me. That's an Island Quiggle avatar. My avatar." I was so obsessed with my avatar that my first word was, in fact, avatar. My world was turned upside down when my owner pounded me to a friend...

by kaisbff
A Draik and Her Petpet

"And let that be a lesson to you, Mr. Pant Devil!"

by jayandcourtneyk
Jealousy: A Tale of Two Salesmen

"Smitty, Smitty, Smitty. There are some things, some situations in life that you must accomplish by yourself. By yourself," she repeated for emphasis...

by firehazzard
An Unlikely Bond

An undersized green baby Ixi was weeping, salty tears pooling around her glossy ebony hooves. Not because she was saddened, but because it was vital to get herself damp...

by alexandrabryn
Friday the 13th

"GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS! It's Friday the 13th! Let's tell scary stories and roast marshmallows and-"

by fairiesrus5
The Secret Life of Sophie the Swamp Witch

"I can't complete this spell without them! I'll just have to go into the Marketplace and buy some. Oh, Meepits!"

by lindortruffle
 
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"A Draik and Her Petpet" by jayandcourtneyk
Emmie was overjoyed. She just knew it; she was getting a Petpet for her birthday! "It's in the garage," Emmie's dad said.Chills were going down Emmie's spine as they entered. They heard shuffling from the garage. A Turmac? A Meowclops? A Mallard? Emmie drew her breath...




Other Stories


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Five Years of Food Club
After my daily visit to Krawk Island to support my favorite Food Club pirate (and hopefully collecting big winnings), I was lucky enough to get an interview with him. Of course, he's none other than the only Scorchio pirate in Food Club, The Tailhook Kid.

by blackcairn

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Out of the Storm and into the Hot Seat
Hoban the Navigator is definitely the man, or should we say, Aisha of the moment since the great search and rescue mission mounted by millions of concerned Neopians concluded recently...

by negative_feedback

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Ailemea vs. Jenna: Part One
"Six am?! Why didn't you wake me?!" Aile cried, dashing outside. She was way behind schedule! Hurriedly, she checked the mailbox and pulled out the neomail. She dashed back into their large Neohome...

Also by jeanaet

by rainbow_lover852


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Fire and Gold: Part Three
"You know, I've never seen a Faerie before. There's kind of a shortage of them in the Haunted Woods. I guess they like it somewhere prettier..."

by silvormoon

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Neo-Displacements - Love After It Rains
Rain + Clouds = Fur?

by kopacca2592

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The Reason Kadoaties Aren't Allowed At Neoschool
Proof that they can be quite mischievous...

by x__orlando4eva__x



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