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An Almost-Tragedy

"...Don't you think he’d be better off with another owner? A rich one? One who could really give him a life?"

by frerybairn
A Spyder's Lesson

After checking under her bed, dresser, and desk, she concluded that her room was spyder-free. Still, better safe than sorry, she thought, spraying her room with the Spyder-Be-Gone...

by bananas_and_cream
The Scarab of Anubits

Qasala was still reeling from its recent war, making it easier to do what they did best - namely, to relieve the locals of their wealth. And if that meant breaking into the palace there and stealing directly from Jazan and Nabile, then so be it. They'd done it before...

Also by goten__10

by frynr

Fun At The Toy Store

"It's Northwestern Altadorian Pineapple Day! Won't that be fun? A holiday consisting of three random words that I just thought up!"

by mystery_island111223
The Wrong Wish

As we walked on, I saw a few Peophins playing in a pool. I stopped and stared. I loved Peophins. More than anything in Neopia, I wanted to be a Peophin...

by carys1994
Friendship Garden

The green Cybunny hugged Momoiro in return, hoping that both Cybunnies would see each other in the future. However, Midori did not hear anything at all until ten years later...

by anime_cybunny
What Really Goes On When You Are Away

Jake laughed excitedly, too pleased with his handiwork to really mind his older sister's current rage. "Mom's gone for the weekend!"

by alexrae963
If...

If I was not myself--simple me--but something else, something more interesting; not just a passive blob of yellow in the crowd, but someone important, like a leader: who would I be?

by violinoutoftune
The Last Piece of Seaglass

Joe had tried again and again to explain to Julie that no matter how hard he tried, he could just not find a job near the sea...

by luv_2_shop_7
Garnet and Larkyn's Plan

She peered through the dense leaves and then jumped back with shock. There was another Kougra in there!

by aislynn7777
Yoinked: The Grundo Thief's Story

Though he had just started the job not long ago, he was a reliable and efficient worker, taking his responsibility as the vat filler very seriously. No blobs of red, blue or yellow color went in any vat but its own, and thus, every plushie produced was of the highest quality. This is why he was the first to notice the missing plushies...

by rissa714
Succeeding

"You know, if you showed a bit of energy, people might be a bit more tempted to adopt you." The blue Zafara in the cell opposite her was leaning on the bars. He shrugged. "Just a suggestion, of course..."

by ruff_zette
 
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"Yoinked: The Grundo Thief's Story" by rissa714
He always showed up at the Krelufun factory for his shift precisely on time. Though he had just started the job not long ago, he was a reliable and efficient worker, taking his responsibility as the vat filler very seriously. No blobs of red, blue or yellow color went in any vat but its own, and thus, every plushie produced was of the highest quality. This is why...




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Just Keep Trying!
I've compiled a list of reasons to help you on your quest to be recognized in the Neopian Times, or maybe even help you get that tricky little avatar.

by ewagon

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An Exclusive Interview With the Negg Faerie
Negg Faerie: Welcome to the Neggery! Well, I bet the first question on your lips will be, what on earth is a Neggery?

by userplay6088

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Prophecy of the Second Equinox: Part One
A cracking sound returned the attention of both Draiks back to the egg. The song, rising in pitch and in power, quickening with a beat of expectation, vibrated through the air in resounding notes. Shaking with the energy of the unborn creature within, the shell split and tore...

Image by cuithil

by laurelinden


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A Break in Memory: Part Three
He had a mental picture of himself on the floor of a Neohome, combining and mixing potions and chemicals. A weird, red, insect-like Neopian sat on the bed across from him--and he knew he must be daydreaming. Too bad, that homey scene had been so nice...

by appaloosa500

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The Cybunny of the Noise
Welcome, Xyto! ...and by the way, sorry...

by castor112010

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Pwned by Pets
I'd like to buy an Acko Piggy Bank, please!

by deannanicole



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