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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 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

"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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Spotlight on Galleries

As we approach and pass Gallery Spotlight #200, it's time to remember the previous winners and to encourage future winners. Galleries are a way of showcasing your favourite items, a unique collection, a place of memories or how rich you are. For some, it's a simple task of collecting a few items. For others, it's a difficult but worthwhile challenge...

Other Stories


Attack of the Gummy Dice – The Official, Unofficial Guide
Just keep squishing, just keep squishing...

by danman111111


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


They'll Never Hear a Word We Say: Part Eleven
"Oh, come on. I mean, they'll never hear a word we say. It'll just be our little secret. That's the fun of it. The only people who will know that this conversation has ever happened..."

by sytra


The Petpet Brigade: Part One
The tale of three petpets and how they changed Neopia...

by superfox65


Atomic Wedgie
Every Neopian's secret wish.

Script by patjade

by aiyakhiori


Why Bother?
*prod prod*

by sweet_card

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