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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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"An Almost-Tragedy" by frerybairn
She was The Owner, Frerybairn: and her companion the pet, a very sad bright-green Quiggle less than an hour old. He clung to her coat-sleeve incessantly, sometimes wiping his nose on it as he sobbed. She didn't correct him. He was only a baby--and he had good reason. They were on their way home from the pound. "You wouldn't really have left me there, wouldja?"




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Your Official Guide to Petpet Cannonball
Because you're reading this right now, I'd assume you still need a little (or a lot) help with this game. After following this guide, hopefully you'd highly improve at Petpet Cannonball. =)

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Chronicles of the Court Rogue: Instincts - Part Two
Between Danner's laughter and the pirate Lupess' giggles, some of the words were hard to understand. "I mean it, put me down or I'll - Jeran!" Her laughter turned into a shriek of terror...

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Ties to the Wanderer: Part Two
"But... I have this suspicion that there's something more to all this, something even Dia doesn't know about..."

Also by draikmistress123

by neokitten4


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Slorg Day!
We've dug so many of them out of those graves in the Haunted Woods. ;)

by tehhotbird



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