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The Lost Idea

The stone Chia's contours gleamed delicately in the flickering light. Upon his head sat the great hat, its stone feather curving...

by yoyote
Pep and the Great Turmaculus

"Ha-ha, you silly petpet, Pep!" she said, smiling. Her Christmas Noil was running around the middle of the living room floor chasing his jingly bell on his hat...

by 13wocky_lover13
Torn Loyalties and Broken Promises

It was today, the final day, that had excited murmurs racing throughout the packed crowd. Tensions ran high, for today was the biggest event of all - the hero's exhibition match...

by jjquil
Big Trees

"Do you know why we're doing this?" Janice asked Ever. "Do you know why we are planting this little tree?"

by violinoutoftune
The Grass is Much Greener

"Sweet Fyora!" he cried, slapping the water in exasperation. He laid his ears back and glowered at the specks of pink, purple, and orange that dotted the waves. His waves...

by 4zure
The Extra

I can only recall one moment when I found myself feeling like I was worth something to someone. Feeling like I mattered...

by jelleyfrosting
Neopaltropaly: The Last Allusion

The rule of the village was that only green neopets were allowed to live there. It was said that other colors attracted the horrible monster...

by amy112002
Double Crossed

"I have things I want to buy, too, you know. To do that I'll need money. And to get money..." A gleam came into his yellow eyes as he scanned the dark woods...

Also by dan4884

Art by nut862

by nut862

The Koi Party

"Nah, what could go wrong? So here's where our laser will go-" Apoc was interrupted by his brother...

by mystery_island111223
A Mysterious Fishing Trip

"What's all this?" I asked, somewhat pensively. Around the room were some packets of what appeared to be tiny fish. There were sunscreen, a blanket, a picnic basket, hats, and – oh no. There were fishing poles!

by mzkimmi
 
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"Torn Loyalties and Broken Promises" by jjquil
Down in the arena, Tormund lunged forward, silver blade flashing in the sun. His strike bounced harmlessly off of Jeran's steel chest plate, parried by the older Lupe's swift down stroke. They circled each other warily; sweat trickling down beneath their hot metal armor...




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Six Tips On Proper Neoboard Etiquette
Six tips to help make sure the next time you post on the neoboards, you're met with a positive response.

by sweet_star06

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The Gelert Contest
Have you ever wondered how long a Gelert’s tail is? Or even their ears? Once a year, always in the summer, every Gelert that wishes to take part can go and get his or hers ears and tail measured.

by paranoia_suxx

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Spheres of Influence: Part One
Even as he watched, the second Chia disappeared from sight. "Well, this is irregular," Drake muttered to himself...

by zephandolf

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Sword of the Shapeshifter: Part Seven
The Kougra's eyes were harder and sharper than the blade that shimmered in her hand, but she wasted no breath in shooting back, choosing instead to let the sword do the talking...

Art by sarahleeadvent

by sarahleeadvent


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Only in Neopia...
Oops! Too late... somebody seems to have taken that item while you were pondering.

Story by foamysfinalresort

by aokajin


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Our Crazy Life
Arabiias wants a petpet.

Idea by sparklingxangel__

by katrina769




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