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Falling

Lush green grass blanketed the ground, sprinkled with the cheeriness of a few perfectly placed flowers. All of that came to an abrupt stop as soon as it came into view. The cliff...

by jambammer
Nightpool

Nightpool was the only Lupe in this valley. He used to be in a larger pack of them, but wandered off and came here. The other neopets welcomed him warmly and he decided to stay...

by wolvz78
A Sailor's Worth

He hated to be leaving The Dauntless so early--it was only three in the afternoon--but it had to be done. A storm on Mystery Island was the single most dangerous natural disaster...

by cyanocitta
An Island Hidden in Mist

The icy cold pulled him down, forcing him into the murky depths. He spun, flipped, and could only tell that he was going down...

by ayame_23
True Story

"An air faerie came out of nowhere and handed me a fire paint brush and a million neopoints." A few of the onlookers gasped. "True story," Blake confirmed...

by kittygirl5170
Uh... Oops?

"Jefsy, take a look at this!" Momma said, holding up a giant Eyrie sculpture that looked as if it was made out of crystal. "Isn't it marvelous?"

by broadwaybaby986
Once Upon a Time

Suddenly the moon dove down to the other edge of the horizon, trading its position for rest as the fiery sun came up. Anna cried out in shock, blinking her suddenly blinded eyes. Abruptly, she could feel a thousand shifts in the atmosphere around her...

by _sunset_phoenix
A New Home

I glanced around shortly to see what had caused my fall, and my eyes widened at what I saw lying there. On the side of the road, completely soaked and sad-eyed, was...

by electricpaw
Laura, the Lonely

Laura froze. The more Page spoke, the more she began to sound like Eva was her best friend. Eva was Laura's best friend. This couldn't be happening...

by blackwell
My Little Home Wrecker

Their great size makes navigating small areas challenging. Simply turning around or backing up can dislodge small trees or knock over furniture. When one is a baby Tonu, it can only be so much worse...

by smudgeoffudge
The Music Master

But the Music Master did not mind any of this mess; indeed he wouldn't have it any other way. Rather, he sat serenely on a piano bench, watching the last few Neopians run past his shop...

by harry135535
 
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At least I enjoyed playing the game. After a while I finally achieved a worthy score and got my first game avatar that I actually tried to get. Why did I share this little story? Well, it led me to realize what I really needed to acquire those seemingly impossible game avatars. Okay, so what did I need to do to get the avatar? This is what helped me achieve the necessary score...



Other Stories


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Burn it or Wash it? – The Laundry Question
I'm sure that a lack of laundry facilities wasn't an issue way back at the beginning of my time in Neopia. A Bruce's bow tie would take months before it needed replacing...

by plopsybunny

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Uncovering the Secrets to Brightvale Castle
That is all they'll ever allow you to see of the castle, and that just wasn't enough for me...

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by dragon_and_the_fly


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Losers: Part Four
Rainbow and Tory looked at Ella in shock. "So, the loser girl has another side," Tory said in a snooty tone...

by soccerhart12

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The Portrait: Part One
There was one other in the room, if she could indeed be considered an individual. Above the ancient bed upon which the elderly Aisha rested was a portrait. It depicted a young pink Aisha...

by really_awesome_d00d

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Roc's Box
Guest starring the pets of mcquackers2.

by green_roc

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T3h Praedius
Gelerts judge books by their covers!

by arttimo



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