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Santayur's Secret

"If you need me," said Santayur, "I will be in the shed. Please knock on the door before coming in."

by andrewthebestes
Christmas at the Soup Kitchen

"There are Neopets in need even during Christmas," Giubble said matter-of-factly, handing him her ticket.

by blue_magic
The Attempt

A young green Eyrie in a tattered brown dress, carrying with her the cleaning rags of a scullery maid and wearing the air of a princess, made her way silently and rather stealthily through one of the deserted halls...

by jokerhahaazzz
The Seraphic Legion: Gelicia's Spring

Standing proud at the gate to the Faerie Palace was a lone Christmas Wocky, clad in robes of an icy blue that suited the frigid atmosphere, watching the late shoppers...

by d_morton
The Gift of a Wishing Star

"It took so long," Darrow mumbled sourly. She hated being colored snow!

by dragonstorm_75
Faith, Hope, and Christmas Kougras

Why would she spend her time on an ugly, abandoned pest when she had her beautifully painted children at home?

by meggierules2129
Snowed In!

"What?!" she mumbled to herself, fingering the crinkled edges. She had just found out that her three Blumaroos, Amanda, Grampa, and Blankie, were not going to make it home for Christmas.

Also by matilda_39

by brookeppg

Nighttime Wanderings

"Did you forget?" Lightning Lenny asked. "It's our turn for the night patrol."

by o_liveandlearn_o
The Perfect Christmas

Usually, every neopet in the household would be working hard to get gifts for one another. But Telecte had bigger plans...

by danielleplicka
Universal Translator

"Hello, Maoush," Mucige gushed. "How wonderful it is to see you again." The Darigan Grundo flashed a simpering smile, ensuring his cousin couldn't miss the dripping sarcasm.

by mamasimios
Twice Upon a Christmas

"Well, your father said he'll be home on Christmas, which is tomorrow – " Darel's grandmother consulted an ancient pocket watch. "Oh, I mean, in less than an hour."

by precious_katuch14
Edges of Things

"Phizith," said the Korbat, sounding distinctly unenthusiastic. "Um."

by wicked_summer
A Werhond's Gift

To say that the Werelupe King was not a fan of the holidays would be an understatement.

by dragonoftheseas2
Remembering Hope

In Altador, the first snowflake is always special.

by grapesourhorse
In Search of the Perfect Christmas Tree

"I don't want 'good enough'! I want the best!" he screamed, making all of the customers stare at them.

by amysmother_8
I Survived the Magma Pool!

It all started one day when my siblings and I went down to Moltara.

by alt1981black
 
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"Nighttime Wanderings" by o_liveandlearn_o
"The chance of us actually bumping into a bad guy is almost nil. You know that, Lightning." Still, Torchio pulled on the jacket and followed Lightning, making sure to extinguish the flames around him. It was snowing outside. The snowflakes fell gently, softly, drifting down to the silent world below. Torchio looked up, and saw that the stars were twinkling above in the dark...




Other Stories


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Surviving the Snow: A Neopian's Guide to Winter
If you want to enjoy yourself this season without having to deal with hypothermia, read on!

by ranta

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Holiday How-To: Gift Shopping
Preparation is key when gift shopping for your friends and family!

by giggilogalmewmew

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Brightvale History: The Two Kings - Part Nine
She smiled, looking oddly serene despite her tangled hair and dirt smeared dress. She took the offered parchment and pencil, and after a moment of thought, began to write.

by nimras23

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Yuletide Witches: Part One
The Christmas Yurble hummed a merry tune under his breath as he read the parchment in his hand. It was a list of names, and this would be the second time he had checked it...

by herdygerdy

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Christmas Cookie Disaster
Merry Christmas!

by scinnychan

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Last Minute
Someone remind me again why we come to this sad little pile of snow...

by ssjelitegirl



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