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||Issue: 451 | 9th day of Swimming, Y12
|The Secret of the Kiko BandageAbhari had only a split-second to react, as he heard first a bump, then a THUD, then a sound like a Yooyuball being flattened. "Oof!"|
|Somewhere to BelongShe wasn't exactly like other Sandans, belonging to a Neopet who took care of her. She didn't have an owner, so she wandered around Neopia Central, hoping a kind, thoughtful Neopet would see her and keep her.|
|Return to Mystery IslandPirate captains did not sleep on the sand while the rest of the crew stocked the ship with Neocola and Twirly Fruit. However, Zovus did not feel like a pirate captain at all; back on his home island, he felt like a baby Jetsam again.|
|The Last BarishinIshanti looked at the vast, seemingly endless desert that lay ahead of her as she looked out of her window while getting ready for what she would be up against in a few hours. |
|Average Lilly"Lilly, it's time I took you on a big shopping spree in the NC Mall," Streamer, a cloud Xweetok and my favourite sister, told me matter-of-factly. "Not one of those small ones when you occasionally try on something -- I mean a BIG one!"|
|Luring VisitorsKaylacakes was obsessed with Kreludor. She read every book about it she could find and made beautiful drawings of it.|
|Another Chance You lie on the grass in the silent darkness of the night. The navy sky is cluttered with tiny, twinkling white grains: thousands... millions of stars, and a bright orb hanging in the midst of it all -- Kreludor.|
|Anna's Big RaceBAM! The race had started! The crowd was screaming! It was a beautiful, albeit hot, afternoon, and things were going the way they usually did. |
|A Xweetok's Wishes"I'm going to go on an adventure, just like the Xweetok in my favourite book did," Veeloa said with a smile.|
|Thick and Thin and Yooyuball"This uncle," Thick asked as he paced around the dusty floor. "You say we visited him often?" With a testing sniff of his sensitive nostrils, he added, "This place doesn't ring any bells at all."|
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