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Fortune Cookies

'You will meet a masked stranger who will want your items.'

by redvelvte_cupcake
Voyage of the River Skippers

"This is awesome!" Xilau yelled. The ghost Gelert had his front paws up on the railing; his ears streamed behind him in the breeze.

by newenglandquizzer
The Sneeze That Turned Me Baby

I gasped, gasped again, and sneezed.

by goodsigns
Perfect Horizons

No, thank you. I rather like it here. Scenic in a way you can't find in Faerieland, overflowing with star struck tourists.

by aurorapearl
The Story of Zeirn

Zeirn the Red Kougra was currently curled up on a hammock under a blue blanket, shivering with fear. Every time the lightning struck or the thunder rumbled, he would flinch...

by rookerooke10
From Above the Dull Clouds

A rumor is a rumor; preparing for the worst will never help.

by tanzanite800
When You're a Bounty Hunter....

...you have to deal with certain things that don't show up on the job description.

by solcana64
Hot Chocolate Morning

Hope glided through the Catacombs in her pale green dress, listening to the darkness.

by reggieman721
Hide and Seek

It was an idyllic day in Neovia. Then again, the standards for an "idyllic day" in Neovia may have been slightly different than the standards elsewhere...

by izziemushroom
The Shape-Shifter's End

I staggered off the platform, avoiding the smoke trailing from the still-hot laser ray. I felt different now.

by purplepeggie
Jayjay the Mutant Quiggle

"Hey, three eyes! You're ugly and you look like a monster!"

by calla25
 
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"The Shape-Shifter's End" by purplepeggie
They were all talking excitedly. I figured they were probably the newbies' pets, being zapped for the first time. I recognized the Gelert, now half orange and half purple. "Split," I said, cutting into their conversation. "Not bad for the first time." The Gelert grinned eagerly. "Thanks!" she squeaked. "I was super scared, but it turned out super great, and now I'm super happy! My owner has been saving up for the Lab Ray Map for a super long time..."




Other Stories


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Magnificent Mutants
It is understandable why some pets and their owners are hesitant about trying out the Mutant colour.

by sporty2443

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The Lesser Known Mutant History (Sloth vs. Krawley)
Krawley's role in the history of mutants is not known as clearly as Sloth's, nor is it as understood, yet there is very loose evidence that seems to link the two in the history of Neopia's mutants.

by alt1981black

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Stolen Spotlight: Part One
"Here's to the greatest thief of all time!" a voice called out from inside. "Please give it up for the one, the only, the fantastic Pant Devil!"

by wigglyfish

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Life in a Snowy Shadow: Part Seven
Bibble stared at me. "To the forest? Why would any Petpet in their right mind want to go there? It's filled with wild Lupes!"

by sapphirekira

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The Haunt Of Howl Hall, Part 11
Actually, that song is quite catchy...

by buizelmaniac

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His Default Expression
And we wonder why Leera Heggle always looked fierce...

by alagfalaswen



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