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Regarding the Deserted Temple of Geraptiku and a Very Strange, Very Purple Orb

So it happened that one sunny Wednesday afternoon I found myself, quite unhappily, on Mystery Island.

by phadalusfish
Cabbage Generals Are Rude, or How I Doomed the World With Vegetables

It began with a routine trip to everyone's favorite magic shop. As usual, the store was packed to its gills with shoppers....

by dan4884
The Quiggle Who Wanted a Home

She pushed back the branches with a trembling fin, then jumped back in surprise when she saw the pair of bulging eyes staring right at her.

by alt1981black
A Neovian Nightmare

"I've told you before, Dei, that I can't reverse the spell!"

by azuresky637
Reflections: Captain Scarblade

I have my ship, I have the sea, and that's all I really ever needed.

by ntkgwgoty
A Rescue for Callie

The little Aisha had decided to go out for a jog, and had proudly padded along the road for an impressive half an hour before she realised that she had to make it all the way back home too.

by roboticc
Zapped From a Myth

"I got a weird feeling about today, Taws," Lope stated, looking up at the Kougra. "Something's not right."

by filter
Match Met

Tivine stood silently on the rough dirt track, watching the swirling mist that glowed with a magical aura...

by sarnfox
The Drought

I lay my frail hands on the windowsill and look at the parched land outside. The dry wind sweeps across Meridell's once flourishing soil...

by baila456
And She Never Returned

Her memories of that island floated in and out, bound to appear and disappear like the silhouettes of the island's own palm trees in the mist, always coming and going and never floating within reach.

Art by nut862

by nut862

How A Non-Special Shoyru Saved the Rainbow Fountain

She knew every single flower there, every color, and where to find it. Just being alone in the meadows gave her everything she wanted. Well, maybe not everything.

by eschebone
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Guide to Lutari Island

I'll start with the Lutari Savings Bank, because who doesn't like money? (Neopians who reject the principle of monetary success as life's ultimate goal and choose to live self-sustainingly, that's who, but I'm not here to talk about them.) This is pretty much like the National Neopian—you can withdraw, deposit, and collect interest. However, if you think about it, it's actually very convenient. Imagine this: You're in the Island Market (I'll get to that later), happily bartering for food and books and the like, when you...

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Vampire Neopets; A Short Guide
When raising a non-evil but not necessarily good vampiric neopet, one must discourage random attacks on normal Neopians...

by magicalcameron


E-Z Brand's Experimenting Kits
E-Z Brand's wide range of products is sure to please every Neopian!

by mypetsandi


Happily Ever After?: Part Two
"I'm just here to learn how the adoption process works, and how Neopets find families. I've never had a family before, so I thought I would try it out myself for a few days."

by majikel


Life of a Lab Rat: Part One
"I disagree, Gretchen," I told her. "It's actually not that great. Being zapped a couple times, now that's great. Being a lab rat? No..."

by poogleluver345


An Untasty Typo
Ohcy, the chocolate Kougra, learns the disgusting difference that a typo can make.

by hollie_nesbit_2000


All the sights you'll see on Lutari Island!

by ghostkomorichu

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