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My Life for the Haunted Woods

It is a commonly known fact that the Haunted Woods north of the desert are dangerous at night.

by nintyplayer
The Werekyrii

Chelo, who was our Team Captain at the time, was busy stirring her cauldron. I watched her work in apprehension.

by desert_gp_dragon2oo5
The Awakening

Touch came first. Clammy, moist and clinging touch. Zoe could feel dirt encasing her body.

by teaspill
The Letter

Mud hadn't been the first thing I thought was covering her when she walked in.

by warriorsrock965
Do You Remember?

A creepy little story about everyone's favourite MSP!

by silvergullmon77
The Fog and the Fire

"You aren't going crazy, foolish wanderer," the voice continues with a hiss. "But if you continue to the fairground, you'll meet someone who has. And then you'll be next."

by little_lady_goddess
Halloween Horrors

It was October thirty first, a frightening day. Being all alone in the Haunted Woods? Not a good idea.

by natverdi
The Fantastic Dr Wilbur and the Drackonack's Toenail

Dear reader, 

It is my great joy and pleasure to introduce to you another riveting and hair-curling account of my most recent and scary adventures.

by shadyy15

The Switch

The sun was nowhere in sight, having been shoved aside by the grumpy clouds, and Jhudora was rather happy about this.

by maraqua_berry
Fanetti: The Inside Story

In the off-season, in between practice sessions, Fanetti took the time to visit the Crumpetmonger, known to him as his sweet aunt Florence, in order to give her some help with back orders for the many delicious scones, crumpets, biscuits, and other baked goodies on hand.

by alt1981black
Once Upon a Halloween Night

"Can't we BUY a costume like all the other pets? Don't we have over 400k?! Surely you can spare a couple thousand for a decent costume!"

by konakoro
Stories from the Outsyder Fringe: Time & Punishment

The latest spooky story from Outsyder! Time can't be rewound, but if it can? One learns that time is a harsh mistress...

by outsyder
Mr. Macabre and his Troupe of Dancing Skeletons

That was the heart of the problem, you see – the dancing troupe couldn't perform on Mondays. They simply fell to pieces. Literally.

by mindy_moo22
The Crumpetmonger's Nightmare

It was the day before Halloween and Neovians were purchasing last minute decorations and food supplies.

One shop that was open as normal was the Crumpetmonger, and the Crumpetmonger served up all kinds of baked delights.

by chimp_chicken_fish

Haunted

You were never meant to be a hero, boy. Stay on the dark side. The winning side. You'll be happier.

by killing_the_queen
Plushies Aren't Scary

Or are they?

by ivyann204
Last Will & Testament

"Well, somebody has to go up there." 

A dead silence followed these words. The ticking of the grandfather clock seemed suddenly louder than it had any right to be...

by jokerhahaazzz

Fairest

Celeste reached almost instantly for the feathered mask of purple and pink and blue, but stopped and said, "Put one on?"

by pinkkea
 
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Candy Corn: Versatile



The Halloween season is upon us again, and nothing says Halloween better than that little yellow, orange and white candy we all start to crave once the leaves begin to fall. That's right, Candy Corn! The candy with no expiration date, as TNT calls it, is a favorite among Neopians and Neopets alike, and lucky for all you candy corn fans out there, there's more ways to enjoy this triangular treat than by continually filling your inventory with 50 pieces of Candy Corn Classic...



Other Stories


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Weisbauch Reports: An Unfair Fairground
It is Halloween at the Deserted Fairground, but will rumours of rigged games ruin the celebrations for this reporter?

by arbenheist

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Gothic Styles for Dark Nights
This article contains a selection of choice gothic items and economic advice to help you make the most of this time of year.

by kieronstoff

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The Witch and the Mortog: Part One
Wait, you say you have never heard the story? Surely you remember the story about Edna's curse, and the bewitched Mortog, and the way Vira became unfortunately notorious after...

by secant

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The Thief's Hostage: Part Five
"The coins were enchanted," her father continued. "In a few hours they'll turn back into carved wooden pellets. And by the time the thieves realize it..."

by vanessa1357924680

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Spooky Food
Do you know what I like most about Halloween?

by anoesy

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Spooky Contest
Face pulling can be pretty freaky!

by muggley



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