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Lofty's Wings

"Wings," I gasped, my blue eyes stretched wide in wonder.

by 77thbigby
The One About the Lab Ray

Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. 

Though it wasn't particularly loud, it was enough to awaken the Scorchio. Reaching over with a lazy gnarled hand, he bopped the Beepallite alarm clock on its head...

by jack_skelling10

The Day I Met Boochi

He walked by while Mom refreshed her search, trying to get the best deal for her friend. He smiled at me and lifted his ray gun, too quick for me to move. I saw a blinding pink light.

by streamergurl
Kiko Lake, Off-Season

"I admit, I had my concerns," she told her brother, her voice brittle with age, "but now that we're here, I'll admit, I think you had a fine idea. Just fine."

by lilahne_aluoki
Neovian Asylum Interview, Patient #039721

"They say it’s evil, the townsfolk do, and that it attracts evil things, but I’ll not be so quick to judge."

by nintyplayer
Valor Cakes

Amid the chaos, it became easier and easier to fulfill the young Kougra's requests. Instead of paying for the poet she wanted, they simply had to claim that he was conspiring against Kass and detain him...

by _snoopfox_
A Different Theft

Everything was going well that day, until the Negg disappeared. Aear had planned on having it for lunch...

by mckinleybooksfan
Sunrise

When she first opened shop, her friends would come to sit and chat about their hobbies, their futures, their far-flung dreams. She would lean across the counter, smiling and attentive. She already had her dream...

by rainbow_mist_wave
BBQ Chips

The walls were blue, the household objects were blue, and he himself was a particularly prismatic and vibrant hue of imperial cyan. Totally not blue. Imperial cyan.

by sixthstop
 
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Questioning the Coconut Shy Quiggle
Today I am here to bring you an interview with a very elusive Neopian, in fact, so elusive that we do not really even know his real name.

by impellent

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Customizing with only Neopoints
As two people who absolutely adore neopoint and neocash customization one thing we hear a lot is that it's so hard to customize with only neopoint items.

Also written by fallingfaries

by silly_mistake


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Beneath a Pumpkin Moon: Part Three
"If you're scared, Glop, just think of how Dusty must feel!" CoalDust herself was nervous, standing in the shadows cast by the tombstones of dearly departed games...

by lilahne_aluoki

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The Golden Elephante: Part One
"Get your scrolls here!" a Pteri at the stand opposite him bellowed, quickly appraising the Krawk and giving him a cheerful wink. "The cheapest scrolls in Sakhmet, and all ancient, too!"

by rachelindea

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The Fair Folk
Perhaps next time you should bring cold iron to negotiate...

by miranai

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Sassi Comics: Family Menu
She's coming!

by seiya_from_ashes



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