|Battle Quills... ready!
||Issue: 575 | 21st day of Celebrating, Y14
|The Twelve Days of GivingThere is an ancient Meridellian tradition called 'The Twelve Days of Giving,' in which small gifts are exchanged between friends and family...|
|A Day of Giving Sandstorm"I've celebrated so many Days of Giving in my life...." he sighed. "They all seem the same to me now."|
|ReunionThe door opened, releasing a tide of shining light into the darkened street, accompanied by the luxurious aroma of fresh cooking...|
|A Stealthy Christmas OperationA mask of thick fog obscured all movements from prying eyes as two grim figures milled about in the room, an Elderly Ixi bearing the weight of old age, a young Ice Blumaroo's silhouette and another a hunched shadow, quiet and foreboding in the night.|
|Still Taking Care Of You"Not again! No, don't leave me! Don't leave, please!" Anna screamed into the darkness. |
|A Different Type of Present"So," she finally says, breaking the silence, but not the tension, "do you think we'll be able to go to the Advent Calendar in two days?"|
|Christmas Eve PatrolMost neopets enjoyed the holiday season because of the goodwill and giving it seemed to inspire in people, but she was more practical... she enjoyed Christmastime because it meant less crime and therefore less work for her and the rest of the guards.|
|What's Santa Claws?"Santa's a robot."|
|Snow Angels"And out her little helpers went, bringing a white Christmas to pets on every continent. The Snow Faerie herself went to the most secluded and dangerous areas, leaving the pets to the cities and towns they knew well. By morning, every place in Neopia that could have snow was blanketed in it..."|
|Stand By Me"I really just need a few more neopoints to finish buying some gifts!" Cev said.
At this, several customers behind the two pets snapped at him to get out of line.
|A Neovian Christmas MysteryNeovia's #1 sleuth, Sherbolt Haven, is on the case to find missing Christmas presents. |
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"A Different Type of Present" by snowflakesandfrost
"So," she finally says, breaking the silence, but not the tension, "do you think we'll be able to go to the Advent Calendar in two days?" She doesn't have to look at his face to see his expression. "Were you looking forward to that, Luna?" She nods, slow and sad. She had been, he knew it. She knew it. It was the only thing she could talk about..."
|The Art of Gifting|
This is a step by step guide for the charitably challenged so if you suspect you fall under that category just sit back, relax and enjoy a cup of borovan while I take you from aspiring benefactor to somewhat experienced gifter.
|The Vitruvian Wizard: Part Three|
The desert sands were harsh on Septimus's face, and the heat was doing him no favours either. For a man born and bred in Neopia Central, and having spent much of his adult life in the dark and dank cellars of the Museum, the desert was a shock to his system.
|All That Effort|
One last bit of advice - don't pick fights with the resident Battledome pet, and you'll be just fine this Christmas ;)!