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The Temporary Pet

You walk into the Neopian Pound, looking for some interesting colours to snatch up and trade down at the boards.

by chiuauahk112255
The Kacheek Who Wanted to Grow

Once upon a time there was a really small Kacheek. Her whole life she had been heads shorter than all the other neopets her age...

by clearlymisunderstood
A Dinner Party

Saturday mornings are usually a safe haven of glorious comfort and alone time for me. It's the single day of the week that my mother doesn't force me out of bed before noon and thrust expensive clothing at me...

by lavender_plum
These Things I Have Done

She looked down, fingered her hair again. We started walking along the edge of the seawall. "Tell me what I've missed," I said.

by vltava
A True Treasure

Thunder rumbled in the distance. MissFrizzy was pretty certain you weren't supposed to be in water if there was lightning—she wasn't sure if that applied to boats. But the Krawk had insisted it was only a "measly little squall" and that they would make it to Krawk Island in a jiffy.

by blondygirl1893
Grundos in the Woods

"I tell you," says the blue Grundo, "this is nonsense of the highest order! Total insanity! Absolute madness! You can't expect me to believe such a story, Mr. Gorax."

by bebop_maspalio
King for a Day

The teacher smiled and explained, "Elephante Day is just a day celebrating Elephantes. We have one Elephante in this class... Eddy! So you should treat him better today. Like a king."

She was just kidding, but the class didn't know...

by mespirit24

The Unlikely Rescuer

The twilight air glowed purple on the horizon and tiny, silver stars gently pricked its surface as night began to fall. My owner and I were late night shopping in Shenkuu and I was getting a little tired.

by dragonwolf8
 
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Beyond the Pages: Part One
"I wish I could be in the Neopian Times," Sharllette said to herself, reading the latest issue with a wistful smile planted on her face.

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Viewpoint: Part One
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Mysterious Petpets
Petpets are lovely... and mysterious!

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Plot Paranoia
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Concept by j_harkness

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