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The Extravagance of Life

They spoke of Adrian's masterpiece, handcrafted by him and funded by the king: the Wheel of Extravagance. Created from exquisite gold and bronze, it was designed as a tourist attraction for the city. A Neopian could pay one hundred thousand Neopoints to spin the wheel, and depending on where it landed, they won a prize.

"And you made sure to make the right parts heavier?" Jazan questioned.

by xyimba

Pocket Change

"They want to put a lever into the wall of the Supply Deck."

"Okay..." Castrix was silent for a moment. "A lever for what?"

"Well, it's a weird request. They say they want a mechanical hand to come out when someone pulls the lever, and take Neopoints from the person who pulled it."

by airickuh

The Once-Forgotten Shore

Loud enough for the whole crew to hear, he announced, "Prepare to land on that shore." Tornin the navigator looked down at his map, then back up to the shore. Back down to the map, then back up to the shore. He decided he wasn't mistaken. "Captain, I think it would be very unwise to land here."

by book_moon
The Auction

Serena the Shoyru nervously clutched her bag. It contained exactly 12,000 Neopoints—her entire summer savings. It was the last day of vacation and she had come to the Auction House with her best friend, Callie, in hopes of buying something new and exciting. But the sun was sinking lower in the sky, the crowds around the Auction House were starting to thin out, and Serena had not spent any of her Neopoints yet.

by sacados
In Stitches

"Come on, now, Mr. Rotter. I'll never be able to sew your arm back on if you don't stop hiding in the cellar." The zombie peered up at the Plushie Gnorbu as he loomed over the cellar door and shuddered, inching further back into the shadows.

by cannizarro
 
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"Pocket Change" by airickuh
Thanks for coming in to discuss this," Grimilix said to his employees, Castrix and Novix. "No problem, boss," Castrix replied. "You're in charge, after all." "That's true. Well, the Space Station management has given us a job, and I think you two would be well-equipped to handle it... and since you're the only pair of workers not busy this week, that works out nicely." Novix said, "Well, let's hear it." "They want to put a lever into the wall of the Supply Deck." "Okay..." Castrix was silent for a moment. "A lever for what?" "Well, it's a weird request. They say they want a mechanical hand to come out when someone pulls the lever, and take Neopoints from the person who pulled it." "Uh... what?" "Yeah, like I said, it's weird. A way to make some money, I guess... Though it seems more like something Dr. Sloth would do. Oh well, we just do what we're told, right?" "Right. Well, we'll find the supplies and get to work." "All right. Thanks, you two," Grimilix dismissed. Castrix and Novix made their way down to the Supply Deck, where they could find... supplies. (Funny how that works.)




Other Stories


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Enough Reasons To Not Get a Plumpy
No! Bad Plumpy!

Also by realidade

by sky_lady


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Educational Games on Neopets
After doing some research on what games I believe would have some educational factors with in the Neopian world, I comprised a list of games that will help with math, language and spelling, and problem-solving ablilities. Children sometimes struggle with these things, but these games will make it a fun and addictive experience.

by rosiepedal

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Mr. Aramate's Wonderous Emporium of the Soul: Part Five
Peter was of course an eight year old, as I think we’ve mentioned before. At such an age there can be only one reaction when you are caught somewhere you aren't supposed to be - run.

by herdygerdy

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Adventures in the Catacombs: Part Two
Holly the Christmas Yooyu was standing in the foyer of the catacombs, high above Neovia. She had just waved goodbye to her friend, Ruaalia, and was about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime - venturing into the maze of tunnels below to seek out hidden treasure.

by alynda

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Grooming Woes
Grooming isn't easy.

by cherokee165

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Mistaken Intentions
I gotta hurry!

Idea by: coolnish_azn101

by hikariyugi_yamiatemu




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