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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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"The Extravagance of Life" by xyimba
"Perfect," King Jazan remarked, observing the object from top to bottom. "It's magnificent." "Well, I do what I can," Adrian the Tonu said proudly. "But it satisfies you?" "Very much so. This should bring wonderful income to the city of Qasala." 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. "Yes, and I spun it one hundred times to check it. Eighty spins were profitable for Qasala. The odds of the spinner winning are just good enough that people will keep coming, but bad enough that we can make plenty of money." "Adrian, you're a wonderful person to employ. You designed this, you built it, you learned how to boost the stats of spinners... What would I do without you?"




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Petpets of Neopia
Every Neopet should have a petpet. These cute little creatures teaches Neopets about responsibility and friendship, and can provide countless hours of fun. In this article I have looked at all petpets from the various Neopian lands and narrowed my choices down to three favourites which I feel are the most iconic and best represent the land they hail from.

by aleu1986

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A Battledome to Unconverted Trading Guide
Have you ever wanted to trade up into UCs but have never really known how? Well, this guide will tell you how it can be done. This guide is based upon real past trading experiences which will give you some tips as to how you can achieve a pet you have always wanted, regardless of their UC status.

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The Shade Files - Halloween Nightmare: Part Three
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by lupe_hunter_7

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A Queen's Ascension - Justice: Part Seven
Morgana stood up, causing Vyssa and Tomos to take a step back each. She sighed. “You’re in charge, are you?” She echoed. Her voice was somewhat changed from last time. It had lost the crackly sound to it, and was instead quite clear. It was now smooth as silk and deep. Vyssa couldn’t help but wonder if everything about her had been a lie.

by dudeiloled

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Strange Brew
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by return_of_itsy



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