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All For a Gift

“After all, who can be sad in the Month of Celebrating?” the Draik asked herself. Almost as if to prove her wrong, it was at that moment she heard the sound of someone sniveling. She got up and looked behind the building, only to see a Neopet curled up in a ball, with a hat covering her head and her face buried in her arms.

by winter_pony4
The Eye of the Beholder

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, some say. Well, that may be true. But, it does not answer to the truth that there are some who benefit from their looks far more than others. That is why we have models and enviable celebrities and popular students at school who use their appearances to their advantage. If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, are there some eyes whose opinions carry heavier weight? Or, is it simply that more eyes perceive these lucky individuals as the most beautiful?

by apple_spritzer
Crimson Chaos

You'd think two adventures would be enough for a girl. Between dodging Captain Bloodhook back in the Pirate Caves to recover the Mermaid's Tear and rescuing Bori in the Ice Caves and all. Yet I was hungry for more. I had a thirst for something new, something more bold than before.

by gleerebel
Jhudoras Secret

Beware the Bluff! Some Neopets have reported that, in the dark of night, Jhudora has been spotted on her bluff chanting and dropping items into a cauldron of bubbling green liquid. No Neopet, however, has ever dared ask her about it, and most likely, none ever will. Neopets who ask too many questions about Jhudora tend to... disappear.

Also by blackroseofwisdom

by djleclair

Like the Waves on the Sea

Shearing Day is coming, but are all Gnorbu's happy about this?

by foolsgoldbruh
 
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"Crimson Chaos" by gleerebel
I made my way through the cavern, taking precautions. There could be spikes or something lying in the vicinity that I was oblivious about. And sadly I was not mistaken, there was an array of spikes in the ground. I used my jet pack to fly over them, because if I chose to jump then obviously it would be the end of me. Once I landed back on the surface, I maintained my precautions. Next I accidentally stepped on a purple trigger that blended in the rough surface. It set off a set of arrows, which thankfully I dodged. I successfully made it and examined the glowing chest. There was an abnormally shiny, silvery lock on it. "Good thing I came prepared." I stated out loud and picked the lock with a hairpin. The chest opened, containing the most beautiful sight that I have ever seen in all of Neopia. It was an amulet with a blood red stone, wrapped within a golden circular border with points branching off it. It contained a gray chain with some gold dots. I was mesmerized by this discovery. "The Amulet of Thilg". I then placed a replica of the chest quickly onto the platform to avoid the third most common booby trap in almost every cave. I pocketed the real artifact.




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Five Easy Strategy Game Trophies
Another year has gone and another has arrived, and if you are done with trophies for games like Cheat!, Go! Go! Go!, or Snow Wars, you are probably gunning for flash game trophies right now. At first, it may seem like a daunting uphill race against so many other gamers in Neopia, especially on high scores reset day. Fret not, for this is where strategy games come to the rescue.

by catwithasilverspoon

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Back-to-School Shopping for the Underfunded Neopian
Ah yes. It's a new year, Y19, and with a new year comes a school session back from winter break. Your young, fiesty neopets are sure to be excited to see their school friends again, and you can't send them out to school empty-pawed!

by citybound

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Nonlinear Companions: Dawn: Part Six
"It's starting to snow," I observed. "The Ice Caves are like, indoors, right?" Westron laughed at me, "Well, caves are predominantly 'indoor' locations, in fact, I'd go so far as to say it’s a defining feature of them."

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Spiral: Part One
Many a hero’s tale involves at least one Faerie. Well, ours begins with one.

by waterguardianwmr

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Gnorbu Rights
Please stop shearing us..

by cooitiger

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Sunny Side Up: Side Effects of Ruling
Jazan has now decreed that before every coronation, one court adviser must report the side effects of being a king.

by amarettoball



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