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Every week we will be starting a new Story Telling competition - with great prizes! The current prize is 2000 NP, plus a rare item!!! This is how it works...

We start a story and you have to write the next few paragraphs. We will select the best submissions every day and put it on the site, and then you have to write the next one, all the way until the story finishes. Got it? Well, submit your paragraphs below!

Story Eight Hundred Seventy Two Ends Friday, March 19

"Uh," Jaya said, and was immediately horrified by the alien sound of his new voice. He reflexively clasped his paws—no, his WINGS—over his snout—no, his BEAK. He backed away from the refrigerator, his heart racing.

"Oh, no," he said, feeling a wave of hysteria creeping over him. What in the world had happened to him? What could possibly—then it hit him."Kyrin! KYRIN!"

There was a click as the kitchen light turned on. "You don't have to shout," Kyrin said, yawning as he padded into the room. The Faerie Kougra had to pull in his wings to avoid jostling objects in the crowded kitchen. "I said I'm—okay, whoa, who the heck are YOU?"

Kyrin's rudeness, in this case, was quite understandable. He had walked into the kitchen expecting to see his roommate Jaya—although roommate was perhaps a generous term since Kyrin usually forgot to pay rent—but instead, he had been greeted with a hysterical-looking Yellow Lenny instead of the Pirate Lupe he had been living with. And then the Yellow Lenny opened his beak and said—

"I'M JAYA," Jaya screeched. "Kyrin, I TOLD you not to keep your stupid potions in the refrigerator, I told you—"

"You drank one of my morphing potions?" Kyrin said in disbelief. "Like...for fun?"

"It was dark and I woke up thirsty so I just grabbed the first thing in the fridge and—morphing potions don't even need to be REFRIGERATED!"

"Can you pay me back?" Kyrin asked.

Author: samanthaxiao
Date: Mar 15th
Jaya's muzzle—er, beak—and shoulders fell slack, the Lupe—no, Lenny—dumbfounded by his roommate's dispassionate response to this life (and form) altering event.

"Pay... Pay YOU back?!" He stammered, holding his head in exasperation before gesturing wildly in Kyrin's direction. "That's what you're concerned about here? The only one who's going to be paying anyone back is YOU to ME. Where should I begin: the Neopoints for a Lupe morphing potion to make this right, the back rent, or the compensation for emotional distress?!"

Kyrin chose to sidestep Jaya's comment regarding the rent. He fell silent for a moment, thinking of how best to respond without further infuriating his roommate.

"What's wrong with being a Lenny? They're supposed to be really smart 'n stuff."

"That's beside the point! I don't WANT to be a Lenny and I wouldn't have to BE one if it weren't for your insistence on stocking our refrigerator with potions!"

"I mean... The bottle was yellow." Kyrin awkwardly shuffled his paws, nudging a crumpled Neocola can across the tile in front of him. "That's kinda like, you know, the universal caution sign for 'maybe you shouldn't drink this.' It also had a beak, and feathers—"

Jaya let out another screech. Kyrin recoiled, an uneasy silence coming between them. Eventually, the Kougra offered a compromise.

"Why don't you just pick another potion? You won't even have to pay me back. Just uh, maybe we can forget about last month's rent?"

Author: dorsetperception
Date: Mar 16th
Jaya glowered, tempted to snarl and knowing it would do him little good. A snarling Lupe could be terrifying--teeth like razors, a growl like thunder building in the chest--but a snarling Lenny was the punchline of a bad joke nobody cared to hear. Shoving down his frustration, Jaya gripped the handle of the refrigerator door and yanked it open none-too gently.

"Let's see..." Kyrin moseyed forward to crouch in front of the open door. Buttery yellow light bathed his features as he scanned the shelves. Jaya peered over his shoulder, searching for anything of promise. Morphing potions crowded worryingly close with cartons of milk and yoghurt containers.

"How about this one?" Kyrin suggested, pulling out a grey bottle with a ring through the cork.

Jaya scowled. "Absolutely not."

"Why not? S'Pirate, isn't it? That should be close enough."

"It's for a Pirate KOUGRA."

"And what's wrong with Pirate Kougras?"

"I'm not feeling particularly fond of Kougras in general right now."

"Egads, you're fussy," Kyrin muttered. "Maybe you should stay a Yellow Lenny. Sure suits your personality more."

"What's that supposed to mean?" Jaya shot back.

"You're neurotic. And boring." Kyrin shrugged, looking mournful - as if he'd simply stated a sad fact and not a rather scathing character critique. "Least now, people won't mistake you for being cool."

"Look," Jaya said, pinching his brow--he could feel a migraine coming on--"if you're done being not remotely amusing, maybe you can shove over and let me have a look."

Kyrin threw up his paws in mock surrender. "Fine, fine. Bossy," he muttered, and swiped an old carton of milk from the fridge before clearing the way. The Faerie Kougra leaned back against the counter and opened the carton for a sniff. His nose wrinkled contemplatively and Jaya fought the urge to roll his eyes. The milk had gone off ages ago; he'd smelt it earlier that day, when his nose had been a proper Lupe nose and not whatever this paltry excuse for olfactory intake passed for among avian Neopets.

"Let's see," Jaya mumbled, peering into the fridge. Where had Kyrin got all these morphing potions, anyway? There had to be a few months' worths of rent bottled up in here. "You should invest in a mini-fridge," he said. "Or, you know. Keep your morphing potions at room temperature like a normal Neopet."

"Har har," Kyrin drawled. "You're hilarious, bird-brain."

Jaya paused with one wing outstretched toward a promising-looking grey bottle crammed next to the cottage cheese. He shot a glare over his shoulder. "Do NOT call me that. We are not joking about this."

And then he moved too quickly--it wasn't his fault, he wasn't used to his new limbs, the soft glide of feathers where he'd once had nimble claws--and his grip skated off the glass bottle. He lurched forward, panicking, but he'd only been bipedal for five minutes--his legs wobbled beneath him and his knees buckled, dumping him to the floor, and he'd dropped the bottle and dumped several others off the shelf. They fell to the floor, an avalanche of shattering glass and colourful liquid. Jaya stared, open-beaked, as the morphing potions mixed into a muddy pool on the floor.

For a moment, neither Jaya nor Kyrin uttered a sound. Then the carton slipped out of Kyrin's paws and joined the morphing potions on the floor.

Author: queen_gooseberry
Date: Mar 17th
As soon as the carton hit the floor things started to change. The pile grew tall and wide into what resembled a gelatinous non-cube monster. It started to fluctuate between colours and greyscale all over its body as if it couldn't decide what to be. It looked at Kyrin and Jaya and it opened its mouth wide. "Mother!!!" It roared.

"Ugh! My beautiful fairy coat is covered in slime." Kyrin scowled. "If you hadn't fallen down we wouldn't have to face this monster today. This is all your fault Jaya!"

"My fault? We wouldn't be in this mess if you weren't so disorganized and thoughtless." Jaya sighed as they picked themselves up off the ground and dusted their feathers.

"Well, at least I have more brains than this gelatinous non-cube. Unlike you!" Kyrin shouted as they ran for cover, both taking shelter behind the couch in the Living Room.

Jaya felt their feathers bristle and wanted to respond to the insult but they chose not to. They remembered lessons on breathing techniques from Grand Master Techo. He told Jaya to "Love more and resent less. This will bring you infinite happiness." After the Lenny caught their breath they said:

"Okay, let's deal with the Elephante in the room. How do we beat this monster?"

How will this story end?

Author: cuddlyweewoos
Date: Mar 18th
Although Jaya had trained somewhat at the Mystery Island Training School, he knew that he was nowhere near strong enough to defeat the monster in battle. Neither was Kyrin. If Jaya wanted to win, he had to use his brain. He knew that what Kyrin just said wasn't true--he was just angry and frustrated. Jaya was no dummy. However, he had to think quickly to get himself and Kyrin out of the mess.

With a roar, the monster picked up the couch and threw it at Kyrin. He screamed in terror as he was slammed straight into a wall. That gave Jaya an idea. If he threw something at the monster's head, it would surely knock the beast unconscious. (Jaya remembered a certain Random Event in which a coconut fell on his head once.)

What could he use in place of a coconut? He looked around the room and saw a bowling ball that he could use, but the monster had to be at least fifty feet tall. He couldn't throw such a heavy object that far and hit the creature in the head with it.

Kyrin continued to wail as the monster threw random objects at him. "I-I can't move! Jaya, do something, anything! My legs and wings are busted!"

That reminded Jaya. He had just become a Lenny. He could now FLY.

Jaya picked up the bowling ball and flew up into the air. Even with the bowling ball, he was surprisingly quick and nimble, as Lennies were known for. Once he was hovering above the monster's head, he dropped the ball downward with all his might. Sure enough, it whacked the beast in the head. The monster groaned and collapsed onto the floor, then fell unconscious.

--- A week later, Jaya went to visit Kyrin at the Neopian Hospital. "Jaya!" exclaimed Kyrin. "I'm so glad that you came to see me. Today, I get to go home! I still have to wear these casts, but I'll recover soon enough."

"Great!" replied Jaya with a grin.

"What happened to the monster?" asked Kyrin.

"It's gone. The Defenders of Neopia called in a specialist to remove it. Some sorceress came in... A Stealthy Draik. Her name was Maldice, I think. She waved her wand and made the creature disappear in a puff of smoke, while muttering about us "foolish mortals." Anyway, I'm glad the creature is gone!"

"Me, too. What about our apartment?"

"Still in ruins, but we were renting the place, so we won't be held liable for that. The landlord is responsible for repairs." Jaya smirked. "He does NOT need to know that we accidentally created that monster. That will be our secret."

"Oh, thank Fyora! By the way, are you planning to become a Lupe again?"

"I was thinking about that earlier, and I like my new ability to fly. Lupes can't fly. If I hadn't been able to fly, we would've both been toast. Your wings were busted. Introducing Jaya the Yellow Lenny!" He grinned.

"Good to hear!" smiled Kyrin. "I'm just glad that we didn't become that monster's next meal!"

The End,

Author: _brainchild_
Date: Mar 19th

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