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The Audition

The blue Zafara waited nervously in the corridor, clutching the neck of his cello tightly.

by panda_girl555
Pabu the Snow-wrangler

The sounds of their footsteps seemed deathly loud as they went farther back in the icy, barren cave. Time seemed to slow down...

by the_kitten_master
Our Song

He sat in the dawn at top of a Shenkuuvian foothill, fiddle couched under his arm. In one hand, he held a bow carved out of dark wood...

by kittengriffin
Retying Heartstrings

Marlene strolled out of the kitchen, a cold can of Neocola in one hand and a somewhat-tattered paperback in the other. The white Zafara had gotten a lazy start to her day, but it was Saturday...

by interstella
A Water Plant That Flames Up?

"I have been thinking about making our family bigger," I said as I hugged her. Foxitta stared with wide eyes at me.

by sara_midnight_24
Only in Dreams

Sometimes dreams are the last time you'll think of something... or someone.

by navycoat
Usuki Singing Stars #12: No Place Like Home

"Do we even know her REAL name? And what if she's some idiotic glitter lover who doesn't mind salsa dancing in ugly pants? THEN what will we do?"

by downrightdude
Diary of a Mad Usuki Collector

So it was my birthday today, and my anger management coach said that I was making great strides. As a gift, he gave me this diary...

by dr_tomoe
 
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Why Map Pieces Aren't Numbered



A passing zombie groans and hands you a piece of a treasure map. You take it gratefully (how rude would you be otherwise?) and pause for a moment. Questions race through your mind. Is this sanitary? What's a zombie doing out in Neopia Central, anyway? Are they even supposed to be out in sunlight? Oh, right. That's vampires. As you turn the map over in your hands, noting its ripped edges and wondering how it all fits together, a greater question suddenly...



Other Stories


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The Exhibitor's Usukicon
I have the honor of being the exhibitor liaison for this year's Usukicon, and, as I'm sure you know, the success of this event depends almost entirely on you, our collectors.

by phadalusfish

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Questioning the Magma Pool Guard
Today, I'm bringing you an interview with the Magma Pool Guard, that illustrious Tonu that stands between Neopians and their chance to paint their pet a very exclusive magma color.

by impellent

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A Faerie Tale: Part Two
"Why are you watching Carvar's ship?" she demanded.

"Carvar? Is that whose boat that is?"

Viggo's tone was far too innocent.

by lastavenger


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Hero of Shenkuu: Part Four
I want to be able to show my emotions in front of these people, to be amongst them. It's only then that I comprehend what being Empress is supposed to be like.

by encroached

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Hidden Wonder: More Time
Games are so hard...

by seraphicbrie

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Upcycled
Yessir!

by ssjelitegirl



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