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The 250s

There were issues of every Neopian Times ever printed there, and Yeffie found pleasure in reading every story, article, and series there was to read. But Yeffie's sister was not a bookworm...

by kemppotatoe
So Many Times

I, Listeria, earth faerie, lied to you. I ended your career prematurely. You weren't ready to quit, not by far...

by hmlanden
A Baby's Revenge

It was a regular day, as they usually are. At precisely 4:30 AM NST I jumped onto Jeanie in her bed, singing. "Wake up! Wake up! The DAY is new! So wake UP! Let's get the day started!"

by jeanaet
Unnatural Beauty

"I'm sorry, Prikkela," Ohndig said humbly. "I know you don't like me to be out this late. But you see, I absolutely had to..."

by nut862
Patience

"I have patience!" the Blumaroo protested, waving his bread around wildly...

by micrody
Letters From Cloud Nine

The first letter sat dully on my desk, placed there precariously by my owner Kaffee...

by cupakaffee
Decay, the Utterly Impossible Bika

"No. You'll be my neopet."

by zippo92740
Message in a Bottle

A shadowy figure approached the docks. In his hands, he held a sealed bottle containing a rolled piece of parchment. With a soft splash, the bottle dropped into the water...

by philodox
Adie's Guild Experience

Truth was, the electric Eyrie was slightly creeped out by her guildmates, each with their own insipid personalities and eerie facial expressions...

by vulpisarcanis
Tea Friends

"What is this?" Teacup asked herself. She dusted it off, to find out it was a letter. "A letter... from who?"

by greenjunglekitty
To Read or Not To Read

I had already decided on what I was going to do - now simply to go through with it. "I need something to help me read other people's minds..."

by feliscata
A Bunch of Letters Again

I can't believe it! I really can't. I was furious the first time I found out and when I confronted Lady Re, I couldn't help but cry...

by ladyariel32
The Issue 250 Delivery

"Delivering newspapers? I thought we were going to write, or help publish, or do something that doesn't have anything to do with us running around..."

Also by shadowcristal

by precious_katuch14

Eleonorea Versus the Scarab Mother

She was aware that she needed the greatest of discipline and patience to hunt the elusive Scarab Mother. Now was the time of the greatest peril...

by misscookiecrumbs
One Bar of Chocolate

"I'm going to buy some chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate!" Coco sang as she bounced along the pavement...

by star_29791
 
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"The Issue 250 Delivery" by precious_katuch14 and shadowcristal
The Neopian Times publications office was a small, clandestine room tucked away in the bowels of the Catacombs, where nobody took much notice of it, except when submitting stories or inquiring about the next line-up...




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