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Trouble's Brewing

Deep within the macabre wetland of the Haunted Woods, hidden by the swamp gases and crooked trees shrouded in tangles of spongy moss, there was a foreboding abode that stood on the muddy river bank. Composed of rotten-looking shambles of wood, it looked like the slightest gust of wind could knock the entire residence on its side. But it was the enigmatic ixi that called this dingy shack home that really gave rise to the mysteries.

by flannelle
A Healing Cuppa

Penny walked up to the cafe and breathed a sigh of relief. She giggled as the sigh took the form of steam. She trotted in and shut the door firmly behind her.

“Not used to Terror Mountain weather, eh?” the Kougra behind the counter asked.

by racoon188

Super Secret Club: The Great Cookie Caper

The Kacheek prances off, towards the kitchen, where Al knows the magic happens. Seconds later, a loud cry of horror interrupts the quiet hum of chatter in the quiet bakery. The Super Secret Club leap to their feet, racing to where the Breadmaster is standing in the doorway.

“My famous cookie recipe! It’s …It’s gone!”

by xpninja

A Rock in the Woods

Nadine, one young Strawberry Poogle, frowned as she looked down. All rocks in the Haunted Woods looked somewhat similar but she was sure- very, very sure- that she had seen this one before.

by i_love_cute_neos
Memories and Wishes

I stare up at the night sky. Up on this hill, the whole of it is visible, and the stars shine down at me. It is such a shame that their luster is lost in the turmoil of the city. So I come here, where it is quiet. The night sky stares at me. A shooting star passes. I have not seen one of those in years. The last time was… oh yes, it was back then…

by katie_kitkabug
 
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"Trouble's Brewing" by flannelle
Deep within the macabre wetland of the Haunted Woods, hidden by the swamp gases and crooked trees shrouded in tangles of spongy moss, there was a foreboding abode that stood on the muddy river bank. Composed of rotten-looking shambles of wood, it looked like the slightest gust of wind could knock the entire residence on its side. But it was the enigmatic ixi that called this dingy shack home that really gave rise to the mysteries. Her name was Sophie, Sophie the swamp witch; and as the dark windows of her house emitted ominous flashes of glowing green light, one could only wonder… What was that wily witch up to exactly?




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Architecture of Neopia: Terror Mountain
Scholars of architecture must also understand that of all the lands in Neopia, the lands of Terror Mountain are some of the areas which have undergone the most dramatic architectural changes in recent years, such that modern day Terror Mountain appears almost unrecognisable from the original.

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Your Must Read This Summer Book List
For some, reading is a passion. It is an opportunity to escape from the challenges of life. It also constitutes a place where your most terrific fantasies can come true. For others it is a tedious chore, where nothing makes sense and even reading a small sentence requires a huge effort. Here is a list of wonderful books to help get you reading this summer.

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Mother's Balloon: Part Eight
Joyful sounds of laughter were carried in on the wind, but it was the wafting smell of a chocolate cake baking slowly in an oven that awakened Reyela's senses, and alerted her of the fact that the day had started without her.

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The Fire Within: Part Ten
There’s a curious fact about revolutions. They all go well until it seems like you’d be better without the people in charge of them.

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The Rickety Ship
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