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Why Snowballs Don't Melt

Have you ever noticed the various items made of snow that you can find all across Neopia? Have you ever wondered how they come to be in these places, so far away from Terror Mountain and Snowy Valley and yet haven't melted? This is the story of how they came to be.

by sammkt
What Are Ghouls?

After yet another successful unhaunting, Brave Bren, the Professor, and Glyn were heading back to the Ghoul Catchers headquarters to recoup. Bren held the used equipment, the Professor held the lantern, and Glyn held the amulet containing the troublesome ghoul that they'd just been chasing for half an hour. As the Purple Usul stared down at the amulet and the forlorn face circling around on the inside, a strange question suddenly came to mind.

by cannizarro
Library of Kindness

"Rangeant, you're late again." Captain Threelegs muttered in front of the class. "I'm sorry Captain Threelegs. I overslept." I laughed as I walked through the Academy's classroom, walking to my seat. Captain Threelegs continued discussing the lesson while I was busy preparing things.

by misty_lax
The Faerie Queen

“I think I see a castle up ahead…we’re almost there!”

Lacey squealed with excitement. She was finally going to Faerieland! It had always been Lacey’s dream to visit Faerieland, and now it was being made possible thanks to her class field trip.

by sacados

Something I Don't Already Know

“Why is it that every time these twin Wockies organize a parade, we’re the ones sent to clean after it?”

“Shut up and get to work, Cornelius,” Carmichael glared at the Werelupe, pulling off the latex gloves from her fingers. The ghost Xweetok groaned, tying her hair in a bun. Her translucent face was stained with flaked skin and red spots, her Howie coat unbuttoned and in a state of disarray.

by cherishtwilight

Dark Omen

The Black Pteri sits on a fence post howling doom and misery for all to hear... "Oh, please!" Ryan scoffed. "That's such a tacky beginning to a story." The storyteller sighed. "Young Neopet, will you allow me to tell my story without interruptions?" "Hey, I'm paying you for a story, aren't I?" Ryan retorted. "I should be able to interrupt." "Fine - just please make them sporadic. Anyway..."

by brookieebeaan
 
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"Library of Kindness" by misty_lax
”Rangeant, you're late again." Captain Threelegs muttered in front of the class. "I'm sorry Captain Threelegs. I overslept." I laughed as I walked through the Academy's classroom, walking to my seat. Captain Threelegs continued discussing the lesson while I was busy preparing things. That was what I called a normal day. Getting scolded by Captain Threelegs was a regular occurrence, no matter how irrational it was. Doesn't he know how far Terror Mountain is from Krawk Island? I wish there was an academy near my home. My parents enrolled me in this school telling me that I would learn a lot from Captain Threelegs. "I will be handling your homework for today. Make sure you finish your homework when you get home later." Captain Threelegs told the class after the bell rang, before stomping out of the room.




Other Stories


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A Love Letter To Newbies
Newbies make me smile. I see them as interesting, diverse people whose struggle to learn about the Neopets website is charming and cute!

In celebration of Neopets' birthday this November, I thought I'd write an article all about why we love newbies!

by indulgences


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The Top 5 Foods from Meridell
Ironically, Meridell is not known for having the best food in Neopia even though much of what is eaten there is grown on local farms. In fact, it is widely known as one of the worst places to get a tasty meal.

by emilyralphy

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Mr. Aramate's Wonderous Emporium of the Soul: Part Six
Carnival folk and townspeople were against them, but Mary and Charlie were small and fast, and the collapse of the Big Top had taken much of the field’s lighting down with it. The darkness was a shield. Peter, seizing an opportunity with the confusion, kicked Esther Fastbelly very firmly in the shin and made his own escape.

by herdygerdy

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PPLease Be Kind To Petpets: Part One
Amity the Blue Kacheek rubbed his paws together nervously. Today was his first day as director of the PPL and he was determined to make the most of it. First order of business, he thought to himself, getting to know my new staff.

by flowerpower446

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Time for a Surprise!
A very cute one.

Also by pajama_333

by shaielchan


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Picture Me This
Where should one draw the line?

Also by Minnesotan

by msjanny




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