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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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"What Are Ghouls?" by cannizarro
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. "What are ghouls?" "Well, Glyn, ghouls are...egh..." the Professor began, stopping to contemplate this. "Annoying," finished Bren with a smirk. "No, no, that's not what I was trying to say," the Professor groaned. "The fact is, Glyn, we really don't know what exactly they are." "You don't?" Glyn asked, rather surprised by this confession.




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Unique Spooky Foods
Some Spooky Foods are more unique than others. Sure, gummy rats are spooky, but there are three different kinds. Not very unique, right? And I couldn't tell you how many of those foods come from ghosts... Those aren't very special either. No, here I'll show you the strangest, spookiest, most unique foods ever to come out of the Haunted Woods. Ready? Here we go.

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The Shade Files-Halloween Nightmare: Part Four
As we were fully aware of Forest’s expertise in magic, we knew that it would be a complete disaster if we attempted to arrest him right now. We were not certain how skilled he was in magic, but we knew that sending in Shadow Breeze by himself was completely out of the question unless we wanted him badly injured.

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Mr. Aramate's Wonderous Emporium of the Soul: Part Six
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