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From the Rose

Ciona was well known as the partygoer of their team, having attended gatherings held by Neopians from every corner of the planet. Naturally, she would be present at Prytariel's Valentine’s Day bash.

by chocolate_lover67
A Very Special Friendship

"I was playing guard," I replied. "I want to be a guard when I grow up."

"Cool," he said honestly. "Can I be a thief?"

by acorna12

A Sibling Story

New siblings come with new challenges.

by chestnuttiger787
The Present

It all started one day in Neoschool before gym class.

by xxviolet665588xx
Land Out of Reach

Penepiko didn't like going on shore. There was something about having to drag oneself across the ground like a crippled Slorg that was demeaning and embarrassing.

by judithtov
Tales From Number Five: Legend of the Ghostkersword - The Beginning

Number Five has seen so many things in his long existence, aside from Jelly World. While he may not usually indulge in them, sometimes, he shares one of these stories...

by rider_galbatorix
Weeto's Valentine's Day Surprise

Weeto was very much the silent member of the family. His sister and brothers were inside the Neohome, playing a game of cards, but Weeto chose to remain outside...

by alt1981black
Jhudora's Card

Today's date had been crossed out in crimson ink that stood out like fresh blood, but she knew what lay behind those markings. It was that accursed day again - Valentine's Day.

by tj_wagner
Hello Valentine

He weighed his options carefully: Walk twice as far around the farms, or just cut through the fields?

His choice was instantly clear.

by micrody

The Letter

Taking a deep breath, she dropped the letter in the mailbox. Now all she could do was wait for an answer.

by rat_spirit
Nothing Sweeter on Valentine's Day

My eyes widened as I read the flyer. My mouth started watering at the thought that I could be painted chocolate!

by amysmother_8
A Slightly Spooky Valentine's

Her bad mood immediately disappeared with the sight of the sparkling ring.

"Oh, wow!" Chalia breathed. "Can I see?"

by azuresky637

The Valentine

That's why you should always check to make sure the address is right.

by sheik_30999
The Valentine Zombie

Nothing fazed the little Usuki Usul much. Doe grew up in the Haunted Woods...

by fairy_dust01
 
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One of the most commonly abandoned (and rarely adopted) species is the Grundo, Neopia's huggably puppy-eyed friend from outer space. Why these little fellows are so often left in the lurch is not certain. Part of it might be that new players create them at the Virtupets Space Station thinking they have found a rare pet and discover later what a very common and (sadly) unpopular species they are. Other players might find the ability to create them in purple, brown, and white, colors not normally available at a pet's creation, to be a novelty whose charm later wears off. Whatever the case, I wish to discuss the other side of the coin: adopting a Grundo from the pound...



Other Stories


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Grey Valentine's Day
Grey pets are probably the most difficult type of pet to get gifts for...

by bowieisinspace

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Neopia's Satellite: What Is It?
Most Neopians should be familiar with the strange white and lime-green satellite that orbits Neopia.

by _toffey_

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I'm Runner: Part Six
I will save you, Abbie. I won't go back.

by peachwriting

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The Great Race: Part Six
"No one goes out in the middle of the day. You can leave at dusk when it's cooler. It's a rule of thumb in the desert: Rest in the day, travel in the night."

by solcana64

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Happy Valentines Day!
...but it was too expensive.

by smile_hurluberlue

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More Hardships of...Habitarium P3s Part 5
Seriously, it's not easy being a P3.

by alagfalaswen



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