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Where I Belong

The night we adopted Casyly was a strange night indeed.

by summertime_breeze
Alima's Tales: Betrayed Trust

"It's okay, Tolli," her mother said soothingly, stroking the ruffled pink fur on the back of her daughter's head. "I can easily cover over those flecks of paint."

by renrenthehamster
If the Nickname Fits

Sydney had earned the nickname "Basher" at an early age. The Kyrii was always in a hurry, always trying to get somewhere. She had never particularly minded the epithet; its implication that she was tough could only help her reputation.

by racoon188
A Wanderer

"Are you a traveler?"

Cate turned to see that a friendly looking Gnorbu had sat down at her table. He pointed, and Cate glanced down at the worn blue suitcase at her feet. She smiled.

by wishpers

Somebody Loved Me

There was one thing I knew for certain. Someone loved me, a long time ago, someone cared about me.

by prinessixi
Rambus & The Ducks Who Did

It's Tuesday today, and Tuesday is a good day for us: our master grants us an allotted break of 44 quacks today, rather than the usual 4.

by moggetman
Breaking the Rules

And to think, I was so excited about the new plot a week ago. My red Xweetok, Ajax, was even more excited.

by conily14
Stony Eyes

We all wish to gain a dip in the Magma Pool, but some are more tenacious than others...

by gpaprincess
Lucky Coin

"People believed that the so called Curse of King Coltzan is real. Those that visit his tomb will be cursed with bad luck," Kakimiha read from a book as he stood between the rows of shelves...

by princess_daisy186
 
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"If the Nickname Fits" by racoon188
Sydney had earned the nickname "Basher" at an early age. The Kyrii was always in a hurry, always trying to get somewhere. She had never particularly minded the epithet; its implication that she was tough could only help her reputation. As she had never had any trouble living up to this reputation, there was no harm done either. Her parents, however, thought the nickname distasteful. To be fair, Sydney's parents found most things about her distasteful...




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Do Good: Ways to Spread the Love
Spread happiness and cheer, clear up the winter blues!

by voyager27

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Stowaway Sting Made Easy!
Many Neopians consider this one of the "hard" game avatars, but I'm here to tell you it's as simple as 1, 2, 3!

by fullyalive2

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The Darkfordian Chronicles: Wind - Part Two
The Winds were not in her favor today. As a matter of fact, they weren't in anyone's favor; not in the deserts around Sakhmet, at least.

by creativemonster9

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The Puppeteer: Part One
The statue has stood at the edge of the village for a hundred years, or so the child has been told. He has spent many afternoons playing near the plinth with his friends, amongst the wildflowers that spring up during the warmer months. The Hissi coiled in stone has a strange presence, both threatening and peaceable at the same time.

by rachelindea

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Sharp Strokes
"Don't stop to sniff the flowers," they often say.

by luciantheblaze

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Unfortunate Random Events: Big Eyes
One way your neopet gets what they want.

by reerockstar1098



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