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Donny’s Apprentice

You didn't think Donny worked alone, did you?

by k3l26
Jhudora's Lament

So, you want my perspective after all these years? Fine.

by miraday
Timmy's Shenanigans Episode 1: Rise of Timmy and Stu

Mortogs. My kind of fellas.

by solxer
Seeking: One Master of the Universe

"Neopia. What a lovely planet. I think I'll take it.” Dr. Frank Sloth

by itipeque
Resurgence: Fiendish Formations

That made it even more imperative that Faerieland should be completely defended while the current situation is still being handled. Faerieland quite literally can't fall lower than it already has, and as a central source of magic and power for Neopia, it couldn't fall into the hands of the Wraith...

by opossumman
Message the Grundo

Have you seen an intergalactic prince?

by hatsuomi
 
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"Resurgence: Fiendish Formations" by opossumman
Professor Lambert studied the arcane map once more. A remarkable bit of magical technology, he thought. A map that would not only allow its reader to observe the entirety of the battlefield from afar, but also make them capable of issuing commands to their troops from it. Magically-based telepathic communication, if you will. And if he needed to give orders to a specific unit? Well, the map allowed him to zero in on them to speak with them directly. Professor Lambert was nearly salivating. A tactician of his caliber would benefit tremendously from this kind of treasure. And yet, despite its wondrous qualities, it wasn't one-of-a-kind. General Aethia, thankfully, had a small set of them, and distributed them to those she felt were most qualified to wield them. Lambert couldn't help but feel for Aethia. She had been running herself ragged throughout this arduous campaign, so to lighten the load for her would be an opportunity he would spring for. The Wraith were likely coming upon their final few waves, but sadly, their numbers were still plentiful, it seemed. This resurgence of Wraith had worried not only Lambert and the Seekers, but Neopia as a whole. The last time they'd appeared in such large numbers, the impact felt by the planet was immense. Nowadays it felt almost hard to believe that there had been a time when Faerieland called the sky its home. That made it even more imperative that Faerieland should be completely defended while the current situation is still being handled. Faerieland quite literally can't fall lower than it already has, and as a central source of magic and power for Neopia, it couldn't fall into the hands of the Wraith. "Testing, can all troops hear my voice?" asked Lambert, speaking in the map's general direction. A dissonant collection of various yes-es rang through the Gnorbu's ears. On the map before him, he saw not only the troops he commanded (the Seekers themselves, naturally), but also the surrounding area. The terrain, first and foremost, was a clearing. Woodlands surrounded the fighters, with a notable river running through the center. A small bridge was built across it, providing an excellent choke point for the fighters to seize. Listening in, Lambert didn't hear any wind. This could go smoothly after all, Lambert thought. "Archers, stay on the back lines. Those of you with melee weaponry, head for the bridge." "What about the cannon, sir?" asked Jacob, a brass goggle-clad Kacheek, and one of the many Seekers on the battlefield.




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Dressing Your Pet in Fashionable Attire
The clothing store has been around since the beginning of Neopia and the NC mall almost as long but there are still undressed, under-dressed, and ugly dressed pets. Our aim is to help you learn to customise, raise your pet’s self-esteem, and repair the damaged relationship with your pet.

by astrakat

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Ask a Food Club Betting Expert
Every day around 3pm NST, 20 pirates chow down in Food Club and depending on who wins Neopets users can earn millions in a matter of minutes.

Also by Lefty_Libra

by blade0904


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The Whispering Wail Sword: Part Five
They had found the whispering wail sword, she was convinced it was always just a myth, but here it was, glowing with power.

by purplehopper

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Change Needs Growth: Part Three
Thank you to those who supported me and believed in my creativity the whole time. A big thank you to Mikey J and Papa Be

by jehtredmonkey

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Maybe... wait, huh?? (Part 4: Bretto Smells)
Are you sure about that? Also by oo0obretto0oo

by rivera_ice_princess

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Unstuck #2: Sore Subject
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