|Battle Quills... ready!
||Issue: 314 | 19th day of Collecting, Y9
|Shad and Saura: That Other City - Part Ten"He'll get himself killed like that!" shouted a female Elephante, staring at the sky. Deki's sword flashed...
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|The Partnership: Part Eight"So I was hiding in a big bush, when I looked back and saw that Firestone and Snorkle had caught you guys. I watched them lead you into that cave and saw Rimlen following with those boxes..."|
|The Chronicles of Knight III: End of Nightmare - Part EightHow would she be able to return home? Darigan had been able to fly her out of the Dark Side of the World to the Light Side and beyond to the Citadel, but Darigan was not here this time...|
|Deep Secrets: Part NineWhen Demetrius came to, he was lying on a slab of stone somewhere under the ground. He sat up and felt his head. There was no sound, except for a trickle of running water somewhere...|
|Sunshine and the Sphere: Part SixHe had no doubt how a fight with Copper would end. The silence was broken briefly by a loud thump, and Rae knew Copper had jumped into the basement...|
|The Silent City: Part FiveNow Ashie could see other shadows sparkling, other figures stepping into the bleak lamplight of the street. She stepped backwards in horror...|
|Blue's Way: Part FourBlue shook his head. "Oh no. No, we don't have time to go to Neopia Central. I'm just going to have a bit of the Rainbow Pool brought to me..."|
|What Am I?: Part Five"This scar," he began in a low tone, barely more than a whisper, as if needing the answer but almost loathing to hear it. "How did I get it?"|
|Ultimate Decision: Part FourShe had been waiting for what seemed like an eternity, and in some respects it had been nearly that long. But the Darkest Faerie's wait was all the more painful now that she was awake...|
|Highrock Pack History Songs: Song for Three Voices - Part ThreeShriek growled, frustrated. She was used to being teased about her coloration. She had to admit, faerie wasn't the most intimidating of colors...|
|The Petpet Detectives: Case of the Exported Eustabees - Part TwoI didn't need the signpost to find the street. At least two-dozen Neopians crowded the yards and sidewalks, all chatting animatedly...|
|The Fine Art of Battle: Part TwoThis sword was much heavier than even the wooden practice blade. I could barely hold up the hilt, let alone lift the blade from the ground. Everyone watched me struggle...|
|The Mutant Prince: Part ThreeWhen Tarquinn left his room his face was pale, his eyes rimmed in red; he was a nervous wreck, and the party he had announced for that afternoon at his mansion filled him with dread...|
|Marketplace of Memories: Part TwoI tried to scream, to hold her back, to tell her in any way I could that the pet at the door was not her little sister. My efforts were in vain. Brushing her dusky-blue fringe from her eyes she placed a paw on the handle and pulled open the door...|
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"Lumos the Hero" by mermaid_leo
When he sat down, Lumos put his feet under the bench. He felt something and bent down to pick it up. When he saw what it was, Lumos stared at it with wide eyes and an open mouth. As he held it, his hands trembled and his heart leapt into his throat. It was a Cloud Paint Brush! This was the luckiest find in his life!
Not many Neopians know this, but at night, the gnomes come alive. Yes, you read right. THEY'RE ALIIIIIIVE!