|AssumptionsOne day in the Haunted Woods, everything seemed to be normal - or as normal as the Haunted Woods can get. But unknown to any of the residents of the Woods, even the Brain Tree, they were soon going to be visited by two Neopets, one willing and one less so.|
|Safe FlightNo matter how much the females swooned over his toned muscles every day or how much the scholars praised him for his intelligence, there was only one thing that lingered in his mind: his weakness. And it bothered him. A lot.|
|Wish You Were Here!Someone from the Pound will come to get you. I’m just sending you on this vacation so that your first four weeks back in the Pound’s custody can be a bit more fun.|
|Lustra the PeacekeeperThe sun was just barely beginning to rise in Neopia on that spring morning,|
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"Wish You Were Here!" by cadetbush
"Are you sure that you have everything that you need?” Angela asked.
“Positive,” I told her. “Even if I didn’t, you’ve been more than generous! Two weeks away from the Pound and a four week vacation at AstroVilla before I have to go back? You’re the best foster owner ever!”
“Now, you know that I won’t be waiting for you when you get back, right?” Angela checked. “Someone from the Pound will come to get you. I’m just sending you on this vacation so that your first four weeks back in the Pound’s custody can be a bit more fun.”
“I know,” I assured her. “I still wish that I could live with you, though.”
“I wish you could too,” she said, giving me a sad smile. “But I already have one pet, and I can’t adopt every pet I’ve fostered, or else I wouldn’t be able to keep fostering them. My account would have filled up years ago.”
“At least you bought me Fiona so that I don’t have to be alone,” I offered, petting my Eizzil. “I just hope they have muffins at AstroVilla.”
“Trust me. They will,” Angela promised.
“Now boarding, the 5:30 flight to AstroVilla. Now boarding, the 5:30 flight to AstroVilla. Thank you,” a voice boomed over the loudspeaker.
“Here’s your ticket,” Angela said, handing me a purple boarding pass. “And be sure to send me a Neomail tonight so that I know you made it okay.”
“I will,” I promised. “Thank you for everything that you’ve done for me!”
“It was my pleasure,” Angela grinned.
I gave her the biggest hug I could manage.
“I’m going to miss you so much!”
“I’m going to miss you too!” she replied. “Have a good trip, and maybe you’ll have a new owner waiting for you when you get back instead of the Pound.”
“I hope so!”
“Last call for boarding the 5:30 flight to AstroVilla. Last call for boarding the 5:30 flight to AstroVilla. Thank you,” the voice chimed over the loudspeaker.
“I’d better go,” I said, tears pricking the corners of my eyes. “Bye, Angela!”
I gave her another giant hug.
“Goodbye, Tracy. And goodbye, Fiona. I’m going to miss you both!”
|Relatable Neopian Tragedies|
Everyone has bad days sometimes and it is important that we look back and laugh on the dumb mistakes we've made, or the terrible random events that have caused damage to our net worth.