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Posted in What Happened Next/Later

From Ashes (by PSW)

Summary: Healing is hard, and takes its own path. A post-Hoss, post-Alice story.

Rating: K+   Word Count: 23,500

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later

Last Minute Miracle (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A WHIB for the episode The Honor of Cochise. What was happening back at the camp while Ben was riding as fast as he could to Fort Barry? Read, and find out.

Rated: T (a strong T for racism, gore, and minor bad language)

Word Count: 1,313

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama What Happened Instead

Escape to the Ponderosa – a WHI (by Starbuck)

Synopsis: Escape to the Ponderosa a What Happened Next Story. What would have happened if the army deserts/escapees had not made it tp Netta’s ranch… and instead had managed to get back to the Ponderosa?
Rating: PG
3,875 words

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Posted in Drama What Happened Next/Later

Lassiter (by Krystyna)

Summary:  It’s been two years since the events that almost saw two of the Cartwrights hung for a crime they didn’t commit.

Rating:  T  (6,550 words)

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel What Happened Next/Later

When Lies Wound a Broken Heart (by Missjudy)

Summary: Ben’s presence with his family is sporadic and brief. Adam is feeling frazzled with running the ranch and caring for his brothers. Hop Sing is holding his breath wondering if the family can ever be the same, and Little Joe has heard something in town that his very young heart believes, despite all evidence to the contrary. (A prequel)

Rating: K

Word Count: 9990

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Posted in Drama Writing Challenges

East, West: Home’s Best–The Westerners (by Puchi Ann)

Summary: To help Adam’s friend George, Little Joe has impulsively boarded a ship for Boston. Now it’s up to Adam to chase him down and bring him home.
Rating: K (97,504 words)
Links to the stories in this series are included within.

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Hop Sing’s Fortune Cookies (by wx4rmk)

Summary:  Just some short drabbles/snippets (each 100 words) inspired by a posted fortune. Completed the first 5 or 6 fortunes that were missed during the original challenge in the forums and then combined them all to be posted here. Written for the 2019 Fortune Cookie Challenge.

Rating: K+ /  Word Count: 1668

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Posted in Romance

When Smiles Reach the Heart (by AC1830)

Summary: Still too restless to head straight home after three years of travel, Adam makes a detour to Ireland. There he discovers the warmth of the people and their strength to overcome adversity.   A new friend teaches him a certain truth about the Irish people.

Rating: T, Word Count: 24,167

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel

A Different Kind of Desert (by McFair)

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Joe Cartwright dropped his gaze to the vast forest before him with its tall pines, low bushes, and tangled undergrowth – all of them buried in three to four foot high drifts. He was alone. All around him was silence and snow. Winter was a whole different kind of desert.
Rated: PG-13 for mild language and Western violence and brutality
Word count: 20,913

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Posted in Drama Modern Day Non-Bonanza

Reprise (by JC)

Summary: Tragedy affords a middle-aged actor a second chance at the role of a lifetime. (A Jack Richards story, Non-Bonanza)

Rating T (11,709 words)

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