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picture of the formation of Devil's Gate between Lyon County and Storey County in Nevada
Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Ghost at Devil’s Gate (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Adam is recruited to do some dangerous work, but isn’t briefed fully on what the dangers are.  Predictably, he gets in more trouble than he could have imagined, but the help he expected doesn’t come.  The opposite is true.  When he can, he sets out on a quest to find out why.
Rating:  T
Word count:  15,798

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Posted in Drama

A Better Thing By Far (by Justafan)

Summary:  This is a WHN for the episode “A Far, Far Better Thing.”  
Rating:  T
Word Count:   6320

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Posted in Drama

Recipe For Disaster (by wx4rmk)

Summary: A series of abnormal weather events one winter culminates in an unfortunate disaster that blindsides the Cartwrights.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1611

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Posted in Drama What Happened Next/Later x-Character Centric - Select Only One

The World Goes Still (by Arien)

Summary:   A What Happened Next for the episode “My Brother’s Keeper.”
Rated:  G Word Count:  3567

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Posted in Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later

The Roar of the Lion (by AC1830)

Summary: Ben reflects on how much life can change within the span of one month, especially when it involves one of his sons. 

Rating: K
Word Count – 2922

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Posted in Drama Joe Cartwright What Happened Next/Later

Something to Prove (by Andrina)

Summary: After having a fall out with his friend Mitch, Joe has trouble finding a way to make things right. WHN to the episode “Between Heaven and Earth”.

Rating: K+
Word Count: 2281

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Drama Prequel

His Father’s Arms (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Written in honor of Lorne Green’s birthday, 2021.  A stand-off at the bank reveals what’s truly important to Ben Cartwright.

Rated: PG

Word count: 4088

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Posted in Drama

Loss (by Bakerj)

Summary: Joe Cartwright is married!  The marital bond brings love, joy, and children, but also change, challenges, and heartache. Faced with the shattering of his own expectations for the man he will become, how will Joe and his family deal with these dark times?

Rated:  R (Adult situations)          Word Count:  45,318

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright Short Stories What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later

Please Don’t Go (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “I’d never thought much about my own death, but on the rare occasions that I did, I’d always imagined I’d be surrounded by my family when my time came. Now, as I watched Hoss ride away, I knew I wouldn’t even be afforded that luxury.” An extended/AU scene from the episode “Second Chance” Joe’s POV.

Rated: T (for mild language)
Word Count: 920

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Drama Romance Spooky / Supernatural What Happened Next/Later

Marie, Once More (by pjb)

Synopsis: Be careful what you wish for. A What Happened Later for Marie, My Love.

Rating: PG-13 (mild sexual content)

Word count: 5,275

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