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The Laughing Stallion (by SJRCartwright)

Summary:  What happened before Ivory arose as Adam faltered while entering the waiting area of the stage station? A small smile played on her lovely lips as she approached him. As if she could read his mind, she said, “I am what I look like. I am for real. I am really a woman.”

Rating: MA – This story ventures into an area that may make some readers uncomfortable.  Though not explicit, the theme may not suit everyone.

(3,180 word)

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama What Happened Instead

Sunday School Lessons (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Hoss gets a job teaching unruly boys in Sunday School, but his best student or at least the one most affected by his teaching is not in his class.  There are beneficial unintended consequences no one could have predicted.

Rating = PG  Word count = 2674

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Posted in Poetry

You Are Not Alone (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Just a little poem from the perspective of the three mothers: Elizabeth, Inger, and Marie.

Rated: K

Word Count: 243

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Posted in What Happened Instead

Broken Ballad – The Last Gunfight (by AC1830)

Summary: What if the final gunfight that killed Ed Payson took a different turn and set the main players on different paths? A WHI for Broken Ballad. 

Rating: T, Word Count: 2676

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Posted in Writing Challenges

To Clear the Dust (by faust)

Summary: Saturday night, Adam and Hoss got stranded in an abandoned cabin, and what Adam wants most is a bath. And hadn’t Hoss just reckoned that? But there’s more at stake than just washing off road dust.

Rating: PG
Word count: 6223

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Epidemic (by Puchi Ann)

Summary:  A silent killer stalks the streets of Virginia City, and all Ben Cartwright’s sons are at risk.

Rating:  K
Word Count:  14,210

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Posted in Writing Challenges

The Hawk (by Sierra Girl)

Summary: When the abduction of one brother leads to injury for another, it seems that two Cartwrights may be about to meet their maker. But fraternal bonds aren’t easily severed, especially on Paiute land.

Rating: PG-13
Word count: 12,596

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Fireworks (by Patina)

Summary:  What’s the Fourth of July without fireworks?

Rating:  PG
Word Count:  3,609

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Eternal Legacy (by wx4rmk)

Summary: After the death of a close friend, Adam and his family find a peculiar object that appears to have a long and fascinating history among the Cartwrights.

Rating: K
Word count: 2684

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Metamorphosis (by Cheaux)

Summary:  In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and change.  A WHN after Season 2.

Rating:  K
Word Count:  6496

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