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2021 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament

The winner of the 2021 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament Stories was Questfan!!! All stories have now been attributed to their authors and can be accessed via the links below. Words/phrases were assigned to a standard 52-card deck. Participants in the tournament were dealt five…

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A Book: A Gift of Reading (by fanofoldTVshows)

Summary:  A box of gifts arrives with a sender that intrigues the Cartwrights.

Rating:  G  1,609 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Regret (by VCLS)

Summary: A newcomer to Virginia City talks the Cartwrights into a decision they wish they’d never made.

Rated: K+
Word count: 13,184

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Shadows and Fears (by VCLS)

Summary: As the Cartwright brothers and Candy travel home from Sacramento in the summer of 1862, the journey takes an unexpected, and possibly deadly, twist, leaving Ben worried, with no idea what kind of mess they’re tangled in, who the enemy is, or what is wanted.
Rated: K+
Word Count: 14,800

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Stagecoach (by VCLS)

Summary: A call for help and a stagecoach ride into trouble, brings danger for the Cartwright brothers.

Rated: T WC 17,185

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The Real Hero (by purplewriter333)

The story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 11
Summary: An unfortunate rite of passage.
Rating: G (1,790 words)

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Christmas in July (by Truthwriter)

This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 7
Summary: This piece is based on a reference from the Season One episode, “The Avenger”.
Rating: T (555 words)

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Family (by Conny1971)

Summary: A Christmas Greeting.

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A Christmas Meeting (by Sunrider)

Summary: A Christmas Greeting in Pictures

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I’ve Been Waiting for Christmas by Tsti

Summary: A Christmas Greeting in Pictures

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