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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 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 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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Posted in Brothers Drama Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

Returning Home (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  Memories of family and Christmases past are shared between brothers.

Rating:  G  2,770 Words

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

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Drama Prequel What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

Family Treasures (by Sierras)

Summary:  Ben and his young sons have received a box from Inger’s brother Gunnar right before Christmas. What could be inside?

Rating:  G 965 words

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

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Joe Cartwright Post Timeline Short Stories Writing Challenges

Mama’s Brooch (by Sierras)

Summary: Joe and his wife are having their first Christmas together.  He would like to find her a special gift. Pa has an idea.

Rating:  G  435 words

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

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Christmas Tradition (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  An earlier request and a shopping trip well before the season help expand a Ponderosa Christmas Tradition.
Rating:  G    Words: 1,700

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

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Family

Dear Friends and Christmas Gifts (by BettyHT)

Summary:   The last story in this series starts with some informative letters between Adam’s wife and Joe’s wife but progresses into a Christmas visit in which important changes occur for all the brothers.
Rating:  T  WC:  18,845

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