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

Never Again (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: Ben’s guilt-ridden slump during the Prime of Life unearths painful memories for his oldest son. Despite this, the boys try their hardest to meet the contract deadline on their own. In the end, it’s up to Hoss to make sure his older brother gets back on the right track again. A WHIB/WHN for The Prime of Life.
Rating: G Word Count: 7,380

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What Kind of Man Would I Be? (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A bullet, a question, and the unconditional love of a brother.

Rating: K+

Word Count: 978

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Posted in Brothers Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

The Circumstance of His Return (by McFair_58)

A violent storm, a frightened mare, and the matter of his homecoming.  My entry for the 2021 ‘Man in Black’ challenge.  
Rated: PG
Word count: 10,999

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Posted in Brothers Drama Prequel

Mending Fences (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Adam, Little Joe, a strained relationship, and one stupid school essay. A prequel story.

Rating: K

Word Count: 1,190

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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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Dangerous Liaison: The Countess (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: The Cartwrights had pulled it off; successfully defended the Ponderosa without firing a single gunshot. Yet, the triumph was overshadowed by a persistent question; was anyone truly a winner or a loser when it came to a bittersweet memory from the past?

Rating: G (655 words)

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Posted in Action/Adventure Brothers Drama MA-Rated Writing Challenges

Lessons in the Art of Negotiations #2 – The Ophelia Theatre Presents… Private Dancer (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:   The Ophelia Theatre Presents the very first ‘Chippendale’ dancers, featuring Adam and Joe Cartwright; who star in their own private dances later that night.  Written for the 2016 Bonanza Brand 10th Anniversary R-Rated Challenge (aka the ‘Dirty Word’ Challenge)

Rating:  MA  (2,900 words)

THIS STORY IS SEXUALLY EXPLICIT, and intended for mature readers only!  If you are easily offended, please do not continue to the story.

Negotiation Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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A Christmas Journey Remembered (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  This story was written for the 2016 Advent Calendar.  Escaping the hubbub of the annual Christmas party, Adam recounts a special tale to Hoss.

Rating:  G  (1,210 words)

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Lessons in the Art of Negotiations #1 – (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  It’s time for Adam to introduce Little Joe to the… um… fine art of negotiating.  And at least for the night, what better way to forget that Pa is probably going to ‘kill him’ when he finds out the whole truth. Written for the 2016 Bonanza Brand 10th Anniversary, Ranch House R Forum ‘Dirty Words’ Challenge.  If sexually explicit scenes offend you, please do not continue to the story.

Rating: R   (5,095 words)

Negotiation Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Brothers Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright Post Timeline

Providence (by Questfan)

Summary: When Joe returns home with a child that he claims is his, the story is not quite what anyone expects.

Word Count – 14,709 Rating: T

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