Posted in Drama Family Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright What Happened Next/Later

The Beauty of Darkness (mcfair_58)

A sequel to The Friendship, The Guilty, The Tall Stranger, The Crucible, and The Storm.  Jimmy Partridge. Margie Owens. Peter Kane. Laura White. Things were far from routine on the Ponderosa. His life – his family – was a shambles. That indefinable ‘thing’ that held them together, what made them ‘the’ Cartwrights, was lost.  Ben Cartwright despaired of ever getting it back.
Rated: PG-13 for brutality and Western style violence
Word count: 55,298

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Scars that Shatter Trust (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: Certain hurts never heal and some scars never truly fade. Adam is aware of this now, however, simply being aware doesn’t make moving forward any easier. Even a seemingly normal trip home with his brother blisters the scars that he thought were healing. A WHN for The Crucible.
Word Count: 1,949  Rating: G
Part of the Scars Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Adam/Pa Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

A Father’s Promise (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: Following the events of the Prime of Life, Ben thinks everything has returned to normal… until his oldest son comes to him with open wounds Ben thought had long been healed. The missing conversation between Adam and Ben from my story “Never Again.”
Word count: 3,370  Rating: G
Part of the Never Again Series, link to all stories included within.

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Posted in Drama Hoss Cartwright Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

A Cruel Sort of Kindness (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “Pa’d once told us boys that a person shouldn’t go into marriage thinking that they could change their spouse; they’d only tear each other apart in the end. It was a piece of advice that I’d nearly forgotten.” A missing scene from the episode The Courtship.

Rating: K+

Word Count: 625

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A Man for Breakfast (by AC1830)

Summary: When a pistol-packing stranger starts asking questions about a Cartwright the moment he hits town, Sam, the bartender, knows trouble’s bound to follow.    

WC = 2093, Rating = T

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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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Whose Sin Is Her Love (mcfair_58)

Summary: Adah Menken and John C. Regan return to Virginia City stirring up old emotions and creating new trouble for the Cartwrights.

Rated PG-13 for western brutality, violence and adult situations

Word count: 55, 282

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A Matter of Guilt (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A WHIB (what happened in  between) for the episode “A Matter of Circumstance”. Ben and Hoss worry and wait for word of Joe’s condition.

Rated: K+

Word Count: 975

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Atonement (by BettyHT)

Summary:  WHN for My Brother’s Keeper.  After the accident in which Adam shot Joe, Adam suffers guilt that affects every aspect of his life until Joe comes up with a way to fix that.
Rating:  PG   Word count:  1,680

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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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