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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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort

Trapper John stories (by BettyHT)

Summary:  There are three stories that can stand alone but are related. –Trapper John — Hoss meets a man in the mountains whose life intersects with the Cartwrights a number of times. –Suspicion — Adam’s relationship with Delphine leads to a disastrous turn of events and to Adam leaving, but he meets someone important in France, and on his return, he meets Trapper John. –Belladonna — Murder and what to do about the murderer are at the center of the story. A threat to Adam’s family brings the situation to a crisis.  
Rating: T   Word count: 60,428

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Posted in Drama Family

The Town Hero by Puchi Ann

Summary: A grateful Virginia City wants to both reward and exploit Little Joe’s valiant defense of the town, but Adam fears his young brother may be unable to handle his sudden newfound fame.  Written for BoNaNo 2021. Rating: K+ Word count: 13, 175

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Posted in Drama Prequel Short Stories What Happened Before

I Will Remember You (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “…if anyone in the wide world had a reason to be angry it was me.” A WHB (what happened before) for the episode “The Stranger”. Leduque’s POV.

Rating: T (for language)

Word Count: 600

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Posted in Action/Adventure Adam Cartwright Alternate Universe Drama

The Wilderness (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: During the intense first day of the Battle of the Wilderness, Adam finds himself staring down his youngest brother, someone he had hoped to heaven he’d never meet on the battlefield. A terrible day only gets worse when Adam realizes he and Joe aren’t wearing matching uniforms. Part one of the Allegiance Series.
Rating: G Word Count: 2197

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Posted in Brothers Drama Hurt/Comfort

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 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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Posted in Drama Short Stories Writing Challenges

Home For the Holidays (by Southplains)

Summary:  Inspired by a Pinecone prompt. Rating: K Word Count:  1400

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Posted in Adam/Pa Drama Spooky / Supernatural

The Curse of Black Crow (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A journey home turns into a nightmare that will never be forgotten.

Rating: T

Word Count: 3,618

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Posted in Drama Spooky / Supernatural

A Warrior’s Tears (mcfair_58)

Summary: A youthful dream becomes an adult nightmare for Hop Sing. Does he have what it takes to save his beloved Cartwrights?
Word Count: 7,348
Rated: PG

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