Posted in Drama

A Christmas Journey (by AC1830)

Summary: As three of the Cartwrights are making their way home for Christmas, Ben becomes ill.  Adam and Hoss find a rancher willing to give them refuge from the cold and snow.  Little do they know, their rescuer has a connection with another journey the Cartwrights made many years earlier. Ben, Adam and Hoss find they’ve come full circle in their Christmas journeys.

Rating = K, Word Count = 8705

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort

The Washington Affair (by Ahdavis)

Summary: Just as the Civil War is coming to a close, Ben Cartwright arrives in Washington DC at the request of his old friend President Lincoln. Lincoln makes him an offer that could change his life, taking him away from this sons and the Ponderosa forever. If he refuses the offer, the powers that be have other plans to make him comply. But after a fateful night at Ford’s Theater, a medical emergency sends Ben into the lair of a vengeful doctor and an experience far worse than any amount of political scheming.

Rating T/PG 13: Contains brief coarse language (Word count: 24,448)

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Hurt/Comfort Writing Challenges

A Debt of Honour (by Questfan)

Summary: My entry for BoNaNo 2017. A trip back from Sacramento takes a deadly turn and Joe is separated from his brothers. Believing he caused their deaths and left traumatised, Joe is picked up by a father and daughter who are heading for California.

Rating: T Word Count: 23,769

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The Legend of the White Grizzly Bear (by mo1427)

Summary: On a visit to Chief Winnemucca’s Paiute Camp, Adam hears a legend that he wonders later if it could be true.

Word Count = 1421 Rating = K

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The Story of Chanukah (by MicheleBE)

Summary:  Strangers making their way to their new homes are invited to spend Christmas Eve at the Ponderosa; and share their Holiday with the Cartwrights.

Rating:  G  (2,010 words)

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Posted in Drama Prequel Writing Challenges

Angels, In Spite of it All (by Questfan)

This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 24

Summary:  Virginia City awaits the highly anticipated Nativity play.  Thankfully, anyone can be an angel when there is a need.

Rating:  G  3,700 words

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Baby from the Forrest, Baby from the Heart (by mumu74)

This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 23

Summary:  The start of a new life is a joyous occasion.

Rating:  G   1,380 words

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Writing Challenges

Christmas Magic (by Cheaux)

This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 22

Summary:  There’s disappointment when the Cartwrights can’t be home on Christmas Eve.

Rating:  G  1,600 words

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Posted in Drama Prequel Writing Challenges

Christmas Time (by Indiana)

This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 21

Summary:  Tears of disappointment turn into a lesson of compassion for a brother.

Rating:  G   720 words

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A Cartwright Advent (by Sibylle)

This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 20

Summary:  Christmas traditions leads to pleasant memories from years past.

Rating:  G     1,400 words

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