Posted in Prequel

The Power of the Lake (by AC1830)

Summary: Whether it’s for a crisis, a romance, or good old family fun, the Cartwrights are drawn to Lake Tahoe. 

Rating – K, WC – 1603

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Posted in Prequel Short Stories

Jeremiah (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Hoss has an unusual gift for Little Joe. A prequel challenge piece.

Rating: K WC: 510

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Posted in Drama Prequel Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

Reputation (by Patina)

Summary: A What-Happened-In-Between for the Julia Bulette Story. Some wounds never heal.

Rating: T (935 words)

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel

SCHOOLMASTER (by Bakerj)

Summary: Little Joe’s hopes to leave school are dashed by Adam’s interference. Then the arrival of a tyrannical substitute schoolmaster’s brings trouble for the children and takes Little Joe’s relationship with his family to breaking point. But will something far darker in the man prove even more dangerous for Little Joe?

Word Count – 20,868 Rating MA – For adult themes. Child punishment, cruelty and spanking.

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Prequel Writing Challenges

The Autumn Race (by wx4rmk)

Summary: The cross country race for the Virginia City fall festival brings some unexpected challenges for Little Joe and his new horse, Penny. Prequel. Written for May 2019 Chaps & Spurs.

Rating: K+ / Word Count: 3244

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Posted in Drama Prequel Short Stories

Her Angel Arms (mcfair_58)

For all the mothers out there who give us so much.
An innocent comment by the reverend at church sends 40 year old Ben Cartwright on a journey into his young son’s hearts.  
Rated: G
Word count: 3427

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A Special Day (by AC1830)

Summary – Ben has a special day planned for Adam.

Rating – K, Word Count – 1087

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Posted in Drama Prequel Short Stories

Lessons In Freedom (byHart4Ben)

Summary: Young Joe is drawn into a fight at school because of feelings for a girl. A prequel Bonanza Trail Riders challenge piece inspired by the song “Me and Bobby McGee” by Kris Kristofferson.

Rating: K+ WC: 940

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Posted in Drama Prequel

Forget Me Not (mcfair_58)

Summary: Adam Cartwright sentimental?  A certain day and a certain blue velvet chair hold bittersweet memories.

Word Count: 3019 Rated: G

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Prequel

Mother Nature’s Blessing (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Prequel. Written for March 2019 Chaps & Spurs.

Rated: K+ WC 1700

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