Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Next/Later

Last Minute Miracle (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A WHIB for the episode The Honor of Cochise. What was happening back at the camp while Ben was riding as fast as he could to Fort Barry? Read, and find out.

Rated: T (a strong T for racism, gore, and minor bad language)

Word Count: 1,313

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When Lies Wound a Broken Heart (by Missjudy)

Summary: Ben’s presence with his family is sporadic and brief. Adam is feeling frazzled with running the ranch and caring for his brothers. Hop Sing is holding his breath wondering if the family can ever be the same, and Little Joe has heard something in town that his very young heart believes, despite all evidence to the contrary. (A prequel)

Rating: K

Word Count: 9990

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A Different Kind of Desert (by McFair)

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Joe Cartwright dropped his gaze to the vast forest before him with its tall pines, low bushes, and tangled undergrowth – all of them buried in three to four foot high drifts. He was alone. All around him was silence and snow. Winter was a whole different kind of desert.
Rated: PG-13 for mild language and Western violence and brutality
Word count: 20,913

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel Short Stories

Let’s Stay Together (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A thunderstorm brings two brothers together. Pre-series story.

Rating: K

Word count: 897

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A Christmas Kiss (by mcfair_58)

Summary: All sixteen-year-old Hoss wanted for Christmas was a kiss from Ellie Miller. He was so excited he set off for the Millers’ place before his brothers. Instead of a kiss, Hoss was soon hoping for a Christmas miracle….

Rated: PG
Word Count: 8081

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Stagecoach (by Arien)

Summary:  It’s a stagecoach trip, and everything goes right.  Right?

Rating:  T  (1,740 words)

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Posted in Crossover Drama Hurt/Comfort Spooky / Supernatural What Happened Next/Later

Louise (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Joseph Cartwright is a haunted man. He can’t forget the woman he met in Martinville. Little does he know, she remembers him as well and has made a pact with the Devil to make certain he will be hers for eternity. A WHN for the Bonanza episode Twilight Town.  The characters of Nicholas, Janette, and Lucien LaCroix were originally created by  Barney Cohan and James D. Parrott for the TV series Forever Knight. 

Word count: 38,844

Rated: PG-13

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel Romance

Heart of Stone (by mcfair_58)

Summary: A new school teacher comes to town and Adam and Hoss fear their little brother is growing too attached to her. Little do they know that the real danger is to their father. Will Ben’s heart break if he dares to love again, and what secrets does this mysterious woman hold?

Word count: 50,584

Rated: PG-13 

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Big Bad John (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Part of the story is a prequel and part is in the canon era as what happened many years earlier spurs Ben to an action which then has to be explained to his younger sons.

Rating:  T  Word Count:  2555

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead

A Dish Served Cold (by Questfan)

Summary: A somewhat AU What Happened Instead for The First Born. While New Orleans had brought Marie into Ben’s life, it was also a breeding ground for lies, whispered rumours, family disputes and long-held hatred. It has long been said that revenge is a dish that is best served cold.

Rating: T

Word Count: 63028

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