Posted in Crossover Drama Hurt/Comfort Post Timeline What Happened Next/Later

A Tale Told by an Idiot (by mcfair)

Summary: It is 1875. Two years later, Joe Cartwright’s inability to cope with his wife’s death is ruining his life. His Pa thinks getting away might be the answer. Little does Ben know that his decision will put Joe’s life in danger, as well as the lives of the Ingalls’ family who take a wounded Joe in and bring the wrath of a man who hates him down on their heads.

Rated PG-13    (54,680 words)

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Posted in Post Timeline Romance

Cowboy Boots and Dancing Shoes (by AC1830)

Summary: It is 1875.  After recovering from some family tragedies, Adam and Joe still don’t have their spark back.  Their wives come up with a plan to light their fires again.

Rating: K  (2354 words)

Cowboy Boots and Dancing Shoes Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Post Timeline What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

No Regrets (by jfclover)

Summary:  A rumor spreads like wildfire through Virginia City, and it’s up to the Enterprise’s hot new reporter to find out the truth.  

Rated G  WC 7900

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Humor Post Timeline Writing Challenges

The Strawberry Roan (by sandspur)

Summary: a cowboy who returns to the Ponderosa after a long absence discovers a new horse trainer…with an unwelcome training method.

Rating: T (mild language). 4316 words.

The Lilies Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Post Timeline Writing Challenges

Fortuna’s Children and Other Lucky Creatures (by faust)

It’s a scandal, that much is certain, and Adam becomes aware of it only when it’s much too late to do anything about it. But that doesn’t mean he can’t get agitated. Even though, taking everything in account….

Camp in the Pines story,

2,300 words, rated K

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Post Timeline

Keep the Home Fires Burning (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Joe’s troubles are addressed as he and Ben leave on an extended trip to spend time together so that Joe can face his losses with the man best able to help him come to terms with them.  That leaves Hoss and Adam to run the ranch with Candy’s help. There are plenty of fires to put out, some literal and some figurative, as the three find themselves overworked and stressed by the challenges they face.

Rating = T   WC = 24,181

Cat Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Post Timeline Romance

Cat (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Gone for many years, two men make their way back to the Ponderosa and the family that misses them. They don’t know each other, but they end up in a critical situation that brings them close together and that leads to many changes for all.

Rating = T   WC = 42,544

Cat Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Humor Post Timeline Prequel Writing Challenges

Partners (by Sibylle)

Summary:  Adam tells his grandson about the first time the three Cartwright brothers were in mischief together (post timeline part: 1905, prequel part: 1848) .

Word count:  6441  Rating: K

Grand Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Post Timeline Writing Challenges

Grandfather and Grandson (by Sibylle)

Summary: Adam and his small grandson make some discoveries about what really matters in life.

Rating:  K   (1,600 words)

Grand Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Post Timeline

A Grown Man: Book 4 – The World is Round (by jfclover)

Summary:  The brothers become reacquainted, but will a night of happiness for one lead to tragedy for the other?  Rated PG13  WC 16,700

A Grown Man Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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