picture of the formation of Devil's Gate between Lyon County and Storey County in Nevada
Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Ghost at Devil’s Gate (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Adam is recruited to do some dangerous work, but isn’t briefed fully on what the dangers are.  Predictably, he gets in more trouble than he could have imagined, but the help he expected doesn’t come.  The opposite is true.  When he can, he sets out on a quest to find out why.
Rating:  T
Word count:  15,798

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Post Timeline What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

Upon a Knight of Olde (by sklamb)

Summary:  While his wife and daughter are busy with their Christmas preparations, Adam entertains his ladies with tales of times past–perhaps a very long way past!

Rating: G  2,600 words

This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Joe Cartwright Post Timeline Short Stories Writing Challenges

Mama’s Brooch (by Sierras)

Summary: Joe and his wife are having their first Christmas together.  He would like to find her a special gift. Pa has an idea.

Rating:  G  435 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Writing Challenges

Heirlooms (by faust)

Summary:  The most treasured family heirloom are our sweet family memories.

Rating:  G  3,115 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

Part of The Art-Universe, links to my stories included within.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Post Timeline Writing Challenges

The Greatest Gift (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary:  A Christmas surprise turns out to be most welcomed.

Rating:  G  1020 Words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Writing Challenges

All That Glitters (by Questfan)

Summary: Youthful dreams were lost long ago when a father decided he knew best what his daughter needed, but a second chance comes about in a most unexpected way.
Rating: G    3,420 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort

Everybody Makes Mistakes (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Joe and Adam have a series of altercations that have significant consequences for them and their families until they work out their differences and both make changes in their lives. 
Rating: T  WC:  30,906
This story is part of the Brenda Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Spooky / Supernatural

The Sasquatch Fraternity (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Like any legend, it’s something that no one believe unless they’re one of the lucky ones who experienced it too.  But for Joe, the problem is how to explain the unexplainable to others without becoming the subject of ridicule. 
Rating:  PG
Word Count: 1955

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Family

Dear Friends and Christmas Gifts (by BettyHT)

Summary:   The last story in this series starts with some informative letters between Adam’s wife and Joe’s wife but progresses into a Christmas visit in which important changes occur for all the brothers.
Rating:  T  WC:  18,845

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Bridges (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Refuge in Australia becomes a chance for Adam to change into the man he wants to be, but there are those who become obstacles to his success.  At home, Ben is pushed into change too when Hoss and Joe force him to face some truth he would rather deny.  Eventually events bring the two together to see if they can reconcile.

Rating :  T  Word Count:  24,206

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