Posted in Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

Angel of Love (by AC1830)

Summary – In the episode Gabrielle, one man was changed drastically by her consistent love. This is his reflection of that change. Written for a challenge of how Love Changes Everything. Based on the song by Andrew LLoyd Webber.

Rating = K, WC = 804

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Posted in Drama What Happened Next/Later

Lies (by A-P)

Summary: WHN for The Truckee Strip and an extension of a Pinecone. It’s the anniversary of Amy’s death and Joe can’t live with the grief.

Rating K+ Word Count: 1,053

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Posted in Prequel Romance What Happened Before

Passions and Dreams (by AC1830)

Summary – Adam Cartwright and Lotta Crabtree were supposed to be strangers when her carriage broke down on the Ponderosa, but something in their demeanor seemed to say otherwise.  Based on the episode A Rose for Lotta. Dialogue in the last chapter is from the episode written by David Dortort.

Rating – T

Word Count – 7909

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Posted in Post Timeline

Lessons In Love (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: A post canon letter from Jamie on life, love, and gratitude. References season 14 episode First Love.

Rating = K WC = 1137

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Posted in Post Timeline Short Stories

Circle of Life (by AC1830)

Summary – Spending the day fishing can open up all sorts of discussions. Adam asks Joe for help with his troubled grandson, but the child isn’t the only one helped by the fresh air and touch of home that the Ponderosa offers. Thanks to a friend for the title.

Rating – K, Word Count – 4990

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Posted in Writing Challenges

The Friendship Game (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  It’s tough being a 14-year old boy, but it’s especially hard when you have little brothers, a friend you’re eager to impress and the added complication of those creatures from another planet…girls!  Will Adam survive his first forays with the opposite sex in one piece, and still have a friend at the end of it?

Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. 

Rated:   K+ 13,535 words

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Posted in Writing Challenges

A Skeptic, A Dreamer, and A True Believer (by DJK)

Summary: A skeptic, a dreamer, and a true believer set out on a journey to find gold.

Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. 

Rated:   PG  8,890 words

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Gifted (by Belle)

Summary:   Adam is given a gift.  What will he do with it?

Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. 

Rated:   K+  5,740 words

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Brother to Brother . . . to Brother . . . to Brother (by PSW)

Summary: Joe gets a chance to practice his own ‘big brother’ skills.

Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. 

Rated:   K  6,220 words

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Destiny (by Foreverfree)

Summary:  A heart can only break so many times, and after the traumatic losses he has suffered, Joe is convinced that living his life alone is the only way to protect his heart from shattering.  But… Is that really his intended destiny? This story takes place two years after the season 14 double-episode “Forever.”

Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. 

Rated:   PG  8,640 words

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