Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Changes In Plans (by BettyHT)

Summary:  It seems that not one plan that Adam has seems to go the way he intends until he learns to accept that sometimes you follow plans and sometimes random events take you places you never thought you would go.
Rating:  T
Word Count:  28,513

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Posted in Humor Prequel

The Hayloft (by BettyHT)

Summary:  In this prequel, Ben tries for a romantic interlude, but the weather and hay fever conspire against him.
Rating: PG  Word Count: 1,619

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Posted in Humor Prequel

Cookie Escapade (by BettyHT)

Summary: This is a prequel in which Little Joe should learn some lessons about telling the truth and doing what is right, but does he?  Sadly, Little Joe has a habit of only learning the hard way. 
Rating:  PG   Word Count: 1,535

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright Short Stories What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later

Please Don’t Go (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “I’d never thought much about my own death, but on the rare occasions that I did, I’d always imagined I’d be surrounded by my family when my time came. Now, as I watched Hoss ride away, I knew I wouldn’t even be afforded that luxury.” An extended/AU scene from the episode “Second Chance” Joe’s POV.

Rated: T (for mild language)
Word Count: 920

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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 Ben Cartwright Drama Romance Spooky / Supernatural What Happened Next/Later

Marie, Once More (by pjb)

Synopsis: Be careful what you wish for. A What Happened Later for Marie, My Love.

Rating: PG-13 (mild sexual content)

Word count: 5,275

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Posted in What Happened Next/Later

A Gift that Grows (by AC1830)

Summary – Marty Johnson is spunky, talented, and a dreamer. After attending art school in San Francisco, she returns home to her grandfather who is now living in Virginia City. These are two short WHN stories for The Way Station.

In Chasing Rainbows – Marty settles into her new home, and has a new dream. Will this one come true, too, or is it just another elusive rainbow?

In The Art of Life – Someone is leaving anonymous gifts around Virginia City and Adam Cartwright’s curiosity is piqued to discover who and why.

Rating: K
Word Count: 10,814

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Posted in Prequel

The Cold Isn’t All Bad (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Cold temperatures on the Ponderosa can be downright miserable especially when it lasts for weeks. With everyone becoming restless, Adam comes up with a creative and fun activity to combat cabin fever.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1343

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Posted in Drama Writing Challenges

I Think of You (by SJRCartwright)

Summary:  Remembering the family gathering together to open their gifts on Christmas morning.

Rating:  G  600 Words

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

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Posted in Drama What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

A Book: A Gift of Reading (by fanofoldTVshows)

Summary:  A box of gifts arrives with a sender that intrigues the Cartwrights.

Rating:  G  1,609 words

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

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