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Christmas Child (by AC1830)

Summary: Adam ponders the blessing of family at the end of a joyful Christmas.

Rating: G
Word Count: 2,060

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The Tipping Point (by Patina)

Summary: It’s looking more and more like lumps of coal are likely gifts this year.

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,070

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The Secret Santas (by Lizabeth)

Summary: The Cartwrights’ Secret Santa tradition origin and evolution, as told from each son’s perspective.

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,150

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The Ghost of Christmas (by Puchi Ann)

Summary: Lost, both literally and in the wanderings of his fevered mind, Little Joe encounters a ghostly presence (or is it?) and fears he’s in for a visitation like that of Ebenezer Scrooge.

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,800

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A Splendid Laugh (by AC1830)

Summary:  A casual comment inspires a memory from Adam’s past.

Rating:  T  (1,400 words)

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Posted in Prequel Writing Challenges

The Christmas Tree Surprise (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Ben sets out to surprise his sons at Christmas. However, when things take a turn for the worst, Ben does something he has failed to do in a long time.

Rating: G
Word Count: 1,000

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A Debt of Kindness (by Questfan)

Summary: Some debts cannot be repaid; they must be paid forward to others. A tough day for Joe leads to revelations for both Ben and Adam.

Rating: G
Word Count: 2,340

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Second Sunday (by sklamb)

Summary: Shortly before Christmas, Candy seeks someone out for a serious talk.

Rating: G
Word Count: 965

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Small Print (by Belle)

Summary: Sometimes, it’s better to not know what you are getting yourself into . . .

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,095

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The Christmas Hostage (by Belle)

Summary: Can one good man overcome three Great Men?  With gratitude to L. Frank Baum for providing inspiration.

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,570

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