Summary: A WHB or prequel to ‘Between Heaven and Earth.’ Have you ever wondered what happened when Little Joe climbed Eagle’s Nest as a five year old boy that could have been so traumatic it resulted, not just in a fear of falling, but in total amnesia that lasted for nearly 20 years? This is my take on what happened when Ben Cartwright was told to ‘Bring Marie’.
Word Count: 31,167
SUMMARY: The family wonders what is going on with Adam. They are alternately worried, wondering, and upset with him. There are many possibilities but no one suspects the real reason for his behavior until it is nearly too late. He’s going to need his family to survive this mess.
rating = T word count = 11,749
Summary: Love comes unexpectedly to Hoss Cartwright, leaving a bittersweet memory. A poem inspired by “The Newcomers” (Season One) written by Thomas Thompson. (Written for the World Poetry Day 2018 Challenge)
Rating: G (168 words)
Summary: When Joe Cartwright drags Candy over to the doctor’s office after a bar fight, he bumps into one of Hoss’ old friends.
Rated: K+ for brief mentions of violence Word Count: 1,189
Summary: Nothing stays the same, no matter how much we believe we want it to. For a lonely homesteader, life in her remote forest cabin was to be changed forever with the arrival of a riderless horse, a wounded Cartwright and a trigger-happy gunman.
Rated: T (24,151 words)
Summary: When Ben and Inger left her brother Gunnar in Illinois (Inger, My Love), he was searching for his purpose in life, heading to the Canadian gold fields. The Last Viking showed he maintained his wild side. But how would his life have turned out if he had listened to his sister’s words? A WHI for The Last Viking.
Written for the Bonanza Brand 2018 Ancestry Challenge – Several relatives of the Cartwrights have turned up from time to time. Are there more and what effect do they have on the Cartwrights?
Rating – K+, WC – 5547
Summary: Long-distant cousin Rupert brings greetings and glad tidings to the Ponderosa.
Rating: T (2,225 words)
A submission for the 2018 Ancestry Challenge: Several relatives of the Cartwrights have turned up from time to time. Are there more and what affect do they have on the Cartwrights?