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Hello Darkness — or, the Sounds of Silence (by PSW)

Summary: WHI for ‘To Die In Darkness’ — Season 9.

Rating: K+  Word Count: 14,737

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Prequel

Ties That Bind (by JC)

Summary: An exploration of perhaps the most controversial subject in Bonanza fanfiction — what if Ben and Marie also had a daughter? But this is not a story about a Cartwright sister.  Though viewed through a different lens, it’s a story about a family we all know and love, whose relationships are tested and reaffirmed in the face of the inevitable.  

Rating: K+ (27,784 words)

Ties That Bind Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

The Cup of Bitterness (by Questfan)

Summary: After being cleared for shooting Zach Crenshaw in self-defense, Joe tried to square things with Zach’s father. While he thought he was helping Amos Crenshaw to dig a well, Amos had other plans for that hole. A WHI for “The Wormwood Cup.”

Word Count: 9,689 Rating: T

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Posted in Drama Romance What Happened Before What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

More Than a Memory (by JC)

Summary:   Adam re-assesses his life in the aftermath of his broken engagement to Laura Dayton. (WHB and WHN for “Triangle”, written for the 2017 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament)

Rating:  T    Word Count:  4,221

More than a Memory Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

The Squirrel’s Stash (By Questfan)

Summary: I’ve been playing in the Pinecone Challenge for a while and decided to post the collection here. Each chapter has a lyric prompt and had to be no more than 500 words.

Word Count: 5205 Rating: T

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Romance

Spirit of a Wild One – Part 3 – The One and Only (by MissKitty4Adam)

Summary: A dream of reincarnation, visiting the ebb of Adam’s slumber…mere hours before the happiest moment of his life.

Rated T (1,369 words)

The Healing Hearts Series, links to stories of this series included.

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Posted in Drama Poetry Romance Short Stories

Pride Before A Fall (by JC)

Summary:   A poem about what can happen when a man’s pride gets in the way of love.  If the subject is a Cartwright, it’s bound to be Adam.

Rating: T   (400 words)

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Posted in Hurt/Comfort Prequel Writing Challenges

The Long Way Home (by Questfan)

Summary: My entry for the 2018 Camp in the Pines. At fifteen, Joe thinks he knows what it is to be a man. Unexpected events tip his ideas upside down and he finds the road home is a lot longer than he thought.

Rating: T Word Count: 10856

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Posted in Drama Prequel What Happened Instead

Of Little Boys and Puppy Dog Tails (by Questfan)

Summary: It has only been a short time since the family lost Marie and each of them is struggling to come to terms with it. None of them could have foreseen the impact one small, stray dog would have on the whole family.

Word Count:  5846  Rating: T

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Posted in Drama Post Timeline Romance What Happened Instead

Prelude (by JC)

Summary: Adam Cartwright is taking the long road home, but sometimes life takes a man in a direction he never intended to go.

Rating: T    (1683 words)

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