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Summary:

*Part of the Round-Up Series*

The Cartwright Boys and their families are excited to celebrate their traditional Family Christmas. Anticipation soon turns to worry when Adam's coach disapears wihtout a trace. It soon becomes obvious that that the least of the Cartwrights' worries are having everyone home for the Holidays.


Categories: Holiday, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 23885 Read Count: 290
Published: 12/23/2014 Updated: 12/23/2014 [Report This]
Summary:

Gravely hurt and completely helpless, Adam finds himself at the mercy of a person from his past who seeks nothing but revenge. And for once, there's no chance he'll talk his way out of it.

In the end it might come down to who's more determined; and Adam surely won't give up. No, he won't, will he?


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7238 Read Count: 232
Published: 10/19/2013 Updated: 10/19/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Third story in the Round Up series. Now that all the Cartwrights are finally back at the Ponderosa things are finally starting to settle down. As Adam and Hoss are adjusting to thier lives as husbands and fathers, and Joe is thinking about settling down. Just as life seems about perfect, life takes an unexpected turn and the Cartwrights find themselves having to define the true meaning of family.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 30370 Read Count: 1107
Published: 07/27/2011 Updated: 07/27/2011 [Report This]
A New Home by jmd29 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 14]
Summary:

Inspired by the events in the TV movie Bonanza: The Return in which we meet Adam's son A.C. and learn that Adam now lives in Australia.  This is my take on how Adam comes to be there and what happens to him next.

 


Categories: Romance, Future, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 18273 Read Count: 334
Published: 04/14/2011 Updated: 04/14/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

WHN for Return to Honor.  Will Cartwright adjusts to life on the Ponderosa.

Disclaimer: I don't own the Cartwrights or Bonanza.  No copyright infringement is intended.  This story is intended for entertainment and no money was made.


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Will Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4924 Read Count: 147
Published: 10/16/2013 Updated: 10/16/2013 [Report This]
Adam's Burden by jmd29 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 23]
Summary:

Newly married and living in Australia, events conspire to bring back a terrifying ordeal from Adam's past.  This is a WHN to The Crucible, albeit several years later.

Disclaimer:  I do not own any of the recognizable Bonanza characters or the setting created by David Dotort.  No copyright infringement is intended.  Original characters are the property of the author.

Warning:  References to violent and disturbing matters/situations.

Spoiler Warning: Contains spoilers to my previous stories A New Home and Never Too Far Away.


Categories: Drama, Future, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2448 Read Count: 257
Published: 04/23/2011 Updated: 04/23/2011 [Report This]
Aftermaths by sklamb Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

It's November of 1866, and a winter storm and a stagecoach accident are interfering with many people's plans...not so much a WHN as a What Happened Later for "The Crucible."


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 15537 Read Count: 245
Published: 06/04/2011 Updated: 06/04/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

A WHN for the episode, The Crucible. This story picks up right where the episode left off.


Categories: What Happens Next?, Mystery, Drama Characters: All
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6354 Read Count: 270
Published: 07/19/2016 Updated: 07/19/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

Jenna Rose finds herself on the Ponderosa. Is she awake or dreaming?


Categories: Drama, Romance, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 13 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 15550 Read Count: 2107
Published: 10/15/2010 Updated: 10/15/2010 [Report This]
Bittersweet by Marla Fair Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

Autumn at the Ranch submission.  It is October, a time of looking back and giving thanks for a harvest of blessings.  For Joe Cartwright, this is impossible.  The autumn marks one year since he lost his beloved brother, Hoss. Needing to escape, Joe heads out to visit to Carrie Pickett.  He never makes it.  Instead, Joe finds himself lost and alone and badly injured. Half-dead, he works his way toward a plume of smoke rising in the distance.  Little does Joe suspect that what he finds at the end of his journey will change his life forever.


Categories: Drama, What Happens Before?, What Happens Next? Characters: Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 22366 Read Count: 111
Published: 10/22/2018 Updated: 10/22/2018 [Report This]
Broken Chords by Patina Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

WHN for Woman of Fire. Hoss receives a guitar lesson from a patient teacher


Categories: What Happens Next?, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1188 Read Count: 93
Published: 01/01/2013 Updated: 01/01/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

WHN for "The Hunter."  Joe recovers from the trauma of being chased by Bill Tanner and finds a little romance along the way.


Categories: Romance, Sequel, Future, What Happens Next? Characters: Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3114 Read Count: 55
Published: 04/12/2017 Updated: 04/12/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

Cousin Clarissa is back for a return visit to the Ponderosa just in time for Stacy’s graduation --- a WHN for "Clarissa."   Part of the series begun in “Bloodlines” and includes the addition of a non-cannon character.  This story takes place after "Orenna."

All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are property of their respective owners.  The original characters and plot are property of the author.   The author is not in any way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise, and makes no money from this work.     No copyright infringement is intended


Categories: Comedy, Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Ben Cartwright, Candy Canady, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: Bloodlines
Chapters: 9 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 44927 Read Count: 272
Published: 08/27/2009 Updated: 08/27/2009 [Report This]
CROSSROADS by southplains Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Adam's choices regarding his torment at the hands of a madman result in an ever-widening "butterfly effect."  A WHN/WHI for "The Crucible."


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 36194 Read Count: 211
Published: 03/10/2014 Updated: 03/10/2014 [Report This]
Different by Patina Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

People have pegged Hoss as different his entire life. Is he really that different from his father and brothers? Written for the 2014 Bonanza Roundup 2 Writer's Seminar. WHN for She Walks in Beauty I don't own Bonanza or the Cartwrights. No copyright infringement is intended on William Stuart's script. Original plot is property of the author.


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1822 Read Count: 133
Published: 08/10/2014 Updated: 08/10/2014 [Report This]
Family Ties by Patina Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

WHI for The First Born and WHN for The Last Viking. Can Hoss protect Joe when Clay Stafford reveals Marie was his mother? Disclaimer: I don't own Bonanza or the Cartwrights. This story is for entertainment. Original plot is property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended against the scripts by Judith and George W. George or Anthony Lawrence.


Categories: What Happens Instead?, Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 8098 Read Count: 76
Published: 08/02/2015 Updated: 08/02/2015 [Report This]
FIGHT CLUB by southplains Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 16]
Summary:

"If I've told Joe once, I've told him a thousand times to keep those elbows in!" Famous words from Adam uttered while Joe is getting himself thoroughly whipped by Jean Millain in the Julia Bulette episode. This is the story behind those words.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Prequel, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4097 Read Count: 260
Published: 10/07/2012 Updated: 10/07/2012 [Report This]
First to Die by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 10]
Summary: Feature

A slightly longer and revised version of a story I wrote for a writing prompt here on Boomers. A poker game, an accusation, a gunfight - who's left standing?


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1165 Read Count: 166
Published: 08/23/2015 Updated: 08/23/2015 [Report This]
GLORY by southplains Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

A WHN for My Brother's Keeper. Sometimes the aftermath is the toughest part of a tragedy to struggle through.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10020 Read Count: 388
Published: 09/28/2012 Updated: 09/28/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Ben arrives home to find Joe at death's door after a hunting accident, bringing back eerie memories from an incident he has tried for fifteen years to forget. Before the night is over, both he and Adam will have to face their inner demons. Written for Ponderosa Nightmares 2017. 

This story is primarily a WHIB-WHN for "My Brother's Keeper," but it also includes references to events mentioned in "Marie, My Love," "Yonder Man," and the Ponderosa episode "Secrets and Lies" (I ONLY use Ponderosa as canon when it does not contradict the original series at all, which isn't often). JPM, APM, SBS.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Prequel, What Happens In-Between?, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3798 Read Count: 129
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/26/2017 [Report This]
High Stakes by Cheaux Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

As events unfold subsequent to their being exonerated of robbery and murder charges, it becomes apparent to Adam that more was at stake in Alkalai than the Cartwrights knew. 

A WHN for "The Gamble."


Categories: What Happens Next?, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3490 Read Count: 168
Published: 09/28/2013 Updated: 09/28/2013 [Report This]
Hoedown Showdown by Patina Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

WHN for Any Friend of Walter's. Sometimes things don't work out according to plan.

Disclaimer: I don't own Bonanza or the Cartwrights. No copyright infringment is intended. No money was made from this story.


Categories: Comedy, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1783 Read Count: 97
Published: 08/28/2013 Updated: 08/28/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

A what happens next tale of Adam and Hoss's journey home after saying goodbye to Regina in the episode, The Hopefuls.  It is intended as a "through the looking glass" story of the episode.


Categories: What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9464 Read Count: 408
Published: 09/25/2012 Updated: 09/25/2012 [Report This]
Instinct by Tracy Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 33]
Summary:

Someone from Adam's past brings danger to the Ponderosa.

This story is a "what happened next" with a twist, and contains several references to Bonanza episodes and characters.

written for the 2016 March Mystery Month challenge


Categories: Mystery, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 27653 Read Count: 1444
Published: 03/31/2016 Updated: 03/31/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

 Trouble is brewing in Rubicon, where Joe is temporary sheriff. A WHN for the episode, "The Tin Badge."


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Romance, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 14347 Read Count: 28
Published: 02/01/2018 Updated: 02/01/2018 [Report This]