Stories by Pt29646
A Ghost Story by Pt29646 Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Ben and Adam are traveling West when they make a stop in a small town. Adam realizes that they're not alone in their room at their boarding house. Can he make Ben understand the danger before it's too late?


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3089 Read Count: 92
Published: 01/05/2015 Updated: 01/05/2015 [Report This]
A Life That Matters by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Adam is at Harvard, and he meets Frances Staunton Whipple, an independent young lady who wants a life of purpose and adventure. 


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 8064 Read Count: 69
Published: 11/12/2014 Updated: 11/12/2014 [Report This]
A Mind at Peace by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

In this sequel to They Walk in Beauty, Regan has returned to San Francisco with her latest lover when the unthinkable happens. 

 

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respecitve owners. The orginal characters and plot are the property of the author. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended. 


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9542 Read Count: 294
Published: 11/05/2014 Updated: 11/05/2014 [Report This]
A Summer Day by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

In this prequel nothing special happens to the Cartwrights until Joe takes it into his head to...

This is based on an incident in my uncle's life when he was very small. 


Categories: Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2443 Read Count: 56
Published: 08/06/2018 Updated: 08/06/2018 [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]
Happily Ever After by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

This story concludes the trilogy that was begun (accidentally) with Ten Years After.


Categories: Future Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21897 Read Count: 486
Published: 02/23/2017 Updated: 02/23/2017 [Report This]
Joe and the Witch by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Little Joe Cartwright learns the danger of gossip and the pleasure of making amends and new friends. A short, light story.


Categories: Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1204 Read Count: 71
Published: 02/03/2015 Updated: 02/03/2015 [Report This]
Summary:

This is a What Happened Instead version of Marie, My Love. In the episode, The First Born, Marie's son was named Clay.He had quaiities I didn't care for, so I changed the character and his name to Charles. 

Ben goes to New Orleans to sell his furs and to let Jean D'Aurigny's family and friends know about his death. He meets Marie du Val D'Aurigny and falls in love with her. Can he persuade her to marry him? 


Categories: What Happens Instead?, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21930 Read Count: 380
Published: 12/07/2014 Updated: 12/07/2014 [Report This]
Mariette by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

We meet Mariette in the Bonanza episode, Badge Without Honor, and learn that the Cartwrights consider her part of their family. This prequel describes one way that situation might have come about. 


Categories: What Happens Before?, Drama, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5644 Read Count: 233
Published: 02/18/2015 Updated: 02/18/2015 [Report This]
Summary:

Jason Blaine is dead, and Mariette is alone in San Francisco. Adam tries to get her to return home to the Ponderosa. Will he be successful? And what does life hold for Mariette now that Jason is gone?


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 21 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 43471 Read Count: 606
Published: 05/03/2015 Updated: 05/03/2015 [Report This]
Mrs. Wilson Goes Home by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

In this sequel to Joe and the Witch, Joe, Adam, and Hoss must deal with the death of a good friend. 


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2715 Read Count: 145
Published: 03/01/2015 Updated: 03/01/2015 [Report This]
Ten Years After by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Adam returns to the Ponderosa with his family. There have been many changes, but the greatest is in his brother, Joe. There's more tension than ever between them, and Adam wonders if he can reach Joe before it's too late. 


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 8392 Read Count: 606
Published: 07/21/2016 Updated: 07/21/2016 [Report This]
Ten Years After, Part 2 by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

In this sequel to "Ten Years After," the focus is on Adam's children, especially Elizabeth, and how they settle into life on the Ponderosa. 


Categories: Future Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6163 Read Count: 251
Published: 09/17/2016 Updated: 09/17/2016 [Report This]
The Alchemist by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Written for Ponderosa Nightmares. My hero was Adam, the villain was a scientist, and the plot element was a carnival. 


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7167 Read Count: 148
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/27/2017 [Report This]
The Confederate Dead by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 24]
Summary:

Adam has been ordered to Charleston, SC to help in reconstruction following the Civil War. His experiences in battle and in Charleston have taken a terrible toll on him, and Ben, Hoss, and Joe come to take him home to the Ponderosa. 


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5634 Read Count: 431
Published: 11/23/2014 Updated: 11/24/2014 [Report This]
The Dream Catcher Blanket by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

The Prop Fiction Challenge - When Joe's small nephew has a bad dream, he remembers a story Adam told him about the Indian blanket that helped him.


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2079 Read Count: 40
Published: 09/26/2018 Updated: 09/26/2018 [Report This]
The Healer by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Dr. Theodore Banning moves to Virginia City to become a partner with Dr. Paul Martin in his medical practice.


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 26722 Read Count: 62
Published: 02/29/2016 Updated: 02/29/2016 [Report This]
The Nightmare by Pt29646 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Written for Ponderosa nightmares, my villain was a puppet, the hero was Doc Martin, and the plot element was a cage.


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1441 Read Count: 31
Published: 10/26/2018 Updated: 10/26/2018 [Report This]
The Sacrifice by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

Adam is in Virginia City one night when he overhears a struggle. The story is rated PG-13 for the subject matter.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1555 Read Count: 29
Published: 06/11/2018 Updated: 06/11/2018 [Report This]
The Witness by Pt29646 Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

In this prequel, four -year- old Adam goes missing. Can Ben find him before it's too late? 


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1956 Read Count: 36
Published: 11/02/2017 Updated: 11/02/2017 [Report This]
They Walk in Beauty by Pt29646 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Based on the episode, She Walks in Beauty, this short story explores a different ending. 


Categories: What Happens Next? Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3104 Read Count: 193
Published: 10/29/2014 Updated: 10/29/2014 [Report This]
Summary:

Laura Dayton Cartwright and her daughter, Peggy, return to Virginia City where Laura turns to the Cartwrights for help. There are unanswered questions - where is Will? Has Laura become a danger to Peggy in her pursuit of Adam?


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4556 Read Count: 60
Published: 08/11/2015 Updated: 08/11/2015 [Report This]