Stories by adamant
El Nino by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

Little Joe cowboys-up to represent the Ponderosa in a bull-riding contest to the consternation of his family. Mild cursing.


Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2477 Read Count: 140
Published: 08/02/2014 Updated: 08/02/2014 [Report This]
Engravings by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

This is a back story of the romance and engagement of Ben Cartwright and Linda Lawrence, the Countess of Chadwick. It employs the hints that were dropped in the episode, particulary the "engravings" on the wedding invitations.

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc., are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 11482 Read Count: 147
Published: 10/24/2012 Updated: 10/24/2012 [Report This]
Faith by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Feature

After a life-shattering event, can Adam's lost faith in himself and humanity ever be recovered?


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 30002 Read Count: 277
Published: 09/13/2015 Updated: 09/13/2015 [Report This]
Farewell, My Love by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

Ben, accompanied by Adam, returns to New Orleans after Marie's death.

 

Disclaimer: All original characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1944 Read Count: 163
Published: 05/09/2012 Updated: 05/09/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam, after having been gone from the Ponderosa for many years, sends his young daughter home to his father to remove her from a family tragedy. Can Ben help his eldest son when he needs him the most?


Categories: Romance, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 39810 Read Count: 2078
Published: 03/23/2014 Updated: 03/23/2014 [Report This]
God's Gift by adamant Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 23]
Summary:

Originally written to honor Lorne Greene's birthday, this story is a glimpse into the early days of Ben and Adam, when Ben was working his way west with Adam in tow.

Disclaimer: All publcily recognizable characters, settings, etc, are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1324 Read Count: 331
Published: 04/30/2011 Updated: 04/30/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam and his wife welcome 1885 together and consider their life as husband and wife. Note: Written last December and posted in the regular Fan-Fic Forum. This is a reworked and extended version.

 

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc., are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Romance, Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1289 Read Count: 167
Published: 12/19/2011 Updated: 12/19/2011 [Report This]
Heart's Compass by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Adam travels to Connecticut to purchase horses and is the guest of the Grayson's, an unusual family with which he finds himself entangled.

 

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable chracters, setting and plots are the property of their respective owners. All original charcters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 14496 Read Count: 113
Published: 06/13/2013 Updated: 06/13/2013 [Report This]
Hell Hath No Fury... by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Adult Situations: This is a back story of Ben Cartwright and Julia Bulette that explains why Julia so wanted to hurt Ben that she would eventually use his son to do so.

 

Disclaimer: All recognizeable characters, settings, etc., are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plot are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Prequel, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10527 Read Count: 106
Published: 03/28/2012 Updated: 03/28/2012 [Report This]
Hindsight by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 14]
Summary:

Warning: Some readers may think this is out-of-canon behavior for Adam but then, he was never in this situation. An exploration of what might have happened had Adam married Laura Dayton and been caught in a marriage without the passion for which he longs.

Disclaimer: All recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 23761 Read Count: 263
Published: 09/18/2013 Updated: 09/18/2013 [Report This]
Hoss Explains It All by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

A teenage Hoss, in his own way, explains how Joe broke his arm after Adam returned home from college.


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2319 Read Count: 169
Published: 09/28/2015 Updated: 09/28/2015 [Report This]
Interlude by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 19]
Summary:

Ben, trying to find help for an ill Joseph, finds someone who knows as much about loss as he does.

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc., are the property of their respective owners. The original charactres and plot are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.

 


Categories: Prequel, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2884 Read Count: 374
Published: 09/19/2010 Updated: 09/19/2010 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam's wife discovers a corpse and Adam assists (against his better judgment) to help her discover the killer.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 34009 Read Count: 78
Published: 03/03/2019 Updated: 03/03/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

On Joe's sixteenth birthday, he becomes the bane of all the fathers of pretty girls in Virginia City and its environs.

Disclaimer: All recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Comedy, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1761 Read Count: 163
Published: 03/19/2013 Updated: 03/19/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

This is a complilation of three stories about Hoss telling his two small daughters, Hope and Molly, stories at bedtime.

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Categories: Drama, Comedy Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3459 Read Count: 105
Published: 09/27/2012 Updated: 09/27/2012 [Report This]
One Arabian Night by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

Adam and Hoss, as the guests of a visiting Sultan, are wined and dined and entertained one memorable night by an exotic beauty for each.

 

Disclaimer: All recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original settings, plots and characters are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6532 Read Count: 260
Published: 12/23/2012 Updated: 12/23/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

This is the third story that deals with Adam and his marriage to Sophie (and the last!) 

Adult situations, violence. Laura returns to the Ponderosa with two children in tow and marital and money problems. Aunt Lil doesn't respond to her telegrams, Will Cartwright must run for his life, the new owner of the Running D is rustling Ponderosa cattle and Adam feels that he must help solve all the problems as well as be attentive to his own wife and child.


Categories: Drama, Action/Adventure Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Will Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 29854 Read Count: 1344
Published: 08/27/2013 Updated: 08/27/2013 [Report This]
Pere Noel by adamant Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 19]
Summary:

It's Christmas day and Ben Cartwright is anything but in the Christmas mood.

 

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Categories: Holiday, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1290 Read Count: 376
Published: 12/12/2012 Updated: 12/12/2012 [Report This]
Redemption by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

A WHN for "The Search." Whether or not the child is Adam's or not, he takes responsibilty and raises the child as his own along with his family and the two females who enter his life.  The story explores the relationships among all the people who are involved and the effect they have on one another.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 34 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 82929 Read Count: 1599
Published: 01/04/2015 Updated: 01/04/2015 [Report This]
Rules of Hospitality by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 21]
Summary:

Adult situations. Originally posted as two vignettes.  Ben renews his friendship with the pretty Widow McLeod and gets more than he bargained for.

 

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. Original plots and characters are the poperty of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Comedy, Romance Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2695 Read Count: 258
Published: 07/24/2011 Updated: 07/24/2011 [Report This]
Shattered by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Jason Blaine is dead and Mariette is heartbroken; an unknown woman may have played a part in his demise. How does Adam console his "sister" and yet secure happiness for himself?


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21671 Read Count: 63
Published: 04/21/2015 Updated: 04/21/2015 [Report This]
Summary:

Basically the story of "The Crucible" that explores Joe's and Adam's relationship over the years and how Joe grew through the experience of searching for Adam. 

 

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 13946 Read Count: 206
Published: 04/11/2013 Updated: 04/11/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Adult Situations. Adam, on a business trip to NY, falls madly in love.

Disclaimer: All recognizable characters and plots are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Romance, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1845 Read Count: 154
Published: 09/03/2013 Updated: 09/03/2013 [Report This]
The Afterlife by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Traveling home to Nevada after the Civil War, Adam comes across a family in the midst of a land war. He becomes entangled in the complex realtionships of the three people who give him a job and a place to stay and finds himself embroiled in their strugle for survival. Warning: Adulr situations and violence.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 26107 Read Count: 96
Published: 07/16/2014 Updated: 07/16/2014 [Report This]
Summary:

When Hoss and his wife go away for a few days, Ben, Adam and Joe babysit their two young daughters and bedtime is always the worst time.

 

Disclaimer:  All recognizable characters, settings, etc., are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plot are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2745 Read Count: 225
Published: 10/14/2011 Updated: 10/14/2011 [Report This]