Stories by adamant
The Lure of the Lotus by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Adult language and situations. Agreeing to do a favor for his father's friend, Lee Chang, who is also a leader of the Tong, Adam finds himself entangled in a difficult situation and finds out more about love and duty than he ever imagined.

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Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 11 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 26785 Read Count: 115
Published: 02/15/2018 Updated: 02/15/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

Expanded story for PR's 2013 birthday. The Cartwright sons go on a mission to prove to their father just what type of woman Adah Menken really is--and Adam is their first hope.

 

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Categories: Drama, Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1076 Read Count: 166
Published: 05/19/2013 Updated: 05/19/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Written to honor Pernell Roberts' birthday and posted in the forum. This is for those who only read in the Library. Summary: On Adam's 58th birthday, he struggles to run the Ponderosa without his father's help.

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Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1659 Read Count: 175
Published: 05/18/2011 Updated: 05/18/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

On the morning of a momentous occasion, Hop Sing shares his past with Hoss. Dislaimer: All publicly recognizable characters 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 Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2123 Read Count: 94
Published: 06/29/2011 Updated: 06/29/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Gothic mystery. Adam is given sanctuary from a storm in a manor house that holds a secret.

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Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10740 Read Count: 85
Published: 08/21/2012 Updated: 08/21/2012 [Report This]
The New Hand by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

Mild cursing: Griff, on probation from prison and placed at the Ponderosa, struggles to find his place on the ranch.

 

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Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright, Candy Canady, Griff King, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Jamie Hunter, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 12855 Read Count: 105
Published: 02/28/2012 Updated: 02/28/2012 [Report This]
The Open Door by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 17]
Summary:

Adam wants to marry a woman who has her own private reasons for not accepting him.

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Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4054 Read Count: 303
Published: 09/09/2010 Updated: 09/09/2010 [Report This]
The Paladin by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 10]
Summary:

Adam and Hoss take a young Joe on his first lengthy trip to purchase livestock but things do not go smoothly. A coming of age story for Joe as well as Adam and Hoss being the protective older brothers that they are.

 

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


Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 12461 Read Count: 236
Published: 06/25/2013 Updated: 06/25/2013 [Report This]
The Reprieve by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

What might have happened had Adam reconsidered his engagement to Laura Dayton for other reasons? This is an exploration of an alternate reason for the dissolution of Adam and Laura's engagement.


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5143 Read Count: 249
Published: 02/06/2011 Updated: 02/06/2011 [Report This]
The Return by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

Adam questions whether love and societal mores are mutually exclusive and finds parallels between his father's life and his own.

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Categories: Romance Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4858 Read Count: 265
Published: 09/28/2010 Updated: 09/28/2010 [Report This]
The Same Road by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 10]
Summary:

Caution: Adult situations. Ben longs for the woman whom Adam loves. How will they resolve the unspoken conflict without becoming estranged ?

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Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7229 Read Count: 188
Published: 10/08/2011 Updated: 10/08/2011 [Report This]
The Scandal by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Is it scandalous when a husband obviously loves his wife? A light-hearted story written a few years ago but never posted here.


Categories: Romance Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2313 Read Count: 183
Published: 08/15/2015 Updated: 08/15/2015 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam finds that his wife is with child, but it may not be a happy occasion.

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Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4130 Read Count: 240
Published: 11/26/2010 Updated: 11/26/2010 [Report This]
The Shorn Lamb by adamant Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Written four years ago for ML's birthday and I just rediscovered it hidden in a file. I hope you enjoy. Summary: Joe is almost two years old and Ben decides he needs a haircut.


Categories: Prequel, Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1511 Read Count: 175
Published: 09/08/2014 Updated: 09/08/2014 [Report This]
The Silent Sparrow by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 22]
Summary:

Little Joe disappeared the night of his mother's funeral and was never found. Adam, now in college, is compelled to return home as he is still haunted by his family's pain over their insurmountable loss. 

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17603 Read Count: 1337
Published: 04/10/2014 Updated: 04/10/2014 [Report This]
The Siren's Call by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Adult situations:  Ben Cartwright is willing to sacrifice everything and everyone for a beautiful, French actress/singer he meets in New York while there on business.

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Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9400 Read Count: 98
Published: 03/21/2012 Updated: 03/21/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Joe is blinded in an explosion and in dealing with what ensues, he also deals with two visitors--Miss Dobbs, the teacher for the blind and oldest brother, Adam, who returns upon receiving the news.

 

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Jamie Hunter, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 27350 Read Count: 142
Published: 06/03/2013 Updated: 06/03/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam has his heart stolen--twice.

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1339 Read Count: 262
Published: 09/09/2010 Updated: 09/09/2010 [Report This]
The Undine by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Joe is intrigued by a mysterious, beautiful girl whom he spots swimming in a lake on the Ponderosa property.

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Categories: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3689 Read Count: 69
Published: 09/08/2012 Updated: 09/08/2012 [Report This]
The Vision by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

In following the trail to find Joe, Hoss and Adam find they are also following the trail of a killer. Or are they one and the same?


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 32384 Read Count: 103
Published: 07/27/2015 Updated: 07/27/2015 [Report This]
The Visitor by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

A childhood friend of Adam's visits the Ponderosa. Will she put Adam's marriage in jeopardy by reminding him of their youthful romance and the promise they made to one another?


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7588 Read Count: 126
Published: 01/24/2011 Updated: 01/24/2011 [Report This]
The Whipping Boy by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1]
Summary:

To keep Adam from suffering the consequences for his actions, Ben reveals a dark secret from his past that affects many people, including Adam.


Categories: 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: 17732 Read Count: 44
Published: 07/27/2018 Updated: 07/27/2018 [Report This]
The Wiving of Adam by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 16]
Summary:

Adult situations, violence. Now a widower with a young daughter, Adam attempts to raise her alone but everyone thinks that he needs a wife to help.

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Categories: Drama, Sequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 31671 Read Count: 320
Published: 04/27/2012 Updated: 04/27/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Joe relates two different times that a woman came between Hoss and Adam. Warning--Mild cursing.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4365 Read Count: 138
Published: 09/18/2014 Updated: 09/18/2014 [Report This]
Through the Years by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 14]
Summary:

Warning: Adult situations. Some readers may be offended by mention of the "World's Oldest Profession." Ben Cartwright helps a young women he meets to establish herself in Virginia City.

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable settings, characters, 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: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1808 Read Count: 112
Published: 09/13/2011 Updated: 09/13/2011 [Report This]