Summary: This R-rated story is an expansion on a short scene described in my story ‘Glory,’ a WHN for ‘My Brother’s Keeper.’ Written in response to the ‘Dirty Words’ Literary Challenge in the R-forum for the 2016 Bonanza Brand 10th Anniversary.
WARNING: This story contains very strong sexual content and language which might be offensive to some readers.
Summary: “If I’ve told Joe once, I’ve told him a thousand times to keep those elbows in!” We’ve all heard Adam utter those words while Joe is getting himself thoroughly beaten by Jean Millain in the “Julia Bulette” episode. This is the story behind that line.
Summary: What happens when a Cartwright loves a girl who, in turn, favors his brother? In Season 3’s ‘The Lady From Baltimore,’ Joe fell for Melinda Banning; Melinda had her eye on Adam. Things were brought to a head when Joe found Melinda and Adam together in a rather compromising tableau. To head off the unavoidable clash between the two brothers, Ben quickly found some other place for Adam to be while the Bannings were still around. But what about when Adam came home after the episode’s ending? This story, narrated by Hop Sing, tells us how Joe and Adam came to terms with the events of that episode. Also contains references to a character from the episode ‘The Hopefuls.’
Summary: Did Amy Bishop know of Joe’s love affair with Julia Bulette? If she did, what did she think of it? How did she come to terms with it once she herself was in a relationship with him? Written in response to the ‘Missing Scenes’ challenge here on BB, and inspired by a question posed on another site.
Summary: Which brother is Adam closest to? It’s a question that seems to keep popping up, and when I saw it come up again on a forum thread on another site, Adam told me it was time to set people straight. He’s ready to talk.