St. Nicholas Day (by Cheaux)

Summary:  Written for the 2016 Bonanza Brand Advent Calendar Rating:  K  (1,350 words)   Disclaimer:  All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original 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 Read More …

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Dreams (by Cheaux)

Written for the 2016 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. Summary:  A dream is a wish your heart makes.  But what happens when your heart is broken? Rated:  T     Word Count:  4988   Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the Read More …

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The Black Hat (by Cheaux)

Summary:    A Ponderosa fairy tale inspired by a drawing by bahj’s niece. Word count:   1187 Rated K Read More -> Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author.  The author is in no way associated with Read More …

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Eternal Justice (by Cheaux)

Circumstantial evidence incriminates Joe  Cartwright in his fiance’s murder.  A WHI for “Justice” written by Richard Wendley.   Rated K+  WC  8100

In the episode written by Wendley, Joe is engaged to marry Sally, daughter of Virginia City banker George Bristol.  One night while Joe is in the Sheriff’s office talking to Deputy Clem Foster, Sally is murdered.  Consumed with bringing her killer to justice, Joe fixates on Horace Perkins as a suspect with no evidence other than “a feeling.”  Horrified Ben says to Joe,

“You accuse him because of the way you feel?  Do you realize that if you weren’t in the sheriff’s office when this thing happened, you might have been a suspect yourself?  You’d have been accused yourself of this thing?  On the same kind of circumstantial evidence that you’re trying to put up against Horace?  Joseph, that’s why we have laws.  The law says a man is innocent until proven guilty beyond the shadow of a doubt.  That’s what justice is about.”  

This is my version of what happened. Read More …

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