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|Crossroads (by slaine89)
Summary: An accident that takes place when he’s visiting home from college helps Adam to decide whether or not to stay on the Ponderosa.
|Final Advice (by slaine89)
Summary: In the aftermath of Ben’s death, Joe finds comfort from an unexpected source.
|Honor Among Thieves (by slaine89)
Summary: A stranger finds Joe near death and decides to help him but things are complicated by Joe’s inability to remember who he is and by the man’s own dark past.
|It Was Like This Pa (by slaine89)
Summary: How exactly do the boys end up in jail during a trip to San Francisco? Ben isn’t sure whether he wants to find out or not in this short comedic fic that includes a pickpocket, saloon girls, one crazily jealous fiance, and naked Cartwrights in a brothel.
|One Last Goodbye (by slaine89)
Summary: A look into the last few moments of Hoss Cartwright’s life. My tribute to both the character and the actor that played him.
|The Interview (by slaine89)
Summary: On the way to their new home, six year old Adam asks his Pa some questions. One long, drawn out Pa-Adam-Moment.
|The Lineshack (by slaine89)
Summary: My response entry for the Chaps and Spurs Mega Challenge. The three Cartwright boys lose their horses and have to seek shelter in a shack.
|The Morning Post (by slaine89)
Summary: A letter written from one sister to another regarding two of Nevada’s most eligible bachelors.
|The Prodigal #1 (by slaine89)
Summary: A fight with Adam causes fifteen year old Joe to leave the ranch, and events take a turn for the worse, making it impossible for him to return home whether he wants to or not.
|The Prodigal #2 – The Outlaw (by slaine89)
Summary: Sequel to The Prodigal. Joe is struggling to forget San Quentin State Prison when one of his fellow prisoners shows up wounded on his doorstep.
|The Wheels of Fate #2 – A Spoke in the Wheel: Joe’s Story (by slaine89)
Summary: This story looks at Joe’s early life based on the events told in The Wheels of Fate and how it was for him growing up outside of the Ponderosa’s protective wing. Alone as a boy Joe deals with rejection, prejudice, and loneliness.
|The Wheels of Fate (by slaine89)
Summary: In an alternate universe where Ben is dead and the boys grow up separated, will fate brings the Cartwrights back together once more?
|Thunder Mountain (by slaine89)
Summary: A storm threatens to keep Ben, Adam, and Joe from returning to the Ponderosa. Adapted from Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
Co-Written with BnzaGal
|The Great Hijacking (by slaine89 & BnzaGal)
Summary: What happens when a fanfiction author leaves a story hanging? Three fans decide to take matters into their own hands and rescue (aka kidnap) the main character, unmindful of the insanity that will ensue.