Summary: Twenty-one year old Hoss Cartwright has a problem. Older brother Adam just took off into the desert without a word and Little Joe wants to follow him. Pa will have his hide, he knows. But it’s awful hard to say ‘no’ to Little Joe…
Word count 21,317
Summary: A little vignette following (at some point later) the events of ‘A Dime’s Worth of Glory’. Written for the Sept 1 Pinecone challenge and expanded for inclusion here. Prompt: Whisky for my men, beer for my horses (by Scott Emerich/Toby Keith). Contains phrases from both the song and the episode throughout.
Rating: G Word Count: 628
SUMMARY: Joe comes up with a scheme to solve Hoss’ romantic troubles and acquires a treasure map too, but the schemes about Adam have the most significant consequences. Edited in more material to the last chapter.
rating = T word count = 15,925
Summary: Adam has been back from college for a few months but is having a hard time settling in with the ranch hands and his brothers. Through the wisdom of his father he learns some lessons about being a boss and a brother. A What-Happens-Years-Before the episode The Grand Swing.
Rating – K+, WC – 9978
Summary: A day in the lives of Ben and Hoss Cartwright. Ben decides that his wife, Kate, and his daughter-in-law, Gabrielle, should have a day out away from the children. The 4th story in the Ben Brown series.
Rating: K WC: 5184
Summary: Even when the time together is brief, memories can last a lifetime.
This story was originally published in the Bonanza 2009 Friendship Convention Anthology.
Word count: 3,500 Rating: K