Summary: My entry for the 2018 Camp in the Pines. At fifteen, Joe thinks he knows what it is to be a man. Unexpected events tip his ideas upside down and he finds the road home is a lot longer than he thought.
Rating: T Word Count: 10856
Summary: This “what happens later” story for Thanks for Everything, Friend, picks up after Tom Wilson has been dead for several months and a woman comes to Virginia City with one goal in mind: to kill Adam Cartwright for his role in Tom’s death. She holds Adam at gunpoint as she presses her case against him, and he tries to help her see the truth before she pulls the trigger.
Rating: K Word Count: 9492
Summary: WHN for The Magnificent Adah. Joe was assaulted by one of Ben’s rivals. Hoss dealt with the gentleman and the episode ends with Ben, Hoss, and Adam returning from the saloon to check on Joe.
13,957 words Rating: K+ (has some description of physical assault)
Summary: When Adam returns from California, where his father still remains, he finds one brother seriously injured and the other missing. While caring for the injured, he races to solve the mystery and find his missing brother before it’s too late.
Rating: K+ Word count: 20,154
Summary: Adam left the Ponderosa more than ten years ago; and now, a letter has arrived announcing his intent to return. This story is his, as well as his family’s.
Rating: T – for minor cursing. (53,360 words)