Bonanza Legacy


Ben:  "Today's story will be read by Gillian."
Adam & Hoss:  Making themselves comfortable in their favorite chairs.
Little Joe:  Sitting with his feet on the table.


Gillian L.

Title:  All For Nothing
Rated:  G
Summary:  14 year old Adam tries to help Hoss out of trouble, but things, of course, go wrong.

Title:  Choices
Rated:  G
Summary:  Adam's best friend from college comes for a visit.

Title:  Mark Of A Man
Rated:  G
Summary:  17 year old Adam runs the Ponderosa while his father is grieving, but taking care of  his brothers turns out to be a much bigger burden.

Title:  Shakedown
Rated:  G
Summary:  Adam finds being an adult isn't all good.

Title:  No Question About It
Rated:  G
Summary:  This is a pre-Inger story. Ben, with four-year-old Adam in tow, takes a job on a farm  but he is offered something he never expected.

Title:  Distant Fears
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ben comes home from San Francisco early because he has an uneasy feeling about his home and his sons. But is it just his imagination or is there really something to worry about?

Title:  A Very Present Help
Rated:  G
Summary: Adam meets a stranger and hires him as a new hand, but there is something unusual about the interest he takes in Adam. The Cartwrights find out his secret after there is a terrible accident on the Ponderosa. (This was my very first story)
Title:  A Job for Jasper
Rated:  G
Summary:  Seventeen year old Adam risks his father's anger when he brings home yet another stray, but help comes from a surprising source.
Title:  Death at Dawn
Rated:  G
Summary:  This is the missing final scene that I would have liked to see-the one that tied up all the loose ends. A story in 4 voices.

Title:  The Art of the Possible
Rated:  G
Summary:  Adam and Ben run for the Town Council of Virginia City, but who will win-and who is out to stop them?
Title:  The Light of His Life.
Rated:  G
Summary:  After ten years in Boston, Adam is forced to return home with his family. He finds giving up his dream very difficult, but something wonderful happens to give him the peace he has always desired. Has all the family in this one.

Title:  A New Perspective
Rated:  G
Summary:  Hoss' birthday present goes missing, and retrieving it gives both Adam and Ben an opportunity to find a new perspective on  important matters in their lives.