Pernell Roberts: Desideratum Fan Fiction Library
Fan Fiction Dedicated to characters played by Pernell Roberts
 
 
Stories
Mike & Rose by Pat29646 Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: A WHN for Four Rode Out. Mike Ross has decided to leave the law after his experience in the desert. He buys a ranch, but, before he goes to it, decides to propose to the woman he's loved for years.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Other
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Completed: Yes Word count: 8222
[Report This] Published: 08 Aug 2016 Updated: 08 Aug 2016


The Angel by Pat29646 Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Follows the episode, She Walks in Beauty. Hoss is attacked and hurt. Can Adam find him before it's too late?
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2081
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


Ten Years After by Pat29646 Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Adam returns to the Ponderosa after 10 years away. There have been a lot of changes for him and for his family. Ben is glad to have him back, but Joe doesn't welcome him with open arms. Can Adam overcome Joe's resentment before it's too late?
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Completed: Yes Word count: 8703
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


Summary: Mike Ross has decided to leave the law and buys a small ranch. He marries a longtime love, Rose, and, on their way to their new home, they encounter a dangerous creature.
Categories: Action, Romance, WHN Characters: Other
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 6925
[Report This] Published: 15 Nov 2015 Updated: 15 Nov 2015


Summary: Gravely hurt and completely helpless, Adam finds himself at the mercy of a person from his past who seeks nothing but revenge. And for once, there's no chance he'll talk his way out of it. In the end it might come down to who's more determined; and Adam surely won't give up. No, he won't, will he?
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 7786
[Report This] Published: 08 Jan 2014 Updated: 08 Jan 2014


The Gambler by faust Rated: G [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Most people thought Adam wasn’t a gambler. They thought wrong.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1855
[Report This] Published: 30 Apr 2013 Updated: 30 Apr 2013


Triple Point by sklamb Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: A chance encounter leads to dramatic consequences for two drifters and the men they rescue—Joe and Adam Cartwright. Twenty years later, "The Crucible" still casts a dark shadow....
Categories: WHN, Drama, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 55554
[Report This] Published: 25 Jun 2012 Updated: 25 Jun 2012


Vengeance Is Mine by Monica Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: A year after the worst time of his life, Adam Cartwright sees his old nemesis. No one else does
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 29 Completed: Yes Word count: 28952
[Report This] Published: 04 Dec 2011 Updated: 04 Dec 2011


Summary: Joe Bellman's supernatural adventures continue.
Categories: Romance, WHN Characters: Other
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 735
[Report This] Published: 22 Nov 2011 Updated: 22 Nov 2011


CHOICES by Doolittle Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Adam and his family deal with the consequences of a difficult choice. A WHN to the episode "Death At Dawn."
Categories: WHN, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 135768
[Report This] Published: 18 Jul 2011 Updated: 18 Jul 2011


Exit Lilah Rose by sklamb Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Adam may have left Nevada, but in the late summer of 1867 his influence remains powerful in Virginia City. Follows on from my story"Aftermaths," although it stands on its own; also contains WHIBs for the seventh-season episodes "The Other Son" and "Mighty Is The Word," and an incidental WHN for "The Search."
Categories: Drama, WHIB, WHI, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 21557
[Report This] Published: 02 Jan 2011 Updated: 02 Jan 2011


Summary: Adam and Tilly’s planned two-year honeymoon trip lands them in the middle of the Franco-Prussian War. Meanwhile, life goes on at the Ponderosa, with Joe, Hoss and Ben dealing with loss and finding new interests in life…until a surprise from Adam’s past brings new joy—and pain. Contains a “What Happened Later” for “The Savage” and a “What Happened Instead” for “Forever.” Warning: mentions of violence, starvation, and torture. Nothing explicit.
Categories: Action, Drama, WHI, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 60 Completed: Yes Word count: 117699
[Report This] Published: 08 Aug 2010 Updated: 15 Sep 2010


Summary: Adam left the Ponderosa a few years ago. He left in anger. Sadly he has had a major tragedy in his life and he feels compelled to return. Not necessarily to see his family (as they probably do not want to see him) He needs one more visit to the Ponderosa before he can continue with his destiny.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 9964
[Report This] Published: 07 Sep 2010 Updated: 07 Sep 2010


Summary: A stranger stumbles onto the Ponderosa, bringing changes, healing, heartache, and a secret past that will haunt them all. This story, in a very roundabout way, is a WHN for the "The Crucible".
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 16183
[Report This] Published: 17 Apr 2010 Updated: 17 Apr 2010


The Keepsake by Julee Rated: G starstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary: Adam is deeply affected by the circumstances of Ross's death.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1364
[Report This] Published: 14 Mar 2010 Updated: 14 Mar 2010


Summary: Bolstered and strengthened by his father and brothers, Adam comes to grips with his ordeal in the desert but only after an intense night during which the story is told. A WHN for the Crucible. Warning: mild language.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4957
[Report This] Published: 13 Mar 2010 Updated: 13 Mar 2010


Summary: After his impossible mission concludes, Jim Phelps learns more about Beyron Rurich from someone who knows Rurich well.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Other
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2025
[Report This] Published: 12 Mar 2010 Updated: 12 Mar 2010


Summary: WHN for The Ride.
Categories: WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3710
[Report This] Published: 10 Mar 2010 Updated: 10 Mar 2010


The Circle Game by Sunjae Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary: Adam Cartwright celebrates a milestone, a sequel to "Katie Sue" and "Kate".
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2591
[Report This] Published: 10 Feb 2010 Updated: 10 Feb 2010


Summary: A WHN for "Woman of Fire" Adam misses the guitar that Margarita destroyed. Is that the only thing he needs?
Categories: WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 5507
[Report This] Published: 10 Jan 2010 Updated: 10 Jan 2010


Haunting by sandspur Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 10]
Summary: A WHN for PR's Gunsmoke episode entitled "A Stranger in Town."
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Other
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2329
[Report This] Published: 05 Nov 2009 Updated: 05 Nov 2009


Heritage by Meg Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 11]
Summary: A Cartwright descendant gains courage and inspiration from an old family story. A WHIB and WHN for The Rescue.
Categories: WHN, Action, WHIB Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2313
[Report This] Published: 05 Sep 2009 Updated: 05 Sep 2009


Summary: FeaturePatrick Madigan strikes a deal after the cartwheel and dancing by the campfire ends.
Categories: Drama, WHIB, WHN Characters: Patrick Madigan
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3638
[Report This] Published: 15 Aug 2009 Updated: 15 Aug 2009


Katie Sue by Sunjae Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 31]
Summary: A young girl meets Adam Cartwright and never forgets him.
Categories: Prequel, Romance, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 34 Completed: Yes Word count: 89709
[Report This] Published: 14 Aug 2009 Updated: 14 Aug 2009


Summary:

Trapper and Ernie share a special trip, but Ernie wonders if he has some unspoken reason for asking her along.  In a way, this is also a WHN for All The King's Horses and Days of Wine and Leo.  This was originally written in two parts, each one posted on consecutive Veteran's Days in 2006 and 2007.


Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Trapper John
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Completed: Yes Word count: 2587
[Report This] Published: 12 Aug 2009 Updated: 12 Aug 2009