Marla Fair
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Joined 03-28-05, id: 784757, Profile Updated: 08-31-16
Author has written 31 stories for Forever Knight, Teen Titans, Doctor Who, Little House on the Prairie, Bonanza, StarTrek: The Original Series, Nightwing, Young Rebels, and Daniel Boone.

Welcome and thank you to any and all who read my fan fiction. I have written over a period of 20 years for Star Wars, Blakes 7, Nightwing and the New Titans, Daniel Boone, The Young Rebels (1970s), Robin of Sherwood and Doctor Who. I am currently focusing on Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie. I am an historic interpreter, artist, doll restoration artist, and independent author.

If you like my fan fiction please check out my original historical and fantasy novels at www.marlafairbooks.com. The Facebook page for this is http://www.facebook.com/marlafairbooks/

I also have an art page on Facebook called Marla Fair Renderings found at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1661610394059740/

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Thanks again for reading!

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Repent at Leisure by Questfan reviews
When Joe and Mitch befriend two orphaned boys and try to help them, Ben has no idea where this new friendship will lead his youngest son. It would actually prove to be Ben's spur-of-the-moment decision that would lead to disaster. All parents have acted in haste and he just prays he has time to set things right again. Prequel story.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 20 - Words: 63,118 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 9/6 - Published: 7/29 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
Sunset by Questfan reviews
At sixteen, Joe was champing at the bit to be counted as a man. Until the day where his choices could have dire consequences for both his brothers.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 35,269 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/9 - Published: 3/27 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
Measure of a Man by Waggledagger reviews
When fifteen-year-old Joe tries to impress a new friend on the Ponderosa, it leads to dangerous repercussions for both Joe and Adam.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23,259 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/11/2015 - Little Joe C., Adam C.
Prey by Freya-Kendra reviews
A dying man's warning and a hunter anxious to target the ideal prey set Adam and Joe on a race for their lives. Key words: Suspense, drama, horror, SJS, SAS, JAM, minor SHS, and snippets of PJM, PAM and PHM. *Shameless marketing plug: This story has earned a stamp of approval from both Adam Gals and Joe Gals :D, and has been beta-ed by Sklamb, Southplains & LisaMarie!
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 35,331 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/5/2012 - Adam C., Little Joe C. - Complete
Dark, Part 2: No One by Freya-Kendra reviews
Three months after Joe is freed from imprisonment in a dark cavern, he still feels trapped at the edges of a black void. It is up to a stranger, and Joe's brother, Adam, to pull him out.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,713 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/14/2012 - Little Joe C., Adam C. - Complete
A Ballad of Brothers: Opus by Freya-Kendra reviews
After a sandstorm catches Adam and Joe in the desert, both fall victim to a careless boy with a gun: A story of family, faith and redemption.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 29,651 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/14/2012 - Little Joe C., Adam C. - Complete
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Walking Through Fire reviews
A silent and unseen enemy has entered Charles Ingalls' home. As the family falls prey to it, one after another, their little house falls silent. Will help come in time? For Questfan - because she asked.
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,100 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/24 - Published: 9/20 - Charles I., Caroline Q. I., Laura I. W./Half-Pint, Dr. Hiram B.
They Do Dream Things True reviews
When 10 year old Joe awakes screaming his pa's name, his brothers assume the young boy is afraid since their pa is away in Placerville. What they can't know is that Joe's nightmare is all too real and their brother's reaction to it will catapult all four Cartwrights on a journey that will end with both their father and little brother losing their lives – unless Heaven intervenes.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 10 - Words: 41,990 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/20 - Published: 9/13 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
Wet Bottom Warm Heart - extended version reviews
You asked for it. The longer version! Deep inside Little Joe Cartwright there's a beast waiting to get out. It makes him say and do things he knows he shouldn't. After one such incident, his shame drives him away from the Ponderosa, straight into the arms of trouble - and the waiting rifle sight of a little golden-haired girl named Elizabeth Carnaby.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,307 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/15 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
The Devil's in the Details reviews
This grew out of a discussion on Bonanza Boomers regarding all the conflicting info about Joe's mother and his birth. Ten year old Joseph Cartwright has been assigned a project by Miss Jones to write a paper about his mother. The trouble is, he's not quite sure what he knows so he asks for her help.
Bonanza - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,078 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/15 - Little Joe C. - Complete
The Curse of Bodie reviews
In 2269 an archaeologist digging in the ruins of the Bodie mine on Earth discovers skeletal remains dating to 1876. On the wrist of the dead man, who is wearing a green jacket, is an alien device. Its discovery sends the crew of the Enterprise into the past to Ben Cartwright's Ponderosa where the eddies of time and an alien menace are moving together to doom Ben's youngest son.
Crossover - StarTrek: The Original Series & Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 17 - Words: 70,278 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/10 - Published: 8/29 - J. Kirk, Spock, Adam C., Little Joe C. - Complete
The Empty Bed reviews
A short written for a Bonanza Boomers challenge based on a photo of Ben Cartwright following Joe and Adam and driving an empty wagon. Why is it that empty bed makes Joe so afraid?
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 998 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 9/9
The Sound of One Finger Tapping reviews
A classic tale of Nightwing and Barbara Gordon, exploring their relationship, from Barbara's POV.
Nightwing - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 851 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/30 - Dick G./Nightwing, Barbara G./Batgirl/Oracle
Red reviews
Classic Nightwing. Dick Grayson's response to 'The Sound of One Finger Tapping'.
Nightwing - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 901 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/30 - Dick G./Nightwing, Barbara G./Batgirl/Oracle
Heir Apparent reviews
A solo classic Nightwing tale with guest appearances by Tim Drake as Robin and the Batman. Dick Grayson is in England where he becomes the target of a fanatical group looking for the ultimate sacrificial victim.
Nightwing - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,662 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/30 - Dick G./Nightwing, Tim D./Robin/Red Robin - Complete
White Knight
A blizzard blows a strange trio into the fort along with even stranger doings. A tale of Cherokee mysticism, ghosts and vampiric visitors.
Crossover - Forever Knight & Daniel Boone - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 17 - Words: 54,843 - Published: 8/30 - Complete
The Shadow That Passeth Away
A crazed historian from the USS Enterprise uses the Guardian of Forever to travel to 1777 Pennsylvania in order to change the outcome of the American Revolution by killing the Marquis de Lafayette. Kirk and company follow and ally themselves with a group of young insurgents in order to prevent this, but things go terribly wrong when Spock is shanghaied.
Crossover - StarTrek: The Original Series & Young Rebels - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 62,946 - Published: 8/30 - Complete
The Real Man Smiles in Trouble reviews
Joe is attacked. At first it seems the motive was robbery, but all too soon it becomes clear that something devastating has happened to the youngest Cartwright son. As the truth comes out the Cartwright men face a challenge none of them could have conceived; one that calls upon them to look deep within themselves to find a way to save Joe. WARNING: May not be for sensitive readers
Bonanza - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 71,918 - Reviews: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/30
One Little two Little Three Little Thunderbirds reviews
A friend of Ben's comes for a visit, bringing with him his three daughters and a dark secret from his past. At first it appears the greatest danger the visit presents lies in the insanity of a trio of young females in the Cartwright household. All too soon it becomes apparent that Gil Jenkins' demons have not been laid to rest and threaten not only him, but the Cartwrights as well.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 6 - Words: 79,314 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 8/30 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
Two Worlds in Which We Dwell
Spock and Uhura's shuttlecraft is drawn through a time vortex to 18th century Kentucky. With Spock injured, Uhura must seek help in a world hostile to women of her color. At the same time a new leader emerges among the Shawnee to lead an uprising against Boonesborough, threatening Daniel Boone and his family. But is Rain of Stars what he seems?
Crossover - StarTrek: The Original Series & Bonanza - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 89,933 - Published: 8/30 - Complete
For Pa reviews
This short was written for a Bonanza Boomers monthly challenge. The writer had to use three elements - a father's day present, a burnt roast, and someone drenched in a storm. Alice Cartwright has a surprise in store for her husband, Joe. Little does she know that life has a surprise in store for her as well.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,000 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 8/30 - Little Joe C. - Complete
Talking to the Choir reviews
Written for a Bonanza Boomers Challenge (unpublished) Brothers never have to say they're sorry
Bonanza - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 809 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/29 - Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
I'll See You Outside reviews
Written for a Bonanza Boomers challenge Little Joe has just come down from his meeting with Adah Menken. As Hoss nurses a bruise from his baby brother's fist, danger is urking outside for Little Joe.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,000 - Reviews: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/29 - Complete
Simpleton With a Queue reviews
Written for a Bonanza Boomers monthly fic challenge Hop Sing has been taken prisoner in the ranch house. Adam is on his way. But WHO will save the day?
Bonanza - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,199 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/29 - Adam C., Hop Sing - Complete
Dressing for Supper reviews
Written for Bonanza Boomers Pennings from Prompts (unpublished) Nothing like a dinner time discussion between the son of a French Quarter mother and a thin nosed blue-blooded Yankee.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 701 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/29 - Complete
Wet Bottom Warm Heart reviews
Written for Bonanza Boomer's Pennings from Prompts. The phrase 'he tried to remember who had talked him into this' had to be used. Little Joe Cartwright finds himself bottom down in a creek with a little girl holding a gun on him. What's going on?
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,000 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/29 - Little Joe C. - Complete
Same Pines Different Wind reviews
As Joe Cartwright helps the old woman Carrie Pickett prepare for winter, the arrival of a beautiful young woman at the Ponderosa spells disaster. Her appearance serves as a catalyst for an unexpected series of events that culminate in a showdown in the Piney Woods in which not only Joe, but Hoss and Ben, must face and overcome Marks deep seated need for revenge .
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 50,580 - Reviews: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/3 - Complete
Retribution reviews
When the men of Walnut Grove marched the Galender brothers out of town they thought the bully boys were gone for good. One day the Reverend Alden comes knocking on the Ingalls' door to tell them otherwise - the Galenders brother have not forgotten or forgiven. They blame Charles for all their woes and it is their intention to make him pay.
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 41,983 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/23 - Charles I., Caroline Q. I., Laura I. W./Half-Pint, Isaiah E. - Complete
Gifts
Gifts - Nightwing is dead. Can a grief stricken Batman survive, and what will Starfire risk to bring her love and husband back? A sequel to 'Another Chance...'
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 24,504 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/23 - Dick G./Robin I/Nightwing, Koriand'r/Starfire - Complete
A Chance to Say Goodbye reviews
An Elsewhere's Tale following the continuity of Kingdom Come - a tale of Nightwing and Nightstar. Can father and daughter survive the death of Starfire - and her seeming resurrection?
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 44,584 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/23 - Published: 6/30 - Dick G./Robin I/Nightwing, Donna T./Wonder Girl I, Koriand'r/Starfire - Complete
Doctor Who: A Polymorphic Counterfeit reviews
Amy Pond has a hankering to snog the Marquis de Lafayette. When the Doctor humors her by traveling to 1779 NY, he has no idea that he is taking them into a plastic peril unleashed on an unwitting colonial America, or that he is courting his own death.
Crossover - Doctor Who & Young Rebels - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 59,553 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/9 - Published: 8/24/2010 - River Song/Melody P. III, Amelia P./Amy, 11th Doctor, Rory W. - Complete
What the Wind Blew In reviews
One day the wind blows in a woman claiming to be Ben Cartwright's daughter. As her claim appears to be valid, Belle moves into the Ponderosa bringing trouble from her past in the form of a man who is obsessed with her and who blames Ben Cartwright for taking her mother away. Before the end the lives of the Cartwrights and the Ponderosa itself are in danger of going up in flames.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 59,080 - Reviews: 7 - Updated: 7/9 - Published: 6/30 - Complete
Gully Washer reviews
With a storm approaching, Little Joe heads out to find the prize foal his father is so fond of and is caught in a flash flood. While his brothers deal with their own fears, Ben Cartwright fights a battle to overcome despair and grief and face the very real fear that Joe may never be found.
Bonanza - Rated: K - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 38,221 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 7/9 - Published: 6/30 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
Bootless Cries reviews
Who would have thought that a pair of missing boots would propel the Cartwrights into the nightmare world of a madman? One morning Joe wakes up to find his boots gone and the mystery of how he lost them - and who is wearing them - leads to a series of events that could cost not only Joe's life, but Adam and Hoss' as well.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 58,317 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/9 - Published: 6/30 - Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C. - Complete
The Day of Rest reviews
A follow-up to Season Three's 'The Hunters' that explores the days not seen in the episode where Pa had a 'fever' that kept Doctor Canby around, including Caroline Ingall's POV of the long days and nights spent without her husband and child, wondering what has happened to them.
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: K - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,558 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/30 - Complete
Goodnight Sweet Princess reviews
A tale from the 1970's Titans 'glory' years when Nightwing and Starfire were together and all was right in the DC world well, almost. Starfire's nightmares are coming true, placing all of the Titans in danger especially her love. Who's to blame?
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,649 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/23/2007 - Complete
Knight in Chester reviews
A Gothic tale of vampires, lost loves and old loyalties that leaves no one untouched in 18th C Chester, Pennsylvania. Crossover between the 1970's TV series Young Rebels and 1990's Forever Knight. Set completely in the 18th century.
Forever Knight - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 12 - Words: 39,598 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/23/2007 - Complete