Rated:  PG
Summary:  Just where did Joe Cartwright’s addiction to crime store novels come from that we see in the episode “Joe Cartwright Detective” ?

A look at what might have inspired seventeen year old Joe Cartwright to get his brother Hoss involved in his misguided adventures.

This story explores where it all started, when Joe receives a book for his birthday with the best intentions.

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Completed: NO – A future story to come

Other Information:   A What Happened Before the episode Joe Cartwright Detective