A Teaspoon And An Open Mind: A Doctor Who Fan Fiction Archive

Penname:Aeshna (Smitty)
Member Since:2006.04.24
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Stories by Aeshna [45] Favorite Stories and Series [7] Favorite Authors [2]
Stories
"Actually, the word you use is 'available'" by Aeshna [Reviews - 8]
And if this was a film she'd be laughing, refusing to believe a bare second of it not the sounds, not the sights, not the way she was wantonly pressing herself against a gorgeous stranger and wondering what else he could do with that tongue.
Ninth Doctor - All Ages - None - Het
Characters: Jack Harkness, Rose Tyler
Series: None
Published: 2006.09.04 - Updated: 2006.09.04 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1624

"Met a Soldier in a Bar..." by Aeshna [Reviews - 3]
"This doesn't have to hurt, not if you don't want it to." Jack is one of the good guys. He just isn't always one of the nice ones.
Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex, Explicit Violence, Swearing - Drama, Het, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2009.02.17 - Updated: 2009.02.17 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 741

'Tis the Season by Aeshna [Reviews - 1]
"So, you buy into this whole outdated quasi-religious mumbo-jumbo thing or what?" Getting into the Christmas spirit with Captains Jack and John.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Humor, Slash, Standalone
Characters: Captain John Hart, Jack Harkness
Series: None
Published: 2009.12.24 - Updated: 2009.12.24 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 409

...And Things That Go Bump in the Night by Aeshna [Reviews - 33]
Luke is curious, Sarah Jane is embarrassed, Jack is Jack.
Torchwood, Sarah Jane Adventures - Teen - None - Het, Humor
Characters: Jack Harkness, Luke Smith, Sarah Jane Smith
Series: None
Published: 2008.07.24 - Updated: 2008.07.24 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1249

Acts of Necessity by Aeshna [Reviews - 8]
Sometimes comfort required more than just an offered hand and a visit home. - a Jack/Rose tale
Ninth Doctor - Adult - Explicit Sex - Action/Adventure, Het
Characters: Jack Harkness, Rose Tyler, The Doctor (9th), The TARDIS
Series: None
Published: 2006.07.29 - Updated: 2006.07.29 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 8064

Aeshna's drabbles by Aeshna [Reviews - 9]
100 word stories, mostly written for the dw100 LiveJournal community. Individual drabbles posted as separate chapters.
Multi-Era - All Ages - None - Angst
Characters: None
Series: None
Published: 2006.07.27 - Updated: 2006.08.30 - Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Word Count: 400

Afore the Dawning of the Day by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
Apparently Ianto had been doing more with his time than filing, washing coffee cups and disposing of the occasional dead body.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - General
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2007.04.01 - Updated: 2007.04.01 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 2785

All That Glitters... by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
"Toshiko, if you'd care to lead? No time like the present, after all." Sometimes aliens hide in the strangest places.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Drama, General, Humor, Standalone
Characters: Gwen Cooper, Jack Harkness, Owen Harper, Toshiko Sato
Series: None
Published: 2009.12.24 - Updated: 2009.12.24 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 736

And Seven For a Secret by Aeshna [Reviews - 8]
When Ben Haldane is left a cryptic note in his grandfather's will, it leads him to a story far stranger than he could ever have imagined.
Torchwood - Teen - Explicit Violence, Swearing - Action/Adventure, Drama, General, Mystery, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2009.06.24 - Updated: 2009.06.25 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 57073

Boundaries by Aeshna [Reviews - 3]
"This is way outside your jurisdiction." He planted his hands on the edge of her desk. "Trust me on this." Crossover with the James Bond universe.
Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex, Swearing - Crossover, Drama, Het, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2009.02.17 - Updated: 2009.02.17 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 745

Break to Harness by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
But the hungry gleam in her eye is for him and him alone, not the monstrosity pinioned against the sheets.
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - None - None
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s), The Master (Simm)
Series: None
Published: 2007.07.21 - Updated: 2007.07.21 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 775

Breakwater by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
She would take fire over water any day. Spoilers for The Waters of Mars
Tenth Doctor - Teen - None - Alternate Universe, General, Introspection, Standalone
Characters: Other Character(s), The Doctor (10th)
Series: None
Published: 2009.12.02 - Updated: 2009.12.04 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 633

By Moonlight by Aeshna [Reviews - 3]
Tomorrow can wait. This is about now.
Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex, Swearing - PWP, Slash, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2008.02.08 - Updated: 2008.02.09 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 720

Chaos Theory by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
He didn't want eager underlings. He wanted challenges.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - General, Missing Scene
Characters: Jack Harkness
Series: None
Published: 2006.12.17 - Updated: 2006.12.17 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 835

Cold Comfort by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
The loose ends of a life twice wasted.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Drama, General
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2007.12.31 - Updated: 2007.12.31 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1401

Encounters on the Slow Road by Aeshna [Reviews - 12]
"Some stories are best left untold. You've lived enough of them to know why."
Tenth Doctor, Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex - Drama, Het
Characters: Jack Harkness, Jack Harkness, Sarah Jane Smith
Series: None
Published: 2006.06.20 - Updated: 2006.06.20 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 5352

Eventide by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
An interlude with Jack and Sarah.
Tenth Doctor, Torchwood - Adult - None - Het
Characters: Gwen Cooper, Jack Harkness, Jack Harkness, Owen Harper, Sarah Jane Smith, Toshiko Sato
Series: None
Published: 2006.10.01 - Updated: 2006.10.01 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 3979

Familiar Strangers by Aeshna [Reviews - 8]
Was this what they saw when they looked at him, the Doctor wondered a creature far beyond any simple understanding, ancient and dangerous and all too perceptive.
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - None - Drama, General
Characters: Jack Harkness, The Doctor (10th)
Series: None
Published: 2009.03.03 - Updated: 2009.03.03 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 785

Hearth and Home by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
"Typical!" Jack called after her, scrunching the flimsy bag into a small blue ball. "You only love me for my fish!" A night at home with Jack and Myfanwy.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - General, Introspection, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Myfanwy
Series: None
Published: 2008.12.13 - Updated: 2008.12.14 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1570

Illuminated by Aeshna [Reviews - 5]
A post-Doomsday piece.
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - None - Drama, General
Characters: Mickey Smith, Other Character(s), Pete Tyler, Rose Tyler, Torchwood
Series: None
Published: 2006.09.30 - Updated: 2006.09.30 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 3147

In The Bleak Midwinter by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
The world was hemmed in, above and below and around, and it just wasn't fair the war wasn't even two years past, the country still surviving on basic rations and sheer bloody-mindedness, and for a winter like this to hit now. A small adventure with Jack and team!1947.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Drama, General, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2009.02.03 - Updated: 2009.02.03 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 3377

Inviting the Wolf by Aeshna [Reviews - 3]
All she had to do was say the word and she could have him; right here, right now.
Ninth Doctor - Adult - Explicit Sex, Swearing - Het
Characters: Jack Harkness, Rose Tyler
Series: None
Published: 2010.02.21 - Updated: 2010.02.21 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 3407

King and Country by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
A moment in history with Torchwood, 1936.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Drama, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2008.07.08 - Updated: 2008.07.08 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1506

Outside the Hourglass by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
"Does this sort of thing happen a lot?" Spoilers for TW2.05, Adam
Torchwood - All Ages - None - General, Missing Scene, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Rhys Williams
Series: None
Published: 2008.06.06 - Updated: 2008.06.06 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 788

Pathfinder by Aeshna [Reviews - 5]
But it was hardly the first time that she had taken a step out into the unknown. Gwen in the aftermath. (Spoilers for TW Children of Earth)
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Character Study, General, Introspection, Standalone
Characters: Gwen Cooper
Series: None
Published: 2009.12.03 - Updated: 2009.12.04 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 876

Permutations by Aeshna [Reviews - 3]
What if it was Ianto and not Lisa who was partially converted?
Torchwood - All Ages - None - General
Characters: Ianto Jones, Lisa Hallett
Series: None
Published: 2007.08.08 - Updated: 2007.08.08 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1451

Reflections by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
A look at what Jack might have been up to in those two years that he can't remember.
Multi-Era, Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex - Character Study, Drama, Het, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, The Rani
Series: None
Published: 2008.04.24 - Updated: 2008.04.24 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1219

Riptide by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
Not everyone was on the Valiant's bridge when the paradox collapsed.
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - None - None
Characters: Jack Harkness
Series: None
Published: 2007.09.16 - Updated: 2007.09.16 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1109

Scymnus by Aeshna [Reviews - 11]
But all children are ungrateful.
Tenth Doctor, Torchwood - All Ages - None - Introspection
Characters: Jack Harkness, The TARDIS
Series: None
Published: 2007.01.20 - Updated: 2007.01.20 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 583

Shadows of a Different Now by Aeshna [Reviews - 8]
"You saved the world, Martha Jones. Never forget that." Spoilers for DW3.12 The Sound of Drums, DW3.13 The Last of the Time Lords
Tenth Doctor, Torchwood - All Ages - None - General, Hurt/Comfort, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Jack Harkness, Martha Jones, Martha Jones
Series: None
Published: 2009.02.02 - Updated: 2009.02.02 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 775

Sight Unseen by Aeshna [Reviews - 1]
They've been here before, he and she. The Captain and the Little Girl. (Spoilers for TW 2.07, Dead Man Walking)
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Introspection, Vignette
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2008.02.24 - Updated: 2008.02.24 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 355

Singularity by Aeshna [Reviews - 7]
What does it mean to be immortal at the end of all things?
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - None - General
Characters: Jack Harkness
Series: None
Published: 2007.07.21 - Updated: 2007.07.21 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 365

Small Wonders by Aeshna [Reviews - 7]
"You are allowed to go home, Tosh. I'm the only one who's meant to live down here."
Torchwood - All Ages - None - General, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Toshiko Sato
Series: None
Published: 2008.02.10 - Updated: 2008.02.10 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 3437

Strange Monsters by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
"'Turn twice' you said. Well, that was number two and, god knows, I'm ready to just get the hell out of here." Spoilers for TW 2.12 Fragments
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Angst, Drama, General, Introspection, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2008.08.25 - Updated: 2008.08.25 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 2834

Tastes by Aeshna [Reviews - 4]
"What's this, Starbucks as philosophy?" Contains casting spoilers for TW s3, as per DW 4.13 Journey's End
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Humor
Characters: Gwen Cooper, Ianto Jones, Martha Jones
Series: None
Published: 2008.07.23 - Updated: 2008.07.23 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 285

Terms of Employment by Aeshna [Reviews - 13]
"We'll survive. History's not done with you yet, and me. well, I always have before. Don't see why this time should be any different."
Tenth Doctor, Torchwood - All Ages - None - General, Hurt/Comfort
Characters: Jack Harkness, Jack Harkness, Other Character(s), Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2006.04.24 - Updated: 2006.04.24 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 7098

The Cold Light of Morning by Aeshna [Reviews - 3]
He was tired, he was filthy, he didn't want to even think about what was clinging to his shoes, and the day wasn't over yet.
Torchwood - All Ages - Swearing - General
Characters: Jack Harkness, Owen Harper, Toshiko Sato
Series: None
Published: 2007.02.16 - Updated: 2007.02.16 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 2644

The Lady in the Tower by Aeshna [Reviews - 8]
Sometimes it's not the handsome knight who wears the shining armour. It seems that everybody has to write their post-"Doomsday" piece and, er, this is mine. Written some months before the Torchwood s1 premiere.
Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex - Het
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2006.08.17 - Updated: 2006.08.17 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 5576

The Only Constant by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
This too shall pass. (Spoilers for TW 1.13 End of Days, TW 2.12 Fragments and TW 2.13 Exit Wounds)
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Angst, Introspection, Standalone
Characters: Gwen Cooper
Series: None
Published: 2008.09.10 - Updated: 2008.09.10 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 1623

Though Soft You Tread by Aeshna [Reviews - 7]
Buried and broken and bound in his duty, he waits.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Drama, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2008.05.14 - Updated: 2008.05.16 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 5012

To The Victor by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
It had ever been like this with them. The Captains Jack and John indulge in a little random sex and violence.
Torchwood - Adult - Explicit Sex, Explicit Violence, Swearing - PWP, Slash, Standalone
Characters: Captain John Hart, Jack Harkness
Series: None
Published: 2008.10.31 - Updated: 2008.11.01 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 821

Torchwood: In Unborn Tongues by Aeshna [Reviews - 6]
One step forward, three steps back. Written some months before the Torchwood s1 premiere.
Torchwood - All Ages - Swearing - Angst, General
Characters: Gwen Cooper, Jack Harkness, Owen Harper, Toshiko Sato
Series: None
Published: 2006.06.01 - Updated: 2006.06.01 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 3822

Touching Blue by Aeshna [Reviews - 9]
And, if there was even one reason to be thankful for his strange immortality, it would be that he had lived long enough to reach this moment. For Jack Harkness, the twentieth century wasn't all bad.
Torchwood - All Ages - None - Drama, Fluff, General, Standalone
Characters: Jack Harkness, Other Character(s)
Series: None
Published: 2008.09.07 - Updated: 2008.09.07 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 783

Up Above, Down Below by Aeshna [Reviews - 5]
And to think that she had once been excited about Mr. Saxon giving her a job.
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - Swearing - Angst
Characters: Jack Harkness, Tish Jones
Series: None
Published: 2007.07.21 - Updated: 2007.07.21 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 2389

Wings by Aeshna [Reviews - 2]
It was funny, the things you got used to. (Spoilers for DW2.06 The Age of Steel, DW4.13 Journey's End )
Tenth Doctor - All Ages - None - General, Introspection, Standalone
Characters: Mickey Smith
Series: None
Published: 2009.02.02 - Updated: 2009.02.02 - Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Word Count: 258



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