The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted

Summary: A collection of drabbles, mostly based on the weekly prompts at tw100. Mostly Jack/Ianto as that's what I write, but no doubt other Torchwood characters will pop in from time to time. All genres are possible, but expect mainly humour and fluff, because that's usually what comes out when I write. All are 100 words exactly in Word, but apparently not here!
Rating: Teen
Categories: Torchwood
Characters: Gwen Cooper, Ianto Jones, Jack Harkness, Lisa Hallett, Martha Jones, Myfanwy, Other Character(s), Owen Harper, PC Andy Davidson, Rhiannon Davies, Rhys Williams
Genres: Mixed
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Published: 2012.09.23
Updated: 2021.12.05

The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 1056: Useful Tool
Author's Notes: My first drabble for Challenge 416: Grip at tw100.

Summary: Oh no! What will Jack and Ianto do now?

The bad guys had got the jump on them; now Jack and Ianto were in a pitch-dark cellar, handcuffed together around a very solid metal bar. Jack tried, but couldn’t pull it free from its moorings.

“Normally, being handcuffed to you would be the highlight of my day,” he commented, “but this isn’t anywhere near as much fun as it should be.”

Ianto remained silent. Jack could feel the cuffs tugging slightly; his lover was doing something. Suddenly there was a click and the cuffs fell away.

“How’d you do that?”


“You carry a hairgrip around?”

“They’re surprisingly useful.”

The End

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