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: 2022.09.28

The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 1088: Dexterous
Author's Notes: My first drabble for Challenge 423: Thumb at tw100.

Summary: Jack is impressed with Nosy and Dizzy’s dexterity.

Jack sat and watched, entranced, as Nosy taught Dizzy what to do with the wooden blocks in their play area. Using their mouths, they stacked the coloured shapes into all sorts of weird and imaginative towers and buildings, or laid the lettered ones out in rows, sometimes spelling out words, but in Dizzy’s case, mostly gibberish. It hadn’t learned to spell yet.

He soon noticed how often the tips of their tails came into play, nudging blocks into position or providing support.

“They’re so clever,” he told Ianto.

“I know. It’s amazing what they can do without an opposable thumb!”

The End

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