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: 2021.07.21


The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 119: An Apple A Day – Sequel To ‘If You’re Not Careful…’
Author's Notes: The fifth of my eight drabbles for Week 4 of Challenge 288 – Reverse fandom – Last of the Summer Wine at tw100, and the final part of the Wart trilogy.

Summary: The Peruvian Wart meets its final demise.

Donning gloves and tucking trouser legs into socks, they began their search, armed with scanners for detecting the missing Wart and forceps for safe retrieval.

“When we find it, I want it destroyed,” Jack ordered.

Owen wasn’t inclined to protest. It was proving more trouble than it was worth trying to study it.

So no one complained when Ianto, spotting it scuttling across the floor, took it out with a well-aimed apple off Gwen’s desk.

“You know the saying, ‘An apple a day keeps the Wart away’.”

“I thought it was Doctor, not Wart,” said Tosh.

Ianto shrugged. “Same difference.”

The End

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