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: 2023.03.30

The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 385: Field Tested - Sequel to ‘Brief Visitor’
Author's Notes: Um, part thirteen of the Drone Series, written for Challenge 315 – Drone at tw100. I swear this will end sometime, I'm just not sure when. Or how...

Summary: The field test is over, but they still have Hart to deal with.

“What a waste of time,” Jack grumbled.

“Not a complete waste. At least now we know the drone’s effective in the field,” Ianto pointed out. “There’re some modifications we might want to add…”

“We’re still not installing a machine gun,” Tosh told him.

“I was thinking more along the lines of some kind of stealth capability so it won’t be spotted by the wrong people.” Ianto looked straight at Hart.

“I’m hurt.” Hart attempted a wounded puppy expression. It was nowhere near as effective as Jack’s.

Jack glared at him.

“Shut up. Haven’t decided what to do with you yet.”


With the Wisp gone and nothing left for the team to do, they made their way back to the SUV, taking Hart along with them. None of them trusted him left to his own devices; it seemed altogether safer for all concerned to have him where they could keep a close eye on him.

Tosh landed the drone, powering it down before loading it in the boot. She was pleased with the field test; it had gone better than she’d hoped and they’d even collected data on a previously unknown alien.

The only fly in the ointment was Captain Hart.

TBC in ‘Options’

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