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: 2023.03.28

The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 387: Booted - Sequel to ‘Options’
Author's Notes: If I'm counting correctly, this is part fifteen of the Drone Series, written for Challenge 315 – Drone at tw100. I do have a destination in mind now...

Summary: Some discussions probably shouldn’t be held in public. Time to return to base.

Jack was astounded.

“Need you? Yeah, about as much as I need a hole in the head! At your best, you’re a loose cannon. We have a shaky enough relationship with the local police as it is; with you on the team, we’d all be in jail before the week was out!”

“So I have a few issues with authority, who doesn’t?”

Jack actually growled.

“Tosh, see that the drone is secure, we’re going back to the Hub.”

“What about Hart?” asked Owen. “It’ll be a bit cramped with four in the back seat.”

“Then shove him in the boot.”


The drive to the Hub was punctuated by loud and inventive curses from the boot.

Tosh had done as Jack asked, securing the drone so it wouldn’t get damaged; it was a delicate piece of machinery after all. No one had bothered to do the same for Hart though, and Jack was driving with more than his usual recklessness. Ianto suspected it was a kind of revenge.

The team suffered the jouncing with their usual stoicism, they were all well used to Jack’s driving. If Hart wound up with the odd bruise or broken bone, well, he probably deserved it.

TBC in ‘Ideas & Invites’

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