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 63: Object Unknown
Author's Notes: My third drabble for Challenge 279 – Triangular at tw100.

I just started writing with this one to see what would happen. I like the opening descriptions, but then I couldn’t think how to finish it and this happened. I’m considering a sequel…

Summary: Jack and Ianto find a strange but interesting object that has fallen through the rift.

It sat there, squat, grey and triangular, like an old, water-worn rock or a primitive sculpture. Jack poked it experimentally with a stick and the surface rippled, shimmering rainbow colours spreading in waves from the point of contact then fading to grey again.

“What is it?” Ianto asked, leaning back against the side of the SUV, hands in pockets.

“Damned if I know.” Jack prodded it again, watching the ripples of colour spread then fade. “Pretty though.”

He went to poke it again but an appendage unfurled, grabbing his stick.

“Stop poking,” the object rumbled, opening one large eye.


The End

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