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: 2023.02.07

The Torchwood Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 807: Don’t Blink
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 360: Blink at tw100.

Summary: All Jack knows is that he must not blink.

It was late; the Hub was silent, computers and lighting powered down. Most of the team had left for the night though he knew Ianto was somewhere nearby.

Jack sat on the sofa beneath the Torchwood sign, staring fixedly ahead, teeth gritted, eyes all but watering from the effort. No matter what happened he had to keep them open, he couldn’t afford not to.

He forced himself to keep staring directly at the figure in front of him, all the time willing himself not to blink, until Ianto approached, shaking his head.

“Give it up, Jack, you’ll never out-stare Nosy!”

The End

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