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 872: Unsurprised
Author's Notes: My first drabble for Challenge 377: Surprise at tw100.

Summary: Jack’s efforts to give Ianto a birthday surprise or two aren’t terribly successful.

“It’s the thought that counts,” Ianto reminded himself, hanging up the phone after confirming the reservations Jack had made at a very nice restaurant.

“Jack’s trying.” He smiled at the double meaning as he confirmed with the baker the decorations on the birthday cake Jack had ordered.

“This is all very thoughtful,” he mused as he dutifully signed for the tickets to the rugby match that the courier was delivering.

It was nice to know that Jack had remembered his birthday and was taking such pains to make it special. It just wasn’t going to be much of a surprise.

The End

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