badly_knitted (badly_knitted) wrote,

Drabble: The New Hire

Title: The New Hire
Author: badly_knitted
Characters: Tosh Ianto.
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 494: Shock at tw100.
Spoilers: Set pre-series.
Summary: Tosh finds Jack’s new hire rather strange.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.

“Ow!” Tosh jerked her hands away from her keyboard, rubbing her fingers.

“Are you alright?”

She glanced up at Jack’s new hire, Ianto. “Yes, I’m fine, a static electric shock, that’s all. Mainframe’s just cranky. She acts up sometimes.”


“Didn’t Jack tell you? The Hub’s computers are semi-organic technology, Mainframe is alive, in a sense and when something irritates her, I get electric shocks until I fix the problem. It’s sort of her way of asking for help.”

“Amazing. Well, I suppose I’d better get back to sorting the archives.”

Tosh watched him hurry away. Such a strange man.

The End

Tags: drabble, fic, fic: g, ianto jones, torchwood fic, toshiko sato, tw100, vir cotto

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