Characters: Jack, Owen.
Written For: Challenge 532: Gender at tw100.
Summary: It’s time for Jack’s first ultrasound scan.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
A/N: Double drabble.
Jack lay back and tried to relax as Owen carried out his first scan. He couldn’t help being nervous; he just wanted to know his pregnancy was progressing normally, or as normally as possible for an immortal man from the future.
“Everything looks good,” Owen said as he ran the ultrasound scanner through the gel spread on Jack’s belly. “Good size, normal foetal development, everything there that should be, and a strong heartbeat. Do you want to know what you’re having?”
A Slightly worried expression crossed Jack’s face and his hands moved to cradle his bump protectively. “Is there something you’re not telling me? I was under the impression I was having a baby! A human baby!”
Owen facepalmed, hard. “Of course it’s a human baby, you moron; I meant do you want to know the gender?”
“Well why didn’t you just say that instead of worrying me?” Jack snapped, glaring at the medic. “This is Torchwood; among agents, getting pregnant with something that isn’t human is more common than a normal human pregnancy. Remember Gwen’s wedding?”
“Okay, fine, do you want to know your baby’s gender or not?”
“No, in this case Ianto and I would rather be surprised.”