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October 2019



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Double Drabble: Weevil Hunting

Title: Weevil Hunting
Author: badly_knitted
Characters: Jack, Ianto, OCs.
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 550: Run at tw100.
Spoilers: Nada.
Summary: Two of the team’s new recruits are about to discover the joys of Weevil hunting.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
A/N: Double drabble.

Jack and Ianto had taken the new recruits out Weevil hunting. They’d already met Janet, the Hub’s resident Weevil, but this would be their first encounter with the aliens in the wild, so to speak.

“Why do we hunt them?” Alun Evans asked.

“Several reasons,” said Jack. “First, we’re still in the process of tagging them. The job’s mostly done, but we still need to go out periodically and try to round up any that haven’t been chipped. Secondly, Weevils that come to the surface need to be persuaded back into the sewers where they belong. They cause a lot less trouble down there. Sometimes one goes rogue and has to be dealt with. Injured or sick Weevils will attack and even kill humans, and it’s best not to wait for that to happen before taking action.”

“That makes sense.”

“There’s another reason Jack likes Weevil hunting,” Ianto added.

“What’s that?” Abbie asked.

“It’s fun,” Ianto replied.


“You’ll see.”

Ten minutes later, the four of them were running flat out after a young female, dodging through alleys and hurdling dustbins.

“You’re right, it’s quite an adrenaline rush,” Abbie shouted.

Jack grinned almost savagely. “Just wait until we corner it!”

The End


They do say it's good to take pleasure in your work. The newbies will find out that Jack has a wicked sense of humour and Ianto is not far behind. They will take care of their trainees, and teach them all they need to know

Edited at 2019-05-01 06:52 pm (UTC)
Indeed they will, their trainees are in safe hands. With Torchwood, you have to learn on the job.

Thank you.
That does sound like fun!
As long as you're athletic an have good night vision!

Thank you!