Characters: Owen, Gwen, Diane.
Written For: Challenge 551: Regret at tw100.
Spoilers: Out Of Time.
Summary: The affair with Gwen was a big mistake.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
A/N: Double Drabble.
At the time, he’d been angry and bitter. He’d wanted to strike out at Gwen for having something he didn’t, a happy relationship with someone she loved, and what better way to do that than to break them up? She’d put up some token resistance when he’d first started flirting with her, but before long she’d been in his bed. Owen wasn’t surprised; he’d long since honed his seduction techniques.
It had even been fun at first, sneaking around behind Gwen’s boyfriend’s back, but now Owen felt like a heel. He’d hurt Tosh, who he knew had a crush on him, Gwen was still with Rhys despite everything, and Owen didn’t feel any better. If anything, he felt worse and he regretted starting the affair in the first place because Gwen seemed happy for it to continue indefinitely, but Owen was bored with the whole thing because now there was Diane.
She was smart, and feisty, and confident, as well as drop dead gorgeous; he hadn’t felt like this about a woman since Katie, which was a scary thought. Could he open up his heart to someone again and risk getting hurt? He didn’t know, but he had to try.