badly_knitted (badly_knitted) wrote,

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Double Drabble: Fugitives

Title: Fugitives
Author: badly_knitted
Characters: Jack, Ianto, Gwen, Rhys.
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 652: News at tw100.
Spoilers: CoE.
Summary: What’s left of the Torchwood team is on the run, trying to save the world.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
A/N: Double drabble.

It was all over the news, in every country the world over: children chanting in unison. After three days, nothing else, no other current events, seemed half as important.

Why was it happening? What did the chanting mean?

Torchwood was as much in the dark as anyone, although they could make some educated guesses. For a start, alien involvement was a given, but which aliens and why, well, that might take a bit longer to figure out.

If the team had still been at the Hub with all the available resources at their disposal, they would have been in a better position to do something, but a bunch of government sanctioned black ops assassins were hell bent on preventing them from doing their job. It made no sense, but they weren’t currently in any position to complain. They had no idea who, if anyone, they could trust.

It made little difference; they couldn’t allow themselves to be stopped until the threat was neutralised. That was their job, and they weren’t about to let the world down, no matter the cost.

If they had to steal what they needed in order to get answers, well, it wouldn’t be the first time.

The End

Tags: coe compliant, drabble, fic, fic: g, gwen cooper, ianto jones, jack harkness, jack/ianto, rhys williams, rhys/gwen, torchwood fic, tw100

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