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Torchwood

Drabble: Her Father’s Words

Title: Her Father’s Words

Author: badly_knitted

Characters: Gwen, Gwen’s Dad, Jack, Torchwood Team

Rating: G

Written For: Challenge 332 – Gwen Cooper at tw100

Spoilers: Everything Changes.

Summary: There’s a fine line between curiosity and snooping.

Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.






“I love you, duckling,” Gwen’s father told her when he caught her snooping where she shouldn’t. “But there’s a big difference between being curious and being nosy. One of these days, you’ll put your nose somewhere it doesn’t belong, and you’ll get in real trouble.”


Peering down through the pouring rain from the multi-storey car park, watching ‘Special Ops’ bring the murder victim back to life, she remembered her dad’s words.


“Maybe there’s no right way of doing it,” the leader said before looking straight up at her. “What do you think?”


Fleeing the scene, she thought, ‘Dad was right.’


The End

Comments

I still remember that first encounter with the weevil in the hospital. Definitely a moment when nosy caused trouble. Great job.

Yeah, her nosiness got an innocent man killed. It didn't endear Gwen to me, especially as she never seemed to realise she was responsible just as much as the Weevil was.

Thank you.