Characters: Ianto, Gwen.
Written For: Challenge 444: Grind at tw100.
Summary: Gwen is having her first try at driving the SUV.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
Ianto winced, gritting his teeth at the horrendous grinding noise. “For pity’s sake, Gwen! Are you trying to strip the gears deliberately?”
All Torchwood members had to be proficient at driving the SUV. Gwen being the newbie, only with them for a month, Jack had asked Ianto to put her through her paces. Driving to the petrol station to fill the tank had seemed the perfect opportunity for her to get a feel for manoeuvring the bulky vehicle, but Ianto hadn’t anticipated this particular problem.
“Sorry, Ianto. I drive an automatic; I’m a bit out of practice with manual gears.”