Characters: Nosy, Gwen, Owen.
Written For: Challenge 469: Long / Longing at tw100.
Summary: Gwen is puzzled about something.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
As Nosy slithered past her workstation, Gwen turned slowly to watch its progress, frowning slightly. She was still getting used to the team’s new pet.
“Something bothering you?” Owen’s voice startled her out of her thoughts.
“You were staring at Nosy.”
“Oh. Yes, I was, it’s just… It’s so long! How does one end of it know what the other end’s doing?”
Owen gave Gwen a funny look. “The same way you know what your arms and legs are doing; it uses its brain.” He smirked at her. “You should try it yourself sometime,” he added, leaving her speechless.