Characters: Tosh, Owen, Ianto, alien.
Written For: Challenge 472: Primitive at tw100.
Summary: Torchwood have seen weird things before, but this is among the weirdest.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
“What is that?” Tosh asked, staring at the strange entity in fascination.
“What you’re looking at is a primitive single-celled organism,” Owen told her smugly.
“It’s a bit on the large side for a single cell, isn’t it?” Ianto frowned at the jelly-like blob oozing its way along the pavement.
“By earth standards, yes,” Owen agreed. “Our cells are on a much smaller scale. Imagine the world this must have come from! What I wouldn’t give to study evolution there!”
Ianto shuddered. “Rather you than me. Whatever evolves there will probably be massive. I’d be scared of getting stepped on.”