- black_eyedgirl – Torchwood FF: Time doesn’t stop for the world’s ending (Team, R):
Jack had lost the ability to inspire fear in Owen, though it was unclear whether the reason was their new situation – reality worse than any bare threats – or whether Owen had finally chosen a cause.
And that was not quite right, he thought, watching Owen patch up their seventeenth refugee. Owen had always been a doctor, and Jack had made him a soldier too. You do not close your ears to a voice in pain; you do not leave a man behind; you do not sit and watch.
- derryderrydown: FIC: Must Have An End (Torchwood):
"There was a bomb," she said. "It caused some problems with our systems and your cryogenic chamber went offline for a few hours. Once the defrosting process had started, I didn't know if it would be safe to refreeze you."
"And you didn't ask anybody because…?"
Poppy glanced away and, for the first time, Jack noticed the shadows under her eyes. "There isn't anybody to ask."
- lookninjas: I’M SORRY. I’M SO, SO SORRY.:
"Look," he said. "You can keep your dignity and get mauled to death by seven-foot aliens, or you can wear the pajamas and save the world. Which is it going to be?"
"When you say mauled, do you mean a fast mauling, or a slow mauling?"