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Day Twenty-Eight
twenty-eighth january

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I used to think I was scared of death. Or by facing death – by combat and action and the uncertainty of the battlefield. Not any more. No, now what scares me is the possibility that I live to grow old. I might wake up one day tired and wasted and unable to even open a beer. I might need crutches and a hearing aid and help getting dressed. When and if I get to that point, it'll be my memories that'll keep me going. The fact that I've lived through so much, survived so much, to get there. Do you want to get old? Do you want to end up with only your memories to make up for the loss of your faculties?

Jack Harkness

The Deviant Strain
Justin Richards

Suggested by hab318princess ♥ Comment here with a header and the link to your fics!
HoldingOffholdingoff on January 28th, 2009 11:14 am (UTC)
Title: Reflections, part twenty-eight
Rating: PG-13
Spoilers: none.
Summary: While making upgrades to the hub, Jack & Ianto come face-to-face with decisions past.
A/N: Part Five in the Horizon's Sing generated AU Something that Starts with "S".

Of course her personal investment is nothing compared to yours Jack. Imagine how busy you'd be with 800 employees.
mrs_cj_harknessmrs_cj_harkness on January 28th, 2009 05:09 pm (UTC)
Title: Living On
Characters: Ianto(/Jack), Owen, Tosh (and Gwen).
Word Count: 210
Episode: Year that never was!fic
Written for redismycolour day 28 quote prompt
Summary: Live fast, die young.
wyklingwykling on January 28th, 2009 05:23 pm (UTC)
Title: Broken Strings - Their Fourth Night: Falling
Description: Timey-Wimey fic with conman!Jack and future?Ianto
-> Situated shortly before 'The Empty Child'
Summary: Their second night in the hotel...
Warning: angst and implied sex
Disclaimer: Torchwood belongs not to me but RTD and the BBC, I don't get money for any of this.
Author's notes: Second part of this night incorporating the prompt for Day28 of the redismycolour-challenge, I hope you liked it :) Comments and Concrit are highly welcome as always^^

link: http://wykling.livejournal.com/13906.html
missthingsplacemissthingsplace on January 28th, 2009 08:09 pm (UTC)
Title: Making Memories
Author: missthingsplace
Parings/characters: Ianto, Jack
Disclaimer: I don't own Torchwood or any of the characters ... unfortunately.
Summary: Ianto gives Jack some advice
Spoilers: None
Warnings: A little sad ...
Rating: pg

Erinetmuse on January 28th, 2009 11:58 pm (UTC)
Title: Happy Birthday To Me
Pairing/Characters: Jack/Ianto
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: They're not mine, honestly.
Spoilers: All involving Jack's past
Summary: Ianto and Jack discuss growing older.
Author's Note: Written for day twenty-eight of redismycolour. 200 words exactly today - and on time!

Random request: My sister is looking for an artistic person to help her with a project - go here for info.

Happy Birthday To Me
Claire: Captain Jack Harknesstopgeargirl2 on January 29th, 2009 01:11 am (UTC)
Title: Working for Torchwood when we're seventy
Author: topgeargirl2
Characters: Jack/Ianto, James
Rating: PG
Warning: No spoilers or warnings
Word Count: 493
Summary: A joke sparks an idea in Jack's mind
Disclaimer: Torchwood is owned by the BBC
A/N: Written for day 28 of redismycolour.

Tasty Speculative Fictionloveronhermione on January 29th, 2009 03:43 am (UTC)
Title: By Your Side
Author: loveronhermione
Rating: PG
Characters: Captain Jack Harkness, Ianto Jones
Pairings: Jack/Ianto
Summary: Jack has some worries.
Warnings: None
Spoilers: None
Word Count: 293
Disclaimer: I do not own Torchwood. I do however own the angst my post-break-up brain creates.
i want to huggle you (and your little dog, too)blue_fjords on January 29th, 2009 06:18 am (UTC)
Title: A (Partial) Night in the Death
Author: blue_fjords
Rating: R
Pairings/Characters: Jack/Ianto, Owen, Gwen, Tosh
Words: 1,300
Setting: season two, post-Day in the Death
Disclaimer: I own nothing.
Summary: Drinking and sexing at Owen’s quasi-wake. But not by him.

Here: http://blue-fjords.livejournal.com/10274.html#cutid1
hab318princess on January 29th, 2009 07:00 am (UTC)
28 January 2009 – Redismycolour
Title: Touch…
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Jack/Ianto, Boe, Martha, The Doctor
Spoilers: DW S4
Disclaimer: I pay my licence fee, does that count? Nope, then they belong to the BBC.
A/N: I’d totally forgotten I’d submitted this – lovely surprise! And I couldn’t confine him to 100 words, so this time it’s a triple drabble at 300!
Touch be here: http://hab318princess.livejournal.com/43843.html

Snakelingsnakeling on January 29th, 2009 10:07 pm (UTC)
Title: Senility
Author: snakeling
Length: 100 words
Rating: PG
Summary: Old age will do that to a man.
bittersweetforgiveninasong on January 29th, 2009 11:04 pm (UTC)
Title: Reflections
Author: forgiveninasong @ her ficjournal absintherobette
Rating: G
Spoilers: None
Summary: Jack contemplates growing old
Authors Notes: I’m hoping to write 250 word fic for this prompt challenge at redismycolour throughout January. 278 this one.


Edited at 2009-01-29 11:04 pm (UTC)
demi; that's DE-mi, not de-MI.: jack/jack: last kiss for a dying manla_victorienne on January 30th, 2009 01:58 am (UTC)
title: you're the only angel
rating: pg
pairing: jack/"lovers"
spoilers: none.
disclaimer: rtd and the beeb own pretty much everyone. i'll have to check, but they might even own me.
writer's note: day twenty eight for redismycolour, late as usual because college happens. an experiment in second person.
summary: a pre-doctor who jack story.
ladyofcastilloladyofcastillo on January 31st, 2009 05:57 am (UTC)
Title: The Forsaken Road
Pairing: Jack/Ianto
Disclaimer: I don’t own any of these lovely men. Though if I did… *grins*
Summary: Ianto misunderstands what Jack really fears…
Spoilers: None
Warning: Not beta checked therefore probably mistakes.
A/N: Written for day 27 and 28 of redismycolour . Okay, I cheated a little with this one and am using it for two days. Not because I’m lazy but because I started it for day 27 and when I was done it also seemed to fit with day 28. Not entirely happy with it but such is life…
A/N2: I have also wasted a great deal of time making Doctor Who Icons for my iPhone so if anyone has been looking/wanting some let me know :).

Verba volant, scripta manent: house husbandgracie_musica on January 31st, 2009 06:16 am (UTC)
Title: Before His Time
Date Written: 1/30/09
Rating: PG/K+
Word Count: 500
Characters/Pairings: Jack/Ianto, Martha/Tom
Spoilers: Torchwood 02, Lost Souls and Almost Perfect
Warnings: Mentions of character death
Author Notes: I seriously love this prompt. The Deviant Strain is one of my favorite tie-in novels and I had a blast with this quote.

Before His Time
totally4ryo: TW - Crazy4utotally4ryo on February 1st, 2009 03:42 am (UTC)
Title: Fears
Series: Thrice Blessed
Word Count: 864
Rating: G
Characters/Pairing: Jack, mentioned: Ianto, the Doctor, Rose, Captain John Hart, various OCs mentioned.
Spoilers: Up to TW02 and DW04 - mentions of several events from throughout both show.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Jack and Ianto (heavy sigh), I’m pretty sure they own each other. I do know the BBC and RTD owns all things Torchwood.
Warning: past MPREG, M/M
Summary: Jack reflects on his life and addresses his fears of his future.
Notes: Written for Day Twenty-Eight at redismycolour. This was almost impossible to do. The prompt itself was tough, and being I don't read the Doctor Who novels, I'm not familiar with "The Deviant Strain" other than what I heard from gracie_musica. I'm not happy with the results, because basically I just wrote anything just to get this day covered and over with. You have been warned.

Edited at 2009-02-01 03:43 am (UTC)
teachwriteslashteachwriteslash on February 4th, 2009 04:10 am (UTC)
Tidings of Comfort and Joy (27/?? )
Tidings of Comfort and Joy (27/?? )
Rating: NC -17 for language, innuendo and eventual smut
Characters/Pairings: Jack; Ianto; Suzie, Tosh, Gwen, Owen, Jack/Ianto; Gwen/Rhys
Spoilers: Slight for Dr. Who up to and including “The Runaway Bride.”
Warnings: Slash; violence; angst; mild Gwen bashing;
Summary: A month after the events of “Training Day,” Jack and Ianto reach an understanding about their future and Ianto plans a surprise.
Disclaimer: Torchwood and Dr. Who belong to RTD and the BBC. I own nothing. I teach, therefore I have NO Money. Sue at your own risk.
A/N: Previous chapters here at my master fic list for this verse. For Day 28 of redismycolour

Chapter 27