Characters: Owen, Ianto, Jack, Gwen
Notes: Drabble-A-Day 2011 Day 43. Prompt from dairwendan: Ianto and Owen discussing Tin-Tin. Beta'd by ebineez01. Comments and concrit welcome. Refers to dialogue from A Day In The Death. Takes place sometime between A Day In The Death and Exit Wounds.
Summary: There's worse things than being dead.
Fifty-four minutes and twenty-eight seconds. The exact time Gwen had been in Jack’s office. Their combined laughter echoed through the Hub, punctuated only by Gwen’s faux-outraged yelps at Jack’s increasingly lurid stories.
“Big Tintin fan? Really?”
Owen appeared by his side, reviving the topic that Ianto barely remembered discussing weeks earlier.
“Adventure. Humor. I even thought of becoming a reporter,” he replied, glad of the distraction until he recognised it for what it was.
It was nice someone actually gave a damn about his feelings, but he hated knowing that Owen pitied him.
That meant he hadn’t won at all