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puddingsmith ([personal profile] hope) wrote2009-07-14 07:31 pm

Fic: Not with a bang or a whimper (Torchwood, Children of Earth)

Torchwood House recommends this storyTitle: Not with a bang or a whimper
Author: Hope ([personal profile] angstslashhope [personal profile] hope)
Fandom: Torchwood
Wordcount: ~7,300
Genre: AU/5 things
Rating: PG-13
Characters(s): Ianto & team (past and future); Jack/Ianto
Warnings: SPOILERS for Children of Earth.
Notes: Thank you to [personal profile] wenchpixie for gleeful encouragement and ideas-bouncing, [personal profile] rexluscus for beta and [personal profile] amand_r for advice! For the flashfic_hub S3 challenge.

Summary: Five places Ianto's story went next.

Read on the AO3.

Outtake for this story: Day 4.5

Future timestamp for the second part: http://hope.dreamwidth.org/1530333.html




Mirrored on Livejournal: http://angstslashhope.livejournal.com/1558495.html
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[personal profile] nafs 2009-07-14 07:58 pm (UTC)(link)
So much awesome, so little time!
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[personal profile] thedeadcat 2009-07-14 08:13 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh. WoW.

I have to admit, I LOVE these little vignets, but I want MORE of the Jack/Ianto one. ..okay, I'll be happy with what I've got. But this set is made of AWESOMENESS.

[identity profile] amand-r.livejournal.com 2009-07-14 07:07 pm (UTC)(link)
HOLY SHIT IANTO IS THE GHOST IN THE SHELL.

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[identity profile] zortified.livejournal.com 2009-07-14 07:38 pm (UTC)(link)
Of *course* he takes the coffee machine. Or it takes him.

Love these!

[identity profile] azarias.livejournal.com 2009-07-14 08:11 pm (UTC)(link)
Ianto the coffee-pot genie? Yes.

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[identity profile] neifile7.livejournal.com 2009-07-14 09:26 pm (UTC)(link)
That was a lovely bit of fic catharsis. I'm not doing well in the substantive comment department right now, but thank you.
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[personal profile] wenchpixie 2009-07-14 09:32 pm (UTC)(link)
I R IN UR EYELINE READIN' UR FIC.

And not being unholy sad at TW12 AT ALL, Damnit. AT ALL.


*glees all over fic*
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[personal profile] used_songs 2009-07-14 10:01 pm (UTC)(link)
You've made me feel so much better.

[identity profile] rexluscus.livejournal.com 2009-07-14 11:12 pm (UTC)(link)
*rereads*

Yay. :)

Ianto/Mainframe is the best thing ever.

[identity profile] edibleflowers.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 12:38 am (UTC)(link)
I kind of loved all of those so much. Thank you.

[identity profile] lawsontl.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 03:01 am (UTC)(link)
Or everyone dying and going to Torchwood Four? BRILL concept! I'd WATCH that series :)

[identity profile] kaydeefalls.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 05:11 am (UTC)(link)
Oh, those were all so awesome.

[identity profile] flowright.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 05:43 am (UTC)(link)
*feels stupid*

I thought they were all linked and was like : it's 3 am, just sleep already, you will understand better tomorrow. But dah they are 5 five different outcomes. Yeah I will take my smart medication and come back with a brand new brain one day.

I love the one about TW 12 and secretly the one where Ianto is also immortal (because who wouldn't want to read Jack & Ianto : the adventure of forever).

TW4 is a bit too dark... because forever in a cave ? :/ They are all brilliant for the sort of happy flavour with a bit of dark smudge.
Will drink your coffee again !

[identity profile] annemjw.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 06:28 am (UTC)(link)
Good lord, all of these are so... inspiring, and lovely, and sci fi! Wonderful work.

[identity profile] annemjw.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 06:34 am (UTC)(link)
Also how amused would TW12 be if they didn't know about Jack, and there's Ianto going "My boss at TW3 was Captain Harkness..." Hilarity for all!

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[identity profile] hansbekhart.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 06:28 am (UTC)(link)
YAY X 10000000000000
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[identity profile] cruentum.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 11:14 am (UTC)(link)
Oh this one was awesome! I did enjoy the way you handled the timelines here and timewimey ness and generally that sense of loss and isolation and recognition and whatnot. Awesomeness

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[identity profile] weaselett.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 12:54 pm (UTC)(link)
oh I love them all in SO many ways *g* - so much awesome!

the third one may be my favourite though...or maybe the fifth...or the second *hmmm* ;)
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[identity profile] greenapricot.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 02:44 pm (UTC)(link)
This is just what I needed. Especially Day 28,342. I am going to hold that in my head as the truth of what actually happened.

[identity profile] misswinterhill.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 03:09 pm (UTC)(link)
Hope, this is great. Thanks for posting it.
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[identity profile] nanfreak.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 03:23 pm (UTC)(link)
These are all amazing. But coffeegenii!Ianto has taken a place in my heart.
The touch of Jack's mouth gentles, allowing Ianto to return the kiss in equal measure, a liquid caress passing back and forward, tidal in its movement.
That's the best description of a kiss I've read. You are a genius. *goes to smooch hubby now*

[identity profile] http://users.livejournal.com/_bettina_/ 2009-07-15 05:21 pm (UTC)(link)
This was lovely! I wouldn't mind reading more of every one of those bits! :-)
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[identity profile] electro-club.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 07:10 pm (UTC)(link)
Omg. I feel like asking you to marry me right now. That was so, so, so GOOD I can't even make a proper compliment, because it just won't be enough. Best post-CoE so far. I can honestly say that I love you right this moment, and that I'd supply you with cookies made of rainbow for the rest of your blessed life. (That's how much Torchwood has screwed me up with its canon made of evil.)

TW12 was my favorite. I so wanted it to continue!

Thank you.

[identity profile] love-jackianto.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 07:18 pm (UTC)(link)
OH that was great.

I loved Ianto's, Jones. Ianto Jones line. That was my favouite line in fragments.

[identity profile] kirvash.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 07:31 pm (UTC)(link)
I love all of these so very dearly. Just, perfect.

[identity profile] sosiriusly.livejournal.com 2009-07-15 07:58 pm (UTC)(link)
I LOVE THIS FIC SO MUCH. I can't even put it into words, just everything.

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