After the events of "Cyberwoman" and "Countrycide", Ianto is left emotionally broken. Will Jack be able to put him back together?Rating:
Ianto Jones, Jack Harkness,Toshiko Sato, Owen Harper, Gwen CooperPairings:
Swearing, angst, suicide attempt, Gwen bashing Spoilers:
I don't own these characters, I just like to play with them.
It had been just over two months since Ianto attempted to take his own life, and every day was a struggle for Jack to maintain optimism.
The pills Ianto had smuggled out of Torchwood One had been intended for Lisa. Much stronger than even hospital grade pain killers, fast acting and quickly metabolized. By the time Owen had gotten to him, it was too late to try and flush the drug out of Ianto's system.
These pills weren't intended to treat a simple headache or toothache. They were meant for only the most severe - often alien induced - kinds of pain, such as what one would experience after being partial converted into a cyberman, as Lisa had been. In less than an hour, it numbed the body, shut down brain activity, and caused a person to fall into a medically induced coma. It was only to be used in extreme cases, when the patient would have been in unspeakable agony if awake, and the effects typically only lasted about the week. Ianto, however, had taken nearly 1/3 of a bottle. Swallowing that many pills would be a bad idea for anyone. But the fact that Ianto had a slight build, hadn't eaten a proper meal in days, and was severely dehydrated meant that his body had turned against him. It pained Jack to think that Ianto just might get his death wish after all.( Read more...Collapse )