Springs Eternal (Torchwood)

Originally Posted: Jun. 2nd, 2008
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: none
Summary: Hope. Written for tw100 challenge 78: To The Last Man

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He was going to live forever. Until the oceans boiled and the stars burnt out. Until Utopia, and maybe beyond. Unless something happened, Jack Harkness would outlive time itself; left standing alone at the edge of existence…

And some days he hated Rose, just a little. Hated the TARDIS and the Doctor. Hated time itself for letting them do whatever they’d done, ripping him loose from death– making him wrong.

Then in the next breath, loved them again. Because ‘forever’ was full of life, even to the very end, and he had plenty of time to learn how to die.


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