Story: Pizza and Planets
Word Count: 7365
Author's Summary: When the Doctor arrives in Cardiff, horizons are expanded. Spoilers for DW S4 and TW S2, plus speculative casting spoilers for TW S3.
Characters/Pairings: Gwen Cooper, Ianto Jones, Jack Harkness, Martha Jones, Mickey Smith, The Tenth Doctor
Recced because: I wish we had seen more interaction between Torchwood 3 and the Doctor. In this (mostly) lighthearted story, the Tenth Doctor drops by the Cardiff Hub after the events of “Journey’s End”. There are moments of sadness, as when the Doctor has to explain what happened to Rose and Donna, but also of humor and affection.
“Is that a ... Jack, you have a pteranodon,” the Doctor said, as Myfanwy came swooping across.
“Rift,” said Jack, succinctly. “She's tame. We let her out occasionally for a fly.”
“You shouldn't have an extinct creature as a pet,” the Doctor returned. “What does she eat?”
Ianto shrugged. “Pretty much everything, but we've trained her off computers. She's fond of chocolate.”
The Doctor gave him a beaming smile. “Chocolate, brilliant. However did you find that out?”
“Trial and error,” said Ianto, blinking in the smile.
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