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Rec: Missing by Misato

Story: Missing
Author: Misato
Rating: All Ages
Author's summary: During the year she's missing, Jackie never stops looking for Rose. One night she gets some unexpected help.
Characters/Pairings: Jackie Tyler, Jack Harkness (implied Jackie/Jack)
Warnings: none
Word Count: ~2,800 words

Recced because: This is just lovely; it's Jackie, eight months after Rose has gone missing, out one rainy night posting flyers across the city, like she does every two weeks. This particular night, she meets someone who's willing to lend a hand and an ear – someone who also misses Rose. This story gives us a Jackie who's very real; she's hurt, she's lonely, she misses her daughter but without ever idealizing Rose, or forgetting their sometimes complicated relationship – and without ever sliding into unnecessary emotionalism. It's lovely to see Jackie treated so well in fic, not dropping any consonants yet with the truest Jackie-voice I've read, and her relationship with Jack is mature and gives them both a few moments of true comfort. This is very good work.
Tags: author: misato, character: jackie tyler, companion: jack, pairing:jack/jackie tyler, rating: all ages, reccer: livii, type: het
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