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Training Part 1

Title: Training: Part 1

Author: CrabbyLioness
Characters: Jack, Ianto
Disclaimer: Property of the BBC & their people
Rating: PG now, probably racier later
Word Count: 400-ish
Spoilers through Countrycide

Sequel to Damages

"Ianto, stay a moment." Ianto had given his boss a cup of coffee and turned to leave Jack's office. He didn't like spending extra time around Jack since Lisa's death. The two men were no longer dancing around each other like feral cats, but a definite coolness had replaced the mild flirting that Jack had kept up since Ianto first transferred to Cardiff. Ianto turned back around.

"Tosh gave you high marks on your first field mission. She said you showed courage, coolness, and initiative."

Ianto stared at his feet. "I'm sorry to disagree with her, sir, but I was ruddy useless."

"No, you weren't. I've seen plenty of first missions. You handled yourself well. The problems you had came from a lack of training and experience. We can fix that.

"You need more small arms training and a course in hand-to-hand combat. I can train you myself after hours, or you can sign up for a local class. Which would you prefer?"

Ianto fought to keep his face impassive. He remembered how amusingly intimate the first gun training session with Jack had been; it had taken all his willpower not to break out laughing. It wouldn't be funny this time, not when he still hadn't forgiven Jack for Lisa's -- death. And a hand-to-hand session was bound to be ten times worse.

But Ianto had never heard of Jack letting anyone else train his people, especially not in something that Jack was already an expert in. Of course Jack was aware of how uncomfortable Ianto was around Jack. Was he offering Ianto special treatment?

Instantly Ianto's back was ramrod straight. With only the faintest glitter in his eyes he replied, "You are the team leader, sir. It would be best if I trained with you."

Jack nodded. "Good. We'll work on small arms tonight. Tomorrow bring a set of exercise clothes, and we'll put some mats down in the gun range."

"Very good, sir." Ianto turned and left Jack's office. Jack wrapped his hands around the mug of coffee Ianto had left and breathed in the aroma. He smiled.

Part 2

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talcat
Nov. 22nd, 2006 12:52 am (UTC)
I bet the gun traneing and hand to hand isn't going to be all Jack teachs Ianto.

I hope your shoulder is better soon I've hurt my back and I've been in pain for two days, thank god for ibuprofen is all I can say.
crabby_lioness
Nov. 22nd, 2006 12:56 am (UTC)
You think? :p

Thanks.
(no subject) - adafrog - May. 11th, 2008 04:05 pm (UTC) - Expand
sam42
Nov. 22nd, 2006 01:17 am (UTC)
Ooooh, interesting...
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:04 pm (UTC)
Thank you.
ladykoori
Nov. 22nd, 2006 02:31 am (UTC)
*rubs hands together*

This is going to be good, I just know it. Looking forward to more.
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:06 pm (UTC)
Thank you.
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fajrdrako
Nov. 22nd, 2006 05:29 am (UTC)
Lovely story; lovely ending.
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:06 pm (UTC)
Thank you.
rubicks_cube
Nov. 22nd, 2006 06:54 am (UTC)
Me like lot!!!!

oooh, feel better soon
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:09 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
koshi700
Nov. 22nd, 2006 07:34 am (UTC)
oooooooo, I want the next chapter! Please? *begs* I'm sorry your shoulder is messed up. I hope you feel better soon. :)
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:12 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
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tanarian
Nov. 22nd, 2006 08:47 am (UTC)
Yes, get better soon. Pain is no fun.

This will also give Ianto a chance to let some of that pent-up aggression out in a controlled way. Jack's probably worried that there's a ::go-boom!:: somewhere in the not-too-distant future.
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:13 pm (UTC)
That, too.
jenz77pw
Nov. 22nd, 2006 02:37 pm (UTC)
Get better soon!! I know how it feels. anyways, I need more to satisfy my craving/hobby. Ahem. Not that looking at Jack/Ianto fic is my hobby of course. *blushes* Just hurry up and get that shoulder better.
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:14 pm (UTC)
No, but Jack/Ianto fic is my craving! Thank you!
crystalshard
Nov. 22nd, 2006 05:05 pm (UTC)
Oooh. Great story. I'm hoping the next chapter will be soon? *cute big-eyed begging look* And I hope your shoulder gets better soon.
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:14 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
cs_whitewolf
Nov. 22nd, 2006 08:40 pm (UTC)
More! More! Please?

(But only once your shoulder is all better, don't want to damage you irreversibly!)

I'm having wonderful imaginings of what "small arms training and a course in hand-to-hand combat" is going to entail for dear Ianto ;)

Peace,
CS WhiteWolf
crabby_lioness
Nov. 22nd, 2006 10:19 pm (UTC)
Glock, Beretta, CQC..

Mind you, there's exercises in CQC you have to see to believe...
jbsnow
Nov. 22nd, 2006 08:49 pm (UTC)
loved it :)
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:15 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
aoife_8
Nov. 22nd, 2006 09:59 pm (UTC)
Oooh! I can tell this is going to be good. Can't wait for the next chapter!
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:17 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
coffeegirl18
Nov. 22nd, 2006 10:52 pm (UTC)
Ooo this looks good...

Aw hon that sucks about your shoulder, I've done that before...it hurts really bad. *hugs*
crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:18 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
adafrog
Nov. 23rd, 2006 03:55 am (UTC)
mmm...very nice. Was thinking poor Jack, he didn't cause Lisa's death, but then I remembered he's working Ianto, so, I suppose they deserve each other. *evil grin*
Hope you get better, soon. {{hugs}}
crabby_lioness
Nov. 23rd, 2006 04:43 am (UTC)
They deserve each other like lithium deserves water. :>
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crabby_lioness
Dec. 11th, 2006 05:19 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
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