captain jack and ianto

‘They’ll never make it,’ Jack told her. ‘We’ve got the antidote. There’s a serum which will kill the homunculi in situ. I’ve got my people working on it now, transmitting the formula to the authorities. By morning, they’ll be rolling it out right across the country. Kills ’em dead.’
Saskia bared her black fangs. ‘Is that what you did to yours?’
‘Coughed it right up on the floor and then squashed it under my boot,’ Jack growled.
‘No mercy?’
‘Not when the planet’s at stake. This is Torchwood. We don’t do political correctness.’
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Something In The Water by Trevor Baxendale (Torchwood Novels #4)

Sometimes I forget how cold Jack can be when he needs to get the job done.