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Pairing: Jack Harkness / Ianto Jones
Alternative name(s): Janto, J/I
Gender category: slash, M/M
Fandom: Torchwood
Canonical?: Yes
Prevalence: popular
Archives: JackxIanto (LJ)
Jantoloution (LJ)
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Jack/Ianto, also commonly called Janto, is the canonical slash pairing between Captain Jack Harkness and Ianto Jones from the series Torchwood. The pairing is immensely popular among fans.

The character Captain Jack Harkness was created for Doctor Who, and is established as omnisexual in that series ('The Empty Child'). His relationship with Ianto is ambiguous during Series 1 of Torchwood, from the point of view of audience surrogate Gwen Cooper. Their sexual relationship is revealed on-screen in Series 2, and the depth of feeling between them is explored during 'Children of Earth.'


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  • Get Loved, Make More, Try to Stay Alive by Dira Sudis "When we don't die young and violently, we die weird. Well, or all three, case in point."
  • Splash by Storms-Are-My-Nature Sometimes it's too hard to say goodbye... The team go on a trip to the Channel Islands, but what appears to be an easy, light-hearted job turns into more than they had bargained for...
  • Here we go again by Jiwa When Ianto Jones died in the Thames House, he didn't expect to wake up in the past. And what he definitely didn't expect, was that with his knowledge about the future, he had the power to change everything.

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