Tin Soldier is a short story by Joan Vinge, the first sci-fi tale I ever read and was from Eyes of Amber, an anthology of hers. It seemed to fit. Jack runs a bar instead of propping one up, Ianto Jones is the rookie on a ship that comes to call.
Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,766 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 11-4-10 - Published: 5-7-10 - Ianto J. - Complete