It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. It is pretty clear in the series that Ianto has feelings for Jack, but it seems that Jack never returns the feelings. Jack's romantic stress with Gwen also appears to get in the way of the relationship that Ianto seems to desire.
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Bisexual Ianto Jones | Archive of Our Own
Ianto Jones 19 August - was an ex-member of the ill-fated Torchwood One and a member of Torchwood Three , initially serving as more of a "support man" or "tea boy", but later taking a more active role in missions. He first approached Captain Jack Harkness with enthusiasm about joining the team, eventually winning him over. Ianto soon became integral to the group, though his attempts to shroud his past impacted them in a bad way. He later fell in love with Jack and became his romantic partner.
Within the series' narrative , Ianto Jones is the "general support officer" for Torchwood Three team of alien hunters, the Cardiff branch of the fictional Torchwood Institute. His job primarily sees him function as the team's administrator, often charged with covering up their covert activities, although he can also capably accompany the team on field missions. In addition to his professional role in the series, Ianto is notable as the main romantic interest of the series' lead male Captain Jack Harkness , and his character is similarly bisexual. The character of Ianto Jones is introduced in the first episode of Torchwood , in
A regular within the show, Ianto appears in every episode of the programme's first three series excluding the finale of series 3, as well as two crossover episodes of Torchwood ' s parent show , Doctor Who. Additionally, Ianto appears in Expanded Universe material such as the Torchwood novels and audiobooks , comic books and radio plays. Within the narrative of the series, Ianto begins as general support officer for Torchwood Three , a team of alien hunters stationed in Cardiff , and develops into an active field agent. Initially the regular character with the least screen time, Ianto's role expanded in response to growing cult appeal. Reserved and efficient, Ianto was often used by writers to add humorous asides to the episodes' scripts.