Owen Harper was wrong.
There was an afterlife.
Susie hadn't seen it, he hadn't seen it, because they were both destined to come back.
It wasn't heaven, no pearly gates and angels, but it was peaceful.
For Owen, it was a gazebo in a park where people he knew occasionally wandered by. His grandparents and parents, a kid in primary school who'd been hit by a car. He saw Susie once or twice. Tosh was around a lot, and they walked the trails of the park, talking and not talking all at once. Then, Ianto; reunited with an old dog and mourning for Jack. He saw Katie occasionally, with her family. He thought it might be awkward, being with Tosh and Katie and the others all at once, but everything was calm and there was no jealousy. He wandered mostly, only able to see the ghosts of people he had known in life.
Plus one more.
He saw her on a playground, sitting on a swing set. She was seventeen, but her face belonged to an old soul. He sat down on the other swing, rocked back and forth as a