The girl was gorgeous, the kind of girl Clary would have liked to draw—tall and ribbonslim, with a long spill of black hair. Even at this distance Clary could see the red pendant around her throat. It pulsed under the lights of the dance floor like a separate, disembodied heart.
× the mortal instruments blog.
tmi/tid meme; 4/7 relationship
where there is love there is often also hate. they can exist side by side.
Idris had been green and gold and russet in the autumn, when Clary had first been there. It had a stark grandeur in the winter: the mountains rose in the distance, capped white with snow, and the trees along the side of the road that led back to Alicante from the lake were stripped…
Clary could hear the blood pounding in her ears. She felt as if her life had been built on a sheet of ice as thin as paper, and now the ice was beginning to crack, threatening to plunge her into the icy darkness below. Down into the dark water, she thought, where all her mother’s secrets drifted in the currents, the forgotten remains of a shipwrecked life.
Gray for the knowledge best untold
Bone for those who don’t grow old
Saffron lights the victory march
Green to mend our broken hearts
Silver for the demon towers
And bronze to summon wicked powers.
The Herondale family is an old Shadowhunter family.They have lived in a variety of places, notably in Wales, Yorkshire, New York and Idris. They are known to be born with star shaped marks.
Nephilim Challenge: Three Shadowhunter Families: [1/3] The Herondales
"If you ever meet the man who could take advantage of Isabelle, you’ll have to let me know. I’d like to shake his hand. Or run away from him very fast, I’m not sure which."
“I hate it,” she said. “I hate it when you’re right.” Alec pulled his sister closer and kissed the top of her head. “I know you do.”
There was only two types of people in the world for Valentine. The latter were his enemies, and the followers were weapons in his arsenal. I saw him try to turn each of his friends, even his own wife into weapons for the cause- and you want to believe he wouldn’t have done the same with his own children?