I was alive when the Dead Sea was just a lake that was feeling a little poorly.
Alec would have said he could have benefited from a bit more in the way of constructive cowardice.
Sometimes you don't have to search out danger, sometimes danger finds you
He looked back at her, and when she saw the look on his face, she saw his eyes at Renwick's, when he had watched the Portal that separated him from his home shatter into a thousand irretrievable pieces. He held her gaze for a split second, then looked away from her, the muscles in his throat working.
You have to give everyone ugly motives for everything they do, because ugly motives are all you understand.
If I made a joke about just dropping by, would you write me off as cliché?
As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?
Stripping the protection wards off the ship was bad enough-it's a strong, strong enchantment, demon-based-but when you fell, I had to put a fast spell on the truck so it wouldn't sink when I lost consciousness. And I will lose consciousness, Alec.
He will get through this, even if he thinks he won't.
You know how the bonds of family are, my lady... They cling as tightly as vines. And sometimes, like vines, they cling tightly enough to kill.
I'm from New Jersey. I was born in toxic sludge.
But it was Valentine. I saw him. In fact, he had the Sword with him when he came down to the cells and taunted me through the bars. It was like a bad movie, except he didn't actually twirl his mustache. - Jace Wayland
Then again, it was Jace. He'd pick a fight with a Mack truck if the urge took him.
He'd felt like a jack-o-lantern for the past few days, as if his guts had been yanked out with a fork and dumped in a heap while a grinning smile stayed plastered on his face.
You know what the worst thing I can imagine is? Simon had said. Not trusting someone I love.
I'm pure at heart. It repels the dirt.
But that's what you're doing, isn't it? You're part of the fight just as much as the Shadowhunters on the ship-and I know you can take some of my strength, I've heard of warlocks doing that-so I'm offering. Take it. It's yours.
They confused beauty with innocence and harmlessness.
I believe I am in Hell, therefore I am
You tried to drink the East River,"Magnus said, and Alec saw, as if for the first time, that Magnus's clothes were soaking wet too, sticking to his body like a dark second skin.
I've screwed everything up royally. I remember you saying that growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change.
Desire is not always lessened by disgust. Nor can it be bestowed, like a favor, to those most deserving of it. And as my words bind my magic, so you can know the truth. If she doesn't desire his kiss, she won't be free.
What I actually want to call you is a hell of a lot more unprintable than your name
I don't do what I'm told, but I might do what you want if you ask me nicely.
You're Valentine's son. I'm sure you're the one the Queen really wants to see. Besides, you're charming. Maybe not at the moment.
Jace hated it when other people were worried on his behalf. It made him feel like maybe there really was something to worry about.
Every time you almost die, I almost die myself.
What they had between them was still as fragile as flickering candle flame, as delicate as eggshell - and he knew that if it shattered, if he somehow let it break and be destroyed, something inside him would shatter too, something that could never be fixed.
I keep thinking about blood, I dream about it. Wake up thinking about it. Pretty soon I'll be writing morbid emo poetry about it.
Jace wasn't exactly prone to random fits of panic
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