→ gabriel lightwood & cecily herondale
"You are a Lightwood," Cecily said. "You stayed because you were loyal to your family name. It is not cowardice."
"Wasn’t it? Is loyalty still a commendable quality when it is misdirected?"
Cecily opened her mouth, then closed it again. Gabriel was looking at her, his eyes shining in the moonlight. He seemed genuinely desperate to hear her answer. She wondered if he had anyone else to talk to.
shadowhunter (5/?) → Will Herondale
we live and breathe words
“Not everyone I love,” Alec whispered.
Magnus and Alec
The Mortal Instruments: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
→ mark & tiberius blackthorn
"Helen can’t take care of them. Not alone," Mark said a little desperately. "And Jules, he’s too young. He can’t take care of Ty; he doesn’t know the things he needs. He doesn’t know how to talk to him —” He took a shuddering breath. “You should let me come with you.”
TID/TMI Meme > 1/3 families
When a Herondale gave his heart away, it is not a gift to be returned.
book(s): t h e m o r t a l i n s t r u m e n t s
characters and nicknames
"I am Asmodeus,” he said. “One of the Nine Princes of Hell. You may know my name. - City of Heavenly Fire, Ch. 23