Izzy Lightwood (about Simon): And now what are we supposed to do?
Raphael Santiago: Bury him.
Jace Herondale: That's not funny.
Raphael Santiago: It isn't supposed to be. It is how we are made. We are drained, blooded, and buried. When he digs his own way out of a grave, that is when a vampire is born.
Izzy Lightwood (disgusted): I don't think I could do that.
Raphael Santiago: Some can't. If no one is there to help them dig out, they stay like that, trapped like rats under the earth.
Jace: 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.
Seelie Queen: You would betray your own father for the sake of the Clave?
Jace: Even so, Lady.
Seelie Queen (laughs): Who would have thought, that Valentine's little experiments would turn on him?
Izzy Lightwood: Experiments?
Seelie Queen (to Jace): The Fair Folk are a people of secrets. Our own, and others'. Ask your father, when next you see him, what blood runs in your veins, Jonathan.
(They step into the Seelie realm through a pond. Izzy lands gracefully unlike others...)
Izzy Lightwood: Oooh, that was fun.
Jace Herondale: That does it. I'm going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year.
Izzy Lightwood: Why?
Jace Herondale: So you can look up "fun." I'm not sure you know what it means.
Izzy Lightwood: You're raining on my parade.
Jace Herondale: It's a pretty wet parade already, if you hadn't noticed.
Izzy Lightwood: How did you get Magnus to let Jace leave?
Clary Fairchild: Traded him for Alec.
(Isabelle looks mildly alarmed.)
Izzy Lightwood: Not permanently?
Jace Herondale: No. Just for a few hours. Unless I don't come back. In which case, maybe he does get to keep Alec. Think of it as a lease with an option to buy.
Izzy Lightwood: Mom and Dad won't be pleased if they find out.
Simon Lewis: That you freed a possible criminal by trading away your brother to a warlock who looks like a gay Sonic the Hedgehog and dresses like the Child Catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang? No, probably not.
Clary Fairchild: Do I need any weapons? Do you?
Izzy Lightwood: I've got plenty. (shows Clary her anklets) These, for instance. The left one is electrum, which is poisonous to demons, and the right one is blessed iron, in case I run across any unfriendly vampires or even faeries, faeries hate iron. They both have strength runes carved into them, so I can pack a hell of a kick.
Clary Fairchild: Demon-hunting and fashion. I never would have thought they went together.”
Izzy Lightwood: You'd be surprised.
Clary Fairchild: Isabelle, can I ask you something?
Izzy Lightwood: Sure.
Clary Fairchild: Is Alec gay?
Izzy Lightwood: How did you guess?
Clary Fairchild: I...
Izzy Lightwood: You absolutely can't tell anyone.
Clary Fairchild: Not even Jace?
Izzy Lightwood: Especially not Jace!
Clary Fairchild: All right. I guess I didn't realize it was such a big deal.
Izzy Lightwood: It would be to my parents. They would disown him and throw him out of the Clave...
Clary Fairchild: What, you can't be gay and a Shadowhunter?
Izzy Lightwood: There's no official rule about it. But people don't like it. I mean, less with people our age—I think... But the older generation, no. If it happens, you don't talk about it.
Alec Lightwood: This place is full of Downworlders. You know that. I think you should try to keep the details of our investigation secret.
Izzy Lightwood: Investigation? Now we're detectives? Maybe we should all have code names.
Jace Herondale: Good idea, I shall be Baron Hotschaft Von Hugenstein.
(Alec spits out water that he's been drinking)
Izzy Lightwood: How is life as a mundane?
Raphael Santiago: It's amazing. I'm finally able to pursue a calling I've had since I was a kid.
Simon Lewis: Celebrity tamale chef. Men's tailor?
Raphael Santiago: Yeah, no. I joined the seminary.
Izzy Lightwood: You're gonna be a priest?
Raphael Santiago: One day. But I have to get back in touch with my God first.
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