Alec Lightwood: Why did you ask for me… when Jace and Clary were both here?

Magnus Bane: Hmm, Jace didn’t tell you? It doesn’t matter. It was a lie anyway.

Alec Lightwood: Are warlocks always this cryptic?

Magnus Bane: I’m not being cryptic. I’m being coy. Let me spell it out for you. I wanted to see you again.

From Shadowhunters – Season 1 Episode 6: ‘Of Men and Angels’ (1×06)