Questions tagged [shadowhunters]

A series by Cassandra Clare, also known as The Shadowhunter Chronicles. It comprises several sub-series and a number of short stories. Use this tag for questions about any of the books or short stories set in the Shadowhunters universe, as well as for questions about the TV series and movies based on the books.

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What happens when you name a Seraph Blade after Raziel? [closed]

In The Shadowhunters Codex, Jace said that you don't name a Seraph Blade after Raziel. Why is that the case? Is it mentioned what would happen otherwise?
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What was Magnus' dream about?

Magnus Bane has a dream about blood streams in a city and darkness on the rise. Chaos with no rules. I think we first hear of it in the second book, where he mentions it. And in Angels of Fire he ...
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How did drinking from the Mortal Cup give Simon back his memories?

I can't remember if this was ever spelled out in the books, but why does drinking from the Mortal Cup give Simon back his memories? It seemed to me that it was just taken for granted that it would ...
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What is the significance of the titles of the Shadowhunters series?

Some of the books in the Shadowhunters series by Cassandra Clare have rather poetic titles (Queen of Air and Darkness, City of Heavenly Fire, and so forth). The series themselves have some interesting ...
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Do specific names give powers to the seraph blades?

In the Shadowhunter books, we see them naming the seraph blades so that they may be used. Do these names give any special powers? Like, if they named one after Michael(I think they did once, but don't ...
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Why is being a Silent Brother considered evil?

In the world of Mortal Instruments, when Raziel (and further plot events) explains how Glorious works, it appears that the holy fire burns away everything evil in the person, along with the person ...
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What's up with Church?

Like, is he the same cat as in the Infernal Devices, or a descendant? And if he is the same, then how? Did living with a warlock do something to him, or did Magnus make him that way?
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Did the Clave visit Jocelyn while she lived in New York?

In "City of Bones", Clary learns that her mom was a Shadowhunter and has broken away from the Clave. However, I recently read "Clockwork Angel", and in it, Jem explains to Tessa that when ...
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How come Valentine can return to the same side of The Portal?

In the movie The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, on the latter part, when Jace and Clary fight against their father(Valentine), they manage to submerge him to the portal but manages to return on ...
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Did Valentine Get the Real Mortal Cup at the End of City of Bones?

I saw The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and I was really confused by the ending. It seemed to me that they gave up the Mortal Cup a bit too easily and there was some hints that it wasn't real, ...