Sometimes you're running late for a meeting with friends, or perhaps you even bailed on your wedding day! Need an excuse? If you're a Shadowhunter, we have you covered...
1. You and your parabatai HAD to slay this pack of demons.
They were totally selling blood to the Circle! Not cool at all.
2. You walked right past someone who you definitely recognized from a previously erased memory.
3. Your flying Vampire motorcycle ran out of demon energy again.
4. You were too busy punching the hell out of a Vampire who killed your best friend.
Leaving you with the unenviable choice of letting him stay dead... or resurrecting him as a Vampire.
5. The Silent Brothers asked to hang out and you couldn't just say no.
Have you seen how terrifying they are?
6. Your mom was kidnapped and you had to go look for her!
7. You were training shirtless and it took a good 10 minutes to get your shirt back on over your ripped torso.
8. You had to infiltrate a Vampire lair because... reasons!
9. You swear you had heard a noise and you needed to do an hour stakeout just in case it was a demon!
10. You had to take an extra 15 minutes to change out of your disguise from this super secret mission.
11. You accidentally mistook the nourishment rune for the heat rune and set your room on fire.
"Those runes look nothing alike!"
12. You drank a potion thinking it was a soy latte and ended up in a coma for literally months.
13. You lost track of time while doing your weekly training.
14. You had to add like a TON of combat runes to all of your weapons in case you crossed paths with a demon.
15. You and your gang had to walk slow mo the entire way to look even more badass.
16. Your parabatai tracking was a little rusty so it took a really long time to find this place.
17. A Warlock teleported you to the other side of town!
18. You were stuck chatting with a Greater demon!
19. You were having cocktails with a Warlock!
One thing led to another aaaand...
20. Your Shadowhunter girlfriend slapped you with her Shadowhunter strength!
It hurt like hell okay?!
21. You helped an old lady across the street but then she tried to eat your face off!
22. You were locked out of your apartment after forgetting the unlock rune again.
23. You forgot your heels.
Heels are essential to this operation!
24. You unknowingly stumbled into an alternate dimension and got a teeny tiny bit lost.
25. Your parabatai's bachelor party got way out of hand!
Can you think of any other totally believable excuses you could use as a Shadowhunter?
Tell us in the comments below!