1. Isabelle nails Shadowhunting in heels.
We're living for this look.
2. Raphael has brought a dead Simon to the Institute.
3. Raphael informed the gang that Camille killed Simon and he was now in a transitional state as a Fledgling.
4. Clary could bring Simon back, but only as a vampire.
5. Valentine was not happy that Luke had saved the day...again!
6. The Lightwoods are in the Clave's bad books...
7. We thought Valentine had made his way into the Institute...
8. But it turned out to be the Clave's envoy, Lydia Branwell.
Impressive rune and glamour skills, Lydia.
9. Lydia was impressed with Alec's reflexes...
10. Isabelle, however, was not impressed with Lydia.
If looks could kill...
11. Valentine sent some really ugly dudes to take down Luke at the Jade Wolf.
Moisturize! Like, it's not hard.
12. It didn't matter, because Luke and his werewolf pack were on it!
13. Clary visited Simon's mom to try and explain what had happened to him but couldn't bring herself to do it.
14. Lydia paid a visit to Luke to see what went down.
15. Alec found out that his parents were once members of the Circle!
16. The body of Valentine's dead soldier was taken to the Institute for Magnus and Isabelle to inspect.
17. And Magnus wasn't exactly thrilled by this...
18. Alec was topless.
That is all.
19. And Magnus really appreciated it.
As did we Mr. Bane, as did we.
20. Alec is beginning to worry that his whole life has been a lie and that he needs to start doing things for himself.
21. Camille was back and was a total horror. Again.
22. However, Clary packs one hell of a punch!
23. The vampires realized that Camille has been breaking the Accords and turned against her!
24. Clary has decided she just can't lose Simon...
25. Her grave digging skills aren't bad either!
26. The Clave are planning to remove the Lightwoods as Heads of the Institute.
27. Alec and Lydia are getting married!
28. Clary's first rule of being a mundane is that love makes you stronger.
29. When you are reborn as a vampire, you get like super hungry.
30. Valentine gave the Forsaken angel blood so that they could break into the Institute!
31. Don't worry though, Hodge totally kicked their ass.
32. Simon can recite every line from every Nicolas Cage movie.
33. Oh, and he is now a vampire by the way.
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