He understands why people hold hands: he’d always thought it was about possessiveness, saying This is mine. But it’s about maintaining contact. It is about speaking without words. It is about I want you with me and don’t go.
“It was worth it,” said Jace. “You wouldn’t understand.”
“For her, maybe,” Isabelle said. “I hope it winds up worth it for you.”
I am, in the end, what you made me.
TMI AU: The Last of the Herondales
“Jonathan-” Tessa started.
But Jace cut her off violently. “Stop calling me that!” Tessa stared as Jace tries to compose himself, a view not new to her.
“I’m Jace Lightwood. I’m no Herondale, I barely knew my family.”
Tessa smiled kindly at him, “You may not have known them, Jace. But you are Herondale, you are a warrior like they are, you fiercely protect those you love at the cost of your own life. You are a Herondale, Jace. You are last of the Herondales, and I am very proud of you.”
“I want to be an angst-ridden teenager who can’t confront his own inner demons.”
Jace Wayland through the years.
Do you ever wonder if it’s justified? (Within Temptation - Destroyed)
- Best of Jace requested by Daria.
“Parabatai,” said Jace. “It means a pair of warriors who fight together—who are closer than brothers. Alec is more than just my best friend. “
Look past the glamour.
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