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message 1: by Daylighter, Mizpah (last edited Jun 09, 2012 12:41PM) (new) - added it

Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
I'm not sure how reliable these are, cause I didn't get them from Cassie's Tumblr.

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… using a glamour rune, “There’s one thing …. when you live in the country, but this is London.”

“I’m not afraid of London,” Cecily said defiantly.

Will leaned closer, almost sizzling in her ear and said something very complicated …

“No, it wouldn’t do you any good to tell me to go home. You’re my brother and I want to go with you.”

It was the sort of thing he used to hear Jem say. And although Cecily was unlike Jem in every other conceivable, possible way. She did share one quality with him—stubbornness. When Cecily said she wanted something, it was always expressed … iron determination.

“Do you even care where I’m going,” he says. “What if I’m going to hell?

“I’ve always wanted to see hell,” Cecily said.

“Doesn’t everyone.”

“Most of us try to find our way out of it,” said Cecily.


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
“Will you stop them?”

“I suppose that would depend on whether they would cut me in with part of the profit.”

She shook her head. “Jem is your parabati. He is your partner given to you by the Clave, but I am your sister by blood. Why would you do anything for him but you only want me to go home?”

“How do you know the drugs are for Jem?” Will said.

“I’m not an idiot, Will.”

“No, more the pity. Jem… Jem is like the better part of me. I would not expect you to understand. I owe him—I owe him this.”

“So why why?”

Will exhaled, too desperate to check himself. “You are my weakness.”

… her heart, she said not angrily, but thoughtfully, “I’m not a fool, as I told you. I’m not an idiot. And more the pity for you, I suppose we all want something we can’t have.”

“No,” said Will, “and what do you want?”

“I want you to come home.”

… pulled her cloak closer about her, to make her safe, as he have when she was a child.

“The Institute is my home,” Will sighed as he set his head against the stone wall. “I can’t stand out here arguing with you all evening, Cecily. If you are determined to follow me into hell, I can’t stop you.”

Finally, she said gruelingly and seemed sense, “I knew you would. You’re related to me.”


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
Clockwork Princess snippet

Will rose slowly to his feet. He could not believe he was doing what he was doing, but it was clear that he was, clear as the silver rim around the black of Jem’s eyes. “If there is a life after this one,” he said, “let me meet you in it, James Carstairs.”
“There will be other lives.” Jem held his hand out, and for a moment, they clasped hands, as they had done during their parabatai ritual, reaching across twin rings of fire to interlace their fingers with each other. “The world is a wheel,” he said. “When we rise or fall, we do it together.”
Will tightened his grip on Jem’s hand, which felt thin as twigs in his. “Well, then,” he said, through a tight throat, “since you say there will be another life for me, let us both pray I do not make as colossal a mess of it as I have this one.”


Noor (noor_a) | 273 comments Daylighter wrote: "Clockwork Princess snippet

Will rose slowly to his feet. He could not believe he was doing what he was doing, but it was clear that he was, clear as the silver rim around the black of Jem’s eyes. ..."


thanks for the snippet! OH GOSH! next life? I wonder if someone we know in MI is will or jem reborn!!! :O


Noor (noor_a) | 273 comments Gosh can anyone help me dissect this snippet!-

“You are not really dying,” Will said, the oddest tone to his voice, “are you?"

I only just saw it and gosh i dont wanna consider what it means....


Noor (noor_a) | 273 comments lol just found out its from when jem and will first meet! sorry! anyway!


Kaitlyn *I Will Never Let Go* | 17 comments It was just announced that the epilogue to Clockwork Princess is called London, 2007
Oh my goodness! This might be where we figure out at last how Magnus and Tessa (not to mention the clockwork angel and Will Herondale's A Tale of Two Cities) end up in New York, and we see the tie in between the two series! Exciting!
But at the same time, all the beautiful, wonderful characters that we've fallen in love with from TID will be...dead. Nooooooo! I think I'm gonna cry, folks. :,(


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
“If Jem dies, I cannot be with Tessa,” said Will. “Because it will be as if I were waiting for him to die, or took some joy in his death, if it let me have her. And I will not be that person. I will not profit from his death. So he must live.” He lowered his arm, his sleeve bloody. “It is the only way any of this can ever mean anything. Otherwise it is only —”

“Pointless, needless suffering and pain? I don’t suppose it would help if I told you that was the way life is. The good suffer, the evil flourish, and all that is mortal passes away,” Magnus said.

“I want more than that,” said Will. “You made me want more than that. You showed me I was only ever cursed because I had chosen to believe myself so. You told me there was possibility, meaning. And now you would turn your back on what you created.”


Inês (nesborges) | 35 comments Daylighter wrote: "“If Jem dies, I cannot be with Tessa,” said Will. “Because it will be as if I were waiting for him to die, or took some joy in his death, if it let me have her. And I will not be that person. I wil..."

this is one of my favourite ones untill now... and somehow it makes me feel pitty for will... I love both of them (jem and will) but i think, even i've read CP and know the razon that will behave like that in CA, i like more jem than will... but it makes me feel sorry for him -.-


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
“Will!”
He turned at the familiar voice and saw Tessa. There was a small path cut along the side of the hill, lined with unfamiliar white flowers, and she was walking up it, toward him. Her long brown hair blew in the wind — she had taken off her straw bonnet, and held it in one hand, waving it at him and smiling as if she were glad to see him.
His own heart leaped up at the sight of her. “Tess,” he called. But she was still such a distance away — she seemed both very near and very far suddenly and at the same time. He could see every detail of her pretty, upturned face, but could not touch her, and so he stood, waiting and desiring, and his heart beat like the wings of seagulls in his chest.
At last she was there, close enough that he could see where the grass and flowers bent beneath the tread of her shoes. He reached out for her —


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Rosie | 38 comments Daylighter wrote: "“Will!”
He turned at the familiar voice and saw Tessa. There was a small path cut along the side of the hill, lined with unfamiliar white flowers, and she was walking up it, toward him. Her long br..."


This one seems like its probably Will dreaming.i will DIE if Will and Tessa cant be together.


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
Will’s eyes met Tessa’s as she came closer, almost tripping again over the torn hem of her gown. For a moment, they were in perfect understanding. Jem was what they could still look each other straight in the eye about. On the topic of Jem, they were both fierce and unyielding. Tessa saw Will’s hand tighten on Jem’s sleeve. “She’s here,” he said.
Jem’s eyes opened slowly. Tessa fought to keep the look of shock from her face. His pupils were blown out, his irises a thin ring of silver around the black. “Ni shou shang le ma, quin ai de?” he whispered.


Roselinta | 10 comments Daylighter wrote: "Will’s eyes met Tessa’s as she came closer, almost tripping again over the torn hem of her gown. For a moment, they were in perfect understanding. Jem was what they could still look each other stra..."

crying now. it's too painful. does the Chinese bit mean: "are you hurt my dear?" I Googled it but the Google translation is not always reliable.


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
Roselinta wrote: "Daylighter wrote: "Will’s eyes met Tessa’s as she came closer, almost tripping again over the torn hem of her gown. For a moment, they were in perfect understanding. Jem was what they could still l..."

"Are you hurt, my love?"


Roselinta | 10 comments Daylighter wrote: "Roselinta wrote: "Daylighter wrote: "Will’s eyes met Tessa’s as she came closer, almost tripping again over the torn hem of her gown. For a moment, they were in perfect understanding. Jem was what ..."

Thanks.


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
“I am not at your beck and call,” Magnus said. “I helped with de Quincey because Camille requested it of me, and Will once, because he offered me a favor in return. I am a warlock. And I do not serve Shadowhunters for free.”


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Rosie | 38 comments Daylighter wrote: "Will’s eyes met Tessa’s as she came closer, almost tripping again over the torn hem of her gown. For a moment, they were in perfect understanding. Jem was what they could still look each other stra..."

for some reason this creeps me out. the "are you hurt my dear" is creepy


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Rosie | 38 comments 'From the torn hem of her gown' it must be after the wedding


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
“Though Will was saying earlier,” Tessa added, “that heroes all come to bad ends, and he could not imagine why anyone would want to be one, anyway.”
“Ah.” Jem’s hand squeezed hers briefly, and then let it go. “Well, Will is looking at it from the hero’s viewpoint, isn’t he? But as for the rest of us, it’s an easy answer.”
“Is it?”
“Of course.” His voice was almost a whisper now. “Heroes endure because we need them. Not for their own sakes. If Will …”


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Daylighter (pantea13) | 1431 comments Mod
“By the Angel, Bridget’s depressing,” said Henry, setting down his newspaper directly on his plate and causing the edge to soak through with egg yolk. Charlotte opened her mouth as if to object, and closed it again. “It’s all heartbreak, death and unrequited love.”
“Well, that is what most songs are about,” said Will. “Requited love is nice, but it doesn’t make much of a ballad.”


Palak (Dust and Shadows) (umbrasumus) | 455 comments Rosie wrote: "'From the torn hem of her gown' it must be after the wedding"

or the wedding didn't happen.


Palak (Dust and Shadows) (umbrasumus) | 455 comments Daylighter wrote: "“By the Angel, Bridget’s depressing,” said Henry, setting down his newspaper directly on his plate and causing the edge to soak through with egg yolk. Charlotte opened her mouth as if to object, an..."

OHHH will.


Amiamo | 49 comments Will began to move toward the door to join Charlotte. Halfway there, he turned back, and crossed the room to Tessa: “Please,” he said, “while I am with him, would you do something for me?”

Tessa looked up and swallowed. He was too close, too close: all the lines, shapes, angles of Will filled her field of vision as the sound of his voice filled her ears. “Yes, certainly,” she said. “What is it?”


Amiamo | 49 comments Clockwork Princess snippet
Her throat ached: adoration, heartbreak, in equal measure. “Kiss me,” she said. “Please.”


Richa (cityofbooks) | 54 comments New Clockwork Princess teaser -

Jem always said that Will rushed toward the end of a mission rather than proceeding in a measured manner, and that one must look at the next step on the path ahead, rather than the destination in the distance, or one would never reach one’s goal. Will closed his eyes for a moment. He knew that Jem was right, but it was hard to remember, when the goal that he sought was the girl that he loved.


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Shel (cinderblizzerd) | 212 comments Can't wait for it to come out, I am dying here!!


Codee Meredith | 43 comments Richa wrote: "New Clockwork Princess teaser -

Jem always said that Will rushed toward the end of a mission rather than proceeding in a measured manner, and that one must look at the next step on the path ahead..."

Wonder if Mortmain captures Tessa and Will has to rescue her


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l Amiamo wrote: "Clockwork Princess snippet
Her throat ached: adoration, heartbreak, in equal measure. “Kiss me,” she said. “Please.”"


willwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillpleasebeyou.


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Tara Lauren ~I Never Win Anything~ wrote: "Amiamo wrote: "Clockwork Princess snippet
Her throat ached: adoration, heartbreak, in equal measure. “Kiss me,” she said. “Please.”"

willwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwillwil..."


Yesssss, PLEASE be Will!


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Breeze (hurricanebreeze) | 241 comments “You do not want to help us,” Will said to Magnus. “You do not want to position yourself as an enemy of Mortmain’s.”
“Well, can you blame him?” Woolsey rose in a whirl of yellow silk. “What could you possibly have to offer that would make the risk worth it to him?”
“I will give you anything,” said Tessa in a low voice that Will felt in his bones. “Anything at all, if you can help us help Jem.”
Magnus gripped a handful of his black hair. “God, the two of you. I can make inquiries. Track down some of the more unusual shipping routes. Old Molly —”
“I’ve been to her,” Will said. “Something’s frightened her so badly she won’t even crawl out of her grave.”
Woolsey snorted. “And that doesn’t tell you anything, little Shadowhunter? Is it really worth all this, just to stretch your friend’s life out another few months, another year? He will die anyway. And the sooner he dies, the sooner you can have his fiancée, the one you’re in love with.” He cut his amused gaze toward Tessa. “Really you ought to be counting down the days till he expires with great eagerness.”


Julia Breeze wrote: "“You do not want to help us,” Will said to Magnus. “You do not want to position yourself as an enemy of Mortmain’s.”
“Well, can you blame him?” Woolsey rose in a whirl of yellow silk. “What could y..."


Oh shoot! let's not sugar coat it. Dang Woolsey..just say what you mean.


Estef (estefi78) | 9 comments Aww...Will ♥♥♥


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