“All right,” he said. Magnus whipped toward him in the dark, all coiled energy now, all cheekbones and shimmering eyes. “Really?” “Really,” Alec said. He reached out a hand, and interlinked his fingers with Magnus’s. There was a glow being woken in Alec’s chest, where all had been dark. Magnus cupped his long fingers under Alec’s jawline and kissed him, his touch light against Alec’s skin: a slow and gentle kiss, a kiss that promised more later, when they were no longer on a roof and could be seen by anyone walking by. “So I’m your first ever Shadowhunter, huh?” Alec said when they separated at last. “You’re my first so many things, Alec Lightwood,” Magnus said.
“The home of the great bewilderbeast. The alpha species. One of the very few that still exist. Every nest has its queen but this is the king of all dragons. With his icy breath, this graceful giant built our nest; a safe haven for dragons everywhere. We all live under his care and his command.”
#also: prime example number 1 of why Hermione is in Gryffindor and not in Ravenclaw #because she VALUES bravery and courage more than intelligence or books or cleverness #and it’s about what you VALUE not just what you have #and in the end it is our choices that matter far more than our abilities #and Hermione has valued courage #and wanted to be in Gryffindor since she first read about the House in Hogwarts, A History #she has a lot of Claw qualities but the Gryff comes out even more #Hermione wants to be brave she wants to be daring she wants to be bold #she wants to be a Gryffindor #and that’s what matters most