And then she said nothing else, for Henry put his arms around her and kissed her. Kissed her in such a way that she no longer felt plain, or conscious of her hair or the ink spot on her dress or anything but Henry, whom she had always loved. Tears welled up and spilled down her cheeks, and when he drew away, he touched her wet face wonderingly.
“Really,” he said. “You love me, too, Lottie?”
She tried to make her voice as firm and strong as it could be, for herself as much as for the boy at the window. “Perhaps, Gabriel Lightwood, I have faith in you.”
“I’ve known parabatai so close they were almost the same person; do you know what happens, when one of them dies, to the one that’s left —?”
[11/15] 15 Best Confessions of Love (Books) » Will Herondale to Tessa Gray
(The Infernal Devices; Clockwork Prince)
I felt I was dreaming and thinking and feeling with you. I dreamed what you dreamed, wanted what you wanted - and then I realized that I truly just wanted you. The girl behind the scrawled letters. I loved you from the moment I read them. I love you still.
Reblog if you own one or more of Cassie’s books.
Clare’s novels have been translated into 35 languages, and The Mortal Instruments series (which first introduced the Shadowhunters – half-human, half-angel demon fighters), has 16 million copies in print worldwide. The Infernal Devices, a prequel series set in Victorian London, has a global in-print tally of six million copies.
22 million copies! 22,000,000!