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Shadowhunter Love Runes

Philia; It is a dispassionate virtuous love. It includes loyalty to friends, family and community and requires virtue, equality and familiarity.
Storge; An affectionate love that slowly develops from friendship, based on similarity.
Agape; Selfless altruistic love. It is a love that is totally selfless where a person gives love to another person even if this act does not benefit him/her in any way. Whether the love given is returned or not, the person continues to love.
Banquet; It is a love that expresses itself through altruism or making sacrifices for another person.
Mania; Obsessive love. Experiences great emotional highs and lows. While intimate and intense, it often includes jealousy, possessiveness and a lack of communication.
Ludus; A love that is played as a game or sport; conquest. A ludic lover wants to have fun, but doesn’t necessarily want a serious relationship.
Pragma; Love that is driven by the head, not the heart. It is a practical love.
Eros; A passionate physical and emotional love based on aesthetic enjoyment; stereotype or romantic love. The kind that gives you butterflies in your stomach and a tingling in certain other places. [Source: x]

TDA snippet

“You’ve got a lot of responsibility now,” Jace said to Julian. “You’ll have to make sure Emma winds up with a guy who deserves her.” 

Julian was strangely white-faced. Maybe he was feeling the effects of the ceremony, Emma thought. It had been strong magic; she still felt it sizzling through her blood like champagne bubbles. But Jules looked as if he’d been slapped.

“What about me?” Emma said, quickly. “Don’t I have to make sure Jules winds up with someone who deserves him?”

“Absolutely. I did it for Alec, Alec did it for me — well, actually, he hated Clary at first, but he came around.” 

“I bet you didn’t like Magnus much, either,” said Julian, still with the same odd, stiff look on his face.

“Maybe not,” said Jace, “but I never would have said so.”

“Because it would have hurt Alec’s feelings?” Emma asked.

“No,” said Jace, “because Magnus would have turned me into a hat rack.”

"…They seemed to have been hand-wrought, their lines curving in to the circle around the symbol of the Council—four Cs in a square, standing for Council, Covenant, Clave, and Consul. The curvature of each C held a symbol of one of the branches of Downworlders. A crescent moon for the wolves, a spell book for the warlocks, an elf arrow for the Fair Folk, and for the vampires, a star”

[Pre-CoHF version]

YA book Challenge 
        ↳ favourite male character [3/5]: julian blackthorn

He looked at her, his face open and guileless. There was no trickery in Jules, no darkness. “Aren’t we forever?” he asked.