I liked this episode a lot.
We got some Garrobane friendship which is always awesome.
We got some Sizzy too, which again is awesome. But there had better not be a love triangle. That wouldn’t be okay.
I am glad that Alec clearly still has his reservations about Sebastian. Someone should. Everyone else is way too trusting. Especially when you think about the fact that all of this started happening after Sebastian showed up.
I swear to god if Max dies I will not be very happy. This wasn’t okay when it happened in the books and it won’t be okay now. Especially because of how it might happen and who might do it.
MALEC ANGST. MALEC ANGST EVERYWHERE. I still don’t think they will break up. They might take some space or something. At least Magnus will. He and Luke are going to the Seelie Queen together and that is going to be some awesome Garrobane action right there. As for Malec themselves, I think to blame Alec or Magnus for the entire fight would be wrong. Maybe Alec should have told him, but having explained himself, you can see his point. Maybe Magnus shouldn’t have said some of the stuff he did, but given what the soul sword did already and what it is still capable of with the other Mortal Instruments, you can understand his anger too. Trust is a big thing for them and they are both working on it. Magnus and Alec are a strong couple and they need to go through this kind of thing, it can’t be roses and sunshine all the time. They will get through this, just like they get through everything. Even if right now it feels like 100 stabs to the heart.
Alec is trying his best as Head of the Institute and to say that he isn’t, is doing him a disservice. He has made mistakes, there is no denying that, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t trying.
I don’t even know what to say about Jace and Clary. Apart from, I really agree with Jace. Which is not something I thought I would ever have to admit. I understand Clary wanting her brother to be someone she can trust and love, but this isn’t going to pan out that way and she is setting herself up for major disappointment. Jace is actually being the more realistic of the two and he knows Jonathan may need to be put down and he is willing to do just that if it means protecting his family. I don’t believe there is any good in Jonathan. Jace already seeing that is a huge bonus for everyone.
I am not surprised about the Mortal Mirror revelation. I remember from the books exactly where the Mortal Mirror is. Little do they know, they have already seen it themselves.
2x18 is going to be good. With any luck, the Malec angst will be cleared up and we can have two episodes at the end that are fluffy and lovely.