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Shadowhunter Week | Day Four → Favorite Downworlder | Magnus Bane

The name Magnus means ‘great’ in Latin and was one of the first names used among Romans. His surname, Bane, would mean 'glorious defender’ in Slavic; however, the more appropriate translation of Bane is 'destruction’. If his whole name is translated, Magnus Bane would mean 'great destruction.’

Shadowhunter Week | Day Two → Favorite Scene | Malec’s First Date 

Magnus gave Alec a sidelong look as they climbed the rickety stairs. Alec caught the glance, and his breathing quickened; his blue eyes were bright. Alec bit his lower lip, and Magnus stopped walking. It was only a momentary hesitation. But then Alec reached out and caught his arm, fingers tight above his elbow.
“Magnus,” he said in a low voice.