“Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.”
It's kind of suspicious why most of the Lightwood children in TLH never made it to 60.
With the exception of Alexander they all die extremely young. But since they’re shadowhunters that may just mean that they died in battle or something. In the CP2 epilogue Tessa says that Sophie’s girls were at Will’s bedside when he died in 1937, but Barbara and Eugenia both died before him according to the family tree. I TRUST NOTHING THE FAMILY TREE SAYS WHY IS IT LIKE THIS WHY THE STRESS *screaming and sirens*