CLOCKWORK PRINCESS EPILOGUE SPOILER.
WILL IN HEAVEN XD
CLOCKWORK PRINCESS EPILOGUE SPOILER.
WILL IN HEAVEN XD
Our two beloved heroines. It’s a late post regarding the Cassie’s tweet that she’s finishing COHF yesterday (+8:00 GMT).
Hey Miss Cassie, if ever you read this, I just want to let you know that you wrote books that entirely changed my life. (No, sush, I’m not being senti) but it’s true. I reeeaaallly would thank my girlfriend for introducing me to TMI or TID. How I wish I read the books years ago. But now, I feel like I’ve been a fan for a long time. So yeah. Thank you for inspiring me. Your books made me enjoy drawing again. And it made me abetter artist, and it gave me a new direction. Before I would doubt myself for aiming to be an illustrator, now I want to continue it, doubtless and happy. Even though I’m taking a college course that is different from what I really want to be, I will continue honing the most important thing in the world, and that is drawing. So yeah, thank you. Thank you so much.
And even though TMI will end, I will neeevvveeer. EVEEER stop illustrating it (despite whatever ending you have for us).
So here’s a drawing of our beloved heroines from our two favorite books that our beloved author, Cassandra Clare, made. I could have drawn Emma, but I do not know her yet and I am looking forward to meet her!
(Decided to just post the Tessa I did ages ago along with Clary, thought it’s appropriate. |D)
You guys keep making me cry! *weeps into cereal, then goes back to madly formatting*
Clary and Tessa as August and September for mine and Cassandra Jean’s calendar of Shadowhunter girls. Clary looks as if she is thinking ravishing thoughts about angels and Tessa is thinking ravishing thoughts about books: fitting!
Can you pre-order CoHF in the UK? And will there be any special perks? — jack-jack-attackk
You can always pre-order books. You can do it online, or by walking into any bookstore with the title and author and saying you want to pre-order. You can do it in any country, in any language, anywhere in the world.
I’m sure Walker UK will want to do something special for CoHF but right now I don’t know what. I have information only about the North American hardback first edition. I don’t have info about anything that might be available in any other language or version or country right now.
"Just wondering will the picture on the inside of the jacket of CoHF have spoilers? I admit I wish I hadn’t noticed the inside of the jacket on clockwork princess until I’d finished the book. — lindybell21"
Yeah, that was really stupid of us. I don’t think we’ll ever do that again. The tree should have gone in the back, even though it was pretty on the inside cover. I don’t think it ever occurred to any of us that people would take the jacket off the book before they started reading, but of course people do, to preserve the cover, etc. And while the tree didn’t tell the whole story, it was spoilery. So no, we’d never do anything like that again. What the CoHF special first edition cover offers is basically a chance to see Cliff (the cover artist who has done all my covers) do his take on characters that would otherwise not make it onto covers, especially since this is the last book about them.
Hullo, Miss Cassie. I’ve been following your books since I read Infernal Devices back in January 2011 (as stated on my Clockwork Angel book) and I’ve wanted to ask you if… Well, if you can ask Ms. Cassandra Jean to draw a modern style Tessa and Jem. I’m sorry, I’m a diehard fan of them. Also, if I pre-order a CoHF, when will it be shipped here in Asia. Thanks. P.S. My last name’s the same as Cristina!! :) — eulphy
Modern day Tessa and Jem by Cassandra Jean:
That’s an older one, part of her CP2 postcard set. Maybe she’d draw a new one if you made eyes at her.
I don’t know anything about shipping of books; that’s way out of my bailiwick! You can always ask the bookstore that’s doing the shipping!
SPOILERS FOR CLOCKWORK PRINCESS.
Hi cassie! I’ve just finished TID and I’ve been wondering. Tessa is half shadowhunter, half demon, but someone (I think Mortmain but I’m not sure) tells her that her angel part “wins” against the demon part, so wasn’t she supposed to be mortal and die, like a shadowhunter? I know she is like a different race, but it still bothers me. Forgive me if that’s a stupid question. By the way, I love your books! Kisses from a brazilian fan.
Helllo. Here’s what Mortmain actually said:
“In you the blood of demons and the blood of angels has fought its own war in Heaven, and the angels have been victorious. You are not a Shadowhunter, but you are not a warlock, either. You are something new, something entirely other.”
So he is explicitly says “You’re not a Shadowhunter.” So there is no reason she would be mortal like a Shadowhunter or age like a Shadowhunter. She can’t bear Marks, like a Shadowhunter. She’s clearly not one.
Tessa is a new and entirely other thing. No rules apply to her. There is no reason for her not to be immortal. There is no reason for her not to turn into a hot air balloon when she turns sixty and float to France. That would be very festive.
The Shadowhunters are often on about how their blood is dominant, by which they mean it’s dominant as far as they know —children born of werewolves and Shadowhunters, or faeries and Shadowhunters, or mundanes and Shadowhunters, are Shadowhunters. But that is also because they are not too excited about the idea that there are things outside their experience. (Shadowhunter/demon hybrids.) Meanwhile, Tessa, being what she is, is immortal because there is no reason for her not to be, but her children aren’t — they do however have issues and powers out of the norm of regular Shadowhunters, which is something they must deal with as a difficulty during their lives.
Ahhh, this is so cute! I recognize the pillars of Blackfriars Bridge. Who did this? There should be hugs.
I keep seeing this picture on my dash and I can’t help but post it myself… I have soo much love and feels for whoever did this!
This is, as promised a long time ago, the last and final of my essays/replies about Clockwork Princess, its ending, and the Clockwork series in general. And the last time I will write about love triangles for a good long time. :)
Because it has been a while now since Clockwork Princess, I am not putting this under a read more tag. IT IS FULL OF SPOILERS. BEWARE YE THE SPOILERS, IF YOU HAVE NOT READ CLOCKWORK PRINCESS. It reiterates a lot of things I’ve already said about love triangles, love, etc. — but it is a basic sum-up, and final word on the topic.
Clockwork Princess was Tessa’s story. City of Heavenly Fire is going to be the end of Clary’s story. These girls are the heart and soul of the books I’ve written. They’re the protagonists: they’re the heroes, they’re the stars. The story is theirs.
"Dear Cassie, I’ve got a question related to Tessa and Jonathan. In CP2 the books says that Tessa is half shadowhunter-half demon, and that she was born because her mother didn’t have the Marks. So, if Jonathan is also half shadowhunter-half demon and his dad has the Marks, why is he alive? Thanks for your time and for writing this wonderful books! — 8planetsandifoundmyplaceonearth"
Tessa was born not just because her mother didn’t have Marks, but because her mother wore the Clockwork Angel. Otherwise Tessa would never have been born, since all babies who have a Shadowhunter parent and a demon parent are stillborn.
Jonathan is not half-Shadowhunter and half-demon. He did not have a Shadowhunter parent and a demon parent. He had a Shadowhunter parent and a Shadowhunter parent. Later he got a transfusion of demon blood. Unless you think that people who give you blood transfusions become your parents, Tessa and Sebastian/Jonathan are not at all the same kind of creature, and therefore there is no reason the same rules would apply to them.
This also applies to questions about Sebastian and Magnus, as in, why are warlocks nice enough folk when Sebastian is evil? Warlocks have a human parent and a demon parent. They are not the same magical creature (warlocks have souls, and though they have a demon parents, can make their own choices about being good or bad. How much choice Sebastian has, and whether his issues are nature or nurture, haven’t been answered, but we know demon blood makes monsters out of humans. Jocelyn believes it killed Sebastian’s soul: she might be right.)
(I’m back to answering questions from my queue since I don’t want everything to be all movie, movie movie — this is technically a My Books blog! — but remember I’m not longer checking fanmail/asks! I might start up again in the fall in which case I’ll post about it.)