» [to] love and grieve. when I was a silent brother, my loves and losses were muted slightly, like music heard from a distance, true in tune but muffled. now - now it has all come upon me at once. «

"You dress to impress."

"No, Angel. I undress to impress."

I’ve finally gotten to a point in my life where I’m not afraid to speak. Where my shadow no longer haunts me. And I don’t want to lose that freedom—not again. I can’t go backward.

(Source: sydkatherine)

Noah was there for me when I had no one else. He believed me when no one else did. He could not be gone, I thought, but my throat began to hurt and my chest began to tighten and I curled up in bed, knees to chest, head to knees, waiting for tears that never came and sleep that did. (x

(Source: noahfoshaw)


nephilim challenge → ten characters: jace herondale [1/10]

Jace leaned forward, his palms flat on the ground. “I’m a warrior,” he said. “I was brought up as a warrior. I didn’t have toys, I had weapons. I slept with a wooden sword until I was five. My first books were medieval demonologies with illuminated pages. The first songs I learned were chants to banish demons. I know what brings me peace, and it isn’t sandy beaches or chirping birds in rainforests. I want a weapon in my hand and a strategy to win.”