Her instinct was right; without a trace of hesitation the woman gave her a hurried series
of directions. “And then right at the end of Oldcastle Canal, and over the stone bridge, and that’s where you’ll and Princewater.” She gave Clary a smile. “Visiting anyone in
“Oh, that’s the blue house, gold trim, backs up onto the canal. It’s a big place—you can’t
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Chapter 5: A Problem With Memory
First of all, how does Clary know about the Penhallows? It could be possible that The Lightwoods or Jace told Clary. However, we get no explanation for that. Again, this would literally take one sentence to clear up. *facepalm* This also brings up something that I totally overlooked in the last chapter
Why are the Lightwoods even staying at the Penhallows in the first place? I think it was implied that they are family friends? It’s also been implied that the Lightwoods go to Alicante a lot, so it would then be smart to rent or buy a house there. The Lightwoods are rich, and I think they could afford it. Again, a sentence would have cleared this up. Honestly, all of this with the Penhallows, especially what comes up next, is a fucking thinly veiled plot contrivance. Once again, Cassandra Clare is not really fooling anyone.