“It’s one of the ɹnest houses in Alicante,” said Samuel. “And they have another house, a
manor out in the country. Almost all the rich families do. You see, there’s another way for
Nephilim to gain wealth. They call it ‘spoils.’ Anything owned by a demon or Downworlder who is killed by a Shadowhunter becomes that Shadowhunter’s property. So if a wealthy warlock breaks the Law, and is killed by a Nephilim …”
Simon shivered. “So killing Downworlders is a lucrative business?”
“It can be,” said Samuel bitterly, “if you’re not too choosy about who you kill. You can see
why there’s so much opposition to the Accords. It cuts into people’s pocketbooks, having to be careful about murdering Downworlders. Perhaps that’s why I joined the Circle. My
family was never a rich one, and to be looked down on for not accepting blood money—”
He broke off. “But the Circle murdered Downworlders too,” said Simon.
“Because they thought it was their sacred duty,” said Samuel. “Not out of greed. Though I
can’t imagine now why I ever thought that mattered.”
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Chapter 6: Bad Blood
Trigger Warning: There is going to be semi-graphic talk about the Nazis and The Holocaust and what’s going on at the border right now. If this is going to trigger you, then please back button now. I won’t hold it against you.
In relativity what is going on the border with detained immirggants, this hit me especially hard. Don’t expect me to be even tad a bit of rational or unbiased.
First of all, for all Cassandra Clare’s crowing about how Shadowhunters are so much better than we paltry humans. This proves once and for all that of that self-righteous bullshit is completely false. They are just as bad as The Clave. They are literally killing Downworlders for money. And don’t tell me that this utterly disgusting practice has been stopped since the Accords. We all know that the Accords are utter and complete pretense with no standing what so ever.
This is basically a Nazi Gold situation. They would literally steal the people who were captured and killed in the Holocaust, Gas Them, and then melt down even their gold teeth to create Nazi Gold. Right now, on the border ICE agents are talking Mexican Immigrants rosaries and displaying as trophies.
Do you see any fucking difference between what I just described and the Shadowhunter’s own actions? How can they swear by the Angel, worship an ArchAngel of the Lord, which said Lord said as one of his commandments: Thou Shall Not Kill. Thou shall not steal. This is a sin against their own god because how much everyone likes to ignore it Raziel is a merely an intermediary for his God.
This is everything against they should stand for. The Penhallows, The Lightwoods especially got rich on this. I was wondering how the fuck they are financing this level of operation and now I know and I am sick to my stomach.
I have only seen one hero do this, and it was Blade from the Blade movies. He would kill Vampires and take and pawn their shit. But know what? Vampires in that series are undoubtedly the evilest force in that entire series. They even stole humans, especially the homeless or prostitutes put them in a coma and minded them for their blood. Literal blood farms, like humans, were cattle. So you know what? I don’t mind Blade stealing from those monsters, especially since Blade has always been more an anti-hero instead of a righteous hero.
They say that Downworlders and Demons are monsters, but there is nothing to convince me that Shadowhunters are not the real monsters.