“But what does that have to do with Valentine?”
“Not just Valentine,” said Jace. “All of us. The Clave and the Law—what Clary can do
overturns everything they know to be true. No human being can create new runes, or draw
the sort of runes Clary can. Only angels have that power. And since Clary can do that—
well, it seems like a portent.
– City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Chapter 3: Amatis
Excuse me, what? Um, does anyone else see how Jace is linking Clary to being a full angel? Because apparently, Cassandra Clare can’t just stop having two boys wanking over her self-insert’s beauty! No, she got to push up the Mary Sue factor to eleven! And you know what guys? This makes zero sense!
First of all, the Seelie Queen basically told us in “City of Ashes” that Valentine was experimenting with his children with demon blood. Oh, yeah, so what Valentine who at the end of the day is just a Nephilim like every other Shadowhunter captured all too powerful celestial being? Uh, no? Pull the other one, Clare!
I would still call Mary Sue about Clary’s special powers if it actually made sense. If Valentine managed to somehow trick an Angel of the Lord and was able to gather some blood and then later inject it into Jocyelen and unborn Clary. Actually, that would be a clever plot twist, and if I haven’t already proven that Valentine is a complete and utter dumbass. I could have truly seen this as a possibility.
Unfortunately, Cassandra Clare has zero percent of my benefit of the doubt, so at the end of this day, it’s Clare’s self-insert’s love interests wanking over how much a special snowflake Clary is—and I’m over it!