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Check out the Magnus and Alec scene from ‘City of Lost Souls’

Cassandra Clare continues to shower us with teasers from her forthcoming novels. Yesterday we got a love scene from Clockwork Prince and today we got a scene from City of Lost Souls which features Magnus and Alec. Here's what Clare had to say:

As I said yesterday — thanks to all of you who voted for Jace in the YA Tourney so MUCH. He won, and it's all down to you.

So here's the bonus part of the reward teasers: A scene from CoLS about Magnus and Alec. I get asked constantly if they will be in it and I hope this is somewhat reassuring that yes, indeed, they will be, with their very own plotline and all that. It's a short scene because it's smack in the middle of a giant spoiler. In fact I had to take out everything that even indicated where they were. Somewhere dark...but light can come from the strangest of sources.

Enjoy the Malec scene from City of Lost Souls: SPOILER WARNING!

Alec dropped his witchlight. The light winked out, and he fell to his knees, scrabbling on the ground among the trash and the dirt, grit under his fingernails. At last something lit up before his eyes, and he rose to see Magnus standing before him, the witchlight in his hand. It shone and flickered with a strangely-colored light.

“It shouldn’t illuminate like that,” Alec said, automatically. “For anyone but a Shadowhunter.”

Magnus held it out. The heart of the witchlight was glowing a dark red, like the coal of a fire.

“Is it because of your father?” Alec asked.

Magnus didn’t reply, only tipped the runestone into Alec’s palm. As their hands touched, his face changed. “You’re freezing cold.”

“I am?”

“Alexander . . .” Magnus pulled him to his feet, and the witchlight flickered between them, its color changing rapidly. Alec had never seen a witchlight runestone do that before. He put his head against Magnus’ shoulder and let Magnus hold him. Magnus’ heart didn’t beat like human hearts did: it was slower, but steady. Sometimes Alec thought it was the steadiest thing in his life.

“Kiss me,” Alec said, tipping his head up; Magnus eyes were sad and shadowed, and unreadable.

Magnus put his hand to the side of Alec’s face and gently, almost absently, ran his thumb along Alec’s cheekbone. When he bent to kiss him he smelled like sandalwood. Alec clutched the sleeve of Magnus’ jacket, and the witchlight, held between their bodies, flared up in colors of rose and blue and green as their lips touched.

Just how cute are these two? Can’t wait to read more.

Gosh, May 2012 is such a long wait…excruciating really.

Source: Cassandra Clare

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12 Comments on Check out the Magnus and Alec scene from ‘City of Lost Souls’

  1. Awww…I love Malec!!! They are so perfect together ❤
    Cassie writes the best gay characters in the world! Magnus and Alec's love is so pure and true and I'm wholeheartedly hoping they get their happy ending in CoHF.:)

  2. Aaaaw how sweet :D… ! I just luv the explanation of the witchlight between their bodies flared up in colors as their lips touched !!! i swear the god when the movie comes, i hope that this scene from CoLS is gonna be in it, it would be amazing !!
    And i hope as well that they will get a happy ending, which im pretty sure of, if not… i dont no what to do if not

  3. magnus and alec are absolutly cute there love is so strong. I want them to have happy ending:)

  4. I love them so much… If they don’t get a happy ending together I might hurt someone…

  5. awww get some alec awwwwwwww this to dam cute

  6. Aww this is so beautiful. Cassie Clare really shows everyone how beautiful true love relationships can be, no matter the sexuality of the people. Their love is so pure and one of the things I love most about TMI. I really can’t wait to see them in the movie-I have to stop myself skipping ahead to read malec in the books now, rather than reading the whole thing. I just hope they get the casting right and I’m so glad they did the script again because you cannot have TMI without Magnus.

  7. TMI Luver813 // January 17, 2012 at 10:16 PM // Reply

    OMG!OMG! I almost PASSED OUT when Alec said KISS ME. Them in the spoiler it said Alec got into bed with magnus while he was sleeping but then it seemed like he woke up. OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!!!!! I need to know more.

  8. aww!!!!!!!!!!!!!they are so cute together!I would so vote them best book couple!:D

  9. They are actually my favorite couple in the series, whenever the book is being told from the point of view of one of them, I start squealing and crying! God I can’t wait till may 8!!!!!!

  10. Hey i was reading a spolier where alex was getting in bed with magnus and it was like he took his boxer off and… i dont remenber that much about it can someone explain please or tell me wat happen i will be really thankfulllllll!!!!!

  11. yea and then you find out it’s the breakup scene and your soul is crushed

  12. i agree with yall and cant wait ep 12 and 13 in shadowhunter alec and magnus love them.they were meant be together as couple when they first saw each other from started.i hope magnus stop wedding in ep 12 and somehow telling alec that malec is my true love for him.

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