Cassandra Clare shared a new Chain of Gold snippet yesterday and answered more questions on her tumblr. The snippet features the first Alexander Lightwood aka Anna and Christopher’s little brother. If the family tree information about Alexander Lightwood I is correct, it’s very possible that Robert Lightwood met his great-grandfather’s brother and he and Maryse might have named their Alec after The Last Hours‘ Alexander.
Cassie also talked about deaths in Chain of Gold, love (triangles) and more! Let’s have a look at the snippet first.
Alexander looked mutinous. “Not fair,” he said. He was tired and fussy, as he had been awake for many hours past his usual bed- time. Lucie wasn’t sure what time it was exactly; it all seemed strangely like a bad dream, timeless and imprecise.
Lucie glanced up and frowned. “Jessamine. Don’t take the child’s ball from him.”
“I just want to be included,” Jessamine protested.
I love this little snippet but I’m also worried. Here’s the Q&A:
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