New Snippet: The Dark Artifices – Emma & Julian parabatai

Cassandra Clare has just revealed a new snippet from her next Shadowhunter series, The Dark Artifices:

Emma swallowed. She was remembering Julian, two years ago, standing in the overlapping circles of fire where the parabatai ritual was performed. The look on his face as they each stepped into the central circle and the fire rose up around them, and he unbuttoned his shirt to let her touch the stele to his skin and carve the rune that would bind them together for their whole lives. She knew if she just reached out now, she could touch it, touch the rune cut into his shoulder, the rune she had put there …
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The first book of the Dark Artifices, Lady Midnight will be published in 2015. There will be three books in total: Lady Midnight, The Prince of Shadows, and The Queen of Air and Darkness.

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