The statue was of an angel. In long white hands the angel held a cup, its rim studded with marble jewels. There was a date inscribed on the base, 1234, and words inscribed around it: NEPHILIM: FACILIS DESCENSUS AVERNI.
“Is that meant to be the Mortal Cup?” she asked.
Jace nodded. “And that’s the motto of the Nephilim—the Shadowhunters—there on the base.”
“What does it mean?”
Jace’s grin was a white flash in the darkness. “It means ‘Shadowhunters: Looking Better in Black Than the Widows of our Enemies Since 1234.’”
“It means,” said Brother Jeremiah, “The descent into Hell is easy.”
-Cassandra Clare, “City of Bones”
Day 16 #allthebooksdec18 : stocking stuffers
Need stocking stuffer ideas for the book dragon in your life? Look no further cuz I’m about to drop some knowledge on your last minute shopping panicking brains:
• pretty washi tape for their book planners/journals
• jewelry, keychains, etc. from their favorite fandoms
• bookmarks featuring their favorite quotes
• candles for their favorite characters
• newly released paperback editions of their favorite books
• ALL OF THE ABOVE
If all else fails, gift cards to their favorite book store is an easy option and is 100% guaranteed to make your favorite book dragon the happiest book dragon in the skies!
Thank you to my amazing Secret Santa, @h.g.writes for my new angelic rune necklace! It’s beautiful and I love it so so much! 😭➰🖤 Not to mention that it looks so perfect with my City of Bones anniversary edition and my gorgeous bookmark from @novellyyours ! 😍
What bookish items do you love getting or giving for Christmas?
I’m feeling festive guys ✨ I’m going home tomorrow and going to start wrapping Christmas presents! 😄
This amazing candle smells like coffee and waffles 😍 is from @fictionwicks use my rep code BOOK10 to get money off any orders 😊