The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare
The Mortal Instruments: The Graphic Novels, Vol. 2
The Shadowhunter Chronicles is a media franchise based on the writings of American young adult fiction writer Cassandra Clare , which encompasses four novel series, three short-story collections, four graphic novels, one film, a television series, and other media. These works are set in a universe where fairy tales and mythologies, both pagan and Judeo-Christian , exist with its figures existing alongside the mundanes normal humans. A race of humans who possess angel blood, the Nephilim or Shadowhunters, is organized to patrol the Shadow World and prevent demons as well as Downworlders, including warlocks , faeries , werewolves , and vampires from attacking the mundanes. There is an uneasy peace, a treaty known as The Accords, between the governing body of the Nephilim, known as the Clave, and the Downworlders, not all of whom want peace or respect the Clave's authority. The Infernal Devices is a trilogy of young adult fantasy novels written by Cassandra Clare and is the second set of books to be published. Set in in Victorian era London , it revolves around Tessa Gray, a teenager who comes to London following her brother's invitation but ends up thrust into the Shadow World upon learning she is not a mundane but, rather, a warlock variant, warlocks being half human and half demon.
The Mortal Instruments is a series of young adult novels by American author Cassandra Clare and is the first of the Shadowhunter Chronicles. Seemingly normal at first, Clary soon gets sucked into the world of Nephilim and other creatures when she finds out that she is a Shadowhunter. Initial reports claimed plans for a film trilogy based on the first three books; however, due to the film not meeting the expected success, the sequel's production was constantly delayed, until it was ultimately scrapped. On October 12, , it was announced that The Mortal Instruments would instead be relaunched by Constantin Film as a television series , which premiered on January 12, and is currently on its third season. To coincide with the movie release, a graphic novel also based on the first book was released in but was discontinued after seven issues. In , it was announced that the graphic novel rights to the series has been reclaimed and will instead be adapted into one graphic novel by Cassandra Jean. Sign In Don't have an account?
In recent years, the genre of adult fantasy has exploded and authors of this genre have becoming increasingly prolific. In any bookstore, customers will find a vast array of choices in terms of the number of adult fantasy series available to read. However, the Mortal Instruments series offers something slightly unique and it appeals to many more readers than most of its competitors, which puts it above the competition. Plus, there is a movie adaptation for the books which offers another way for interested people to get into the series. So far, there are five novels in the series which chronicle the lives of different Shadow hunters, which are basically regular people with supernatural powers. There is a sixth book currently scheduled to be published in May This is one significant advantage that this series offers over the other options for adult fantasy readers—as a developing series, it offers the prospect of growth and future.
The novel is set in modern day New York City and has been released in several languages, including Bulgarian, Hebrew, Polish and Japanese. Clary goes to the pandemonium club with her best friend, Simon Lewis, where she sees a blue haired boy and a black haired girl sneak into a storeroom, pursued by two other boys; one armed with what appears to be a knife.
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