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After a bit of critical thinking and a quick phone call to Simon to use his 'net-searching skills, Clary and Luke deduce that Valentine's hideout must be Renwick Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island, disused and in disrepair for decades.
On their way to Valentine's hideout, Luke and Clary chow down and make up, bonding a bit more during the drive.
They arrive at the hideout, which looks pretty much just how you would expect a century-old dilapidated hospital to look.
With Clary's special Sight, she's able to see it as it really is—as an imposing Gothic castle.
It's a good thing that Luke brought some lupine backup, because they have to fight their way through a mini-army of Forsaken to get inside.
Inside the stronghold, they find Jocelyn, Clary's mother, chained to a bed with all sorts of weird medical-looking paraphernalia attached to her. Ick.
Luke can't help because the chains are silver, and werewolves have that pesky aversion to silver.
Clary wants to go find an ax, but she gets interrupted by Blackwell, Valentine's minion, who Jace said was half of the duo that killed his father.
After a minute or so, Blackwell's partner, Pangborn, joins him.
The two of them say some pretty nasty things about Clary's mother, and get some taunts from Luke in response.
Before the conflict can get too heated, Luke throws a scalpel expertly into Blackwell's throat, killing him.
This sudden kill creates enough of a diversion for Clary to escape. As she's running away, she hears Luke transform (which probably means that Pangborn is about to be lunch).
Clary finds a weapons room, but all the weapons are magically glued to the wall. She observes that "there was magic in this room, and not runic magic either: something wild and strange, something dark" (22.233). We have no clue what that could be, and we kind of don't want to find out.
After more searching through the castle, Clary finds the room where Jace is being held.
Well, held isn't quite the right word, because it seems like Jace is staying there of his own free will.
See, Jace has totally been drinking Valentine's Kool-Aid. Valentine told Jace that his father isn't dead; Valentine never killed him.
To prove this point, Valentine walks into the room, and Jace introduces him as his father.
Yipes. This isn't just a Darth Vader moment; this is a Luke-and-Leia-who-are-brother-and-sister-but-didn't-know-it-when-they-were-smooching moment. Um, awk-ward!