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City of Bones

City of Bones


by Cassandra Clare

Revenge Quotes in City of Bones

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Quote #1

Clary didn't see how killing one person could make right the death of another, but she sensed there was no point saying that. (10.254)

Maybe Clary can be an anti-death penalty advocate when she grows up, but for now, she sure doesn't seem willing to speak her mind.

Quote #2

"A Shadowhunter who kills another of his brothers is worse than a demon and should be put down like one." (10.264)

"Put down" like an unwanted animal. Look, we get that there's a lot of anger flying around in this book, but the moral code of the Shadowhunters seems a bit too old school. Where's the wiggle room? Are there no gray areas?

Quote #3

"You go in there and do for your friend what I could not do for my brother." (14.109)

At this point, we don't know that Raphael is actually a vampire, but if he weren't, he would still be wishing Jace and Clary a successful mission to satisfy his own feelings of revenge.

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