The Shadowhunter Season II was released, and I had to watch it immediately on Netflix. How many of you have seen it? You may have seen all the Tweets about it. I watched Emma’s discussion about what she liked and didn’t like about it, she talks fast, but I tend to agree with her. “It did not make sense to me!” I don’t remember Clary ever shapeshift into someone else by using a rune. I mean she is the queen of runes, she can do some pretty crazy things with them, but at this point, I don’t think she knew the extent of her powers yet. I should read the City of Ashes again. The movie, I find, is quite cheezy and if you are not familiar with the Shadowhunters from the books, then I think by watching the TV show alone, it will not give you a good background to know what is happening. It’s a shame really because Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunters deserves just as accurate a depiction as Harry Potter.
Season Two: Episode One-This Guilty Blood
The movie is supposedly loosely based on the City of Ashes and doesn’t stay faithful to the book at all and I don’t have time to compare the film with the books except the thing that stood out the most to me is inside the Institute. I pictured it as a dark dusty old building with lots of character with a cat named Church. NOT a modern dystopia with a ton of guards and people everywhere. That was weird.
What did you guys think about the show?
I like the characters enough, but honestly, I don’t believe they are as good as Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower or Lena Headey. In fact, I find the TV Show actually annoying.
And this guy? Victor Aldertree? What a dickhead
And that Bitch Maria?
I bought the Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy because of the show I think. It is written from Simon’s POV. Simon doesn’t remember when he was a vampire or before that, because when he was in hell (for lack of a better word) in City of Heavenly Fire, Simon bartered with a demon to take his memories in which case he doesn’t remember his close shadow hunter friends either. The only way to get his memories back is to drink from the Mortal Cup apparently, so Simon enrolls in the Shadowhunter Academy and goes to Idris to train as a shadow hunter. He meets all kinds of characters. The short stories are easy enough but there are a lot of them, and I have yet to finish the book. Anyway, that’s all for this week guys! Stay tuned for Episode Two Season Two airing tomorrow either on Freeform or Netflix for those of us who live in Canada.