Rated 3 stars *** (Bane Chronicles #10). ebook. Margaret K. McElderry Books (Simon & Schuster). 2014.
Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood are finally going on their first date. Despite Magnus’ pretended indifference, he’s really fallen hard for Alec and is hoping their date will get off to a good start. Despite his best efforts, a werewolf, a waiter and other assorted characters intercede to make this date more memorable than he’d planned.
In this short story, Cassandra Clare uses her patented wit to share the awkwardness of a first date between a Shadowhunter and Downworlder. Fans of Magnus and Alec will enjoy reading about how their romance began.
Recommended for readers aged 14 and older.