„Do you want to tell me what this is about, or should I just call the police?“

"And tell them what?" Jace said witheringly. "That invisible people are bothering you? Trust me, little girl, the police aren't going to arrest someone they can't see."
Clary and Jace, pg. 44
The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)

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