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Love is a Devil is the eighth episode of the second season of Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.


TENSIONS RUN HIGH: Max's Rune Ceremony brings everyone's fears to the forefront.

Tasked with arranging his brother Max's Rune Ceremony, Alec decides this would be the perfect opportunity for his family to get to know Magnus. But with tensions flying among the different Shadowhunters, Max's big event quickly becomes an evening where they all must face their biggest fears.

Meanwhile, Simon makes a bold move as Isabelle finds an unlikely new ally.



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A list of the known songs and score music featured in this episode:

  • "Joni" - Vahagni
  • "Fiesta Gitana" - David Savcic
  • "Blood Rose" - Birthday


  • A painting that was featured in this episode is the same one used for the film.[1]

The following are elements adapted from The Mortal Instruments:

  • Magnus tends to take in stray cats.
  • Simon and Clary began dating after it was revealed that Clary and Jace were siblings.
  • Robert Lightwood is having an affair.
  • Magnus's warlock mark is his cat eyes.