Yesterday, the first two covers of Cassandra Clare’s new e-series were released on Entertainment Weekly’s website. The series was announced in October and that she is going to be writing the series with Sarah Rees Brennan, Robin Wasserman, and Maureen Johnson.
The first book, Welcome to the Shadowhunter Academy, will follow Simon as he struggles with who he is in the world as he tries to get back his memories that were taken from him.
Along with the covers was also the first synopsis, which can be read below.
After living as a mundane and a vampire, Simon never thought he would become a Shadowhunter, but today he begins his training at Shadowhunter Academy. Simon Lewis has been many things. A mundane. A vampire. A hero. But Simon can’t remember any of that. His memories of adventures with Clary, Isabelle, and the rest of the New York Shadowhunters were erased by a demon, and now Simon is eager to reclaim that part of himself. But will he ever get back the parts of himself that he lost? Does he even want to?
The second novella , The Last Herondale, follows Simon as he continues his training and learns about the rules of being a Shadowhunter. You can read the full synopsis below.
Simon learns about the worst thing a Shadowhunter can do: desert their comrades. In the early 19th century, Tobias Herondale abdandoned his fellow Shadowhunters in the heat of battle and left them to die. His life was forfeit, but Tobias never returned, and the Clave claimed his wife’s life in exchange for Tobias’s. Simon and his fellow students are shocked to learn of this brutality, especially when it is revealed the woman was pregnant. But what if the child survived…could there be a lost Herondale line out in the world today?
Welcome to the Shadowhunter Academy is set come out February 17th with The Lost Herondale coming out March 17th.
What do you think of the cover?