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The Bane Chronicles
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Information
Author/s Cassandra Clare
Sarah Rees Brennan
Maureen Johnson
Illustrator/s Cliff Nielsen
Narrator Various artists
Release Date April 16, 2013 (first story)
November 11, 2014 (print edition)
Publisher Margaret K. McElderry Books
Cover Magnus Bane

The Bane Chronicles is a compilation of 11 short stories telling the tales of the High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane, and co-written by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson. First released in e-book format, a print edition of the collection is set to be published on November 11, 2014.

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  • In City of Heavenly Fire, Magnus gave Alec Lightwood a notebook containing stories that shaped his life, which he wrote in the weeks following their breakup. The Bane Chronicles is either all or a part of the stories contained in this notebook, itself.[1]
  • The print, hardcover edition will feature a bonus mini-story (The Voicemail of Magnus Bane) and 10 illustrated scenes or comics drawn by Cassandra Jean.
  • The Rise of the Hotel Dumort and The Fall of the Hotel Dumort was originally teased as one story: The Rise and Fall of the Hotel Dumort. Its separation may have either resulted from or caused the removal of certain stories from the original set of 10 online released e-books.
    • No Immortal Can Keep a Secret was originally intended to be released as the seventh story on October 15, 2013, co-written with Maureen Johnson. However, it was removed from the final compilation at one point while the first few installments were still being released in e-book form. (Synopsis: Magnus at the turn of the 20th century decides to try this new "psychoanalysis" with Dr. Freud. But clearly the doctor has no experience to help deal with a centuries-old warlock with a very complicated dating history and some very unusual father issues.)
    • The Letter, for which no synopsis and spoilers were given, was supposed to be a separate installment released as the tenth story on December 31, 2013.[2] It was instead worked into City of Heavenly Fire and removed from the chronicles.[3]

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References Edit

  1. Confirmation, Cassandra Clare on Twitter.
  2. Original TBC listing, Cassandra Clare on Tumblr.
  3. "The Letter", Cassandra Clare of Tumblr.

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    • I found them rather hit and miss. Some of them I REALLY enjoyed (my favorite is absolutely "Saving Raphael Santiago"; it is emotionally power...
    • I have to admit, when I started it, I also initially felt the same way. I remember purchasing the first after its release. I tried to read it, ...
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    • Is all the adventures connected because this is the only one that seems interesting to me at the moment.
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