“Shadowhunters” famous person Katherine McNamara has some recommendation prior to Monday evening’s season finale: “Get a box of tissues. Get the comfort food of your choice ― maybe a blanket, something to cuddle with. Hold your love ones close, because it’s brutal.”
All season lengthy, the forces of fine and evil (and anywhere Sarah Hyland’s Seelie Queen suits in) had been waging a struggle over the Downworlders, supernatural beings like vampires and werewolves with part-human, part-demon souls.
Things come to a head within the ultimate episode of the season with the specter of their extinction by the hands of giant unhealthy Valentine Morgenstern, who in order that occurs to be Clary Fairchild’s (McNamara’s personality) father.
“Leading up toward the end of the season, we’ve started to see a different side of the Shadow World. When Clary first entered it, it sort of was this world of magic and wonder and enchantment for her,” McNamara instructed HuffPost all the way through a Build Series interview on Monday. “As she’s gotten closer to taking responsibility for her actions and growing into this world and becoming more of an adult in this world, she’s started to see the colder, more brutal, more deadly side of the Shadow World and that continues into this episode.”
We already know demise is looming at the horizon for one or a couple of characters because of a in particular ominous Comic-Con trailer for the sequence, however as for whom the Grim Reaper will declare, McNamara saved issues just about the chest.
“It’s really is heartbreaking. I was crying reading the script,” she printed. “There are a lot of highs and lows in this episode.”
Amid the darkness, then again, there was one vivid spot this season for Clary: her rising dating with Jace (Dominic Sherwood). Once the 2 came upon that they weren’t brother and sister **gulp** and put the affection triangle with Simon (Alberto Rosende) to leisure, the long-embattled couple in spite of everything have the fairway gentle.
“They’re both at a point where they are open to exploring this connection and seeing what this relationship could actually mean for the both of them,” McNamara defined. “They’ve had an electric connection since day one.”
Although lovers are fast to send Clary and Jace (aka Clace) because the display’s one true pairing, McNamara in fact has any other couple in thoughts: Magnus and Alec.
“As much as everybody loves the end game, it’s all about the journey,” she stated, prior to including, “Of course, I’m a Malec shipper 100 percent.”
Watch McNamara’s complete Build Series interview beneath.
The season finale of “Shadowhunters” airs Monday evening on Freeform.