"I like you, Jace. I really like you and I don't mean in the friend way." Alec scratched the back of his head nervously and looked away. "What?" Jace asked with wide eyes. "I'm in love with you. I'm in love with you, Jace. I, Alec Lightwood, am in love with you." He said, choking back tears. "I'm sorry." And with that. Alec left. Jace wanted to chase after him, but something inside of him stopped him from doing so. No, I'm sorry. Jace thought.