25 Totally Believable Excuses You Can Use When You're A Shadowhunter

It takes a lot of energy fighting demons, okay!


Sometimes you're running late for a meeting with friends, or perhaps you even bailed on your wedding day! Need an excuse? If you're a Shadowhunter, we have you covered...

1. You and your parabatai HAD to slay this pack of demons.

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They were totally selling blood to the Circle! Not cool at all.

2. You walked right past someone who you definitely recognized from a previously erased memory.

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3. Your flying Vampire motorcycle ran out of demon energy again.

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4. You were too busy punching the hell out of a Vampire who killed your best friend.

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Leaving you with the unenviable choice of letting him stay dead... or resurrecting him as a Vampire.

5. The Silent Brothers asked to hang out and you couldn't just say no.

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Have you seen how terrifying they are?

6. Your mom was kidnapped and you had to go look for her!

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7. You were training shirtless and it took a good 10 minutes to get your shirt back on over your ripped torso.

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8. You had to infiltrate a Vampire lair because... reasons!

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9. You swear you had heard a noise and you needed to do an hour stakeout just in case it was a demon!

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10. You had to take an extra 15 minutes to change out of your disguise from this super secret mission.

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11. You accidentally mistook the nourishment rune for the heat rune and set your room on fire.

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"Those runes look nothing alike!"

12. You drank a potion thinking it was a soy latte and ended up in a coma for literally months.

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13. You lost track of time while doing your weekly training.

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14. You had to add like a TON of combat runes to all of your weapons in case you crossed paths with a demon.

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15. You and your gang had to walk slow mo the entire way to look even more badass.

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16. Your parabatai tracking was a little rusty so it took a really long time to find this place.

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17. A Warlock teleported you to the other side of town!

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18. You were stuck chatting with a Greater demon!

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19. You were having cocktails with a Warlock!

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One thing led to another aaaand...

20. Your Shadowhunter girlfriend slapped you with her Shadowhunter strength!

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It hurt like hell okay?!

21. You helped an old lady across the street but then she tried to eat your face off!

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22. You were locked out of your apartment after forgetting the unlock rune again.

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23. You forgot your heels.

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Heels are essential to this operation!

24. You unknowingly stumbled into an alternate dimension and got a teeny tiny bit lost.

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25. Your parabatai's bachelor party got way out of hand!

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Can you think of any other totally believable excuses you could use as a Shadowhunter?

Tell us in the comments below!

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