The Mortal Instruments Characters: Clary Fray: "beautiful" - The Creator. Jace Wayland: "to love is to destroy" - The Best Shaodowhunter of His Age. Alec Lightwood: "not everything that's true needs to be said" - The Protector. Isabelle Lightwood: "hearts are breakable" - The Warrior. "We're called Shadowhunters. At least, that's what we call ourselves."