The Infernal Devices Fanfic: BirthJem. No one other than Brother Zachariah himself, formerly James Carstairs. The Herondales had insisted.The Infernal Devices Fanfic: Birth by arisen-arisu
No one but him to witness the birth of their child, no one but him to put the protection on him.
He had just done his work, and was prepared to go.
Sun streamed in the great windows of the institute’s infirmary. Around one of the beds, quite a crowd had gathered: Charlotte and Henry Branwell, Charlotte standing behind Henry’s chair with her hands running soothingly over his shoulders (he was as nervous as though he were Tessa’s own father!), Cecily Herondale, and most importantly, William Herondale and Brother Zachariah. The Brother’s hood was pulled back, in order that his face might be seen. The same light filtering in from the windows caught silvery hair and eyes, making them reflect coldly, just one more sign of how different he had truly become.
Tessa lay back on the bed, a sheet pulled up over her now. Her breath still came in gasps, though they w