He was only able to regain control due to the rune controlling him having received damage, which would also cause him to eventually die.
The way I saw Maia and Jordan's relationship was that Maia's life had been ruined by what was clearly a metaphor for dating violence, but strong as she was, she managed to champion that, move on and become stronger. Sebastian must be killed, but the bond must be broken before Sebastian can be killed, else Jace will also die.
She eventually decides to join the two men as a spy while using the Faerie rings to communicate with Simon.
Alec looked at his sister darkly. The bell was meant to signal the Seelie Queen that Clary wanted her help.
Nervous about talking to her boyfriend, one girl gets very drunk. The synopsis makes about as much sense as the ingredients of shampoo, so you're blundering through the dark when you turn the first page.
My feelings are a force far greater than I.