#215 - A Problem of Memory

Directed by

Peter DeLuise

Writing Credits

Allison Rymer


460 000, 0,2 % PDM (U.S.A.)

Release Date

July 10, 2017 (Freeform)
July 11, 2017 (Netflix)


Alec is worried about Magnus’ wellbeing, he questions Magnus, but is assured by the warlock nothing is amiss. Simon breaks up with Clary, and Isabelle comforts her. That night Simon is introduced to a Bleeder’s Den, where vampires bite mundanes to get high; a girl is found dead the next morning and Simon worries he may be the culprit.

Sebastian’s cousin, Aline, arrives at the New York Institute; the man captive in Sebastian’s apartment is revealed to be the real Sebastian. After being arrested by Luke’s police partner Ollie, Simon returns to the Bleeder’s Den and stakes the real murderer of the dead girl. As a result of the torture he suffered in Valentine’s body, Magnus is having flashbacks of the night he found his mother, dead. He finally confesses his struggles to Alec, who consoles him. The real Sebastian escapes and tries to warn Aline, but his captor kills him before he can reach her.

The Shadowhunters portal Valentine to Idris, but are circumvented with Valentine ending up at Sebastian’s apartment. Sebastian’s true form is revealed and he calls Valentine “father”.


Lewis Del Mar – Loud(y)

Simon arrives at the Hunter’s Moon shaken by recent events when Quinn approaches him and offers to buy him a drink; Quinn orders plasma for himself and Simon, which Simon takes a liking to.

Ramsey – Love Surrounds You

Ramsey sings onstage; Quinn takes Simon to a ‘bleeder den’ and introduces him to Heidi; Simon explains his lack of control to Heidi, but both she and Quinn encourage him to drink which he does.

Extreme Music – Swag Queen

Vamp lounge.

SPC Eco – Burn It Down (Vectronic Remix)

Simon returns to the den and confronts Quinn about killing Heidi and promises to reveal his deed to others including the Shadowhunters; Quinn takes offense and prepares to kill Simon.

Extreme Music – Pipa 1

Jade Wolf


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