Jace, Clary and Simon returned to the Institute, where a furious Hodge was waiting for them.He lectured them on their actions and ended up tending to their injuries.When Clary needed his help afterwards, though, he still obliged, borrowing his friend Eric's van and drove them to Madame Dorothea.He also saved the Shadowhunters from the Greater Demon Abbadon, the demon of the Abyss, by shooting one of Alec's arrows at the skylight and letting the sunlight chase it away.Clary decided it would be best to bury him in a Jewish cemetery and let him rise as a vampire.Simon had just been Turned into a vampire when he was kidnapped by Valentine Morgenstern and taken to his ship along with Maia for the ritual of Infernal Conversion.Clary and Jace wanted to sneek in through the back door.
Simon had long been planning to tell Clary how he felt for her but never quite found the right moment.
Over dinner Simon also met Hodge Starkweather and Alec Lightwood.
The next morning, after Clary and Jace met with the Silent Brothers, the gang met for breakfast at Taki's, including Simon who had shown up at the Institute.
Simon Lovelace, born Simon Lewis, is Clary Fairchild's best friend.
To help him regain these memories, Simon Ascended and became a Shadowhunter himself.