The alethiometer sends Lyra and Iorek on a new path, leading to a shocking but vital clue in her search to find her friend Roger and the other missing children.
Lyra discovers the horrific truth behind the Gobblers' activities in the North. She must use all her wits to help free those around her and avoid suffering a terrible fate.
As the Magisterium closes in, Lyra learns more about Asriel's rebellion. But her assistance to him comes at great personal cost.
Separated from her friends, Lyra must use all of her methods of deception to thwart a formidable foe. Meanwhile, Mrs Coulter plots her next move.
Arriving in the North, Lyra seeks allies in the witches, an aeronaut and an armoured bear. Show more