She wears a crown made of the teeth of tigers she killed when a tribe that worshipped them offended her. His Dark Materials Season 2 Episode 7 Review: Æsahættr His Dark Materials delivers a finale fitting of this stunning story, and leaves us with a tantalising hint at what’s to come. Baruch Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry free him with the Subtle Knife, not knowing he is too weak to survive outside his box. 'Farder' is possibly a dialect variant of 'Father', honouring his role as 'Elder' to the Gyptians. 'You, watched by angels, sworn to … He obtains information about Mrs Coulter, fights Gerard Bonneville, and warns Malcolm Polstead of the upcoming flood.[6]. Balthamos has a sarcastic personality, and his relations with Will are conducted with an air of ironic contempt. She is protected by the nuns of the Priory of Saint Rosamund, and then brought up by the scholars of Jordan College. In a tent in the mountains of Cittàgazze, Mrs Coulter 'spikes' Boreal's drink in order to make him tell her about the Subtle Knife; he dies shortly thereafter from the poisoned drink. In the TV series, Roger is played by Lewin Lloyd. Lee gives his life fighting Magisterium soldiers, allowing John Parry to reach his goal. In The Secret Commonwealth, Lyra is 20 and an undergraduate. During the final battle, the Authority is carried away from the Clouded Mountain on the orders of Metatron. She offers to help Will upon their return to their own world. [6] Malcolm and other characters witness some of this with revulsion, as harming one's own dæmon is considered extremely disturbing act of self-mutilation. Loyalty They first encounter the children when, along with Lord Asriel's forces, they arrive at Mrs Coulter's cave, under orders to take the children to Lord Asriel. When Will was a small child, he went on an archaeological exploration of Alaska, hoping to find a portal to a different world. Baruch and his same-sex partner, Balthamos, are both angels in rebellion from the Kingdom of Heaven. He normally wears pale suits and is described as smelling sweetly. [2] In the film adaptation, he is played by Daniel Craig[3] while Chris Edgerly voices him in the video game adaption. His dæmon is a black crow.[1]. Boreal's name means "northern" or "related to the north", as in aurora borealis. Asriel is described as being "a tall man with powerful shoulders, a fierce dark face, and eyes that seem to flash and glitter with savage laughter". The world in which Lyra and most of the characters in His Dark Materials come from. The two are opposed by Lord Asriel, who allies with "fallen" angels such as Xaphania in an attempt to overthrow the divine monarchy and replace it with a Republic of Heaven. Malcolm kills the violent and insane Bonneville. They also send out a lone assassin, Father Gomez, to follow Mary Malone… Now, he realises that he is in love with her. [1] In The Amber Spyglass, she invites Lyra to study at St Sophia's and learn to read the alethiometer from her. He and a regiment of his subjects fight on Lord Asriel's side in the battle on the plains; as part of this he takes Lyra and Will to find their lost dæmons. They are capable of flight though their wings do not have a corporeal form. Her dæmon is a golden-coloured monkey,[5] who, in the books, is never named and only speaks once (he is called Ozymandias in the BBC Radio adaptations and in the subtitles for the 2019 TV series, and the character Malcolm Polstead notes in La Belle Sauvage that, "if that monkey had a name it might be 'Malice'"[6]). HD. The last word he uttered was the name of his lover, Balthamos. Dr Gerard Bonneville is a disgraced physicist with a hyena dæmon. Later, Boreal attempts to learn what Mary Malone knows about Dust by offering to continue funding her and her colleague's work. Her second name, "Skadi", is also that of a Nordic winter goddess. [1] Possessed of enormous determination and willpower, he is fierce in nature and commands great respect in both the political and academic spheres, being a military leader and a fellow of Jordan College. Pullman claimed on the BBC World Service programme World Book Club in December 2005, that Serafina's name came from a Finnish telephone directory. In Northern Lights, he is able to build a bridge to another world, where he assembles an army to oppose The Authority, an angel that claims to be God. It is also a common Jewish first name. Asta has settled as a large ginger cat. He joined the Yenisei tribe and underwent trepanation of his skull, becoming a shaman of the tribe and taking the name Jopari. Metatron was once a human named Enoch, the son of Jared, son of Mahalalel, son of Kenan, son of Enosh, son of Seth, son of Adam. Books His Dark Materials. Marisa Coulter (née Van Zee; ordinarily called Mrs Coulter in the books) is Lyra's mother and a powerful figure in the Magisterium, the organisation of the Church. Spoilers … Father Gomez is a priest sent by the Magisterium to assassinate Lyra. Lyra is able to trick him into fighting Iorek Byrnison by convincing him that she is herself a dæmon and that she could become his dæmon. [1] Before the events of La Belle Sauvage, Farder Coram saved her life from an attack by another witch's dæmon, and they became lovers. She appears both ancient and young, compassionate and austere. Baruch was powerfully built, with huge, snow-white wings. His Dark Materials Book One: The Golden Compass The novel begins in an alternate world that is similar to Earth. Books His Dark Materials. In the unabridged audiobooks, Lyra is voiced by Joanna Wyatt, and in the BBC Radio dramatisation she is voiced by Lulu Popplewell. She is a former nun, and in the witches' prophecy involving Lyra, she plays the part of the serpent to Lyra's Eve. In the TV adaption, Ruta Skadi is played by Jade Anouka. His Dark Materials (TV Series 2019– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Gracious Wings, previously called No-Name, is chief of the harpies in the Authority's employment in the Land of the Dead. There she builds the titular Amber Spyglass, allowing her to see Dust, and investigates the death of the trees that are essential to the Mulefa's environment. The Chevalier Tialys and The Lady Salmakia are Gallivespians, spies, and companions of Lyra and Will. He is sent by Oakley Street to investigate the phenomenon of rose oil allowing for the perception of Dust. [6], In La Belle Sauvage, during the flood, Bonneville follows Malcolm, Alice, and Lyra. His dæmon is a green-backed beetle. Normally, when a bear realises that they are outmatched, they will surrender, but Iorek's opponent had been drugged by Iofur Raknison, second in line for the throne, to prevent this. A look at the trailer for His Dark Materials… Xaphania is the leader of the rebel angels allied with Lord Asriel in the war against The Authority. His Dark Materials stepped up its game in season 2 to become a darker, and altogether bolder series. Asriel dies alongside Mrs Coulter killing Metatron, the Authority's regent.[4]. [1] Baruch's brother Enoch also became an angel known as Metatron, who was the Authority's Regent. He is a good friend of the elderly Farder Coram. When Lyra arrives there he assists her in helping the children escape and goes on with her to see Lord Asriel in Svalbard. BalthamosXaphania Lee Scoresby is a skilled "aëronaut" balloonist from the country of Texas with an arctic hare dæmon named Hester.[1]. The Daemonic: His Dark Materials. The show’s first episode written and directed solely by women shows what’s been missing: nuance and female interiority. Baruch was born as a human in Will's world around 2000 BCE. The role of the tempter was given to Serafina Pekkala, who was also the bearer of the spyglass, which had been created by Jopari as a device to view Dust. Together with her dæmon Pantalaimon, she is introduced as a baby in La Belle Sauvage, where she is being protected from the Magisterium. In The Subtle Knife, he and Balthamos meet Will and Lyra, but as they refuse to go to Lord Asriel right away, Baruch leaves them to bring Asriel the important information he has. In Northern Lights, Lee is hired by John Faa and the Gyptians to aid in their mission to save the kidnapped children; following the rescue, he helps transport Lyra to Svalbard. Northern Lights takes place entirely in this world. Episode 2 will be released Nov. 16. Tialys dies when attacking a cliff-ghast, having dug his spurs deep into her neck; Lady Salmakia dies shortly thereafter, her short lifespan having reached its natural end. Will agreed to help them only after finding Lyra Silvertongue, who had been kidnapped by her mother, Marisa Coulter.[1]. Press question mark to learn … In the television adaptation, he is played by Clarke Peters. The angels agree to accompany Will without question until she is found. When Lyra arrives, a conversation with Mary begins to inspire in her a sexual awakening, leading to her dæmon's shape settling and to her beginning to attract Dust; this action is enough to arrest the loss of Dust and to save the trees, and as such she fulfils the prophecy. Colonel John Parry, also known as Dr Stanislaus Grumman and Jopari, is the father of Will Parry and the husband of Elaine Parry. Towards the end of the trilogy, and after the defeat of the Authority's forces, it is Xaphania who explains to Will and Lyra Belacqua that all the windows between the worlds must be sealed to prevent Dust from leaking away into the abyss, and that the Æsahættr (the Subtle Knife) must be destroyed. Lyra remembers seeing him previously, but is unsure of his identity. The harpies agree to this as, along with the nourishment such stories would provide, they would also keep their honour as they would be performing a useful and respected task. 1min. His Dark Materials is one of the supreme works of imaginative fiction for both children and adults published in the 20th century. As a part of his punishment, he is barred from seeing Lyra, but he takes an interest in her raising, delivering her to Jordan College and visiting her. He attended the Berlin Academy, becoming a well-known explorer, and studied Dust. Her dæmon is a bluethroat named Sergi. Lee meets Iorek Byrnison in Once Upon a Time in the North when he is twenty-four. Later in the same programme and in a speech made in Dundee, he said that the name came from a list of politicians living in Copenhagen. Dame Hannah Relf and her marmoset dæmon Jesper are scholars at St Sophia's college. Gallivespians have poison spurs on their feet that can incapacitate a human, and they ride specially bred dragonflies. He eventually found it during a blizzard, entering the world of Cittàgazze, where his two companions were killed by the Spectres. The angels also possess the power to transform, which Balthamos uses to masquerade as Will's dæmon when travelling in Lyra's world. In La Belle Sauvage, she is an alethiometrist and a member of Oakley street, a secret society opposing the Magisterium. A recap of ‘Tower of the Angels,’ episode 4 of the second season of His Dark Materials, a BBC/HBO co-production based on … Ruth Wilson plays the character in the His Dark Materials (TV series) (2019). A famous bearer was Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), a Dutch-Jewish rationalist philosopher. In the unabridged audiobooks, Lord Asriel is voiced by Sean Barrett; on stage in the UK's Royal National Theatre production, he was played by Timothy Dalton; in the BBC Radio dramatisation, he is voiced by Terence Stamp. Follow/Fav Baruch and Balthamos. Malcolm has been Lyra's tutor. In the film, he is voiced by Ian McKellen[3] while Fred Tatasciore voices him in the video game adaption. At the end of The Amber Spyglass, the witch Serafina Pekkala reveals to Mary both how to see her dæmon and also its form – that of an alpine chough. [1] Faa re-appears briefly at the conclusion of The Amber Spyglass when he and other Gyptians are briefly drawn into the world of the Mulefa to bring Lyra home before the worlds separate once again. As is the norm with members of the angelic orders in the novels, there is a certain ambiguity surrounding Xaphania's exact appearance. Balthamos and his same-sex partner Baruch are both angels in rebellion from the Kingdom of Heaven. The Angels - Balthamos and Baruch His Dark Materials ' provocative theological themes pick up heavily in The Subtle Knife, and it'll be interesting to see how Season 2 adapts these themes. Follow/Fav Baruch and Balthamos. After she saves Lyra's life by stopping her from falling, Lyra names her Gracious Wings. When he died, he became an angel. Malcolm is forced to beat Bonneville to death with a canoe paddle. His voice is described as "rich and musical, with as many tones in it as there were colours in his dæmon’s fur." In the TV series His Dark Materials, Ruta Gedmintas plays the character. [1] Coram re-appears briefly at the conclusion of The Amber Spyglass when he and other Gyptians are drawn into the world of the Mulefa to meet Lyra and bring her home before the worlds separate once again. Lyra demonstrates the use of her alethiometer, and Mary is able to program her dark matter detector to function similarly. A year before the beginning of the book, Lyra and her friends had "hijacked" her family's boat and sailed it to Abingdon, the next town downriver. Mary Malone does not appear in Nicholas Wright's stage adaptation of the novels due to the difficulty of representing Mulefa onstage. During this, they overhear a conversation between Coulter and Boreal, where he explains how he was able to set up a life in that world. Like all Pullman's angels, she appears naked, winged, and luminous; due to her high rank and great age, she is clearly visible to corporeal beings. Phillip Pullman said of Scoresby's name that "the Lee part comes from the actor Lee Van Cleef ... because I thought my Lee would look like him, and the Scoresby comes from William Scoresby, who was a real Arctic explorer."[11]. In the film The Golden Compass, Faa is played by Jim Carter while Michael Gough voices him in the video game adaption. Lyra grows up believing Asriel to be her uncle rather than her father. For the Royal National Theatre production in 2003, Patricia Hodge created the role. Although Bonneville is seen as a charming handsome man, his hyena dæmon stands out in stark contrast to his own physical appearance. After providing Lord Asriel with important information, he died. The text implies that Bonneville has paedophilic inclinations: Oakley Street agents discuss using Malcolm as bait to blackmail him, and he makes advances towards a fifteen-year-old Alice. The Master of Jordan heads Jordan College, part of Oxford University in Lyra's world. Armoured bears, known as panserbjørne in Danish, are a race of polar bear-like creatures with human-level intelligence and opposable thumbs; they have no dæmons and consider their armour, which is made of meteoric iron, to be their soul. [6] When Malcolm accidentally stumbles upon Oakley Street operatives, he begins to become involved in some spying due to wanting to protect the infant Lyra whom the Church appears to be after. Angel In the unabridged audiobooks, Iorek is voiced by Sean Barrett. Grumman, also known as Jopari or John Parry, is a shaman and travels with Lee into the world of Cittàgazze. By: MaiaMadness. [6] Gyptian Farder Coram warns Malcolm of the upcoming storm, during which Malcolm goes to the priory to ensure that the infant Lyra and sisters are safe. After retrieving the knife, Lyra and Will steal back the alethiometer by cutting through from Cittàgazze into Will's world directly within Boreal's study. Immediately after the light allows him and Will to see each other's faces and realise their relation, he is killed by an arrow shot by Juta Kamainen. He is betrayed by Mrs Coulter, who promises herself to him as a prize for his victory over Lord Asriel. When Will breaks the Subtle Knife, Iorek is able to repair it without the aid of specialist equipment. His Dark Materials producer teases “exceedingly weird and complicated” season 3. In the television series, Parry is played by Andrew Scott. When Lyra ends up imprisoned by Iofur Raknison, she arranges a fight between Iorek and Iofur for the throne, which Iorek wins.[1]. Baruch's brother Enoch also became an angel known as Metatron, who was the Authority's Regent. As she leaves Jordan in the company of her mother, Mrs Coulter, the Master of the college gives her an alethiometer, which allows her to find answers on any subject. They appear as luminous humanlike forms, which are barely visible to human eyes even at night. His Dark Materials is a fantasy drama television series based on the novel series of the same name by Philip Pullman.It is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Productions, for BBC One and HBO, with the … [1] In The Subtle Knife, he pledges to help the witches in their fight against the Magisterium and sets out to find Stanislaus Grumman. Xaphania first appears in the third book of the trilogy, The Amber Spyglass, at a council of Asriel's commanders. They know that she is to be the new Eve, so they send a force of soldiers to kill her. Lord Carlo Boreal, or Sir Charles Latrom, CBE as he is known as in Will Parry's world, serves as a minor character in Northern Lights, but is a main antagonist in The Subtle Knife. By Northern Lights, he is known as Farder Coram and is a respected, elderly, adviser to the Gyptian King John Faa. Iofur Raknison is an armoured bear who wishes to be equal to a human. [1], More than fifty years prior to the start of the trilogy, Coram travelled to the north, where he witnessed a witch, Serafina Pekkala, being attacked by another witch's dæmon. Half-gyptian, he was tasked with watching Lyra for Lord Faa while working as a pastry chef at Jordan College.[9]. … Family Dafne Keen plays the character in the His Dark Materials TV series. [6] He studied the Rusakov field, and at some point became involved with Marisa Coulter. He interacts shortly with Lyra. Lyra Belacqua, a young girl who has been given shelter by the scholars at Jordan College at … They travel together to the land of the dead, helping bargain with the harpies. His Dark Materials Original Television Soundtrack, The Musical Anthology of His Dark Materials, https://hisdarkmaterials.fandom.com/wiki/Baruch?oldid=33539. In The Subtle Knife, Lee Scoresby is sent to find Grumman. By the events of Lyra's Oxford, Lyra is living in Jordan college and studying at St Sophie's. After the son's death, Serafina Pekkala returned to her people as the clan-queen, and Coram returned to the Gyptians. By the time of Lyra's Oxford, Malcolm is a scholar at Jordan College. He eventually finds him among the Yenisei tribe, although Grumman claims that it was he who called Lee to find him. However, she conspires with Asriel to destroy him; the two sacrifice their lives to drag Metatron into an abyss between the universes to ensure that he can never threaten Lyra again. In The Secret Commonwealth, Alice is revealed to be the same person as Mrs Lonsdale, the housekeeper of Jordan College who is a minor character in Northern Lights, by which time she has been married and widowed, Ben has settled as a terrier. By: MaiaMadness. [1] After usurping Iorek Byrnison as king of the armoured bears, he commands his subjects to build a palace of stone and wear ornamentation of gold and silver, which had been traditionally despised. The books follow an epic struggle in which man wages a war against the Kingdom of Heaven, … [7] She dies alongside Asriel while killing Metatron, the regent of the Authority. She is 416 years old in The Subtle Knife, and makes appearances in The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. Bonneville has a history of violence, is shown to be going insane, and observed to be abusive towards his own dæmon – cursing, hitting, and mutilating her by cutting off her front legs. He is the protagonist of the story and is described as having "an inquisitive, kindly disposition, a stocky build, and ginger hair". At the end of The Amber Spyglass, she names Will's dæmon, and encourages Will and Lyra's dæmons to return to them. As the Authority grew older and weaker, the Mountain became more and more obscured by cloud. Malcolm rescues Alice and Lyra from being kidnapped by Gerard Bonneville. Part of the show's shift in tone is thanks to author Philip Pullman's trilogy of the same … Affiliation [13] In the TV series, he is played by Amir Wilson. He and Alice take the infant Lyra to Lord Asriel.[6]. Asriel uses Roger to create a bridge between worlds by severing him from Salcilia, killing him in the process of channelling the energy from the severing to create the bridge.[1]. Farder Coram shot the rogue dæmon and rescued Serafina, thereafter they became lovers and had a son, who was killed in his youth by a disease from the east. Roger's dæmon, named Salcilia, often appears as a terrier. Both angels find Will Parry at the end of The Subtle Knife; because Will is the bearer of the subtle knife, they hope to bring him to Lord Asriel. July 24, 2020. [citation needed], Coram Van Texel is a gyptian with a large, unusually beautiful, golden-brown cat dæmon named Sophonax. Eventually Metatron grew more powerful than his master. "Fight me, Baruch!" A recap of “The Scholar,” episode 5, season 2 of the HBO-BBC … Together with Balthamos, Baruch sought out Will Parry, hoping to bring him and the subtle knife to Lord Asriel to aid in the fight against the Authority. At first, she is ready to attack Lyra and Will but later confesses that the wickedness of the ghosts was the only nourishment given to her and the other harpies by the Authority. TV-14. Tialys and Salmakia in particular spy on the Magisterium in Lyra's world, and when the Magisterium sends soldiers to capture and kill Lyra, they are ordered to stow away and follow them. How to watch His Dark … They had a son who died from a disease from the East.[1]. The Consistorial Court (an arm of the Church) finds out where Lyra is. Bonus: His Dark Materials: Season 2 Comic-Con Trailer. In the TV series, Iofur is motion-captured by Joi Johannsson and voiced by Peter Serafinowicz. In the film The Golden Compass, his dæmon is a caracal, an African, lynx-like wildcat. Around 2000 B.C., the Authority chose Metatron to be his Regent. Lyra’s quest to find her kidnapped friend leads her to uncover a … He drifts apart and dies in a moment of happiness following other characters' precedent by merging with the cosmos. Mrs. Coulter realizes the limits of her own world as Lyra barely escapes her mother's grasp in 'His Dark Materials' season 2, episode 5, 'The Scholar.' In the 2003 Royal National Theatre production of His Dark Materials she is played by Niamh Cusack. After the opening of a gate to Cittàgazze changes the climate of Svalbard, Iorek is forced to take his fellow armoured bears on a voyage down to the Himalayas, where he meets Will Parry. When Baruch is killed in The Amber Spyglass, Balthamos, stricken with grief, promises to aid Will in every way possible to honour Baruch's sacrifice. Lucian Msamati plays the character in the His Dark Materials TV series. [10] In context, Pullman was teasing the audience, however the claim has since been repeated on several fan-sites. Subtitles. [1] In La Belle Sauvage, he offers scholastic refuge to Lyra. In The Amber Spyglass, after their deaths, he and Lee Scoresby, are amongst those set free by Lyra and Will from the world of the Dead. The angel Balthamos is the first character to refer explicitly to Xaphania. In Northern Lights, he tries unsuccessfully to poison Lord Asriel, hoping that it will protect Lyra and prevent conflict. At the end of the third book, he must leave Lyra Belacqua and live entirely in his own world, where he is taken care of by Mary Malone and his cat dæmon, Kirjava (which means mottled in Finnish). Lord Asriel is a member of the English aristocracy and Lyra's father. Asriel kills Mrs Coulter's husband after he finds out, but is spared imprisonment because of laws allowing self-defence. The Gallivespians are forced to go with Lyra and Will when it becomes apparent that they will not go directly to Lord Asriel willingly. There he met his dæmon Sayan Kötör, an Osprey, and assumed the name Stanislaus Grumman. Asriel had an affair with Marisa Coulter, a married woman, leading to Lyra's birth. Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon Asta are eleven at the start of La Belle Sauvage. In the UK, His Dark Materials season 2 airs on BBC One one week ahead of the U.S. schedule. He appears to be uncomfortable when voicing potentially heretical discoveries. Grumman finds the bearer, Will, on top of a mountain and fights with him after Will attacks him in the darkness. The Chevalier Tialys and the Lady Salmakia bargain with her that instead of wickedness, the ghosts will tell the harpies true stories from their lives and in exchange will be taken by the harpies to the window Will has opened into the world of the mulefa where the ghosts may peacefully dissolve into particles in the air. When it is revealed to the witches that Lyra, Lord Asriel and Marisa Coulter's daughter, is to become the second Eve, Ruta laments that as Asriel's lover, she did not become Lyra's mother, reflecting on what Lyra would have been like as a witch. He ruled his various churches, organisations, and universes from the Clouded Mountain, a mobile city believed by many in that universe to be Heaven. He was, however, successful in obtaining information useful to the Consistorial Court in a relatively short period of time, according to Marisa Coulter. This false claim legitimised his taking political power in the Kingdom of Heaven. Lyra Belacqua, later known as Lyra Silvertongue, is the central character of His Dark Materials and a key character in The Book of Dust. Grumman uses some bloodmoss (a lichen used to stop bleeding) to heal Will's wound, and informs him of the role of the bearer of the knife. Pantalaimon has settled into the form of a pine marten. Like one version of the traditional Metatron, he is stated to have been the Biblical character Enoch, who is in the line between Adam and Noah. In the unabridged audiobooks, Mrs Coulter is voiced by Alison Dowling; in the BBC Radio dramatisation she is voiced by Emma Fielding;[2] in the film, The Golden Compass, she is played by Nicole Kidman[3] while Erin Matthews voices her in the video game adaption. In The Amber Spyglass, he appears trapped in the Land of the Dead; Lyra is eventually able to free him and all the other dead souls to merge with the Dust in the living worlds. Baruch … Following this, he helps Lyra, naming her Silvertongue. American actor Sam Elliott plays Lee Scoresby in the film The Golden Compass while James Horan voices him in the video game adaption. Episode 1 already premiered on Nov. 8. He accompanies Lyra to Bolvangar to rescue the captured children and guides her in mastering the alethiometer. Will does not remember his father, a former Royal Marine, who has not been heard of since he vanished on an expedition to the Arctic when Will was an infant. He attends school locally, and the Magisterium is seen influencing the young children by inviting them into a special club intended to intimidate and inform on people and events viewed unfavourably by the Church; Malcolm manages to avoid participating. His dæmon Stelmaria is a snow leopard.[1]. In The Secret Commonwealth, Dr Malcolm Polstead is a Professor of History at Durham College, at Oxford University in Lyra's world. When Balthamos is unable to do so, he runs away, grieving over Baruch's death and feeling guilty about abandoning Will. They seek to become part of Lord Asriel's army of angels and overthrow Metatron, the acting Regent of The Authority. In the film The Golden Compass, he is played by Jack Shepherd. In the unabridged audiobooks, Will was voiced by Steven Webb for The Subtle Knife and by Peter England for The Amber Spyglass. [1], Anne-Marie Duff plays the character in the His Dark Materials TV series. However, when she finds her daughter in peril at Bolvangar, she experiences a sudden realisation of intense maternal love and a wish to care for Lyra which outweighs her previous loyalty to the Church, and thereafter she goes to great lengths to shield her from the events around her. The Authority believed that conscious beings were becoming too independent, and together with Metatron, he planned to set up an inquisition in every world. The second season of His Dark Materials is just about to wrap up, and sooner if you live in the UK than the US. [1] She assists Lyra in her fight at Bolvangar and throughout His Dark Materials, travelling into other worlds and attempting to heal Will Parry. [8], A minor character whose dæmon has the rare quality of being the same gender as himself. 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