Based on author Philip Pullman’s beloved trilogy, His Dark Materials follows Lyra, a brave young woman from another world. Lyra’s quest to find her kidnapped friend leads her to uncover a sinister plot of a secret organization, encounter extraordinary beings and protect dangerous secrets.
Lyra is desperate to explore with her brilliant Uncle Asriel, until the fates intervene and she ends up on a thrilling and perilous journey of her own. A natural and adept liar, Lyra learns the value of honesty and lies when she becomes the owner of an extraordinary instrument that can tell the truth.
An enigmatic woman whose origins hold many secrets, Mrs. Coulter has gained power in a patriarchal society. Intelligent and manipulative, Mrs Coulter seeks control; but her motivations are rarely as they seem.
Lord Asriel Belacqua
A brilliant scholar and a fearless explorer, Asriel is one of few who dare to undermine the powerful forces of Lyra’s world. His ambition is limitless and he will stop at nothing to discover the truth.
A clever aeronaut-for-hire who can keep his head in a crisis, although he is often getting himself embroiled in trouble.
The Master of Jordan College