Special Sub-Topic: "His Dark Materials" Trilogy
|In "Northern Lights" or "The Golden Compass", what does Lyra pretend to be in front of Iofur Raknison? |
Daemon. Iorek Byrnison told Lyra that bears could only be tricked when they acted like humans. Iofur Raknison was the king of the bears but was beaten in single combat by Iorek Byrnison.
|What was the name of the leader of the gyptians?|
John Faa. John Faa told Lyra about Lord Asriel. Farder Coram told Lyra all he knew about the alethiometer. The others were in charge of tasks for the voyage to Svalbard.
|In "The Subtle Knife", what is the name of the person who steals the alethiometer? |
Sir Charles Latrom. Sir Charles is known in Lyra's world as Lord Boreal. He steals the alethiometer out of Lyra's bag in the car.
|What is Mrs Coulter's first name?|
Marisa. At the end of the book Mrs Coulter poisons Lord Boreal. She is Lyra's mother.
|How many zeppelins were chasing Lee Scoresby and Stanislaus Grumman?|
Four. Lee saw them in his dream. One was destoyed in a storm, one by the birds in the dream, one by Lee with his rifle and one crashing into the mountains in his dream.
|In "The Amber Spyglass", what were the Gallivespians accompanying Will and Lyra called?|
Lady Salmakia and Chevalier Tialys. Every Gallivespian has a dragonfly and stinging spurs. Lord Roke was sent by Lord Asriel to Mrs Coulter.
|What is the last word of "The Amber Spyglass"?|
Lyra. The last sentence is: "'The republic of heaven,' said Lyra." The last word of "The Subtle Knife" is "said". The last word of "Northern Lights" or "The Golden Compass" is "sky".
|Balthamos was responsible for the death of someone.|
True. He was responsible for the death of Father Gomez. Balthamos is an angel who accompanied Will all the way from where he saw his father to the cave in which the knife broke.
|What was the name of Mary's friend in the mulefa?|
Atal. Mary learns the language of the mulefa. Sattamax was the name of the zalif who told her to find a cure for the wheel trees. Sraf is the same as Lyra's Dust and Shadows. And I made the other one up.
|What were the creatures who controlled the land of the dead called?|
Harpies. Lyra named one Gracious Wings. They vowed to carry the ghosts into the land where the ghosts disappeared, if the ghosts told them true stories.
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