Title(s) Will returned to the world of Cittàgazze so he could sleep comfortably with a fire, and said they would continue on in the morning. Armed with it, Will and Lyra return to Sir Charles’ house and steal back the alethiometer, narrowly evading Sir Charles and his guest, Marisa Coulter. [4], Will had dark hair and straight black eyebrows. With the knife repaired, Will and Lyra cut their way into the World of the Dead. When Will asked, the archaeologist briefly described the journalist and Will left right after because he felt the archaeologist was suspicious of him for asking that question. When Sir Charles stood up from the sofa, Will grabbed the alethiometer and darted through the window into Cittàgazze. It was late-afternoon when he finally made it there. When they finally re-entered the world of Cittàgazze, they discovered a group of children terrorizing the tabby cat that originally led Will to find the window between the worlds. Adapted for television by Jack Thorne, His Dark Materials is based on the same-titled series of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman. He visibly relaxed and felt tension leave his body. Whilst thinking about his mother, his mind left the point of the knife and the knife broke. After cooling off in the water, he came to the realisation that he was finally safe because he had a whole world in which to hide from the agents. He listened sympathetically but in his mind he thought that her story couldn't possibly be true. Lyra instructed her to go take a closer look, but to be careful doing so. Will lives in Winchester with his mother and their cat Moxie. The Book of Dust 作者 : Philip Pullman 出版社: Knopf Books for Young Readers 副标题: La Belle Sauvage 出版年: 2017-10-19 页数: 464 定价: USD 22.99 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: 9780375815300 They flee from the city and are rescued by a group of witches from Lyra's world, led by Serafina Pekkala. Will was the sole child of John Parry, an explorer, and Elaine Parry. He paused near the camp, realizing that the witches who had been guarding her were now standing around looking lifeless. Will came to the conclusion that they would need to travel together if she had any hope of blending in. She gave him a potion and he immediately fell asleep. They explained that the Authority, also known as God, was a false leader. 2: That Side of the River' is available now. The other angel Baruch had continued the search for them. Will boarded the ship with Iorek and Balthamos. He briefly lost consciousness from the surprise and blood loss, and when he came to, Lyra had to support him as she led the way downstairs to the old man they had rescued. They promise to return there, every year for the rest of their lives at noon on midsummer's day so they can feel close to one another again. Sir Charles proceeded to explain that the only way he would give back the alethiometer was if Lyra and Will retrieved a knife from the other world they had taken refuge in. His Dark Materials is a FANDOM Books Community. Through the window, Lyra re-wrapped Will's bandage as the adults entered the room. The Book of Dust will be a companion trilogy to his global bestselling series His Dark Materials. It was fun for Will to be the lookout, but when they finally reached the checkout, his mother began to panic because she was convinced the enemies had stolen her purse. [8] A little while later, the angel Baruch joined them and Will took note of the way that the angels loved each other deeply. He was sat in the middle of the circle of witches with the subtle knife on the ground in front of him. Before letting them go, Sir Charles told them not to bother returning without the knife, or he would turn them into the police. At first, Boreal refuses to believe these are the same men, because Grumman has a daemon -- but as one of his assistants points out, there's no evidence that people in Will's world don't have daemons. He proceeded to explain that he was going to take poison before the Spectres could get to him. He did not know what was inside, but knew it was important to his mother. They tell her about their adventures and in return Mary tells them about the time she first fell in love and how she stopped believing in God (she had previously been a nun). With help from Balthamos, Will explained his situation to her and she revealed that she knew exactly where Lyra was being held. He was bloodsoaked, so he washed himself and changed, then had Lyra retie a bandage around his painful wound. The mob started throwing things at them, so Will used the knife to cut two sword-length pieces of metal which he and Lyra used to attack the children. During Will's journey into the Land of the Dead in The Amber Spyglass, he is forced to separate from part of his soul. Will entrusted his mother's safety to his former piano teacher, Mrs Cooper. He asked that Lyra hold onto his letters in case they didn't make it back, and he insisted that he wouldn't mind her reading them. Age They cut back there and escape with the dæmons to another world, narrowly avoiding the attentions of the Spectres they are now vulnerable to. During this chat, he told them very little about the knife, except that it kept Spectres away and the owner must be holed up in the Torre degli Angeli tower. Philip Pullman His Dark Materials & The Book of Dust Vol 1 & 2 Collection 4 Books Set (Lyra's Oxford, Once Upon a Time in the North, La Belle Sauvage, The Secret Commonwealth) by Philip Pullman, Lyra's Oxford By Philip Pullman, et al. The conclusion to The Book of Dust can’t come soon enough.”—The Washington Post. In the morning, Serafina revealed that the witches had decided to accompany Lyra on her task: leading Will to his father. Family Once the children had been scared off by Lyra's dæmon transforming into a leopard, Will and Lyra returned to their home base above the café. Will woke up a little while later and felt his hand hurting more than ever. They set off for the cave, but it took three times as long to get there because Will was very weak and had to stop and rest several times. Will loved his mother so much he would have died to protect her. He immediately closed the window, then fell to his knees and gave Lyra her alethiometer. He then returns to the camp, only to find that the witches have been attacked by Spectres and that Lyra has been captured. Will was kept awake by several feelings of discomfort and longing. The crowd of children seemed eager to kill Lyra and Will, prompting Lyra to suggest that Will cut a window so they could escape. There were children at play who ran for their parents when they saw Lyra and a blood-stained Will. They spoke to him and asked if he was the knife-bearer, which he confirmed. Will quieted her so they could listen in on the conversation, Will in his world and Lyra still standing in the world of Cittàgazze. He was generally quiet, serious and courteous - but, in extreme situations (such as the murder of his father and when Lyra's confessed that she had told police officers she knew him), he was capable of intense anger. However, from his father's ghost, Will learns that his and Lyras’ dæmons are now in the world where Lord Asriel is waging war on the Authority. When Kaisa told him, he brandished his knife in the invisible Spectre's direction. To 'parry' is to ward off with a counterattack, potentially a reference to Will's status as the bearer of the knife. When startled by Serafina Pekkala in the forest in the mulefa world, both Kirjava and Pantalaimon turned into wolves. As the monkey dæmon was darting through the shrubbery to find Lyra, the tabby cat that had followed them through the world of Cittàgazze appeared and got into a fight with the monkey. He was drawn to a little café that was similar to dozens of others. 1. When Will woke up the next morning, he joined Lyra downstairs and ate breakfast. The man felt Will's wounded hand and immediately recognized him as the knife-bearer. As he reached the top of the mountain, he was in complete darkness and felt a hand grip his arm. He instructed them to head for the trees, so Lyra led the way by jumping down from the roof with Will close behind. There was a rusted boat of armoured bears using flame-throwers to fight against the gun-wielding humans on the wharf. Buy From. When they stop to eat, Lyra feeds him a piece of fruit that was given to them by Mary (a reference to the Fall), and they realise that they have fallen in love with each other. Will hurried back to the other window which Lyra had gone through, intent on rescuing her. The largest of the bears came down the gangway, and suddenly Will had an idea. No birds, insects or other sounds of life were around. When one of the agents came upstairs, Will intended to headbutt him out of the way and escape the house. This time he thinks of Lyra and the knife shatters, as it is unable to cut through his love for her. The man explained to Will that as the knife-bearer, he had an obligation to participate in the coming war and use it to defeat the Authority. settled as His Dark Materials is a Fantasy trilogy by Philip Pullman made up of Northern Lights (original UK title) a.k.a. As Will is still a child when this happens, his dæmon had not yet settled into one particular form. If Will won, he demanded that the fighting stop, the villagers refuel the bears' boat, and the bears be on their way. With her help, he located microfilms of the Times index for the year of his birth, which was when his father disappeared. Will explained to Sir Charles that his sister - Lyra - thought she had left an item in his car. He insisted that she wash the dishes despite her protests, then went to bed. The agents escalated their efforts when they realized Will would not call the authorities for fear of losing his mother. Shortly afterwards, Lyra's alethiometer, (her truth-telling device) is stolen by Sir Charles Latrom in Oxford. Will instantly began to fight the owner of the hand, feeling that his life was in imminent danger. As they ate and drank tea, Semyon Borisovitch spoke of the town that Will was headed towards, explaining that the armoured bears were going south and the town would not let them refuel. Will did not intend to go through with her, so he gave her directions on how to get into the centre of his Oxford once she was through. The four of them make it safely to a window Will had opened previously and move into another world. In the 2013 edition of The Amber Spyglass released in the UK, the post-script Lantern Slides section reveals that Will later becomes a medical student and eventually a doctor in his world. He explained to Will that he had felt Baruch die, but he did not have any details on how. Will collapsed onto the ground as the man felt Will's hands. Later, Will would always be reminded of the angel when he ate it. The Golden Compass (its US title), The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.Omnibus volumes containing all three volumes have appeared. Will managed to politely excuse himself from the house of the priest, but not before the man made Will drink a cup of vodka with him. Under the guidance of the alethiometer, Lyra determined they should go in the direction of the mountains. He entered the tent with Sir Charles' body and scavenged more supplies. Will was shocked and instinctively reached out when he saw something out the corner of his eye. When the boy in the striped T-shirt made an appearance on the roof, he and Will locked eyes and they both had every intention of having a brutal and deadly fight. By the time Will made it the 40 miles to Oxford, it was too late to do what he needed to. Giacomo Paradisi said he would teach Will how to use it because it was now his by right. Book cover Will promptly fell asleep after his request. Will gathered his scavenged items once Balthamos pointed out a group of approaching travellers, and they set off along the edge of the lake to avoid them. A while later, still unable to sleep, Will got up and climbed the mountain a bit more to get rid of his restlessness. This gesture gave Will the strength to get up and turn his full attention to learning how to use the knife. Lyra then tells Will about a dream she had during her long sleep in which she talked to her old friend Roger (whom she accidentally led to his death at the end of Northern Lights), whose soul is now trapped in the World of the Dead. His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman consisting of Northern Lights (published as The Golden Compass in North America), The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. She then showed Will the sleeping Lyra and told him that she drugged her daughter due to her love for her and to protect her from the Church, who wanted to kill her, before asking Will to help her. However, the very next morning they are attacked by a group of Cittàgazze children who are furious at them for stealing the knife, led by the younger brother and sister of the man who tried to take it for himself. I'm writing it steadily, and it's making good progress. They ate roasted bird and blueberries, and the witches spoke among themselves. Will is exceptionally independent for a child of his age, and is able to look after himself. This angered Will greatly, and as they walked, the two began to argue passionately. As they were talking, one of the witches flew down to Lyra and explained that she had seen someone following them from behind. During this time, Will noticed a shadow moving around the room and eventually realized it was Marisa's dæmon, some sort of monkey. They wanted to explore a bit more before confronting the young man with the knife, and during their investigation of the higher floors, they discovered an old man who had been beaten and tied up. Before they part, Lyra leads him to the University's Botanic Garden where she finds a certain bench, one that also exists in her world in the same place. He explores the mysterious city and finds it completely empty of people – except for a girl about his own age called Lyra, who seems at first to be selfish and haughty. As the witch herself fell to the ground nearby, Will drew the subtle knife and held it to her throat questioning why she killed his father. Richard Reed Parry's new album 'Quiet River of Dust, Vol. Balthamos would stay with Will and look out for him. Will led the way up the stairs and peaked in on the young man before leading Lyra further up the tower. Will would take advantage of these moments and learn how to shop, cook, and clean. Lyra steps back into Cittàgazze and Will seals the window behind her. Occupation The knife could cut through any material in the world, and could even cut an opening into another world, which is what Giacomo Paradisi sought to teach Will. Will realised that the journalist described was one of the agents that had been harassing he and his mother - the one he had not killed. They made their final approach to the manor while in Will's world. It took a few moments of scuffling before he realised that he was fighting a girl of his own age, and she came to the same realisation. He collects the pieces and leaves with Mary as the two discuss how to cover up their absence and best help his mother. Serafina then applied the medication liberally to Will's wound and packed it with herbs, concluding the ceremony. 1984 Lyra Silvertongue was Will's first love. He first appears in the series at the start of the second novel, The Subtle Knife, and continues through to the final book, The Amber Spyglass. He left the museum when closing time neared, then walked along High Street where Mr Perkins's office was. After a few moments spent discussing on their own, the angels came to an agreement. In the National Theatre's production of His Dark Materials in 2003, he was played by Dominic Cooper. The witch flew off, and Will and Lyra continued on their journey. He then laid in the grass and expressed his gratitude for the cat's actions. She told of how the castle he inhabited was grandiose and how he had gathered warriors of every kind and from every world. They only stopped once they reached a valley, where they decided to make camp and rest. They were playing a game in the supermarket where they could only place something in the cart when no one was looking. The next day, Will walked for hours and saw no one among the desolate landscape. He told his father that he would fulfill his duty by finding Lord Asriel and fighting for him. The books further chronicle the adventures of Lyra Belacqua and her battle against the theocratic organisation known as the Magisterium, and shed more light on the mysterious substance called Dust.. Male At some point much later, once they were back in Lyra's world, Balthamos suddenly cried out in anguish. Once they had their bearings, Iorek dismissed the bears to go hunt and start their new life in the mountains until it was time to move back to the Arctic. He quietly retrieved the writing case from his mother's sewing machine. When Will and Lyra were back in the world of Cittàgazze, Will told Lyra about Sir Charles' dæmon. Will questions Lyra and soon realises that she is also from another world, one that is very different from his own. He collects the pieces and they manage to escape when Mrs Coulter is attacked by two of Lord Asriel's Gallivespian spies. Mark Ransom[1]The BoyThe Knife BearerWill Ivanovitch[2]Master Will[3] His eyes were notably fierce and wide, whilst the rest of his face was well-defined by a jutting jaw and broad cheekbones.[9]. Kirjava means 'multi-coloured' in Finnish. 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Name Baruch told Will that Lyra was drugged asleep and captive in a Himalayan valley cave, and he drew several maps so Will knew where it was. Finally Will has to break the knife and he recalls how it had broken the first time, when he had thought of his mother. As the witches rebuilt their camp, Ruta Skadi filled everyone in on what had happened when she went to Lord Asriel's fortress. Baruch and Balthamos work for the angel that found out his secret and was exiled as a result. As well as being able to cut through to other worlds, the Subtle Knife is also able to cut through any material or object in any of the worlds. After Ama told him that she was supposed to bring Marisa Coulter more food that evening, Will asked her to meet him at that time with the medicine that would wake up Lyra. Although he is supposed to have dark hair, he can be seen on the cover of the US edition with fair, brown hair, and in the Spanish edition with reddish hair. The Subtle Knife, the second book in the His Dark Materials trilogy, is a young-adult fantasy novel written by Philip Pullman and published in 1997.