Twelve Year-old Lyra Belacqua is an adventorous, fiercely independent girl.

Lyre's constant compaion is her daemon (pronounced demon), Pantalaimon- or Pan for short.

Lyra's courage earns her the respect and loyalty of Iorek Byrinson, a fearsome, Ice Bear.

Iorek gave Lyra an appropriote nickname because of her skill to tell storys to outwit her enemies

-Lyra Silvertongue.

Lyra has a unique skill to read the Alethiometer and question it.

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