What Would Your “His Dark Materials” Daemon Be?
After enough time has turned it into history, the first word people use to describe 2020 will be...
Which one of the following aspects of Lyra's world most appeals to you?
- The polar bears! A whole society of armored, noble creatures
- The witches! Magic-filled clans with the power to explore whole worlds
- The daemons! Characters like Pan (Lyra's daemon) that offer deep companionship
- The golden compass! And any other tools and materials that gods use to design the world
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
- An inventor or artist
- A teacher
- A firefighter or forest ranger
As the interior decorator of your home, your style is...
Life is hard and requires sacrifice. Which one of these are you most willing to sacrifice?
- I'd trade immediate satisfaction for future gain.
- I'd sacrifice love for duty.
- I'd give up stability for excitement.
- I'd sacrifice my own self-interest on behalf of another person.
Which of the characters from His Dark Materials do you most relate to?
- Lyra -- fierce and clever
- Will Parry -- kind and brave
- Lord Asriel -- Machiavellian and resolute
- Mrs. Coulter -- Analytical and charming
Your favorite books or television series tend to be...
- Thought-provoking fantasy. You're a fan of both Philip Pullman and HBO series like Game of Thrones.
- You usually prefer physical challenges to sitting down with a good book or show.
- Heartfelt series with characters you come to really care about or even love
- Anything with a great antihero for a main character
As a thinker, you tend to be...
Your favorite game is...
- Cards against Humanity
- Hearts, Spades, or Rummy
Season 2 of the BBC/HBO series His Dark Materials dropped on November 16, 2020. What one question would you most like the new episodes to answer? (Or which sounds interesting?)
- What is this new world we've seen teased?
- What's next in Lord Asriel's plan?
- What's going on in that epic battle from the preview?
- What will happen when Will and Lyra finally meet?
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His Dark Materials Daemon
His Dark Materials introduced us to a world of daemons, or human characters with souls who take physical form as animals. From Lyra's daemon, Pantalaimon, to the golden monkey of the infamous Mrs. Coulter, the daemons played a huge role in the episodes of the 2019 first season. Season 2 is all set to continue the story of The Golden Compass in 2020. As you're waiting for the next new episode from the BBC/HBO show, take this quiz and find out who you really are: what animal would your daemon be?