The Golden Compass - Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Lyra wanders the dark streets of London in search of shelter. After an hour, she comes to a coffee stall, where she orders a coffee and a ham sandwich. A nice gentleman offers to pay for her food, and Lyra accepts his offer. He also offers her brandy, which she refuses, then asks about her father, whom Lyra claims is a murderer. Lyra leaves the shop and begins searching for a place to sleep. Pantalaimon, whom Lyra affectionately refers to as Pan, notices a canal basin where they may find shelter.

While looking through the window of a hut in the basin, two men, one with a throwing net, run towards Lyra. She attempts to escape, but is soon caught in the throwing net. Pantalaimon attacks the net-throwers daemon, which is a fox, but is badly beaten. Lyra, incidentally, can feel...

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