Dr Carne attempted to dispose of Lord Asriel by poisoning a decanter of Tokay which Asriel was to drink. He sat next to the Librarian when Asriel made his presentation and unsuccessfully attempted to argue against funding the Lord's next expedition.
Abilities and skillsEdit
Dr Carne's dæmon took the form of an old female raven, who often settled on his shoulder.
Behind the scenesEdit
- In The Golden Compass, Dr Carne is portrayed by Jack Shepherd.
- In the new TV series, he'll be portrayed by Clarke Peters.
- Dr Carne's dæmon was named Leonor for the BBC Radio dramatization. This name has etymological similarity to the name of the deceased wife, Lenore, who has central significance in Edgar Allen Poe's dark narrative poem The Raven.