Lyra's Oxford is a companion book to the His Dark Materials trilogy. It is a sequel to the series, set when Lyra Silvertongue is 15 years old.

Plot summaryEdit

The book begins with Lyra and her dæmon Pantalaimon watching a flock of birds attacking another bird which they rescue. He turns out to be Ragi, the dæmon of a witch named Yelena Pazhets. He claims that his mistress is ill, and to be searching for the alchemist Sebastian Makepeace to find a cure. Lyra helps Ragi, but it turns out to be a trap laid by the witch, who wants to kill Lyra in revenge for the death of her son, who died in the war against the Authority, and frame Makepeace, the boy's father, for the crime.


As well as the short story, the book includes a few extras:

His Dark Materials and other books
Main Northern LightsThe Subtle KnifeThe Amber Spyglass
Second La Belle SauvageThe Secret Commonwealth
Other Lyra's OxfordOnce Upon a Time in the NorthThe Collectors