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* TheMentor: Pr Hannah Relf becomes this for Malcolm, letting him borrow her books and discussing with him. WordOfGod said Malcolm later became a Scholar, just like her.

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* TheMentor: Pr Dr Hannah Relf becomes this for Malcolm, letting him borrow her books and discussing with him. WordOfGod said Malcolm later became a Scholar, just like her.


* EveryoneHasStandards: Hannah is very peeved when Lord Nugent suggests her to sabotate her academic career and reputation for the sake of her spying. [[spoiler:She's also ''horrified'' when he plans to use her barely-teenage pupil Malcolm as bait for a high-placed paedo.]]

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Hannah is very peeved when Lord Nugent suggests her to sabotate sabotage her academic career and reputation for the sake of her spying. [[spoiler:She's also ''horrified'' when he plans to use her barely-teenage pupil Malcolm as bait for a high-placed paedo.]]

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Malcolm absolutely adores baby Lyra, to the point he would brave a flood for her sake.


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* EveryoneHasStandards: Hannah is very peeved when Lord Nugent suggests her to sabotate her academic career and reputation for the sake of her spying. [[spoiler:She's also ''horrified'' when he plans to use her barely-teenage pupil Malcolm as bait for a high-placed paedo.]]


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* FireForgedFriends: Malcolm starts quite annoyed by Alice, but the flood and Lyra's care forces them to work together.


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* TheMentor: Pr Hannah Relf becomes this for Malcolm, letting him borrow her books and discussing with him. WordOfGod said Malcolm later became a Scholar, just like her.


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* PaedoHunt: Downplayed with Bonneville trying to seduce and later rape sixteen-year-old Alice. She's ''certainly'' old enough for it to flirt with legality, but Bonneville's obvious AxeCrazy makes it unpalatable.
** [[spoiler:More serious, Lord Nugent intends to blackmail a high-placed official with an interest in young boys, and thinks Malcolm would be a good bait. Hannah is very much not okay with that.]]


Fantasy trilogy by Creator/PhilipPullman, set in the same universe and featuring some of the same characters as ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials''.

The first book in the trilogy, ''La Belle Sauvage,'' was released in October 2017. The second, entitled ''The Secret Commonwealth'', will appear on October 3, 2019.

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Fantasy ''The Book of Dust'' is a trilogy of {{Fantasy}} novels by Creator/PhilipPullman, set in the same universe Creator/PhilipPullman. It serves as both {{Prequel}} and featuring some of the same characters as ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials''.

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{{Sequel}} to Pullman's ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'' and features its main {{protagonist}} Lyra Silvertongue. Its first book in the trilogy, book, ''La Belle Sauvage,'' was released in October 2017. 2017 and takes place prior to ''His Dark Materials''. The second, entitled ''The Secret Commonwealth'', takes place after it, and will appear on October 3, 2019.
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The first book in the trilogy, ''La Belle Sauvage,'' was released in October 2017.

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The first book in the trilogy, ''La Belle Sauvage,'' was released in October 2017.
2017. The second, entitled ''The Secret Commonwealth'', will appear on October 3, 2019.

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* TheCasanova: Boneville is a ''very'' dark version. He seems to be extremely talented at seducing women, including [[spoiler:Alice]] and [[spoiler:Sister Katarina,]] but he's also a violent rapist and a murderer with a justified reputation for violence against women.

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* TheCasanova: Boneville Bonneville is a ''very'' dark version. He seems to be extremely talented at seducing women, including [[spoiler:Alice]] and [[spoiler:Sister Katarina,]] but he's also a violent rapist and a murderer with a justified reputation for violence against women.



* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: While it's not actually rape, the scene where Bonneville's daemon pisses on a path in front of Malcolm serves to cement the book's Main/DarkerAndEdgier tone and establishes just how loathsome Boneville is.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: While it's not actually rape, the scene where Bonneville's daemon pisses on a path in front of Malcolm serves to cement the book's Main/DarkerAndEdgier tone and establishes just how loathsome Boneville Bonneville is.



* WifeBasherBasher: [[spoiler:Malcolm, when Boneville attacks Alice.]]

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* WifeBasherBasher: [[spoiler:Malcolm, when Boneville Bonneville attacks Alice.]]


Fantasy trilogy by Creator/PhilipPullman, set in the same universe and featuring some of the same characters as Literature/HisDarkMaterials.

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Fantasy trilogy by Creator/PhilipPullman, set in the same universe and featuring some of the same characters as Literature/HisDarkMaterials.
''Literature/HisDarkMaterials''.



* DarkerAndEdgier: While Literature/HisDarkMaterials featured plenty of family-unfriendly fare, it was ''much'' more toned down than it is in this book. Among other things, in ''La Belle Sauvage'' characters have sex onscreen, [[spoiler:Malcolm rescues Alice when the latter is being raped,]] Oakley Street is stated to [[spoiler:be blackmailing someone with an interest in young boys and Lord Nugent apparently considers ''using Malcolm as bait,'']] and the primary antagonist [[spoiler:is a recently released sex offender who may have raped Mrs. Coulter.]]

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* DarkerAndEdgier: While Literature/HisDarkMaterials ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'' featured plenty of family-unfriendly fare, it was ''much'' more toned down than it is in this book. Among other things, in ''La Belle Sauvage'' characters have sex onscreen, [[spoiler:Malcolm rescues Alice when the latter is being raped,]] Oakley Street is stated to [[spoiler:be blackmailing someone with an interest in young boys and Lord Nugent apparently considers ''using Malcolm as bait,'']] and the primary antagonist [[spoiler:is a recently released sex offender who may have raped Mrs. Coulter.]]


* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: While it's not actually rape, the scene where Boneville's daemon pisses on a path in front of Malcolm serves to cement the book's Main/DarkerAndEdgier tone and establishes just how loathsome Boneville is.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: While it's not actually rape, the scene where Boneville's Bonneville's daemon pisses on a path in front of Malcolm serves to cement the book's Main/DarkerAndEdgier tone and establishes just how loathsome Boneville is.



* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Or at least "You are ''prettier'' than you think you are," said by [[spoiler:Malcolm to Alice when Alice opens up to Malcolm about how Boneville tried to seduce her by playing on her insecurities about her looks.]]

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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Or at least "You are ''prettier'' than you think you are," said by [[spoiler:Malcolm to Alice when Alice opens up to Malcolm about how Boneville Bonneville tried to seduce her by playing on her insecurities about her looks.]]


* Prequel: The first book of the trilogy, ''La Belle Sauvage'', was released 22 years after ''Northern Lights'' / ''The Golden Compass'', but is set 10 years before.

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* Prequel: {{Prequel}}: The first book of the trilogy, ''La Belle Sauvage'', was released 22 years after ''Northern Lights'' / ''The Golden Compass'', but is set 10 years before.


* TheFairFolk: [[spoiler:Things get more mystical towards to end of the journey, with Fairys, unreal lands, and river demigods holding tridents making an appearance.]]



* [[spoiler:The Fair Folk:Things get more mystical towards to end of the journey, with Fairys, unreal lands, and river demigods holding tridents making an appearance.]]



* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Or at least "You are ''prettier'' than you think you are," said by [[spoiler:Malcolm to Alice when Alice opens up to Malcolm about how Boneville tried to seduce her by playing on her insecurities about her looks.]]

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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Or at least "You are ''prettier'' than you think you are," said by [[spoiler:Malcolm to Alice when Alice opens up to Malcolm about how Boneville tried to seduce her by playing on her insecurities about her looks.]]]]
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* Prequel: The first book of the trilogy, ''La Belle Sauvage'', was released 22 years after ''Northern Lights'' / ''The Golden Compass'', but is set 10 years before.


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* [[spoiler:The Fair Folk:Things get more mystical towards to end of the journey, with Fairys, unreal lands, and river demigods holding tridents making an appearance.]]


* WifeBasherBasher: [[spoiler:Malcolm, when Boneville attacks Alice.]]

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* WifeBasherBasher: [[spoiler:Malcolm, when Boneville attacks Alice.]]
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Or at least "You are ''prettier'' than you think you are," said by [[spoiler:Malcolm to Alice when Alice opens up to Malcolm about how Boneville tried to seduce her by playing on her insecurities about her looks.
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* TheCavalry: [[spoiler:Lord Asriel coming to save Alice, Malcolm, and Lyra when La Belle Sauvage is about to be torn apart.]]

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* TheCasanova: Boneville is a ''very'' dark version. He seems to be extremely talented at seducing women, including [[spoiler:Alice]] and [[spoiler:Sister Katarina,]] but he's also a violent rapist and a murderer with a justified reputation for violence against women.

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