✅✅✅Lyra’s Scholar, Dr. Malone, was red-eyed from lack of sleep, and her colleague, who’d just returned from Geneva, was impatient to hear more, and skeptical2, and preoccupied3.
“And the point was, Oliver, she was communicating with them. They are conscious. And they can respond. And you remember your skulls4? Well, she told me about some skulls in the Pitt-Rivers Museum. She’d found out with her compass thing that they were much older than the museum said, and there were Shadows—”✅