Magda's death told Lyra Silvertongue and Will Parry how cross the lake to reach the land of the dead. He explained to them that deaths hid from people who were afraid of them and Lyra needed to find her death to cross. Magda was not afraid of him, and the pair of them lived in kindness and friendship. His voice was a dry-cracked-nasal tone and was notably not a living voice.[1]



  1. The Amber Spyglass, Chapter 19
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