Intercision


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In`ter`ci´sion


n.1.A cutting off, through, or asunder; interruption.
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Lyra's "price" of leaving her daemon involves, along with intense psychological, emotional, and even physical pain, losing that visualization of her own self: the outward manifestation of her soul that reminds her (especially after the episodes involving intercision at Bolvanger) of her consciousness, of her "alive-ness.
The Golden Compass" by Philip Pullman: Lyra Belacqua is suddenly in the middle of a world of intrigue that involves kidnappings, something called intercision, and a plan to undo the very foundations of her realm.