Lyra is an orphan girl from a different universe. The leaders of her world have never heard of democracy and want to rule the realm like the tyrants that they are. One day, some mysterious kidnappers take her friend away, leaving her with no choice but to follow them to the other side of the world - the North. How will a little child with no weapons and no friends manage to outsmart these grown-ups and bring her buddy back? As it soon turns out, they've got numerous children hidden in their laboratories. What are they going to do with them? And who will save the innocents? In this reality, when people die, their souls turn into animals. On her righteous quest, Lyra makes friends with a few of those and decides to enter the compound.