Perelandra

by

C. S. Lewis

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Deep Heaven is outer space and the home of the eldila. Weston admits that he’s been taken over by a demonic being when he mentions having been to Deep Heaven before.
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Deep Heaven Term Timeline in Perelandra

The timeline below shows where the term Deep Heaven appears in Perelandra. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1
Exploration, Wonder, and God’s Plan Theme Icon
...in that sense they resemble “thinking minerals” more than animals. They reside in space, or Deep Heaven . (full context)
Fear, Adventure, and Will Theme Icon
Temptation and the Nature of Evil Theme Icon
...eldila, the Tellurian eldils, but they’re generally hostile to people and to the eldils of Deep Heaven . Earth, in fact, is effectively under siege. The hostile eldils’ occupation of earth explains... (full context)
Chapter 2
Exploration, Wonder, and God’s Plan Theme Icon
Temptation and the Nature of Evil Theme Icon
...This is because the “two sides”—the bad eldils occupying earth and the good eldils of Deep Heaven —are beginning to reveal themselves more clearly through their influences on Earth’s affairs. In addition,... (full context)
Chapter 9
Exploration, Wonder, and God’s Plan Theme Icon
Fear, Adventure, and Will Theme Icon
Innocence and Incorruption Theme Icon
Temptation and the Nature of Evil Theme Icon
...he is in fact older than Ransom by far—he has even been with Maleldil in Deep Heaven . Ransom cannot deny this, though it makes him shudder. (full context)
Chapter 17
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...beasts by teaching them, and someday tear the curtain of the sky asunder so that Deep Heaven can be seen. At that time, Maleldil will make them different creatures, something like eldila.... (full context)