Eragon: Book I

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Random House Children's Books, Aug 26, 2003 - Young Adult Fiction - 528 pages
A new adventure hatches in the first book of the Inheritance Cycle, perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings! This New York Times bestselling series†has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.†

When fifteen-year-old Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.

Overnight his simple life is shattered, and, gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save—or destroy—the Empire.

Features interlocking art that reveals an image across the spines of all four books! And don’t miss the most recent book set in Eragon's world,†The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales from AlagaŽsia!

"Christopher Paolini is a true rarity." --The Washington Post
 

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Contents

Prologue Shade of Fear
1
DragonTales
19
Pales Gillļ55
38
A Name of Power
56
Flight of Destiny 70
70
The Madness of Life
90
A Riders Blade O2
107
Therinsford
111
A Warrior and a Healer 31
510
Waler from Sand
517
The Ramr River ļf 24
524
The Hadarac Desert 551
531
A Path Revealed 557
537
A Clash of Wills
547
Flight Through the Valley
554
The Horns of a Dilemma 360
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Revelation at Yazuac
129
Magic Is the SimplestThing
143
Through a Dragons Eye
161
A Song ſor the Road 160
175
The Witch and the Werecal
198
Thieves in the Castle
213
Vision of Perſection 254
234
Trail of Oil 250
250
The Razacs Revenge 264
264
Diamond Tomb
278
Capture at Gilead 285
285
DuSundavar Freohr
295
Hunting for Answers
579
The Glory of Troniheim
593
Ajihad
402
Bless the Child Argellam
420
Mandrake Root and Newts Tongue 455
433
Hall of the Mountain King
439
Aryas Test
453
The Shadows Lengthen
467
Battle Under Farthen DŁr
479
The Mourning Sage
492
Pronunciation Guide and Glossary 400
505
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About the author (2003)

Christopher Paolini’s abiding love of fantasy and science fiction inspired him to begin writing his debut novel, Eragon, when he graduated from high school at fifteen after being homeschooled all his life. Both Eragon and Eldest, the second book in the Inheritance trilogy, became instant New York Times bestsellers. Christopher is currently at work on the final volume in the trilogy. He lives in Montana, where the dramatic landscape feeds his visions of AlagaŽsia.

You can find out more about Christopher and Inheritance at www.alagaesia.com.

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