Christopher Paolini's INHERITANCE CYCLE
Book Series List In Recommended Reading Order:
Book 1: Eragon
Book 2: Eldest
Book 3: Brisingr
Book 4: To Be Announced
You can read more information about or get your
copy of each
book in the Inheritance Cycle series below.
Book 1: Eragon - Christopher Paolini
One boy... One dragon... A world of
When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in
the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor
farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the
winter. 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 he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny,
magic, and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice
of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling
dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enemies
of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds.
Can Eragon take up the mantle of the
legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in
Book 2: Eldest - Christopher Paolini
Darkness falls... Swords clash... Evil
Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just
saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces
of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon
must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further
training in magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of the
Dragon Rider. It is a journey of a lifetime, filled with
awe-inspiring new places and people, each day a fresh
adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn,
and Eragon isn't sure whom he can trust.
Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a
new battle back home in Carvahall - one that puts Eragon in
even graver danger.
Will the king's dark hand strangle all
resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life...
Book 3: Brisingr - Christopher Paolini
Oaths sworn... Loyalties tested... Forces
It's been only months since Eragon first
uttered "brisingr," an ancient language term for fire. Since
then, he's not only learned to create magic with words -
he's been challenged to his very core. Following the
colossal battle against the Empire's warriors on the Burning
Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly
escaped with their lives. Still, there is more adventure at
hand for the rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself
bound by a tangle of promises he may not be able to keep.
First is Eragon's oath to his cousin,
Roran: to help rescue Roran's beloved from King Galbatorix's
clutches. But Eragon owes his loyalty to others, too. The
Varden are in desperate need of his talents and strength -
as are the elves and dwarves. When unrest claims the rebels
and danger strikes from every corner, Eragon must make
choices - choices that will take him across the Empire and
beyond, choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice.
Eragon is the greatest hope to rid the
land of tyranny. Can this once simple farm boy unite the
rebel forces and defeat the king?
Book 4: Title To Be Announced - Christopher