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Brisingr

by Christopher Paolini

Author: Christopher Paolini

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Language: English

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First is Eragon's oath to his cousin Roran: to help rescue Roran's beloved, Katrina, 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 take him across the Empire and beyond, choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice.

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... Oromis said, "Would you like to see a fairth of your mother, Eragon?" Eragon froze for a moment, astonished. "Yes, please." From within the folds of his white tunic, Oromis withdrew a shingle of thin gray slate, which he passed to Eragon. The stone was cool and smooth between Eragon's fingers. On the other side of it, he knew he would find a perfect likeness of his mother, painted by means of a spell with pigments an elf had set within the slate many years ago. A flutter of uneasiness ran through Eragon. He had always wanted to see his mother, but now that the opportunity was before him, he was afraid that the reality might disappoint him. With an effort, he turned the slate over and beheld an image--clear as a vision seen through a window--of a garden of red and white ro...

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unholyangel627

26 Oct 2011 07:07:38

Eragon fans will love the latest sequel as he finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep. Can't wait for the next n last book- "Inheritance"!

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. . . . And talking to myself isn't getting me anywhere."

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It was, reflected Eragon, difficult to argue with a dragon

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Brisingrwas a fun, intense, and sometimes difficult book to write. When I started, I felt as if the story were a vast, three-dimensional puzzle that I had to solve without hints or instructions. I found the experience to be immensely satisfying, despite the challenges it occasionally posed.

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