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The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide

The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia

Lois H. Gresh

St. Martin's Griffin

In Christopher Paolini's thrilling Inheritance series, when a young boy named Eragon finds a blue gemstone in the middle of the forest, he has no idea what magic is in store for him. It hatches a sapphire-blue dragon, a member of a race thought to be extinct. Eragon bonds with the dragon and soon discovers that he is the first in a new line of Dragon Riders, fated to play a part in a war that is poised to sweep his land.
The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide is an interactive book that looks deep inside the complex world of Alagaësia to reveal facts behind the magical people, places, and creatures that fill the Inheritance series. Also included in this comprehensive guide:
 
* An in-depth look at the many folk references, myths, and legends that form the basis of the books
* Fascinating facts about dwarves, giants, shades, and other creatures
* A fascinating trip through the lore of dragons
* Tips for writing your own fantasy story
* A biography of the author
 
Plus tons of fun boxes and more! This book is a must-have for any fan of the Inheritance books.
In Christopher Paolini's thrilling Inheritance series, when a young boy named Eragon finds a blue gemstone in the middle of the forest, he has no idea what magic is in store for him. It hatches a sapphire-blue dragon, a member of a race thought to be extinct. Eragon bonds with the dragon and soon discovers that he is the first in a new line of Dragon Riders, fated to play a part in a war that is poised to sweep his land.
The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide is an interactive book that looks deep inside the complex world of Alagaësia to reveal facts behind the magical people, places, and creatures that fill the Inheritance series. Also included in this comprehensive guide:
 
* An in-depth look at the many folk references, myths, and legends that form the basis of the books
* Fascinating facts about dwarves, giants, shades, and other creatures
* A fascinating trip through the lore of dragons
* Tips for writing your own fantasy story
* A biography of the author
 
Plus tons of fun boxes and more! This book is a must-have for any fan of the Inheritance books.

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Chapter One 
So What's It All About?
 
I'm a jaded old science fiction and fantasy writer, ancient enough to be Christopher Paolini's mother. Imagine my surprise to learn that at the age of twenty, Paolini had sold over one million copies of his first fantasy novel, Eragon. How did this happen, I wondered, and is the book any good?
 
I rushed out to my local bookstore and grabbed (well, bought) a copy of Eragon.1 Weighing in at 503 pages, the novel featured a dragon on the front cover and the prestigious announcement that Eragon was "The #1 New York Times Best-sel
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"This interesting and highly entertaining guide is sure to quench readers' thirst for more about Eragon and Saphira."
--VOYA
"This interesting and highly entertaining guide is sure to quench readers' thirst for more about Eragon and Saphira."
--VOYA

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Lois H. Gresh

  • Lois H. Gresh is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including The Twilight Companion, The Hunger Games Companion, and other fans' guides, as well as science fiction novels and stories. She lives in upstate New York.
  • Lois H. Gresh
    Lois H. Gresh
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