By: Christopher Paolini


After the gigantic battle on the Burning Plains, Eragon and Saphira barely make it out with their lives. Only from the mercy of his half-brother, Murtagh, who was forced to swear an oath in the ancient language was Eragon able to escape with his life. Nasuada sends Eragon to Du Weldenvarden ,where the elves reside, to be trained by their mysterious masters.


"An authentic work of great talent."

"An auspicious beginning to both career and series."

Can Eragon and Saphira overthrow Galbotorix to save all of Alagaesia from tyranny?

Vocabulary Symbols:

Final Reflection

1. All books are written for a purpose with specific themes in mind. What might be some possible themes in your novel? Explain why you think they are themes.

Answer: To never give up on the goals you want to accomplish. I think this because Eragon and Saphira have to overcome many obstacles to overthrow Galbotorix.

2. Describe three things you learned from this book.


  • To be more creative.
  • To never give up on a goal.
  • To be patient

About the Author: Christopher Paolini

Christopher Paolini was born in Southern California and lived most of his life in Paradise Valley. The Beartooth Mountains in Paradise Valley inspired the scenery for Eragon. He was fifteen when he wrote the first draft of Eragon and his family self-published the book in 2001. Christopher was homeschooled by his parents and often wrote short stories and poems, made frequent trips to the library, and read widely. Together the first three books in the series have sold 25 million copies worldwide.


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