By: Christopher Paolini

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Eragon lives a very simple life on his farm with his family. His uncle and his Cousin. One day Eragon strolls through the Spine, an ancient forest, dwelled with many secrets, and stumbles upon a very shiny, glowing rock. Eragon has many thoughts racing through his head as he thinks what to do with it. As he walks back home he finds his house on fire, burning and crumbling to ash, only to find his uncle inside, lying on the floor.

Brief Summary

Eragon is now a DragonRider. The only hope for his kind to survives the king's wrath. Eragon is constantly chased by the king's servants, the Ra' Zac. A cunning and feline race. With the king on his back, the Ra' Zac trailing him, Eragon has no idea where to go and what to do, until he meets the old storyteller Brom, a retired DragonRider that will help Eragon through his journey
Eragon (Trailer 2006)
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Internet Summary

Eragon, a poor farm boy, lives in Alagaesia, a kingdom ruled by Galbatorix a powerful but evil monarch. One day, Eragon discovers a beautiful stone that he soon realizes is a dragon's egg. When the creature hatches, Eragon sets forth on a path that could restore the glory of his homeland's legendary Dragon Riders and perhaps overthrow Galbatorix.

-Stefen Fangmeier

My Summary

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 hatching, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy 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 baby 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 his hands...