Yesterday at EragonForums.com, Kenneth Paolini broke the great news to us – Eldest is finished! This is what Kenneth had to say:
9:30 a.m. today, Christopher completed and sent off Eldest to his editior at Knopf. Now the fun begins–the editing process.
The book is 222,474 words, before editing. Eragon is 159,000 and change.
Eldest will be released in August, 2005!