Something is Coming… By Mike Macauley July 20, 2011 Eragon (Book) 226 Comments We’ve gotten word from our friends at Random House that something exciting will be revealed tomorrow. Stay tuned! Related Posts Book 4 Chapter: Review, Analysis, Theories, and More! Paolini Releases Newest ‘Alagaesia News’ Christopher Paolini looks back — and forward — on Comic Con in this exclusive retrospective! I Luv Dragons you know what would be cool is if CP gave each of his fans the last book IN PERSON !!!! Smac21 iv completed angela 10 questions in total, enjoy! Ameya Ahuja Its not Penguin 🙁 I cant think of any other animal with a desire to fly – had thought of a frog Ameya Ahuja Its not Penguin 🙁 I cant think of any other animal with a desire to fly – had thought of a frog Hrothgar ok for the rimgar one dont you need some sort of key? asdfasdf usually the most common symbol is “E” and you work your way from there asdfasdf I HAVE THE ANSWER ITS A FROG OR A TOAD Michaelfan13 How much longer do we got to wait! asdfasdf anyone know the answer to the riddle? Rainbowemoelk frog or toad, whichever works Hrothgar can anyone help me with this riddle? “water and land are both my home but far from one i seldom roam, i cannot fly but the desire stirs inside. What beast am i?” Hrothgar i cant figure it out…….. Hrothgar nevermind got it too easy human too easy human The Clockwork Angel I hope the announcement wasn’t the new Inheritance Quest. I want some news about the book itself! Baboo Kvetha Fricäya! Hi Everyone, I’m thrilled to unveil to you today two exciting Inheritance cycle announcements from Comic-Con International in San Diego! For all of you who are on Facebook, we’ve launched a great new Facebook game called Inheritance Quest. In this game you’ll have the opportunity put yourself in the shoes of many of your favorite Inheritance cycle characters. Each character quest includes ten tasks comprised of a variety of challenging visual puzzles, mini-games, trivia, and choose-your-own-adventure activities. Completion of tasks earns players badges, three in total, and ultimately a trading card for each of the five characters: Angela, Murtagh, Galbatorix, Saphira, and Eragon. This week we’ll be kicking off the Angela quest. The other piece of news is that Alagaesia.com is getting a whole new look! Now you’ll be able to easily discover my new videos, see photos from all my appearances on the book tour, hear about the latest announcements, and check out Inheritance cycle activities. I hope you enjoy the Inheritance Quest and the new look of Alagaesia.com. I look forward to hearing your reactions to them. Good luck with your quests, and may your swords stay sharp until we talk again in August! Christopher Paolini Hrothgar Is this really it? The Clockwork Angel I hope not, but I don’t think so. That was an announcement from CP, not Random House, who are the ones supposed to be making the announcement. In San Diego, California, it’s only 4:22 in the afternoon on the 21st. And Comic Con is HUGE. So I highly doubt Shurtugal Staff have had any time to look at messages from Random House and post the news. But hopefully the news will go up tonight. I really could care less about the new Inheritance Game. Also, another point is that CP’s news applies to the entire cycle, not just the last book. Random House said we were getting news about the book “Inheritance.” firemonkey Maybe CP is getting married The Clockwork Angel If that was the news, I would cry in a corner. Not because I want to marry CP, but because we’ve been waiting for 2-3 days (3 in some countries) for exciting news about the book, not the author’s personal life. sj7930 Does it have anything to do with the video on Alagaesia.com that show Paolini giving his editor the manuscript for Inheritance? The Clockwork Angel That’s been up there for months now. Baboo I just got an email from Alagaesia.com. There’s 2 announcements but their both lame. There’s a Facebook game, “Inheritance Quest” I think, and the Alagaesia.com site is getting a facelift. Corex Defender Hellooooo its 812am on the 22ND here is Austland why is there no announcement!!!!!!! SecretCountess The problem is that we are all on vastly different times. Mike and co are out in CA so I suppose it is only early evening there. SecretCountess it is the 22rd of July SecretCountess 00.06 in Spain and couting. . . Curr I’m curious as to how all the Borders bookstores closing will affect Inheritance sales. The one near my house did a huge promotion and midnight release for Brisingr. Bexy2007 21:45 here in England SecretCountess I’ve been thinking, would the chapter from Eargon (the one from Murtag POW) be such a big annoucment. I mean it would be so cool but would not Mike tell us what was coming in his post. I hope it is something bigger than that. I would still like to read it though. Arya<3 Maybe the announcement was just the Inheritance Quest thing. Anonymous What is the Inheritance Quest thingy? Arya<3 Go to Alagaesia.com and play the Inheritance Quest game. It’s tied to facebook and it just came out. Anonymous Any idea how to translate the Rigmar poses one? person no clue… SecretCountess It’s 10.30 pm here in Spain. I hope the annoucment is soon, I don’t really want to stay up all night! Anonymous It’s 3:14 here in Minnesota and I really wanna know what the announcment is!!! Jwchaley maybe an eragon mini series now that would rock Hrothgar Okay everone its only 12:20 here is california so it probably wont happen for a while. Arya<3 I don’t get it.. when will it become live for us Californians? Guest Ok, ok, i think i know why it is taking so long, The big announcement is taking place today, but Mike it in California for Comic con, right? Its only just after eleven am there, so his day is probably just getting started. Arya<3 It’s currently 12:51. Goose Ok 7.40pm now. Come on, Lmluvless What? Irock13198 2:45 pm here Anonymous I’m really curious 🙂 p.i.m.c! It will likely be during comic-con else it would have already be posted Acocella6 It’s tommorrow where is the announcement. Please let it be something cool Acocella6 It’s tommorrow where is the announcement. Please let it be something cool Matt If it’s really that http://www.alagaesia.com launched a new site (which they did), I’m going to be pissed. Matt Although they didn’t say it was anything particularly big, just something exciting. imstillhungry95 It’s after two eastern time. Should be any minute, I’m thinking Guest It will be the deleted chapter from Eragon which is from Murtagh’s POV SpiritTamer How do you know? Guest It’s a random guess Anonymous Because Mike talked about it in the Shur’tugal podcast last week. It was from the original Paolini edition of Eragon. He was going to ask permission from Random House to post it on the site. Arya<3 But during that same week he said that there would be two exciting things aside from Comic Con happening this week. So that would just be a bonus. Marcos the facebook app is interesting. But do ya people really think that they’d make a post telling us that something is coming if it was just that? I think it is something bigger. Mike knows what it is. he said me (via twitter) that he has been working on it and it’s really cool. Could be the app.. but I prefer believing that it’s more than just that. Guest So when exactly is the big announcement suppose to be announced?? SpiritTamer What’s the answer to when the guy does the Rigmar on the Facebook app? I’m bad at trying to figure out the letters. guest sulpher tuft midnight citadel 🙂 Scewiff Just gonna chuck some whimsy in while everyone waits for this announcement. Q. How do you tell stupid people from clever people? A. Ask them what the first Harry Potter book is called. -If they don’t know or get it wrong, then we can consider them to be Hermits or Nomads. -If they say Sorceror’s Stone they are idiots, if they say Philosopher’s Stone then they are clever (and British), or die-hard fans with no life (like me). Lmluvless I wish Mike would have said what time it would be announced, then I wouldn’t be waiting all day. Lmluvless It’s like they’re torturing us! imstillhungry95 No, torture is Giants baseball JFH 0= Mike OW, come on, just tell us! I have been waiting all day JFH How do you know its this game, it could be something else? Lmluvless I think there’ll be some spoilers and an announcement that Warner Brothers is making an Eragon movie. imstillhungry95 As great as that would be, I doubt it Lmluvless How long is inheritance? Arya<3 It’s 800 pages I saw it when preordering the book. Brennarach16 Does anyone know what #3 is for Angela on “Inheritance Quest”? Hariswahid sulphur tuft midnight citadel 🙂 William Keep checking the site!!! The suspense is killlllling me!!!!!!!! ahhhhhhhhh Guest I swear, if the big announcement is the game, huge let down. I really hope the announcement is the first Inheritance spoiler… Feisty-fitz If all it is is the facebook app, I’m definitely disapointed. It took me about 20 mins to get through 1/5 character quests. And I can’t start any new character quests till August. *sigh* Marcos where’s this app..? can ya give me the link ? Deryk1490 WHAT IF THEY DISCOVERED A REAL DRAGON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??????????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JK Rainbowemoelk I had a dream that happened. And elves lived in Brazil. Rubydragon That would just suck if we (eagerly waiting for what we hoped for would happen) get something that’s wimpy as the Beyond the Borders Contest. Don’t expect anything big from this. WhiteWinterStar It’s just a facebook app. Oh, and the first answer is, “frog” Marcos wut? o.O how could ya know? WhiteWinterStar because I looked at a facebook post from alagaesia.com, and played the game myself. Lamees_arekat SOMETHING!!!?? SOMETHING WHAT?! Codygordon its a game, called inheritance quest on facebook, kind of a let down. Codygordon better yet, the game doesn’t even load for me. Anonymous Ya seriously talk about a huge let down, how the hell is this exciting? If the eragon game was bad enough, what makes this any different. Hrothgar How do u know? Feisty-fitz The game is bad……… it requires you to be good at riddles. That’s one game I won’t be playing. Carvahallian The only times I can remember this before-news announcement by Random House about Inheritance were the expansion from trilogy to cycle and the name of the fourth book. So I think it’s going to be pretty big. superbob92 TELL ME NOW!!!!! RogerLairdWriting Checkout the preview of Legacy Book 1: Beginnings chapters 1-5 and other short stories from RogerLairdWriting.wordpress.com and please leave feedback and refer your friends if you like what you read. Vandalism Why exactly are you advertising your own book here on SHURTUGAL.com? RogerLairdWriting Because I believe that many of the readers of the Inheritance Cycle would enjoy my book as well and Christopher has a strong fan base. Christopher’s books also inspired me to finally sit down and write my 33 chapter novel. After ten years of planning the series in my head I only had eight chapters written when I started working in January. I completely re-wrote those chapters and finished the first book in July with the inspiration Christopher’s works gave me. I have also written the Lytherus staff asking if they might review my book but I am not sure if I will hear back from them. I built my webpage so that people could get a fair idea of the direction my book is headed and a good idea of my writing style and decide if they like it. Guest read first bit not really that good… RogerLairdWriting Sorry you weren’t intrigued. Do you have any constructive criticism to help make it better? Thank you for taking the time to read some of it. Roger 2CATteam You know, I am reading the comments, and I notice that a lot of people are saying that they think it’ll be a new release date. If it is this, it will probably be a small change, because you have to keep in mind that (in theory), CP just finished typing the last word. Trees_dont_bark hoping for another chapter of inheritance 🙂 Matt Whatever it is though, it will probably be done tomorrow at comic con Matt Whatever it is though, it will probably be done tomorrow at comic con Matt Whatever it is though, it will probably be done tomorrow at comic con Matt It would be cool if it was like a painting/drawing, whatever of Shruikan by Pelancar or something. Tulkas Astaldo Maybe it’s the release date, and they’re moving it up to sometime before Borders goes out of buisness. Because without Borders they’d probably lose a lot of their profits. Hrothgar that would be awesome if it was september!! Vince24 that would be one hell of a birth day for me it 9/17/11 i will be 21 2CATteam Wow! So will I, and my mom will turn (Nevermind- it’s not polite to tell a woman’s age)! imstillhungry95 Take it mom was watching 😉 Hrothgar okay does that mean like tomorrow as in midnight because if it does than i am staying up Arya<3 Haha probably not.. it’s not like Pottermore Desirea Yardley I want to stay up and wait, but if we don’t get it tonight I would like to not be grounded when it does come out. 1salamtoo totally agree with you Desirea Yardley I want to stay up and wait, but if we don’t get it tonight I would like to not be grounded when it does come out. No More Extensions If it’s something about Christopher Paolini claiming that Book 4 ended up being too long and that he is now going to write an additional, fifth book, I will get very mad. Just saying. Ron Ha, that would be horrible. M. Night Shyamalan style. Hrothgar okay i would be extremely pissed. Arya<3 I wouldn’t mind. I actually like the series and am sad that it is wrapping up. No More Extensions True, it’s just that after all these years of waiting, and all these months of believing that I will soon know the truth, I would be really let down to know I had to wait possible three more agonizing and long years. Toomuchtime Yes, it will be a Book 5 and the release date will be november, 2019. ; ) imstillhungry95 No, that’s just when he will tell us that the book won’t be coming out for another two years Delysium why would you get mad? it would be better, since the journey won’t be over.. Blagden Wyrda! DuSkulblakaEbrithil So, what is considered tomorrow? Midnight? Early Morning? Late Morning? Noon? Evening? Ok, that was a little excessive. Ha ha ha! Anywho, I’ll stay up till midnight anyway! 😀 I’m so excited! Thanks for the heads up! I’m hoping for an earlier release date for Inheritance or an Inheritance cycle movie reboot! I really want to see the books translated to movies in a more accurate way. I appreciate Eragon as an entertaining fantasy movie, just not a decent book to movie adaptation(I’m not a big a movie critic). Anonymous I agree. A movie re-boot would be amazing and I would want them to make sure Christopher plays a very active role. I really was not a fan of the first movie they made. Malink To bad Peter Jackson is busy with The Hobbit, I thinks it’s safe to say that Inheritance movies done by him would be orgasmic. Just saying. imstillhungry95 I think it would be awesome if he did an Eragon reboot. If anyone could do it, it would be him, though we all might still end up complaining that it didn’t hold to well to the books, just like LoTR Delysium Stayed up waiting until 4 Am Think Cp will forgive me for closing my eyes? vadersapp Gotta remember that “Tomorrow,” even a midnight “Tomorrow,” depends on where you are. Still only 11:30 here, man. Get some shut-eye and check it out when you get up. Delysium i Know 😉 i Live in Norway.. And we don’t use “am” and “pm” but i just like “transalted the clock to American style :L Anonymous Since the announcement is coming from Random House; it will have something to do with the book and most likely be a page count and the synopsis from the jacket cover. As for moving the release date, it could be moved up to 11/5 or 11/6 which are a Sat. and Sun. and then there could be midnight release parties. Arya<3 I hope it becomes on a Saturday. I wouldn’t be allowed to stay up on a school night to wait for the midnight release for a new book. They already gave the Synopsis I think. Anonymous hmmmm… We know when the book is coming out, the title and subtitle, and I doubt Random House would announce spoilers… don’t mean to jump on the bandwagon, but I’m hoping for a movie remake. A prequal about Brom/The Fall would be awesome too though! DuSkulblakaEbrithil Ooh! I like the way you think! Both ideas sound great to me! 😀 Anonymous most likely film remake Guest I hope… Tradakk *least Fix’d that for ya. 😉 DuSkulblakaEbrithil That would be awesome, but I don’t want to get my hopes up… Rainbowemoelk ugh, I can’t wait! If they announced it like this, it has to be something big and/or significant. Release date change? Name of greenie? Name of green rider? Eragon movie remake? Tour dates? All of the above? Aplussoccerkid Let’s go with all of the above so we can have our own fiction, but seriously I wish it would be all of the above!!! Haha LOL!!! WhiteWinterStar …My guess? A prequel or book 5 or what Angela is or Greeny’s name or something that nobody will guess… WhiteWinterStar …My guess? A prequel or book 5 or what Angela is or Greeny’s name or something that nobody will guess… Pandora who is with me to camp here on Shurtgal.com until the surprise is unveiled? I’ll bring the smores! Who has a dragon that can make a great camp fire? Kaylee I’ll bring mine… We’ll make a party of it!! Anonymous Count me in! Delysium Got your name from the Pandorica? Pandora no, I got my name from the vampire Pandora in one of Anne Rice’s books. Acocella6 it will probably be a new book by cp Brendans Mommy87 Something? SOMETHING? What kind of something?? Oh this is killing me. Why put us throught the torture of waiting! You could have just kept it as a surprise and not told us anything until the announcment itself but noooo you’ve gotta go and mess with our heads. I know you put this post just to drive us all crazy until tomorrow LOL!!!! Edoc’sil perhaps the name of the green dragon? 🙂 Goose Perhaps Christopher Paolini is gonig to announce he lost the manuscript for the book. And his laptop blew up. Rainbowemoelk I. Would. DIE. Delysium No! i waited long enough for this book.. if he did that, i would seriously kill myself …-.- Huttle Maybe they have given permission for the extract from Eragon of Murtagh’s point of view as he helped Eragon escape from prison? Anonymous That would be cool! Lil Uhura What is it what is it what is it?!?! I love the anticipation of waiting for a good book as much as anyone, but I really hope they’re moving up the release date. Hello-there Maybe the official page count of the book or another bit of a chapter. If it gets an earlier release date the whole “big 20” week thing will have been for nothing. Rainbowemoelk They could double up every couple weeks. Rubydragon False Alarm. Sorry guys…. Irock13198 i hope its not a boring theng! Irock13198 boring thing* Crystal If they tell us that they’re moving up the release date, then let it be known that I had a suspicion that they would move it. A Tuesday in the beggining of November? Come on, that’s fishy. My dad even thinks so. Atral The Release date is Nov. 8 according to Alagaesia.com SecretCountess That would make it the, 11, 1, 11. That would be cool! Anonymous It will probably be a book tour announcement. Which will be a let down, because it won’t go to nearly enough cities/countries… JFH aahh, i hope its genna be good news.This sounds big, they have posted an article just to tell us that something is coming. 0= Fireofgod77716 I wonder if Saphira is going to die. Rainbowemoelk Umm . . . no. They need Saphira to re-populate the dragon population. Rubydragon I feel the similar anxiety. It better not be spoilers, they’ll just ruin it. Rubydragon I feel the similar anxiety. It better not be spoilers, they’ll just ruin it. Rubydragon I hope it’s an Eragon movie remake. WhiteWinterStar It should be. There were almost twenty significant things wrong with the first movie. Rebekka Haha that’s an understatement. Anonymous An Eragon movie remake, with Peter Jackson as the director and Steven Spielberg as producer Marcos well, this would be freakin fantastic! lol Goose Nah I want a prequel first, And I’d much rather have Del Toro or Alfonso Cuaronm directing, with someone like Zemeckis producing, in order to get that dark tone in it, Using Peter Jackson is just too LOTR. I don’t want an outrageously long overly faithful Eragon reamke. Just one that sticks to the plot but has a bit of creative licensing. Anonymous No. Jackson is good because he sticks to the plot. The Eragon movie was RUINED because they skipped through half the plot. And wouldn’t the movie be better if it was made by people who already have experience in making fantasy films? There is nothing wrong with a 3 hour movie! Goose No Eragon was rubbish as a movie because it was a rubbish film. I don’t want oan overly faithful adaption to the movies, imagine how boring some bits of Eldest and Brisingr would be if they were in the movie. I want a good film, that sticks to the story and the soul of the story well, but I want the film to be good most of all. That means a good ‘FILM’ script, excellent acting (they should go British with it really, much better than Amnerican actors), intense music and creative license. Besides Peter Jackson MISSED OUT and FAILED TO STICK TO loads of plit details. And LOTR film trilogy is seriously overrated. I don;t want a 3hr Eragon film or prequel film either. I want a 2h20m film that works well as a film, but hopeful with more plot and story than than shamefully poor ‘Eragon’ that came out 5 years ago. Goose Out of interest if you had to make a cast for these twleve characters, who would you pick. Brom Eragon Saphira (voice) Arya Murtagh Durza Ajihad Oromis Angela Nasuada Solembum (voice) Jeod I know I’d definetely like: Liam Neeson (aka Quigon Jinn) as Brom, Karen Gillan ( aka Amy Pond from Doctor Who) as Saphira, Jason Isaacs (aka Lucius Malfoy) as Durza, Lawrence Fishburne (aka Morpheus from the Matrix) as Ajihad, Ben Kingsley (aka Gandhi) as Oromis, Simon Pegg (aka Shaun of the Dead) as Solembum and James McAvoy (aka the young Professor X) as Jeod. Potentially, Zoe Seldana (the love interest in Avatar) could do Nasuada, but as for Angela, Eragon, Murtagh and Arya, I have no idea who I’d pick. Guest Actually, I think that Liam Neeson would be better as Oromis. Or possibly even as the voice of Glaeder (sp?). Goose He’s not ‘old’ enough to be Oromis. They’d have to use that expensive technology (like they did with Kevin Bridges in Tron) to make it look right. But as Glaedr…yeah I like that. Good shout. Rainbowemoelk I would pay as much money as I had to to see that. Guest Uh… and completely different cast. Except for Jeremy Irons. I love him. Anonymous Jeremy Irons is awesome! I think most of the cast did quite well, except for Arya and Eragon. Arya needs black hair. Eragon looked the part, but his acting skills need some work. Guest Especially as Brom. superbob92 I don’t even picture Brom the way CP described him. I just see Jeremy Irons in my head. Rosco86 Random house would not realese it if it was a movie that would not have anything to do with them. it would be realesed by the move compony that would make the film Rosco86 Random house would not realese it if it was a movie that would not have anything to do with them. it would be realesed by the move compony that would make the film Anonymous Oh come on Mike, this is just cruel. we wantz book 4 FUCK YOU BITCH!! RogerLairdWriting I hope its the identity of the new rider but I doubt it would be. Probably another contest or something like that. RogerLairdWriting.wordpress.com Arya<3 I doubt they would make the release date earlier.. would they? Arya<3 I doubt they would make the release date earlier.. would they? superbob92 They did with Brisingr. Michaelfan13 Is it going to be anouce today? Michaelfan13 Is it going to be anouce today? Arya<3 uhh… read the post Aplussoccerkid OMGosh!!! I hope it’s spoilers!!! Aplussoccerkid OMGosh!!! I hope it’s spoilers!!! Delysium NO! Enough spoilers, it’s just ruining the whole book.. Please.. CP.. No more spoilers.. It’s most likely about that the book is being released next week.. All over the world Aplussoccerkid Okay I’m good with that too, but I just want to know what happens ’cause I love the books!!! I would REALLY appreciate a really early release though, don’t get me wrong!!! Delysium Ehehheh.. i was thinking the same thing until the last spoiler.. When Roran “probably died” and all that.. ruined a lot.. 🙂 Goose Meh, it’ll probably just be that Chris now wears vontact lenses rather than glasses or something. Personally I’d love to hear that book 4’s release has been put forward until tomorrow, and that they are going to reboot the Inheritance movie franchise with a prequel film to the books, then the next 4 filmed at the same time (LOTR style). firemonkey I hope the release date is switched from 11/8/11 to 8/11/11 Skulblaka_Shur’tugal Why did you tell us this? Now I won’t be able to sleep!!! Peter Yes, now all europeans like me have to stay up all night. Damm,,, Released tomorrow? . Cant wait EternalShade Hmmm, maybe that “something” is that they lied about the release date and its actually coming out within a month!! 😀 Ya its stretching it but oh well. Marcos i’d freak out. i’d went crazy. really. lol Feisty-fitz OMFG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Are they releasing the book earlier?????????????????????? The Clockwork Angel Ugh! The suspense! My theory is that it’s either going to be the first of the spoilers, or their making the release date earlier. Didn’t they do that with Brisingr? Arya<3 what did they do with brisingr? Arya<3 what did they do with brisingr? Arya<3 what did they do with brisingr? Arya<3 what did they do with brisingr? Arya<3 what did they do with brisingr? Trey Eliott Falk No, they did not do that with Brisingr. Carvahallian Yes, they did. They changed the release date from the 23rd to the 20th when they released the name. They also released some spoilers. Ing Gerund Eragon will find radioactive margarine and lather Galbatorix something fierce, causing him to break out into whimsical tramp-stamp tumors. imstillhungry95 Hmmm, a cryptic message. Has anyone checked Random Houses webiste for hidden hashtags like Warner Bros. did for the first picture of Bane from the Dark Knight Rises? firemonkey I can’t wait!! So excited!!! Maybe it’s the first of the spoilers! Rebekka Ohhhh that’s exciting! I can’t wait to see what this reveal will be! 2CATteam I wonder… Is it another excerpt? 1st comment! EternalShade Theres already been 2, i doubt they’d release another. But i dont know how many exerpts they released for Brisingr…. if any. firemonkey there were 2 excerpts released from Brisingr Guest I don’t think its goin to be another excerpt. They can’t give out too many of those without giving something away. Guest I don’t think its goin to be another excerpt. They can’t give out too many of those without giving something away.