Shurtugal.com celebrates its 13th anniversary! (Giveaway)

This week marks the thirteenth anniversary of Shurtugal.com, which officially launched on March 5th, 2004! It’s been an incredible ride since we released what was then a side project of a fifteen-year-old passionate about a book he couldn’t put down. Now, more than a decade later, the Cycle is over, but there’s much more ahead: we have Christopher’s upcoming sci-fi

Fitbit Community: First autographed goody winners, beginning of our March competition!

Last month we launched our Inheritance Cycle Fitbit Community, allowing fans of the series to participate against one another via exercise to win autographed goodies! Our first weekly competition kicked off on February 20th, and our first monthly competition kicks off today, March 1st! Our Fitbit community is open to anyone who owns one of

Why Eragon and Arya didn’t end up together, and why there’s still hope for their relationship, according to Christopher

One of the most controversial parts of the Inheritance Cycle was the seemingly-unresolved relationship between Eragon and Arya. The will they/won’t they relationship was core to many of Eragon’s decisions and motivators, starting with his first dream of the imprisoned woman in Eragon and ending with their heart-wrenching parting of the ways in Inheritance. Naturally, many

Relationships in the Inheritance Cycle – Which worked and what will unfold in future stories?

The Inheritance Cycle was a coming-of-age story filled with intricate threads of fleeting love, will they/won’t they moments, and broken hearts, leaving fans simultaneously swooning and crying. Since the series’ conclusion in 2011, Christopher Paolini has revealed a wealth of new information (highlighted in red) about the motives behind many of our favorite couples, their

First week of our Fitbit Challenges begins, plus a new way to win!

Our Inheritance Cycle Fitbit Community kicked off with a bang, adding nearly 200 members to our ranks within the first few days! So far this month, community members walked 15,021,000 steps, totaling 6,500 miles – the equivalent of walking from coast to coast across the United States… twice! To help better involve those who aren’t able to compete

Shur’tugal launches Inheritance Cycle Fitbit community for fans to compete and win autographed prizes – all by walking!

Today we’re launching our Inheritance Cycle community on Fitbit‘s website! Fitbits are a popular pedometer devices that track various exercise statistics throughout the day! An accompanying Fitbit app syncs your data with your phone and offers the ability to join online communities, where you can compare your exercise with others – and compete! Our Fitbit

Snag autographed Inheritance books and goodies during our Ten Days of Inheritance Giveaways!

Christmas may be over but the gifts are still coming! Our annual “Ten Days of Inheritance Giveaways” has returned, offering up autographed books, art, and other Inheritance Cycle goodies for fans around the world. This year, we’re offering chances to add autographed books, art, and more to your collection! A new giveaway will release each day

Everything we know about the Official Eragon Coloring book and its illustrator, Ciruelo!

Last week, we announced the Official Eragon Coloring Book: a collection of over 40 illustrations from the world of Alagaësia by award-winning artist Ciruelo Cabral! Since then, we’ve dug up and collected everything there is to know about the upcoming book and its illustrator! Pre-order your copy of the Eragon Coloring Book on Amazon for just

It’s been ten years since the Eragon movie hit theaters – here’s how we’re “celebrating”!

It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years since the release of the film adaptation of Eragon. First announced in 2003, the movie spent nearly four years in production and despite its massive budget and big-name actors, Eragon premiered across the world to mixed reviews and massive disappointment from fans. We’ve spent the past decade reflecting