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In the fourth part of our five-part Reddit AMA recap, Christopher discusses Eragon as a TV show, Grey Folk in Book 5, what the Menoa Tree really meant, a timetable for Book 5, and much more!

Reddit AMA - without textLast month, Christopher took to the popular internet community Reddit to host an AMA, or “Ask Me Anything,” allowing readers of the r/Fantasy sub-Reddit to submit questions for the author to answer!

We released what we then believed to be a three-part series recapping the incredible amount of questions and answers from the event… but Christopher surprised us by returning two weeks later to answer an additional eighty questions! We’ve compiled two more posts, bringing the series total to five, the first of which was released yesterday.

Here’s a summary of what you may have missed in the first three recaps:

  • Part one: new details on the original ending of Inheritance, Book V hints, a surprise appearance from author Brandon Sanderson, and much more!
  • Part two: unpublished ending of Inheritance, the gender of his upcoming scifi novel’s main character, his favorite video games, heaps of writing advice, and more!
  • Part three: a future Alagaësia story following Angela, deleted Eragon/Arya romance scenes, his ideal involvement in a movie reboot, when he’ll tackle Book V, and more!
  • Part four: the power of true names, Eragon’s gold flower appearing in the future, Angela’s backstory in Book 5, progress editing his sci-fi novel, and more!

And now, on to part five!

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In the fourth part of our five-part Reddit AMA recap, Christopher discusses the power of true names, Eragon’s gold flower appearing in the future, Angela’s backstory in Book 5, progress editing his sci-fi novel, and much more!

Reddit AMA - without textLast month, Christopher took to the popular internet community Reddit to host an AMA, or “Ask Me Anything,” allowing readers of the r/Fantasy sub-Reddit to submit questions for the author to answer!

We released what we then believed to be a three-part series recapping the incredible amount of questions and answers from the event… but Christopher surprised us by returning two weeks later to answer an additional eighty questions! We’ve compiled two more posts, bringing the series total to five, to be be released today and tomorrow.

Here’s a summary of what you may have missed in the first three recaps:

  • Part one: new details on the original ending of Inheritance, Book V hints, a surprise appearance from author Brandon Sanderson, and much more!
  • Part two: unpublished ending of Inheritance, the gender of his upcoming scifi novel’s main character, his favorite video games, heaps of writing advice, and more!
  • Part three: a future Alagaësia story following Angela, deleted Eragon/Arya romance scenes, his ideal involvement in a movie reboot, when he’ll tackle Book V, and more!

And now, on to part four!

Continue reading this article…


shurtugal-book-reviewerAt this point in time, our team is no longer searching for book blogger applicants. We hope to open the position again in the future and thank everyone for their interest! Continue reading this article…


rimgarToday is World Yoga Day, and to celebrate, we’re highlighting the elves’ Rimgar: a series of exercise techniques used to prepare the mind and body for battle.

The Rimgar, also known as the Dance of Snake and Crane, is a multi-leveled series of elven exercises involving stretching and maintaining strenuous positions. Originally conceived for elven Dragon Riders, Rimgar has since become the favored exercise program for all elves. Continue reading this article…


Christopher-End-of-Inheritance

The Inheritance Cycle came to an end in 2011, finalizing storylines we’d adventured alongside as readers for nearly a decade. But some of the events found at the end of Inheritance weren’t always intended. Christopher recently revealed his original ending for the series, including some pretty shocking character deaths. We decided to take a side-by-side look at the original/unpublished ending vs. what was published in the final book to see how they compare! Continue reading this article…


MC AlagaesiaA group of Minecraft and Inheritance Cycle enthusiasts have spent the better part of the past three years working tirelessly on bringing Alagaësia to life within the world’s most popular building game. These fans, who work under the community name “Minecraft Alagaësia,” regularly update fans on their progress through their website and Twitter account, and even allow readers to adventure through their in-progress world.

A series of photos from within the Minecraft Alagaësia world have been shared, offering a glimpse into our favorite fantasy universe in 3D. Each image in our gallery is captioned to further explain the locations you’re seeing, and the included videos offer a live view of the game. Continue reading this article…


Three-Scifi-Books-To-Get-Excited-AboutChristopher Paolini’s upcoming scifi novel is fast approaching! The author is hard at work on edits and rewrites of the first draft, aiming to get the book to fans as soon as possible.

What should we do in the meantime? Well, Christopher has recommended three incredible scifi books to get us excited, each of which helped inspire his latest project! Continue reading this article…


weapon-week-bannerToday marks the end of “Weapon Week,” filled with all kinds of battle-ready goodies! Here’s what you may have missed:

Have ideas for themed weeks you’d like to see in the future? What was your favorite “Weapon Week” article? Let us know in the comments!


find us on social mediaOur blog is a great place to find the latest news and Inheritance Cycle content, but did you know that we’re all over social media as well? We regularly share content, media, giveaways, and other updates on our accounts that can’t be found here on the site. Be sure to follow us so as to not miss out!

We’re always looking for ideas on how to make our social media feeds even better! If you have any ideas for something you’d like to see us add, let us know in the comments or on our streams!


tinkledeathTogether with a talented fan and a local blacksmith, Christopher Paolini recently fulfilled the unique request of one Make-a-Wish recipient: to own a replica of Angela’s sword, Tinkledeath (Albitr), and a recreation of the enchanted necklace worn by Eragon!

Christopher shared progress photos of the sword throughout its creation, as well as two videos of the finished weapon! Continue reading this article…

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