Celebrate World Yoga Day with the elves’ Rimgar (Dance of Snake and Crane)

Today 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

Christopher reveals the original ending of Inheritance vs. the published ending (details)

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 We decided to take a side-by-side look at the original/unpublished

Journey through Alagaësia in Minecraft with these incredible previews from the fan replica server!

A 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

Three books Christopher Paolini recommends reading to get hyped for his upcoming sci-fi novel!

Christopher 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

Weapon Week wrap-up: Real-life Tinkledeath, top ten weapons in Alagaësia, and Rider swords duke it out!

Today marks the end of “Weapon Week,” filled with all kinds of battle-ready goodies! Here’s what you may have missed: Christopher Paolini and a talented blacksmith brought Tinkledeath to life for a Make-a-Wish fan! Top ten most powerful weapons in Alagaësia, part one: Tinkledeath, Volund, and more duke it out! Top ten most powerful weapons

Blacksmith and Christopher Paolini bring Angela’s incredible sword ‘Tinkledeath’ to life

Together 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

Catch up on Christopher’s answers from his recent Reddit “Ask Me Anything,” part three!

In the third part of our five-part Reddit AMA recap, Christopher reveals plans for a future Alagaësia story following Angela, deleted Eragon/Arya romance scenes, his ideal involvement in an Eragon movie reboot, when he wants to tackle Book V, and much more! Earlier this week, Christopher took to the popular internet community Reddit to host