“The Inheritance Cycle Book Club, Episode Five” Has Officially Arrived! Listen Now!

The Inheritance Cycle Book Club is a podcast-styled read-through of Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr aimed at refreshing fans and entertaining new readers as we venture toward the release of Inheritance. Each of the twenty episodes will discuss set portions of the books, in order, and will tackle the events of each reading, theories arising from the reading, and more. Join us for our adventure through the series!

Episode five of Shurtugal.com’s Inheritance Cycle Book Club Podcast has finally arrived! Our fifth episode tackles the fifth and final set of chapters from Eragon, discussing some of the most important events in the Inheritance Cycle — events which will have a significant impact on the future of our favorite characters. Join us as we discuss entering Tronjheim, kings and leaders, Arya, the Twins, battles, breathing fire, and the death of a Shade! This week also includes a behind-the-scenes story from Comic-Con sure to put a smile on any fan’s face. Plus we tackle some of the hottest theories related to this section in our spoiler section at the end of the podcast. Be sure to read along as we read through all three books over the next twenty weeks!

Don’t forget that we’ve “hidden” a secret word in each episode of the Book Club. Collect all twenty words for a shot at an incredible grand prize, as well as many more runners-up prizes to be revealed in the coming weeks! (We officially announced the grand prize in this week’s episode!)

Shurtugal.com Presents: The Inheritance Cycle Book Club, Episode Five:

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Brief Outline for “Shurtugal.com Presents: The Inheritance Cycle Book Club, Episode Five”:

  • Introduction! Your hosts are Mike Macauley (Shur’tugal, Lytherus, The Inheritance Almanac), Lauren Zurchin (Lytherus.com), and Chris Addison (Shurtugal.com)
  • Shameless self-promotion: This week’s sponsor is The Inheritance Almanac!
  • This week’s tangent: Mike shares a hilarious behind-the-scenes story from Comic-Con featuring him, Christopher Paolini, and the lead singer of Mike’s favorite band
  • We jump into the book, discussing this section’s key events, including: the exploration of Tronjheim; the introduction of Ajihad, Orik, Hrothgar, and Nasuada; Arya heals; the Twins; the Battle for Farthen Dur; the defeat of Durza; Eragon’s scar; and more!
  • Hosts discuss their favorite parts of this week’s reading!
  • Hosts discuss some observations from this reading — facts to keep in mind going forward
  • We reveal this week’s “sweepstakes word”… you’ll have to listen to hear it!
  • Big announcement: Christopher will be joining us soon!
  • We want your feedback!
  • The spoiler-free portion of the show ends with a spoiler warning as we begin to discuss our spoiler-ridden theories!
  • End of episode five!

Next Episode’s Reading: Begin ELDEST, read through “Retaliation”, stop when you hit “Az Sweldn rak rak Anhûin”!

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We want to involve our listeners in each show’s discussions as much as possible. This means we want to hear from you! We’re looking you to share your thoughts, theories, and discussion points on the next set of chapters for episode three (listed above). The best of these thoughts will be read or played during the next episode of the Book Club!

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