EragonPaperback - 2005
Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy--until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save--or destroy--the Empire.
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From Library Staff
If you love Wings of Fire, this is the next series for you! Eragon is just a teen boy, working on a rural farm, when he discovers a dragon's egg and becomes a dragon rider, able to communicate with the dragon that he will now raise. Like in many fantasies, Eragon is suddenly wrapped up in an anci... Read More »
CRRL_Christine Nov 14, 2017
A classic series! Eragon is just a teen boy, working on a rural farm, when he discovers a dragon's egg and becomes a dragon rider, able to communicate with the dragon that he will now raise. Like in many fantasies, Eragon is suddenly wrapped up in an ancient war in which he will play a key part. ... Read More »
CRRL_ElizabethFitzgerald Sep 20, 2016
Beast: Dragons. Eragon thought that he was nothing more than a farm boy until he discovered a dragon's egg and his destiny as a dragon rider. Soon Eragon is swept up in a conflict that he never expected to be a part of.
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters. (catalog description)
CRRL_ElizabethFitzgerald Feb 08, 2016
A longer book filled with beautiful, descriptive scenes, Eragon is a wonderful book for those who love Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings. Dragon Riders are extinct, or, so everyone thought, until Eragon finds a dragon egg that changes his life forever.
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red_yak_149 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 18
blue_horse_3214 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 15
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When Era on finds a dragon egg. His and his towns life will never be the same. He has to run for his life, learn to be a dragon slayer and how to fight. Exciting fast moving hard to put down
Eragon finds a dragon egg that was stolen from Galbatorix. It hatches and after his uncle's death, he goes on an adventure with Brom, who dies and he meets up with Murtagh, the son of a killer and betrayer, Morzan. When Eragon gets to the Varden, there is a big fight where Urgals attack Tronjheim and Farthen Dur. The sequel of this book is Eldest and this series is Inheritance.
A young boy finds what he sees as only a very interesting rock in the badlands of the kingdom he lives in.. It turns out to be a dragon egg, first one in a very long time. With this discovery comes great power; but, it turns out he's not the only one wanting the power and not all for good. He has to fight to survive and learn quickly, fortunately not without help. And very interesting help it is.
Its about a boy named Eragon who live in a small village. His life changes when he finds a dragon egg. He is now on the run and on a quest to bring Galbatorix to justice
Eragon is an orphan and lives with his uncle Garrow adn cousing Roran. After his uncle is killed by the malicious Ra Zac, Eragon decides to defeat Galbatorix, a rider who has turned to evil. He sets off to Alagaesia with his dragon Saphira and a strory teller named Brom. Unfortunately Galbatorix is trying to get Eragon on his side of the batle. Will Eragon be able to resist Galbatorix?
In the land of Alagaesia, evil and fear run rampant under the regime of Emperor Galbatorix, no dragon has been sighted for years, and memories of the last Dragon Riders have faded away. So when a teen named Eragon living in a remote area discovers a big blue stone, he has no idea what it is worth, or what the Empire will do to obtain it. When the evil forces of the Empire destroy the only life he has ever known, Eragon sets out on a quest to gain revenge against the Empire with his mysterious friend Brom and the dragon Saphira. Traveling to the far reaches of Alagaesia, he seeks to unlock the mysteries of his past and while he discovers his legacy to become the next of the Dragon Riders.
An adolescent by the name of eragon goes hunting one week and wonderously finds a blue stone! this immerses eragon in a sinister plot where he will meet allies in unlikely places and probably one of the greatest enemies of all....
A fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.
QuotesAdd a Quote
Eragon told Saphira, "You should land somewhere now and hide. We're going in." "Sticking your nose where it doesn't belong. Again." She said sourly. "I know. But Brom and I have some advantages most people don't. We'll be all right." "If anything happens, I'm going to bind you to my back and never let you off."
"I love you too."
"Then I will bind you all the tighter."
Brom: "People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't."
"If anything happans, I'm going to pin you to my back and never let you off."
"I love you too."
"Then I will bind you all the tighter."