EldestBook - 2005
- Inheritance - #02
Kings and rulers -- Fiction.
Good and evil -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Dragons -- Fiction.
From Library Staff
sarahbru17 Jul 07, 2017
The pace was much slower than the first book. There were significant portions that I think really could have been trimmed down. Eragon's descriptions of the dwarven and elven cultures and settings, while beautiful, were difficult to get through. Althou... Read More »
From the critics
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horselover2000 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 99
crossroadskeeper thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over
JihadiConservative thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over
Catharinewang thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 20
Other: huge book! only read if you have lots of time or like big books!
Violence: battles some bloody and brutal some sad betrayals and EPIC scenes
SummaryAdd a Summary
Eragon continues his fight against the evil empire in the second book, which willmake little sense without the first. In this books he meets up with all kinds and shapes.
The second book in the Inheritance series, Eldest, is about Dragons and the people who ride them, called Riders. The main characters are Eragon, a human and Saphira, who is his dragon. In this story Eragon and Saphira travel to Du Weldenvarden to train with the Elves. When they are done training they fight in a big battle in Surda.
After defeating the shade Durza in the battle of Farthen Dur, Eragon and his dragon saphira must travel to the guarded realm of the elves to learn the secrets of magic and the Ancient Language. Meanwhile in Carvahall, his old home, his cousin Roran must fight against the vile Ra'zac and take his own place at the head of his people
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"Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn't exist and shall. There is only now."
“It is better to be taught to think critically than to be told on what to believe.”
“Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn't exist and never shall. There is only now.”