The Inheritance Cycle Series

by Christopher Paolini (Author)

Book Cover for the Inheritance Cycle Series
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, the young hero Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save - or destroy - the Empire of Alagaesia...

Summary and books in the Inheritance Cycle series

Tags: fantasy, adventure, dragon, magic, myth & legend, epic fantasy,
Series reading level: 12+
Books in series: 5
Should read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished

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Books in series order
1Eragon  (2002)
2Eldest  (2005)
3Brisingr  (2008)
4Inheritance  (2011)
+ Eragon's Guide to Alagaesia  (2009)