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Random House Children's Books, Nov 8, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 880 pages
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Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the†New York Times†bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon†has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.

Not so very long ago, Eragon—Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider—was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders.

Long months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real battle lies ahead: they must confront Galbatorix. When they do, they will have to be strong enough to defeat him. And if they cannot, no one can. There will be no second chances.

The Rider and his dragon have come further than anyone dared to hope. But can they topple the evil king and restore justice to AlagaŽsia? And if so, at what cost?

This is the much-anticipated, astonishing conclusion to the worldwide bestselling Inheritance cycle.

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A masterful ending to an epic series. - LibraryThing
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The ending good be different but thats my own wishes. - LibraryThing
I skimmed over many of the battle scenes. - LibraryThing
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I have to be honest-I mainly skimmed this book. The grammar was terrible, he used words that should not used in sentences like that, nouns were all over the place: it was just terrible. The story was ... Read full review

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After quite a while waiting, I was looking forward to the end of this series. However, I was very disappointed by what turned out to be a boring and predictable book. Read full review

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Christopher Paolini is the author of three other bestselling novels about AlagaŽsia: Inheritance is the fourth and final volume in the cycle. Christopher lives in Montana, where the natural landscape has been a major inspiration in the creation of his stories. You can find out more about Christopher and the Inheritance cycle at

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