Who Is A True Hero In Christopher Paolini's Eragon

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In the fantasy book Eragon by Christopher Paolini, a young boy named Eragon finds a blue polished stone in the forest. Eragon decides to sell the stone to feed his family for the winter, but he later finds out the stone has no value. Eragon’s discovery spirals into something giant when the stone brings Eragon a baby dragon, which opens up a quest older than the empire itself, it doesn’t only open up a quest to destroy the empire but a mental and spiritual journey to become a true hero. In the novel Eragon develops his physical strengths by training with his wise friend Brom, as Brom and Eragon travel they become closer. Brom starts to hand Eragon tasks to develop his magic skills and tells Eragon the way of the dragon, not only does Saphira help Eragon get around but she also helps Eragon…show more content…
After, the Ra’zaac are ambushed and Brom is flown to safety with an in-curable wound. Eragon is faced with another loss and is found and imprisoned by the Urgals. Eragon’s true courage is put to the test when he tries to escape the prison with the help of Murtagh. After the recovery Eragon travels through the desert and after he reaches the city he is surprised that he is being unexpectedly invaded by the Urgals. As Eragon’s army ready for the attack Eragon readies to fight the shade. After the battle is under control Eragon confronts the shade. Eragon is attacked with a powerful mind spell but fights back managing to put a flaming sword through the shades heart. Due to the support from Eragon’s family and friends he was able to for fill his quest, and become a dragon rider, “From this moment on I’ll live by the sword, let the whole world see what I am. I have no fear, I am a rider now fully and

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