Darkness falls. Despair abounds. Evil reigns. Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesméra, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship.Christopher Paolini is the author of 'Eldest (Inheritance Cycle, Book 2)', published 2007 under ISBN 9780375840401 and ISBN 0375840400.