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Meet the Cast
He's the star of our show, the titular character, and the hero that a corrupted world calls out for. Need more? Oh, we got more. As we discuss in "Why Should I Care?" (which we invite you to check...
She may be a dragon, but she's one of the most important characters in the book. In fact, you could make the case that, although this book is called Eragon, without a Saphira there'd be no Eragon....
Old Brom the storyteller—sure, he's good for a forbidden tale, or to answer your questions about dragons, but do you really want him coming along on your heroic quest, grumbling all the time and...
Murtagh sure is a handy guy. Just when things look bleak, his arrows come sailing in from out of nowhere. Just ask the prison guards at Gil'ead, or the Ra'zac, or even Durza the Shade. The benefici...
These are the folks that Eragon grows up with, the village-people (not The Village People) of Carvahall. Sure, they may not be all refined and sophisticated like the people of Teirm, but they're go...
The Good Guys
Three cheers for these folks. They help Eragon and Saphira along the way in their quest and so should be rewarded by your fan mail. Now get to typin'.AryaArya is a pretty powerful elf. And we're no...
The Bad Guys
Boo liberally. These are the evil-doers in Eragon. And they're really, really good at being bad.DurzaDurza is a Shade, a creature who "practice[s] the most unholy magic, after necromancy" (54.29),...
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