"Congratulations, you just made enemies with one of the most powerful beings in Alagaësia."
"All right, I made a mistake," said Eragon suddenly. (30.29-30)
Then Eragon felt the battle change. Blow by blow he gained advantage; Brom's parries slowed and he lost ground. (31.30)
"I want to get the Ra'zac," said Eragon […] "but not if it means fighting the king. He could probably tear me to pieces." (33.20)