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by Christopher Paolini

Fate and Free Will Quotes in Eragon

How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #10

"It is my wyrd to be here. The debt must be paid." (57.85)

Right before battling the Urgals in Farthen Dûr, Arya seems to accept the fact that she's about to head into a life-threatening situation. Do you think this acceptance of your "wyrd" or fate can be a source of courage? Or does take away from your freedom to choose and act freely?

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