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Eragon

Eragon

by Christopher Paolini

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Quote #10

Her mind tugged at his, pulling him away from his body. […] His vision blurred, and he found himself looking through Saphira's eyes. Everything was distorted: colors had weird exotic tints; blues were more prominent now, while greens and reds were subdued. (22.11)

Whoa, trippy. Here, Eragon is riding Saphira in flight. As they share this experience, they bond on a super-intimate level, to the point that Eragon is literally looking through her eyes. We've all heard the expression, "look at it my way." Well, this is exactly what's happening here. It shows how the mark of a powerful connection is the ability to share the way others see the world.

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