- Would Eragon be capable of being a hero if he didn't have Saphira?
- In what ways, other than fighting, does Eragon prove his heroism?
- Are Eragon's powers gifts of fate, or something that he earns?
- Is Alagaësia just a fantasy world, or do you recognize aspects of our own world in it? If so, which ones?
- In Eragon, how important is one's heritage? Is family background something to change or overcome? Or is it something from which characters draw strength? Explain your answer.
- If you had a dragon, what would you do with it?