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Author Christopher Paolini wrote Eragon when he was just 15 years old. When we were 15, we won Super Mario Brothers on Nintendo. Take that, Paolini. (Source.)

Eragon was originally self-published by Christopher Paolini's parents. They went on tour together to promote the book. That family that promotes together… (Source.)

Christopher Paolini based parts of the geography in Eragon on his home in Paradise Valley, Montana. We'll take a one-way ticket, please! (Source.)

Christopher was homeschooled by his parents. Yay, learning! (Source)

Angela the herbalist is loosely based on Christopher's sister. Do you think that's a compliment? (Source.)

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