The Madness of Life
- Eragon wakes up suddenly in the middle of the night and rushes to Garrow's room. Everyone else is already there.
- Garrow has died.
- Eragon is devastated. He reflects on how he's now lost all of his family.
- Eragon feels Saphira enter his mind to comfort him, but he pushes her out. He collapses in his grief before passing out again.