Brisingr

  • by Christopher Paolini
  • Narrated by Kerry Shale
  • 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Oaths sworn.... Loyalties tested.... Forces collide. It's only been months since Eragon first uttered "brisingr", an ancient-language term for fire. Since then, he's not only learned to create magic with words - he's been challenged to his very core. Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors on the Burning Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives. Still, there is more adventure at hand for the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by a tangle of promises he may not be able to keep.First is Eragon's oath to his cousin Roran: to help rescue Roran's beloved from King Galbatorix's clutches. But Eragon owes his loyalty to others, too. The Varden are in desperate need of his talents and strength - as are the elves and dwarves.When unrest claims the rebels and danger strikes from every corner, Eragon must make choices - choices that will take him across the Empire and beyond, choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice. Eragon is the greatest hope to rid the land of tyranny. Can this once simple farm boy unite the rebel forces and defeat the king?

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Super story telling

A well read and superbly written sequel to Earagon. It kept me company on my long runs and at times made me comment audibly as I ran, something I have never done before. I look forward to the next episode.
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- Kim

great series. this one is a bit all over the place

story is good but is a bit all over the place. jumping characters and accents changing so difficult to keep track
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- chris bradley

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-09-2008
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks