By James A. Owen
Millions of readers adore Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle: its earnest hero, its breathtaking battles and, in fact, its awe-inspiring dragon Saphira. yet there’s a lot more to the sequence than meets the eye—and secrets and techniques of the Dragon Riders, edited by way of today’s moment most well-liked dragon-writer James A. Owen, indicates readers what they’re missing.
Why may perhaps Roran be the genuine hero of the Inheritance Cycle? What does Paolini’s writing have in universal with role-play video games and glossy motion movies? Are teenage writers judged extra harshly than their grownup opposite numbers? The YA authors in secrets and techniques of the Dragon Riders—some of them no older than Paolini whilst he wrote Eragon—each tackle a distinct element of the sequence to interact and entertain Paolini enthusiasts.