In the beginning there were only Dwarfs and dragons the dragons used to steal the dwarfs gold. Then the elves came from across the sea the elves thought of the dragons as animals one day an elf shoot and killed a dragon with its bow.This started a war which would have caused extinction, Until a young elf named Eragon found a dragon egg and named the hatchling Bid’Daum. Then when Bid’Daum came of age Eragon rode him in between the battle lines and this caused a silence. That was the beginning.
Is the Evil king he caused the fall of the riders along with the Forsworn or the 13 traitors including the first one was Morzan. When Galbatorix was finished with his training he went to the spine (a mountain range) with some friends were they were ambushed while the slept his friends were killed but he survived and slew his opponents but his dragon was killed when a stray arrow pierced it. Then he convensed morzan after the elders denied him a dragon to steal a dragon hatchling Shruikan. He killed the original rider in the process.
You see an elf get ambushed by a shade and a group of urgals. A shade is a sorcerer who summoned spirits stronger then them selves and was taken over by the evil spirits. The woman elf has a pouch and in that pouch is a “stone’ that she is carrying is then almost captured but at the last moment she transports it with magic to anywhere but there and a lowly farm boy tracking a deer finds it in a blast of light he then brings it home.Where he lives with his Uncle Garrow and his cousin Roran.The stone turns out to be something else then a stone.
They are cloaked figures that feed on human flesh and they are strong where humans are weak they can see on a cloudy night they can jump great heights. They also breath and it causes humans to go into a dream like state.
This is one of my favorite books of all time. It is filled with action and adventure. Its by Christopher Paolini you can find at most any local book store they always have it at borders. Book 2 is Eldest and book 3 is Brisingr. The 4th book is coming out soon.