3Blood Ties » by Lilly Snow "The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb." The family we choose is infinitely more important than the family with which we are born... but what happens when you choose wrong? The events of the past century have left one woman pondering this very question. View the events of Galbatorix's rise, reign, and fall from a very different perspective.
T, English, chapters: 31, words: 152k+, favs: 5, follows: 6, updated: 12/6 published: 12/21/2022, Morzan, King Galbatorix, The Forsworn, OC
Dawnbreaker » by gunslinger527 You know the story. The beginning and the end. A lone Rider and dragon prevailing against impossible odds. But what if they were changed? Another pair that takes up the mantle of responsibility and makes a mark on Alagaësia in their own way? What if Eragon had a twin sister and in the Spine, they found a red stone instead? What changes, then, starting from the very beginning?
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 23k+, follows: 1, updated: 12/4 published: 12/3, Eragon S., Roran, Brom, OC
10Resurrection - Lirouratr Series » by Maireh Part two of the Lirouratr Series - Had Murtagh been born a girl, what differences would it have made? In the last handful of months everything in Rose's life has changed and soon she finds that dark shadows loom threateningly in every corner. With no knowledge of what they are and how to fight them, she walks a thin line between who she is and who she has be.
T, English, chapters: 5, words: 41k+, favs: 8, follows: 9, updated: 11/25 published: 8/19/2022, Eragon S., Saphira, Murtagh, Thorn
925Brothers by Dragons » by darkfire1220 Eragon and Murtagh have grown up together with their uncle Garrow and cousin Roran since childhood. One night, they discover two stones; one blue, one red. When out from the stones hatch their dragons, Eragon and Murtagh are pulled into the dangerous life of rogue Dragon Riders. As the brothers travel with their dragons Saphira and Thorn, they have no idea if they will live or die.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 44, words: 257k+, favs: 929, follows: 960, updated: 11/18 published: 10/7/2015, Eragon S., Saphira, Murtagh, Thorn
1The Fire and The Flames by Cython What if Saphira hatched when she was supposed to, on the day Eragon found her? What if he made the decision to stay in the Spine until she could fend for herself? Not much could change, could it?
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, words: 4k+, favs: 5, follows: 6, 11/18, Eragon S., Saphira
30Shadowfall » by Nightshade329 Decades have passed since the fall of Galbatorix, the Riders have been reborn. A new evil reveals itself, one which even the Riders may be powerless to stop. Allies new and old will stand united once more. Rating may change later.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 38, follows: 57, updated: 11/17 published: 11/17/2011, Eragon S., Arya
84Draumr Abr Wydra (Dreams of Fate) » by Pyramus Savage-Fang Jason, Orphaned and living on his own after Sickness took his mother was rather proud the wild mountains he ran away to hadn't managed to kill him. The locals grew wary of him and none of the kids wanted anything to do with him though. Little did he know he would soon become a legend...in another world.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 30, words: 115k+, favs: 132, follows: 158, updated: 11/15 published: 2/15, Eragon S., Saphira, Brom, OC
9Crown of Gladiolus » by Maireh If Brom had taken Selena and her child (F!Murtagh), and ran to the farthest reaches of the Empire, would they all have been better off? What would Morzan's child had become? Would she be brave and beautiful like Selena, or would she have something of Morzan's cruelness? - Alternate timeline from another story of mine but can stand completely on its own (See note inside)
T, English, Family & Fantasy, chapters: 6, words: 88k+, favs: 4, follows: 7, updated: 11/11 published: 8/3
Domia Abr Paolini by John Jude Farragut PhD Triple drabble. Eragon Kingslayer and Saphira Brightscales contemplate the meaning of life, and one of them comes to an insightful conclusion.
K, English, Humor & Parody, words: 300, 11/1, Eragon S., Saphira
7 Alagaësia Reborn » by QueenOfWinterNight AU or Alternate Universe story beginning shortly before the ending of Brisingr, when Oromis and Glaedr fly to Gi'lead and end up fighting Murtagh and Thorn. OFCs feature prominently and there may be Mary-Sueness, you've been warned. Good day.
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 17, words: 19k+, favs: 17, follows: 22, updated: 10/31 published: 7/17/2012, Murtagh, Glaedr, Oromis, OC
28Inheritance Book V: Shur'tugal by HeirOfEgypt526 A continuation of the Inheritance Cycle. The Riders are struggling to rebuild, with only one Rider reaching Eragon for training in the past 30 years. Meanwhile, trouble brews in the North, and threatens to move into Alagaësia. Can the New Riders, only 5 strong, stop this new threat, when the rest of the world is helpless?
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, words: 694, favs: 34, follows: 51, updated: 10/25 published: 4/4/2015, Eragon S., Roran, Murtagh
Starfall » by LordAromantic The Dragon Nainar and Ivren are old friends despite all differences. As Nainar decides to return to the home of his mother, they have no idea what adventures will await them. Alagaësia has changed. War expects them.
T, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 19k+, favs: 10, follows: 7, updated: 10/14 published: 5/7, Eragon S., Arya, Oromis, OC
1Sternenfall » by LordAromantic Der Drache Nainar und Ivren sind alte Freunde trotz aller Unterschiede. Als Nainar beschließt die Heimat seiner Mutter wiederzusehen, wissen sie bei weiten nicht welche Abenteuer sie erwarten. Alagaësia hat sich geändert. Krieg erwartet sie.
T, German, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 23k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 10/5 published: 8/14, Eragon S., Arya, Oromis, OC
The return of the riders by Dawn1063 This is a future tale of Eragon and Saphira in the 21st century (or there abouts) it is my depiction of a fifth book written in inspiration from Christopher Paolinis' original Inheritance series. It is started after finishing the second book and waiting to start the third and fourth. There are some of the original characters those of which I give all credit to the original author.
K+, English, Adventure & Fantasy, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 10/2, Saphira, Eragon I, OC
25The Alchemist » by The Fluffy Birdcat He is an aging alchemist and adventurer. She is a young dragon who had her life cruelly taken away from her. Together, they will embark on a quest that could alter the course of history. AU/Non-canon.
T, English, Drama & Fantasy, chapters: 13, words: 26k+, favs: 44, follows: 69, updated: 9/21 published: 4/6/2020, Brom, King Galbatorix, Saphira I, Jarnunvösk
23Tales » by The Fluffy Birdcat So many tales. Each tells a different story, and yet all are intertwined with one another in some way. This is a series of short stories set in the same continuity as my other stories, featuring both canon and OC characters and taking place both within Alagaesia and in the lands beyond it.
T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 15k+, favs: 3, follows: 8, updated: 9/21 published: 2/13/2015, King Galbatorix, Saphira I, Jarnunvösk
Elves by Immiriel This story is set during the Fall of the Riders and talks about two orphan elves, Firnen and Gynliae. A short excerpt: Leum flew as fast as an elven arrow despite the flames that lashed the spires of the palatial spires, the screams of the suffering people below him and the driving rain. Hot tears flowed down his scales and were immediately swept away by the raging wind...
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, words: 1k+, 9/20, OC, Oromis, Islanzadí, Rhunön
107Invictus: Rebirth » by dritty Old and weary, Eragon watches as the other half of his heart finally passes into the next world, leaving only him left in his lonely exile. However, through an extraordinary manifestation of pure, wild magic he finds himself back in his scrawny teenage body–finding out later that someone he used to hold dear might also remember the past millennia… A two-person time-travel fic (T)
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 6, words: 16k+, favs: 247, follows: 376, updated: 9/14 published: 2/5/2022, [Eragon S., Arya] Brom, Faölin
8In a different way » by dragonriderofold There are stories that need to be told, thoughts that need to be recorded. What will happen when Eragon and Saphira convince Murtagh and Thorn not to exile themselves to the distant north?
K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 8, words: 15k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 8/27 published: 6/29, Arya, Murtagh, Thorn, Fírnen
1Infinite Days » by GinnyandHarryPotter A series of ExA one-shots post Inheritance. Loose plot in a linear direction.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 8/22 published: 8/21, Arya, Eragon S.
Roran's New Hammer » by TIGERSAGE Roran & Jeod are invited to dine at the Stately manor of Grimstborith Íorûnn of Dûrgrimst Vrenshrrgn. Where Roran is presented with a gift that was forged from the fires taken from the Hearth of a Dwarf. Why does Queen Nasuada ask for for help from a sword already pledged to her cause. What is in store for Jeod in the days to come, why refuse Ennoblement?
T, English, Fantasy & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 12k+, updated: 8/6 published: 8/2, Roran, Nasuada, Jeod, Íorûnn
3into the inhairtance by nick3 4 what if there was another dragonrider who was living in the same town as eragon besides Brown
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, words: 32, 7/26, OC, Eragon I
6A Little More than They Bargained For » by Commander Fox Starts during Eldest at the Agaeti Boldhren. The dragons work their magic except this time they give him a little more than anyone ever expected. How will Eragon react? And everyone around him? And how will this change the course of the Cycle?
T, English, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 14, follows: 17, updated: 7/4 published: 10/5/2022, Eragon S., Arya, Roran, Saphira
259 Lirouratr » by Maireh If Murtagh had been born a girl; what difference would it make in the downfall of The Empire and the King who reigns over it? Muirgheal, informally known as Rose, has no wish to follow to her parents footsteps but when the King forces her hand, will she have to betray her heart or will she be able to find a new path that is completely her own?
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 99, words: 416k+, favs: 81, follows: 84, updated: 7/3 published: 2/2/2013
9 The son of None » by dragonriderofold This is a story about Eragon's childhood, concerning his relation with Roran, his aunt Marian, his uncle Garrow, and Brom the storyteller of Carvahall.
K+, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 8, follows: 7, updated: 7/2 published: 4/7/2019, Eragon S., Garrow, Roran, Brom