History Characters / InheritanceCycle

17th Apr '16 3:00:04 AM dvorak
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* SinisterSchnoz: Their beaks.
12th Apr '16 4:21:47 PM Piromano80
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* TooDumbToLive: At the end of ''Brisingr'', he and Arya abandon King Orrin's elven guard and go see the queen themselves. Naturally, they end up badly outmatched.

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* TooDumbToLive: At the end of ''Brisingr'', he and Arya abandon King Orrin's Queen Islanzadi's elven guard and go see the queen themselves. Naturally, they end up badly outmatched.



* TooDumbToLive: At the end of ''Brisingr'', she and Eragon abandon Orrin's elven guard and go see the queen themselves. Naturally, they end up badly outmatched.

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* TooDumbToLive: At the end of ''Brisingr'', she and Eragon abandon Orrin's Islanzadi's elven guard and go see the queen themselves. Naturally, they end up badly outmatched.
27th Mar '16 3:21:50 AM dvorak
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* InsectoidAliens: Think a creature that looks like a humanoid weevil and you're in the ballpark.
27th Mar '16 3:10:53 AM dvorak
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* ActionBomb: [[spoiler: At the climax of the series, he casts a spell that makes him go boom. He's got so much magic that it's a FantasticNuke (or it converts his entire mass into energy, given that the direct translation of the spell is "be not" and 200+ pounds of supervillain has to go *somewhere*, which equals a five kiloton detonation).]]
27th Mar '16 2:58:28 AM dvorak
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* LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe: He gets a shield just before leaving Carvahal to supplement his hammer-based fighting style.
14th Mar '16 5:18:20 PM Twiddler
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* BladeOnAStick / DoubleWeapon: She won it in a game with a dwarf priest.

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* BladeOnAStick / DoubleWeapon: BladeOnAStick: Also a DoubleWeapon. She won it in a game with a dwarf priest.



* TooDumbToLive / HonorBeforeReason: In ''Inheritance'', King Orrin takes this UpToEleven with his plan to send an envoy to Galbatorix, try to negotiate a peace agreement, and tell him the Varden's position. Because to do otherwise would be discourteous.

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* TooDumbToLive / HonorBeforeReason: In ''Inheritance'', King Orrin takes this UpToEleven with his plan to send an envoy to Galbatorix, try to negotiate a peace agreement, and tell him the Varden's position. Because to do otherwise would be discourteous.



!![[spoiler: Fírnen]]

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!![[spoiler: Fírnen]]!! Fírnen



* AnAxeToGrind / DropTheHammer: His weapon is an axe, while he later [[spoiler:inherits Volund, the hammer of the dwarven kings]].

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* AnAxeToGrind / DropTheHammer: AnAxeToGrind: His weapon is an axe, while he later [[spoiler:inherits Volund, the hammer of the dwarven kings]].axe.


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* DropTheHammer: He later [[spoiler:inherits Volund, the hammer of the dwarven kings]].
14th Mar '16 3:39:37 PM mousegold
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Galbatorix is ultimately defeated when [[spoiler:Eragon and the Eldunari backing him force him to feel the agony of all his victims. "What have you done? ''What have you done?'' ]]

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* * MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Galbatorix is ultimately defeated when [[spoiler:Eragon and the Eldunari backing him force him to feel the agony of all his victims. "What have you done? ''What have you done?'' ]]



* TooDumbToLive/HonorBeforeReason: In ''Inheritance'', King Orrin takes this UpToEleven with his plan to send an envoy to Galbatorix, try to negotiate a peace agreement, and tell him the Varden's position. Because to do otherwise would be discourteous.

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* TooDumbToLive/HonorBeforeReason: TooDumbToLive / HonorBeforeReason: In ''Inheritance'', King Orrin takes this UpToEleven with his plan to send an envoy to Galbatorix, try to negotiate a peace agreement, and tell him the Varden's position. Because to do otherwise would be discourteous.
14th Mar '16 3:38:51 PM mousegold
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* TooDumbToLive: In ''Inheritance'', King Orrin takes this UpToEleven with his plan to send an envoy to Galbatorix, try to negotiate a peace agreement, and tell him the Varden's position. Because to do otherwise would be discourteous.

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* TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive/HonorBeforeReason: In ''Inheritance'', King Orrin takes this UpToEleven with his plan to send an envoy to Galbatorix, try to negotiate a peace agreement, and tell him the Varden's position. Because to do otherwise would be discourteous.
3rd Feb '16 11:14:56 AM Temporary14
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* AntiHero: His willingness to kill is a sharp contrast with Eragon in the first book.

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* AntiHero: His willingness to kill is a sharp contrast with Eragon in the first book. [[NotSoDifferent By the third book, it's not so clear, anymore.]]



* BadassNormal: He's Eragon's equal in swordfighting (and later becomes his superior), an excellent archer, and he even manages to temporarily destroy Durza. [[spoiler: He turns into a EmpoweredBadassNormal later on.]]

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* BadassNormal: He's Eragon's equal in swordfighting (and later becomes proves his superior), an excellent archer, and he even manages to temporarily destroy Durza. [[spoiler: He turns into a EmpoweredBadassNormal later on.]]


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* CombatPragmatist: In combat, Murtagh goes straight for the kill, which is a key reason why he's more deadly than Eragon.


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* IAmNotLeftHanded: After sparring with him, Eragon thinks they're about equal in skill. He gets a rude awakening when he has to fight Murtagh for real, and realizes that Murtagh would've easily killed him if Galbatorix hadn't stopped the fatal blow.
18th Jan '16 9:45:36 AM OffTheDeepEnd
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* CousinOliver: A rare sinster example.



* RavenHairIvorySkin



* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from a defenseless baby to a BadassAdorable with empathetic powers in the span of a few months.
* VocalDissonance: She has the voice of an adult (the voice of an adult's pain and expierience).

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* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from a defenseless baby to a BadassAdorable CreepyChild with empathetic powers in the span of a few months.
* VocalDissonance: She has the voice of an adult (the voice of an adult's pain and expierience).expierience), although it's implied this eventually goes away.



* TheAce

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* TheAceTheAce: Very much, to the point of being labled MarySue by many.



* BerserkButton: For some reason, he does ''not'' like Eragon calling him "elda", which is very confusing considering it's a term of respect. He tries to be patient when Eragon makes the mistake, though, and is fine when other characters refer to him as "elda"
* DontCallMeSir: See above.



* HandicappedBadass: He has somehow been crippled so that he can't use powerful spells. He also has a mysterious illness which causes him sudden and intense bouts of pain, momentarily incapacitating him.

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* HandicappedBadass: He has somehow been crippled so that he can't use powerful spells. He also has a mysterious spells, and giving him an illness which causes him sudden and intense bouts of pain, momentarily incapacitating him.



* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]: [[spoiler: Killed by Lord Barst in combat.]]

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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]: [[spoiler: Killed by Lord Barst in combat. But not before cursing him.]]



A Shade, once a nomadic orphan who learned sorcery, now a powerful ally of Galbatorix.

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A Shade, once a nomadic orphan who learned sorcery, now sorcery from a sorcerer, but when Haeg was killed he became a shade. A powerful ally of Galbatorix.



* BigBad: Of the first book and the movie.



* TheDragon: He was Galbatoix's lieutenant following his loss of Morzan.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast
* TheDragon: He was Galbatoix's lieutenant following his loss of Morzan. Morzan, but is the BigBad of the first book and the movie.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: This is the reason why he is a Shade: some bandits killed a sorcerer who was implied to be a foster father to him, and as revenge attempted to summon spirits to destroy the bandits. Unfortunately, he hadn't learned to master the spells to control them yet, and they turned on him.

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* FreudianExcuse
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: This is the reason why he is a Shade: some bandits when he was a boy named Carsaib, his parents were killed a sorcerer by some bandits, and the magician who trained him was later killed by bandits. Haeg was implied to be a foster father to him, and as revenge Carsaib attempted to summon spirits to destroy the bandits. Unfortunately, he hadn't learned to master the spells to control them yet, and they turned on him.



* MonsterSobStory: He was an orphan whose mentor was murdered. He summoned powerful evil spirits in order to avenge him, but they possessed him instead.

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* MonsterSobStory: He was an orphan named Carsaib whose parents and mentor was murdered. He summoned powerful evil spirits in order to avenge him, but they possessed him instead.


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* ParentalAbandonment
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