Trivia / Inheritance Cycle

  • Fan Nickname: "Galby" for King Galbatorix, and "CP" for the author.
  • Jossed: Christopher Paolini officially stomped on the theory that the sapphire in Aren is the Eldunari of Brom's dragon.
  • Shrug of God: If anything even remotely related to a theory for an upcoming book is mentioned to Paolini's face or asked in an interview, he always responds with, "no comment."
  • Word of God: Christopher Paolini answers a lot of questions about the Cycle, mostly in interviews. Just look at all the examples throughout the pages for this series.
  • Write Who You Know: The behaviors and mannerisms of Angela the herbalist were based largely on Christopher Paolini's sister, Angela.