Inheritance Cycle

The Inheritance Cycle is a fantasy series written by Christopher Paolini. It is a fantasy series. There are 4 books written and were published over 9 years. This is an overall guide to the series.


Please see the Index page for a full list and organizational overview of the book. If you wish to browse the entire Guide, use this page to move through the book.

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There are 4 books.

Book GoalsEdit

  • Provide an extensive detailing of all the Inheritance Books series books, characters, places, events, and magic
  • Offer critical commentary and analysis of the books and characters presented to help others better understand detailed situations
  • Develop a comprehensive index which allows for easy lookup of information for reference readers
  • Minimize unnecessary spoilers through a structured set of pages that allow the reader to explore storyline content as deep as he/she wishes to go