Eragon: Inheritance Book One - The Mire of Dras-Leona Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paolini
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The Mire of Dras-Leona Summary

When nearing the city of Dras-Leona, Eragon is eager to battle the Ra'zac, while Saphira warns him to be careful and watch for spies on their journey. She will not be able to protect them when they are in the city. Dras-Leona is an unplanned city, unlike the planned city of Teirm. It is a city guarded by gates called Helgrind, and it has a foreboding cathedral. Brom tells Eragon that the people worship the Helgrind and that they drink human blood and eat human flesh during their religious offerings.

People are kidnapped, and their body parts are taken to make the offerings. Eragon comments on the horror of such a religion, and Brom warns him against making such observations to a believer. Inside the city, there are beggars and ragged children pleading for coins. Eragon is...

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