Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Inheritance Part 3

Major Topic: The Dream
“A strange, fair ship waited for them, shining under a bright moon. The figures slowly boarded the vessel; two of them, taller than the rest, walked arm in arm. Their faces were obscured by cowls, but he could tell that one was a woman. They stood on the deck of the ship and faced the shore. A man stood alone on the pebble beach, the only one who had not boarded the ship. He threw back his head and let out a long, aching cry. As it faded, the ship glided down the river, without a breeze or oars, out into the flat, empty land. The vision clouded, but just before it disappeared, Eragon glimpsed two dragons in the sky.”
This passage is found earlier in the series, a dream of Eragon's. Many (myself included) believe this is a vision of Eragon in the future, holding his soul-mate. . .although, I cannot allow myself to fully believe the obvious. If Brom could come back to life, is it possible that it is him with Selena? Brom and Selena coud be the couple on the boat, while Eragon and his mystery lady were flying in the sky. Or maybe Roran and Katrina could be the boat couple. Maybe Murtuagh and Nausuda could be the ones flying away. 
OR, Or, or. . .CP says two dragons, not two riders. There could be one couple on each dragon (maybe Roran and Katrina and Eragon and who-knows-who.) If this mystery could be figured out, then it is quite possible that the entire book could be unraveled.

Minor Topic: Eldest
( I must admit, this is a theory I got from a friend--I cannot claim it as my own.)
Why not Elder? 
Yes, I suppose you could say that CP chose Eldest because it sounds better, but what if there's another sibling? Could this sibling be the new dragon rider? Would the sibling be Morzan's child, or Brom's? Do we already know this character? It's a little far fetched, but Eldest still gives room or possibility. What do you think? 

By the way. . .I know this is really off topic, but does anyone know how to get rid of a bee sting? I got one yesterday on my foot and now it's swelling a lot. I've already tried Epsom Salt and the whole mix-baking-powder-with-water thing. . .any other suggestions?~Elizabeth


  1. I'm assuming you pulled the stinger out? They keep injecting venom for as long as they're in your skin. Try icing it--the other treatments don't have real effect, just psychological. (According to Wikipedia :)

  2. Thanks, I'll try it! It's funny, out of all of the times that I've gotten stung (As far as I can remember) the bee/wasp has never left a sting.

  3. I've never had the stinger either, so I'm guessing I've never been stung by a honey bee, as they're the only ones who leave their stinger.

    My brother got stung twice this week by a honey bee. Did you know that when one stings you, it releases a signal that you're to be stung? And it doesn't leave for quite a while. ^?^

  4. Wow, I feel really bad for him. I never knew that! The ice works, by the way. :)

  5. Yeah, I found it interesting. :)
    Glad the ice works!