Questions and Answers with Christopher Paolini
Shur’tugal.com features a question and answers session with fantasy author Christopher Paolini. The questions were submitted by the fans themselves with over 1,000 questions in total being received by the website.
An example of the questions asked: Will an Eldunarí from a young dragon grow along with the dragon, or will it remain the same as when it was coughed up?
Christopher Paolini: As for whether an Eldunarí will continue to grow after being disgorged: no. And that’s another reason why dragons were reluctant to give up their heart of hearts while they were still young, before they had achieved the main part of their growth.
What is the plural of Eldunarí?
Christopher Paolini: The plural of “Eldunarí” is, in keeping with the rules of the ancient language, “Eldunarya”.
Christopher Paolini was born on the 17th November 1983 in Southern California. His best known works include Eragon and Eldest, both part of the Inheritance Cycle. Paolini’s childhood was spent in the Paradise Valley of Montana. Christopher was taught at home and passed his accredited correspondence courses at the age of 15. Following his graduation he began writing the novels that would go on to become Eragon and Eldest.