Eragon is the first book in the Inheritance Cycle series as well as the first and only movie based on the mentioned series. Inheritance Cycle is a series of young adult high fantasy books written by Christopher Paolini that inspired several fantasy media over the years like movies and video games. The story of Eragon follows a boy of the same name who sets off into the mountains only to find a strange stone. That stone is later revealed to be a dragon and it manages to hatch. King Galbatorix a villain sends off his servants after the egg as soon as he finds out about it. Eragon and Saphira manage to escape and learn the way of the Dragonriders with the help of Brom.