Reading progress update: I've read 27 out of 763 pages.

Brisingr - Christopher Paolini

The branch Roran had added to the fire burst asunder with a muted pop as the coals underneath heated the gnarled length of wood to the point where a small cache of water or sap that had somehow evaded the rays of the sun for untold decades exploded into steam.


Well, kids, we’re back in Alagaësia, and it seems Paolini’s editors still couldn't be arsed saving him from himself.