"Deep in the dungeons of Uru'baen, many years after Galbatorix's fall, lay a large and worn book. It was black in colour, dated to be almost one thousand years old. In it contained the account of the Fall of the Dragon Riders, a devastating period in which a young Rider challenged all of the Order, sending all of Alagaesia into a state of mortal peril.
This is the account of Jura, a female Dragon Rider who participated in the Dragon Wars. This is the story of the Fall, from beginning to end..."