Royalkiller (Kingkiller if the victim is a king and Queenkiller if the victim is a queen) is a title of either honor or disgrace that was bestowed upon someone who successfully killed a person of royalty. Several royalkillers are mentioned in the Inheritance cycle.
Known Royalkillers Edit
Known Kingkillers Edit
- Galbatorix slew King Angrenost about a century before the events of the books.
- Murtagh Morzansson slew King Hrothgar. Prior to Inheritance, he was one of the only Kingkillers to have not been one at the start of the books, and become one during them. Galbatorix referred to him as a Kingkiller.
- An unnamed novice swordsdwarf killed King Kaga when he tripped on a rock.
- Eragon Shadeslayer killed King Galbatorix with the help of Saphira, Murtagh, Thorn, Arya, and nearly 200 Eldunarí serving as distractions.