Eternal Martial Sovereign


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Xiao Yun, a young genius who awakened a Martial Spirit, was labelled a mediocrity after his cultivation stopped advancing. However, no one knew that his Martial Spirit was the Life Martial Spirit, one of the 10 Great Martial Spirits of the ancient times.

After being upgraded, the Life Martial Spirit is able to absorb all Heaven and Earth Essence Qi, as well as heal injuries and neutralise extreme poisons. With the Heaven-Devouring Divine Art left behind by his father, Xiao Yun integrates many more Martial Spirits for himself to use.

A hopeless youth defies fate and washes away his humiliation, walking towards the boundless world with his Life Martial Spirit to become an eternal martial sovereign, dominating the Nine Heavens and Ten Earths!

Eternal Martial Sovereign average rating 3.1/5 - 54 user ratings
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New Ignus rated it
October 8, 2017
Status: c25
Not the worst, not the best. Because I like Xianxia's my personal enjoyment bumps it up to 4 stars.

It doesn't bring anything new to the table so far. It has a bit of a 9 cauldrons vibe to it. But rather than being a robust and epic journey, it is closer to an embellished outline.

There are a few logic bombs, that make you wounder "why" the author chose that route. Specifically around MC's cultivation:

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MC suffered for 8 years with zero cultivation progress... but is well versed in low ranked martial arts... He goes into the mountains, and realizes that his cultivation speed increases... so does that mean he didn't go to the mountains for the previous 8 years?

Then his grandpa comes out and gives him an amazing inheritance with an unrivaled cultivation method... Gee, I wounder if MC had that 8 years ago, if he would have waisted 8 years...

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October 7, 2017
Status: c19
As my friend would say - "messy. "

There's nothing wrong with wish fulfillment - most wuxia is nothing more than that, some are just written with more finesse than others. But the writing in EMS is stilted and awkward. The dialogue, as Vex said, feels like it's constructed by a five year old. The protagonist is a black hole of charisma.

I've read worse novels, but usually it takes me, oh, 200 or so chapters to really feel the story drag at me to a point where I'm rolling my... more>> eyes. I've read more formulaic ones too. I've read more blatant wish fulfillment ones. But something about EMS is special. After only nineteen chapters, I'm tiredly rubbing my face and rolling my eyes. Maybe it's that less than 20 chapters had to pass before we got THREE separate harem flags, one of whom is his (non-blood related) sister, and all of them I want to hear about as much as a case of herpes. I could tell you details about their respective breasts and asses, but I couldn't give you a concrete description of their personalities (pouty and flirty doesn't count, I mean who they exist as outside of their interactions with the MC). I can't even remember their names - or the MCs name, at that. Maybe its the rush the author was in, tripping over their own feet, to hit at least five or so of the usual plot points before ten chapters of the story. Maybe it's the way it took all that boring, bland, formulaic, wish fulfillment and condensed it into the first two dozen chapters. I think that's my main issue, in fact. I don't mind formulaic wish fulfillment novels with bland, one-dimensional characters and a slowly materialising harem. I actually don't. But they usually wash over me, very slowly, over a course of hundreds of chapters, in little bite sized chunks of mediocrity that I could digest.

EMS was an immediate overload of all these things.

I mean, to take a more positive approach, because I don't want to be wholly negative, at the very least this novel makes no pretense about what it intends to be. Absolutely none. Its immediate delivery of all these repeated tropes is very straightforward and it doesn't dawdle around and trick you into thinking it's something more (boy have I regretted recommending novels I thought were pretty great and then three hundred chapters in I just... sigh...) and you will be able to decide very early on whether this is the novel for you. That's refreshing. Props for that?

This is not the novel for me. Maybe it's the novel for you. But it's definitely not the novel for me.


Hold on, let me give a stellar example of the writing. From chapter 20:

"You... just who are you?" The two men's faces were full of horror as they retreated. [... ]

"Who I am isn't important. What's important is that there are no grievances between us, and yet you all wanted to kill me. It's evident what sort of people you are. Today I, Xiao Yun, am going to exterminate an evil for the public and erase you all from this earth. "

Son! Don't drop a line like "Who I am isn't important" and then proceed to introduce yourself by name! It's an absurd piece of writing. It's like it was just written sentence by sentence with no real thought about what preceded or succeeded it, just based on what sounded cooler.


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September 7, 2017
Status: c3
I don't know what is GT's story with mediocre novels.

Most of its novels are about pre teens fighting for the same reason 'a hidden genius but mistaken for a trash' so the other kids have to ridicule him and then he takes his 'revenge'.

No originality nor creativity whatsoever, Plain flat novels with the same mediocre progress.

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September 19, 2017
Status: c90
This novel is just terrible after reading the raws it made clear that pretty much everybody there act like a beast with no regard for any decency or gratitue.

Even in a world where the fist rules when a doctor visits your house to heal your daughther you don't treat him like garbage and when your family enemy show up at your door you don't just hand over your realtives for them to kill just because they want.

The worst part is how this could be a good novel but... more>> if everybody acts like a irracional moron and thinks healing skills are useless in a world people get kill and criple over nothing you can't take this serious.

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October 3, 2017
Status: --
So where should I began?

It's cliche. It's full of already tried and tested tropes. The author is probably scared from trying something new. The whole story, whether you talk about the spirits or dialogues or plotlines, they are basically copy paste from other stories. Even the clan names are the old Xiaos and Fangs.

The story starts with our MC with a waste spirit. His cultivation stick he's the embarrassment of the whole clan. You have your usual set of bullies. The evil uncle. The branch genius who hates MCs... more>> guy. What's left?

Yeah the sick adopted sister, suffering from some sort of cold disease. The moment I read this, three things came into my mind :

1 Pure Yin Body

2 A teacher who will swoop down from nowhere and adopt her.

3 The sick sister stupid trope copied

We also have the mystery father and mother. Genius parents with strong enemies, who manage to give their child to their parents. Missing in Action. MC decides to save them and blah blah nonsense.

So we still don't have many chapters to review on, but so far it's the same. I can probably give you the basic idea of how the story's gonna go just from reading the beginning. The only difference is MC has already started flirting with girl from other family.

The characters are with few screw loose. All strength and no brains. Enemies popping out of nowhere just for the sake of showing how great our MC is. Dialogues are like 5 years old writing them.

A :"Am gonna kill you cuz I am great and you are weak! Maybe knowtow b4 father an do will give you a clean death".

MC: " You don't qualify cuz u r weak!"

A :" You brat, this is super duper mind blowing heaven shaking punch!"

That's the gist of it... a bit better at least until now.

Soooo not recommending Cuz its like few xianxias thrown into a blender and the result is this novel. <<less
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Maounokata rated it
September 17, 2017
Status: c1
Just like the other guy said it's all true but I like GT it has been one of the oldest sites from where I read novels although mediocre they are all good. I myself cannot write good novels and feel a feeling of closeness to these stories. I like good novels no doubt but I don't mind mediocre novels as long as there's time and this is one of them
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October 4, 2017
Status: c20
It's just another Wuxia story with a plot-armored over-powered main character. That said, the stories flow isn't half bad and the main character seems to be interesting. Decent writer but lacking in imagination, if you like the rest then you should like this one as well... I'm unsure about continuing personally since it lacks any umph that similar successful stories have.

Both overall quality and translation is top notch, I'm just tired of this story plot. AKA: weak former genius suddenly powers up to amazing levels without... more>> anyone noticing, stronger people keep on coming to kill him but he always powers up or gets rescued. Love interest with a girl that others consider to be too good for him, other girls interested as well... chaos ensues. OP and lucky events abound, enemies come from no-where. No plot building to speak of, just rinse and repeat with some character building. Enough said, if you aren't tired of this style then enjoy. Otherwise, consider yourself warned. <<less
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