Tales of the Reincarnated Lord

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In a world where magic is long but a thing of the distant past, where humans have the potential of harnessing a dormant power within them, called Battle Force…

A man from modern day Earth finds himself suddenly waking up in the body of Norton Lorist, a youth of noble descent that had been exiled from his homeland in the North by his family to Morante City, the capital of the Forde Trade Union on the pretext of pursuing his studies.

Little did he know what would await him when he receives summons from his family years later to return to the Northlands and inherit the position of the family head…

This is the tale of his life before the summons…

This is the tale of his journey northward and the allies he gathers along the way…

This is the tale of his rebuilding his family’s dominion and keeping it safe from other power hungry nobles…

This is the “Tales of the Reincarnated Lord”.

Tales of the Reincarnated Lord average rating 4.2/5 - 353 user ratings
Associated Names
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Chóngshēng zhī lǐngzhǔ chuánqí
Legend of the Rebirth Lord
Legend of the Reincarnated Lord
Tales of the Rebirth Lord
TRL
Trọng Sinh Chi Lĩnh Chủ Truyện Kỳ
重生之领主传奇
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02/23/17 LiberSpark c150c150
02/22/17 LiberSpark c149c149
02/21/17 Path of Translation c148c148
02/19/17 Path of Translation c147c147
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honglath
honglath rated it
August 10, 2016
Status: c21
Boring.

The first 21 chapters will not enthrall, intrigue or enrapture you. It's all a massive info dump that barely manages to scratch the surface of the world built into the story.

This is the synopsis:
"After his consciousness transcended worlds and entered the body of an exiled noble youth, summons arrived for him ten years later to return and succeed the title of the Lord. Faced with a desolate dominion, uneducated common folk, treacherous nobles as well as the current Lord Duke, how will he cope and thrive?"

None of it... more>> is seen in the chapters so far and according to the translator, there's still plenty to read until the main plot is set in motion. This entire entry arc is a giant pile of literary manure that's supposed to fertilize the development of the character and rationalize some of his most likely poor decisions later on. And it is very and fully boring as hell. I skipped entire paragraphs that were just fluff details and feel no loss whatsoever. These entire 21 chapters would've been only 4 or 5 in any other novel of the same subject.

Why did i leave 4 stars for the review then? Exactly because of it.

This review is as much a criticism for the inflated 21 chapters and some more on the way, as it is expectation for the story as a whole. The world building, the character development, the storytelling, i have expectations that it will all be richly expanded and bring forth a sentiment of fulfillment. This isn't something to be read chapter by chapter, but arc by arc.

So, if you are not someone who can stand a slow start and a whole lot of pointless fluff, it's best you don't stress yourself. However if you like chapters with plenty of details for each moment and thought, then this is the good stuff you've been looking for.

So far. <<less
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rdawv
rdawv rated it
December 6, 2016
Status: c95
Above average. Very similar to 'Release That Witch' in that an Earthling transmigrated to a foreign world filled with Western-style naming conventions, medieval/feudal setting etc. Both have magical, fantasy elements. The difference between the two is the RtW emphasizes on technology while TotRL is more on martial arts.

TotRL is decently written and action-packed. The MC is a likable, capable character and the author spends a lot (and I mean a lot) of time telling us his background and motivation. A reader might feel annoyed at the early chapters but... more>> soon the MC graduates from a simple duelist to a noble heir. The journey is arduous though, it takes some 90+ chapters for him to actually reach his inherited dominion.

The pet peeve I have with this particular title is the minutia the author insists on telling us. "They recruit 278 people... 14 died in battle... 37 horses slaughtered... 56 enemies captured" etc. The author loves to tell us specific numbers, though I suspect the story could easily be told with simple descriptions instead. It's like the stats window in VR-game novels, but in prose form and thus I am suspicious that the author did it to pad out the chapter word count.

The translator is doing a good job, though I fear he would soon show the whites of his eyes at the sheer amount of details and problematic naming styles used in Chinese. <<less
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Angryfan
Angryfan rated it
August 31, 2016
Status: c30
The summary has nothing to do with the story. So far the story has only been about flashbacks. The worst thing is that the novel itself is mediocre at best.
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Dusk
Dusk rated it
August 7, 2016
Status: c117
Tales of the Reincarnated Lord is a novel full of ups and downs, although it had gradually stabilized after a certain set of chapters there are still various moments of uncertainty.

Tbh, sometimes I feel as if the author is a mad man, a freak who loves details and world building so much that I admired him. But other times I can be greatly disappointed on how he executed the plot.

There are certain moments that the author isn't able to bring the parts of the novel to life, I felt as... more>> if I'm reading a narration instead of a novel instead. Chapters like that are a real downer.

The way how the author slowy builds the world is definitely enchanting, but just as I said, the plot execution is a horrible flaw of the author.

I'll be jotting down my thoughts below when i was reading chp1-50. So this is more like an impression I have of this novel rather than a review.

Note that the chapters might not be perfectly accurate as I didn't read all 50 chps in one go.

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- Chapters 1 -13/14 -

These chapters made me muddled headed reading it, it's full of info dumps that is written as if the author do not have a way to construct the world building in a better way. Pacing of the story could be better, the slight confusing order of the story inhibits a relaxing read and there are some details that could actually be left out.

- Chapters 15~21 -

Much better progress, the love story arc is old-fashioned but cute. The arc brings out more personality of the mc than the previous chapters. It is also done a lot better than the previous chapters, the read has been relaxing and easy. Info dumps had mostly lessened to a few and tolerable.

Actually, after reading chapter 14/15-21, I have gotten in a trance reading it, Felt like reading it while sitting in a chair inside a wooden house in medivial times, it just encaptures me and sucks me into it. I was not willing to digest fast-paced novels for the next hour because of it. At the time, I truly hope this novel can make me feel like that again.

- Chapters 21-26 -

Meh, another boring set of chapters that actually came out of nowhere that is dull enough to make me stop reading around chp 24, this part of the story tells the tale of Locke and one of his best friend, Els, how they meet and the events that led to how close they are.

Some details are very funny and intriguing, but the sudden introduction of this arc is poorly executed, but once you lived through this arc..get ready for exquisiteness.

- Chapters 27~45 -

This arc made me totally lose track of time reading it, what seemed like a borish chapters of Locke participating in the duel ( finally ) is actually the arc that made me fall in love in how detailed the author actually is.

The duel, which is orchestrated by the head academy and his friend, might seem incredibly annoying at first at how our mc is actually played around by the academy, but you would later find out that it's not actually all like that, the academy actually deeply cares about him too and his wages are considered astronomical when compared tp normal earners or his friends.

Chapters 45-50

Probably the most exciting arc yet to come for this novel, with the true story, described from the synopsis only starting from here on out, then you can truly understand why the TL writes out such kind of summary, I'll leave the details out, because when you are able to reach this point, I'm sure you are already an intrugued fellow reader too.

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The characterization is mostly good, although the mc Locke might have some views that we, as a modern person might not agree.

The story is fairly realistic with touches of good ol' middle ages, pacing is indeed a bit lacking with some totally unnecessary details, had to admit it.

Execution of the plot is clearly not the best and is one of this novel's big-big downsides, but the world-building and intricateness of this novel has managed to keep it's ranks up.

For those who is going to read it, I suggest you to have very very great patience, and if you have problems with the of the way the author narrates the story then you might not like it.

8.4/10. On better times it could reach 8.7, but when it hit down low it could be lots lower. <<less
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Fanya
Fanya rated it
January 12, 2017
Status: c65
I usually check reviews before reading, but the reviews for this was either "everything is terrible" or "everything is amazing" so I decided to give it a try.

There's barely any mention of the life before reincarnation. Aside from a martial art technique and some clothing designs, there was nothing else from his previous life that was mentioned or bought over as of now. So the reincarnation part is vague and not well written. If you like knowing details of logistics of battle and stuff, you will enjoy this. If you... more>> don't care about how many slaves/horses they gain from each war and how they restructured the army, there are paragraphs and paragraphs that you can skip and miss nothing. Seriously, there were some chapters where I skipped the background, only reading 10% of it and didn't miss anything in the plot.

And onto the good stuff. Yes the MC is kind of OP sometimes, but I'm happy there's a progression of plot and strategies involved instead of the 500 variation of the same "jerk hate MC, MC fights and OPs then leaves, jerk from new place hate MC, repeat". The MC is not a cultivation maniac or 1000 year virgin blockhead. There are cultivation and there are women, but nothing perverted or paragraphs of description of women/how OP the MC is. The story starts with how MC accumulates money and friends while growing stronger, then slightly shift into war strategies as he travel to homeland with friends. This is where I'm at right now, I expect to see some juicy politics and more strategies later.

Aside from the first 10-20 chapters being a bit vague/loose in explanation and paragraphs of verbose description that can be skipped, it is a good story. Good plot line with interesting MC and well translated. <<less
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ZhaWarudo
ZhaWarudo rated it
December 5, 2016
Status: c95
A real novel :D miracle on NU, mirakurru! maybe I'll write a real review after reading to the latest chap, until then you have other reviews and my word.

Edit: here is the full review:
First a warning to those who only like the cheap web novels here, this isn't one! Well it may be a wn but not a cheap one... If you can't stand reading the backstories of characters, slowly moving plot and long descriptions this isn't for you, for example Harry Potter where it takes 500 pages to... more>> describe what happens in one year and characters have real personalities, they're also not mentally disabled as in xianxia.

We start in the middle of MC's life where he already transmigrated for no reason as usual and his former life doesn't matter other than being said he was a crafstman but that isn't of much use up to the latest chap translated for now. There are a few too many flashbacks which leads you to understanding Locke's situation after spending a few years in another world, some don't like these info dumps as they call them lol but I didn't mind. Locke, 40 in his former life and now 24 is somehow naive in his love life as he got duped by a gold digger...anyway he has funny friends which follow him on a loooong journey to become a lord of his family clan which is in dire straits. The journey is where the real plot begins (planning starts at c42 and to actually get moving ~50), it is filled with what you want "Kingdom bulding!" well it's convoy building for now but you get the picture. However due to him becoming a lord, his friends get more serious/less funny which is a shame. Latest chapters are about him finally arriving and settling the score with his enemies, building stuff... Oh almost forgot, until now there is no technology advancement, he made some useless stuff in the beginning and pretty much gave the stuff away, fck he was even giving gold away as he was living his life without ambition but luckily he had to become a lord so that changed. There are hints there will be technology developments, for now Locke is focused on defending so he doesn't have the time. Enjoy this rare jewel on NU!
Edit: I've only realised this after reading chapter by chaper since I've caught up with the latest one, it is a bit boring reading all the statistics, how many soldiers in a squad and of what type, how many kills, injured... skip read that and it's still an awesome novel <<less
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marsmyth
marsmyth rated it
December 5, 2016
Status: c370
This novel is surprisingly very good. After passed the laid down story of Lorist in the city, the plot picked up. It was so good that i continue with MTL till the latest chapter, and it is not boring at all. There are many things done very well in this story.

Before I get down to what i like on this story, lets look at the challenges on reading this story.
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1). The world is brutal and grim. In one side, MC gives some light to this world with his actions, but some are remaining and he just adapt to it. The worst is woman fate in this world. It is harsh, and they are seen as sexual objects in most cases (MC kind of rape his maid - of course it is not rape by MC world standard, as in this world, maid also serve as the master sexual companion). Don't expect any great female side characters here. All men.
2). some unnecessary plot which is quite annoying. we can just skip that and we are just fine. One example is the "love story" in the beginning, no plot impact at all till the last chapter in raw. Worst, there are an arc about barbarian about 5 chapters which suddenly being cut by author (looks like he get pressurized by fan or lost some ideas?)

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Now the good parts
1). MC age is at 24, which gives some maturity to the actions and motives. No child act as wise old man here. The time line is also paced very well. No unreasonable power jump within sort of time. MC just like a normal (well, slightly OP) person in that world, at least not heaven defying genius.
2). No repetition. Very refreshing when the story flows well and new adventures is come up and all in a fresh idea. Some times you know that MC had big advantage compare the enemy, and then it turns out the enemy can bite back in unpredictable way.
3). World building. No info dump, all the world building is given piece by piece which really help readers to immerse in this world. All the politics, culture, geography, factions are mentioned in clever way which helps us to relate to the plot. Not just random info. The world is resembles typical western fantasy a lot (it reminds me on Game of thrones - without the dragon:)).
4). Reincarnation is done realistically. The MC was a soldier and a workshop owner. Aside form his martial arts "cheat", there are no "know it all" knowledge as in other xianxia. Realistically, what he brought is fresh idea. He need other person, his subordinate, to research on those and find the breakthrough step by step. So expect the sword and shields still be main weapons for long-long time before firearms.
5). Battle and warfare. The MC is OP, he almost win everytime he fight, but he cannot face 1000 person alone (in this setting a Blade master should be capable to kill hundreds soldier). He rely on his army - yes this story has more emphasis on warfare rather than martial arts. So we will see the emphasis on tactics, logistics, artillery, scouts, castle defense etc., which done very well.
6). Kingdom Building. Starts slow, pick it up later.
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Our MC start kingdom building slow in the start until he fend off the external threat, then, the building starts picking up as well as MC's modern idea (think of RTW here) like steel making, university, real estate, road, gunpowder (very late in the story because of his failure to replicate - he need knowledge from dwarf ), bank etc, He also fail a lot: fail to produce paper, cement, firearm etc.

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Expect some normal kingdom building here (opening colony, creating farm and so on.
7). Plot. Most of the time, something happens due to some reason. MC is either force to act according to that or take the opportunity to grab first for his benefit. Most of it believable and quite realistic. The challenge he got whether on infrastructure or political relation is quite well thought as well.

I think this story is worth read. A real enjoyment. Many times i really want his super strong convoys to come back to northern territory and wipe his arrogant enemies.... know what happens? Really satisfied on what the author really did on this :) <<less
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Hakkira
Hakkira rated it
February 3, 2017
Status: c134
This is the first time reading a web novel where I can actually feel that the MC is living a real life as opposed to having an unstoppable momentum that never ends. The MC actually lives a life that is believable and full of the little details that add a higher level of authenticity to his character. The world building and lore set up in this series is amazing thus far.
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There is more to a fulfilling life than constant fighting and bloodshed as what is the point of having power if you can never slow down and just relax. Don't get me wrong I enjoy many other webnovels that have constant action as they get the blood pumping but it is also nice to come across a different kind of webnovel that isn't full of the same exausted tropes.

I recommend this series for those who enjoy Wuxia like Transcending the Nine Heavens (due to well thought out characters who are not 2 dimensional) and Otherworldly Evil Monarch (because of the use of modern day knowledge used well in another world).

Will update review as I progress in reading but I hope that my impressions remain the same and that there may be some good action sequences alongside the other aspects.

Update 04/02/17 c 134: Still 5 stars for me as the action has fully ramped up ever since the MC made his way back home.

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myrzael
myrzael rated it
February 7, 2017
Status: c137
Despite somewhat confusing first chapters and LONG flashbacks in the beginning, this is one of the best novels I have read. I recommend it to all fans of medieval politicking, diplomacy, combat and war and cultivation.

I love that MC is not suddenly modernizing everything with his modern knowledge but he used his experiences to improve Lorist´s previous character and to overcome his cultivation problems.

MC is quite strong but not absurdly overpowered. This novel also has excellent world building and kingdom (well, barony) building and management, interesting military tactics/strategies and... more>> entertaining action and battles.

Another important point in favor of this novel is its very good translation. I'm really looking forward to the rest of the chapters. <<less
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kossboss
kossboss rated it
January 11, 2017
Status: c100
Really upsetting some of these reviews, almost makes me actually wonder if they read the same story... If you like politics, kingdom building, wars, then you will prob think this novel is easily in the top 5 novels on this site. If you want a pill popping mc who cultivates through all problems then this is not gonna be for you. The novel can be a bit slow
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First 40 chapters covers 10 years of his life after his bodies previous exile from his homeland just about when he took over.

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in the start but really picks up after chapter 40. That being said this novel differs from some similar one in that he has not brought major amounts of technology over yet as of this reveiw. Some minor things like a design for a backpack he does do. <<less
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Lurcher
Lurcher rated it
January 10, 2017
Status: c117
It's good; the setting is intricate and detailed, the main character is determined and smart yet not wholly without fault as he makes mistakes but works to correct those without hesitation. If you're tired of the usual tropes like "face" and iron-clad rankings or skills that seem wholly unrelated to anything real, then this is definitely a treat.

The power structures of individuals is based on something tangible and easily discernible, so the fact that people believe those rankings to be true makes sense. The main characters use of qigong to... more>> continue his training once he hits a cap also makes sense given how well documented his love for the art prior to reincarnation was.

While he does get some annoying freebies like "dynamic vision" and his qigong abilities, the main meat of the story is NOT about the main character defeating everything like in your usual martial arts novel, rather the fact that he is strong is merely the set up for the politics and friendships that he is involved in. Had his jolly gang of hangers on not decided to join him in his journey, this story would easily lose one or two stars from me.

Romance-wise the story hasn't seen much of any development as the main character has loved and lost before the novel proper and most of the subsequent encounters are casual or end in failure. I saw someone complain about maids getting raped and I had to laugh, as the setting already explicitly encourages this; one count had over 60 illegitimate sons while the main character has 17 illegitimate siblings as well!

Overall, it really only gets going at around 50-60-ish as the amount of flashbacks before that is quite staggering, but I still recommend it. <<less
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Tian Ze
Tian Ze rated it
December 4, 2016
Status: c94
Man I'm so glad I read this novel i almost got scared away by some of the reviews that said it slow and boring. Now don't get me wrong this is a novel that really takes its time setting up the world and mc, but by no means is it boring this novel kept me engaged the whole way it was awesome. The mc is really what i love about this story hes not a push over or an asshole hes op but had to work for all of it... more>> and it doesnt go overboard with it. Anyway i suck with this review stuff i just highly recommend this if your looking for a looking for a well written novel with great mc, side characters with personalty and awesome world and kingdom building. <<less
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cdlevit
cdlevit rated it
July 31, 2016
Status: c0
Interesting but not catchy enough for me. I rate with 2 stars and even those are for potential & world building. The writer seems amateurish as he/she tries too hard to describe things and even that's done in a heavy and awkard way as it points out useless details or too much details. The writer tries to explain things but.. Doesn't guide, nor allows the reader to make it's own opinions about facts. As a writer, you don't have to explain the actions of the characters but show... more>> them, show why they acted as such and allow them to 'live' and take decisions.

The novel has potential but it's not my cup of tea: Too much info dump, too many similar 'elements' to other novels & especially, the arhetypes & world values aren't grey as they seem but more similar to those of puppets: they think, act and 'live' only as the writer wants.

I'll modify my review when the plot builds up. Until then, i'll reflect more on the character & story - it's something that's forced on you from the first chapter... And I don't like that. <<less
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makenai89
makenai89 rated it
January 28, 2017
Status: c131
Reviewed at c.131, rated 4.

Reading Tales of Reincarnated Lord brought me back to the eras of Robin Hood and Ivanhoe. Although, the author's storytelling was obviously not as solid as those of classic novelist's, but it was clearly different compared to what commonly found among translated Chinese webnovels.

It told the story of an earthling who was reborn in the body of an estranged young noble. The beginning of the novel talked about his escapades and relationships in a city of freedom. Devoid of tricky family entanglements, he gathered wealth and... more>> reputation for himself by making use of his earth knowledge and the strength he had gained in this world. Then some messengers arrived and he suddenly found himself as an inheritor of a faraway land. There came the main plot: how will he develop the land that has long been broken up by wars and corrupt nobles? The various knowledges he brought from earth was not enough. He also had to have good strategies and reliable supporters, joined hands with dubious lords, while looking for ways to boost his own strength at the same time. Also flirted and made love with beauties on the side.

Rather than saying the main theme is Domestic Affairs/Kingdom Development, I feel it closer to biography of a lord instead....well, that said, the title says it all. What it does not tell is that the content often talked about unnecessary details and confusing noble relationship. Knowing the landscape of a city might be good for readers; but the amount of each army provision? The exact number of slaves doing this or that? Those kind of chapters appeared here and there, and were recipes for good night sleep.... <<less
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shuiko
shuiko rated it
August 9, 2016
Status: c0
A huge issue I have with this novel is the loop de loop of repetition of the same plot over and over again.

The MC isn't exciting or very interesting. Sure he has hidden abilities. If i wanted to waste my timeabout stuff like that I could just dream it and it would be better.

Writing is subpar by original author, though there are moments where side characters shine otherwise it's boring. (From RAWS)

Basically filler read. To be fair average isn't HORRIBLE, it's average.
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storybookknight
storybookknight rated it
January 19, 2017
Status: c115
Thoroughly mediocre overall, but has some redeeming merits.

The worst part of the story is probably the writing. The author hasn't really mastered the principle of "show, don't tell" and resorts to cumbersome flashbacks to build out his world in the beginning. While this does eventually get better, there are plenty of other things to nitpick at, such as the author's obsession with precise numbers when discussing logistics, and a certain lack of consistency in the main character's personality.

However, other than that, the story has several things going for it.... more>> First, unlike many xuanhuan, it starts things off with a main character who is already strong, avoiding the usual state of affairs wherein a modest-seeming but fast-growing cultivator is challenged by a never-ending stream of arrogant idiots with poor pattern recognition. Instead the main character gets started on achieving their ambitions relatively quickly, which is a plus. Unfortunately, it does still fall into the problem of things being a bit too easy for the MC; otherwise I might have rated this higher.

Secondly, the author does manage to include a good deal of secondary characters with interesting personalities, which is a welcome change from many "lone cultivator" stories. This is a real strength of the story and although there are other books which do this better, there are many others that do it much worse.

All in all, it's a story that's probably worth reading, but not until you've already finished better stories. <<less
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novelbrah
novelbrah rated it
December 14, 2016
Status: c99
What a joy it has been reading this novel. I won't lie and tell you that the first 30 chapters are rough. Too much info dump, BUT, the story really shines after that. I knew from reading some reviews that I just needed to go through the initial grind to reach the sweet end, and they were right.

ALL the characters have life and personality. This is a masterpiece as far as web novels go. I am not surprised that it's published under Qidian as they have QUALITY novels.

... more>> I highly suggest reading this! Sooner or later, this novel will become really popular and I guarantee it. Right now it's kind of a hidden gem.

PS Being a noble back in the day brought a lot more advantages and privileges than just being rich... If you've read the first 30 chapters you'll understand why I say this. <<less
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Fathom
Fathom rated it
October 14, 2016
Status: c57
Thus far up to Ch 57, MC hasn't returned to his home land yet. Excruciatingly slow place. The story seems more Slice of Life more than action. All the action is very simplistic with MC accomplishing everything in several moves despite his low level (but OP skills).

If you haven't started this series yet, I'd recommend waiting to just marathon it when a couple of hundred chapters translated are out. It's pretty dry storyline with no real suspense and tension. MC is pretty happy with his life and doesn't seem to... more>> want to strive for more selfish goals other than just accruing money for retirement purposes. His lack of driven desire communicates to a lack of tension or suspense to the reader.

Because of the pace of this storyline, he probably won't even be back in his homeland for another 100 chapters or so.

It's a soul migration story, but MC's history seems pretty shallow. His previous was lived in modern time, but was basically mediocre. In this current world where it seems a bit medieval, MC uses his knowledge to make a quick buck here and there. He also uses his former's life family cultivation skill which gives him more skills than his current level should have. Other than that one cheat which prevents him from leveling up, his personality isn't really fully fleshed out. No tragic events in his former or current history, other than his host's body being exiled in a far away land due to his spoiled behavior 10 years previously.

Overall, uber slow. Ok storyline if you're ok w/ Slice of Life. MC sleeps around mostly w/ his previous ex-girlfriend and prostitutes, but no harem yet. No real romance yet either, other than the failed one w/ his ex. <<less
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HonestSage
HonestSage rated it
August 9, 2016
Status: c21
I thought and hoped that by Chapter 21 that the author would reach a key point in the plot such as Lorist becoming a lord. To my dismay, the chapters so far are only flash backs and info dumbs. However, sometimes the chapters are interesting but my patience is wearing thin from reading all these dumb summary flash back chapters.

I mean, aren't I reading this hoping to see how the main character Lorist manages being a lord? or am i reading this light novel for the overall back story? And... more>> to clarify, the flash backs would have been more interesting if they are not just simple summaries of things happening. For instance, in some flash backs it talks about Lorist beating people or training people but not exactly telling us the whole story. Instead, we are left with he beat some up up and thats it, no action whatsoever talked about. And sure we are given details about how techniques works and Battle force works , just not how he uses them in battles or any action about how he defeated his enemies.

To put it simply, all the chapters so far are merely Lorist having flash backs and interacting with people; one could even say that all the chapters so far is the equivalent of watching anime filler: it doesn't matter and probably has nothing to do with the plot. I'm just hoping at this point that the author is going to move past the flash backs and actually talk more about the present. And hopefully the pacing of the story will improve. <<less
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Nyanko
Nyanko rated it
August 9, 2016
Status: c21
Okay, there are some good things about this series, and there are some bad things. First the good things; the world is interesting, as is the character, the scenario and the translation is good.

Where the series falls down is the long, introspective tales into the pass that ruin the flow of the story; i feel that rather infodumping everything at the beginning, these things should slowly be drawn out in the story; the reader does not have to know the Lore of the world in the first twenty chapters, the... more>> same effect could be replicated by weaving the world's lore into the actual narrative. Same with the love story. I'll continue reading; but if the style doesn't change I think I'll have to drop it. Nyan reserves the right to change this ranking as the story advances <<less
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