After Being Transported into a Book, I Adopted the Villain

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When Shen Yu woke up, he had accidentally gone into a ridiculous dog-blood novel.

In the novel, he is an unfortunate cannon fodder character:

– dead father and mother

– his fiancée had run away

– he is disabled (in a wheelchair)

– he lives a lonely life in a 20,000-square foot mansion.

Later, in order to compete for the female lead, he died under the opposition.

In order to save his life, Shen Yu had to stay as far away as possible from the leading and supporting roles and concentrate on enjoying the luxury life.

As a result, one day, the servant brought a 10-year-old villain with bruised eyes: “Sir, this is the orphan of Tang’s family.”

Shen Yu: “…”

Shen Yu decided to adopt the small villains and change his fate.

Ten Years Later.

The villain pushed Shen Yu to the corner: “Who is that woman?”

Shen Yu: “… Who do you say?”

The villain: “The woman who seduced you at last night’s banquet!”

Shen Yu: “…”

The villain: “Hehe, I’m going to kill her.”

Shen Yu: “My son… That’s the female lead you forgot by the lake…”

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穿书后我收养了幼年期的反派
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Adelina92
New Adelina92
November 28, 2021
Status: Completed
this novel is cute that throughout the novel, you'll want to hug ML into. Huge cinammon roll.. Good thing he has MC for cuddles.

the last arc is quite abrupt but its okay since it's still cute.
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Lea168
New Lea168 rated it
November 6, 2021
Status: Completed
3.75/5*

I give this story full 5* till chapter 50+ orso. The characters, cp and all the scenes were well written and fleshed out. Pacing was good. Afterwards it went downhill. I'm not sure if switching to a new translator also have something to do with it.

The whole feel and plot just differ so much after 50 chapters orso. It became so different.

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ML went back to his old family, seeking revenge, MC went bankrupt. There were also fantastical elements like MC becoming transparent because he was transmigrated.

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. It fees like the author unnecessarily complicated the story by adding all these plot developments.

I just diagonally skimmed through the last 30 chapters and lost interest. So, I may have missed a few things. Too bad. Such promising first 2/3 of the story!!!

Btw I was totally fine with yandere ML and didn't care MC was his guardian. I'm reading a light novel BL story. This kind of settings is why I read BL. <<less
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CultivatorBunnyLan
CultivatorBunnyLan rated it
July 10, 2019
Status: Completed
I rated it 5 stars since I considered my overall feeling *laughs* But this novel can easily reach 3.5 or 4 stars.

The MC is okay for me.

In the beginning chapters, I was really entranced and wanted more fluff between the MC and the ML.

... more>> The ML was messed up at first but then as the chapters progress, he's just like a possessive child protecting his lovable toy.

He's really attached to the MC and it's sweet how he decided to stay with the MC no matter what.

Do take note that it almost reached the half of the novel (or even more) before the ML finally reached 18 years old and later 20+ (yes, there are time skips in this novel.)

The romance and the pa pa pa scene were almost at the end of the novel.

Of course, there was also angst in this novel and I found myself getting nervous for the MC but in the end, this novel is a HE.

The only thing that left me unsatisfied was probably the closure towards the problem of the MC. (I mean, idk if that would ever happen to him again.)

MAJOR SPOILER (probably includes the key part of the plot)

Spoiler

The problem was, since the MC decided to take the villain under his wimg, the plot of the book began to change. So when the villain was already 17ish, the MC found out that the people in that world seemed to slowly forget him.

Some were even unable to see him even if the MC is standing in front of them, why is why the MC got frustrated and panicked.

The ML comforted the MC and told him these words (well, somewhat similar to it) : 'You are my world, so fogetting you will be like my whole world collapsing.'

The ML and MC agreed to return to the shrine where the MC and ML once visited because the MC found out that the monk there seemed to know that he was not from that world.

The monk told the MC that he should stay in the temple for a while and unknowingly, 6 months have passed.

The monk told the MC that his meddling caused the MC's problem.

That 'some fates cannot be changed and must follow their destiny'..... something.

So after the MC returned, everything has changed.

It seemed like everything began to follow the plot of the book.

After a few chapters, the ML finally remembers everything and tells the MC that: 'He will never forget. He will remember.', etc.

And then somehow it works. Slowly, they get closer and finally fall in love.

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The ending was a bit rushed in my opinion and I was just shocked to find that I've already finished reading the novel. *laughs*

Still, it was a nice ride. <<less
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dona
dona rated it
August 10, 2019
Status: c50
Really enjoyed this but once I took a peak at the raws, it seems the author took a turn and made MC into a clueless, helpless, naive idiot. There are plenty of BL novels with this plot, and I love reading ones with good characters, unfortunately, I lost interest since MC could no longer win against ML once he grew up. ML became a genius teenager and MC a small rabbit who slowly started falling for him. I don´t know if I´ll finish this.

It´s a shame.
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Kisaki_Tsubasa
Kisaki_Tsubasa rated it
November 18, 2019
Status: c16
I was only on chapter 16 but I could already tell I won't like where the story is going, which is a shame because I was really interested in reading this when I read the synopsis.

The problem I have with the story is that even after knowing the little villain was abused and is going to show some serious psychological problems in the future, the MC doesn't get him a psychiatrist despite his doctor recommending him to do it from day one. You can clearly see how the abused child... more>> develops an unhealthy and obsessive attachment to the MC and the MC indulges the child and pretty much lets him do whatever the hell he wants because MC is too scared to do anything about the little villain. You can totally see how unhealthy this relationship is going to be.

Just no. <<less
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EUGEO SYNTHESIS
EUGEO SYNTHESIS rated it
May 19, 2021
Status: --
First of all, I don't give a f*ck for all of you who keep telling this story is bad because ML (Tang Li) who was adopted by MC (Shen Yu) ended up falling in love with each other.

I mean you all give one star and make bad comments because this story doesn't suit your taste. BUT Did you even read the synopsis??? Did you even see the tag that was added to the story??? You think you are smart because you criticize stories that don't match your criteria, but in... more>> reality you only look like idiots because from the start it was implied both in the synopsis and in the tags that listed in the story.

Ok let's forget about that and get back to the story.

I just finished all the contents of this story in raw, and all I can say is that this story really shocked me with its final plot.

LIKE WTF I Don't even see that was coming, because from the start I just thought that this story would just end in the normal minor conflicts that are common in various stories with dog blood plots.

Spoiler

It's hard to explain the final plot in the comments, so all I can say is that the last plot deals with transmigration issues and things that MC has done that change the storyline of every character in the book.

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So for me this story is a very good story, both in plot and writing style.

The way the author describes each character and portrayed the storyline is good too.

Note : What may be unfortunate in this story is the lack of explanation from the author in solving the problem about the final plot in the story. And also the lack of explanation about the two original protagonists after the storyline completely changed.

Spoiler

Which is quite disturbing because previously, the MC itself was almost erased and forgotten after changing the original fate of every character in the book.

However it doesn't really matter anyway, Because MC himself said that he didn't really think about it as long as ML could always remember him.

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So maybe we can say the ending of this story have is Cliffhanger???

Last, For me the saddest moment in this story is the moment when Shen Yu grandfather found out the relationship that Shen Yu had with Tang Li.

Spoiler

At that time Shen Yu's grandfather could only pretend he didn't care and even agreed to it.

But when he finally want to go home and got into his car. Shen Yu's grandfather ended up crying while convincing himself that it was okay as long as Shen Yu was happy.

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It really hurts me to imagine how much love Grandpa Shen Yu would have for Shen Yu... 😭😭😭 <<less
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Mai Mee
Mai Mee rated it
August 10, 2019
Status: c30
This book isn't for me. I've read some with yans* before but this is the first time I read one where the MC is constantly being decieved by the ML. (Somehow calling him ML is weird, cause in my point of the story he's still just a child, though very well in "love".) That's probably why "cute" scenes aren't cute—they're just the MC getting decieved for me.

*I'd call the ML a psychopath (or at least someone close to that in spectrum) not a yandere (cause I feel like those x-deres... more>> things are just 2D tropes) but whatever.

// my ratings go from 'horrible', 'bad', 'ok', 'good' to 'excellent' so don't come for me. <<less
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sleepycaptions
sleepycaptions rated it
July 5, 2020
Status: c51
To make it less creepy that MC and ML end up together despite MC being the adopted father of the ML, they had the ML chase after MC. It was still creepy. I could look past that had the MC f*cked up his relationship with ML, utterly rendering any familial love between them useless but that's not what happened at all. MC spends so much time viewing the ML as a child and then later his adopted son that it was strange. MC's first mistake was not getting ML as... more>> a psychologist despite knowing of the many issues ML faced prior to adoption. I have no issue with ML being a shitty parent as he has no prior experience, but his lack of understanding on how to handle fundamental issues was frustrating. (ML has the horrible habit of throwing money at every single situation he comes across. Why not throw money at a therapist for your son?) Not to mention how ML can some how read the (greedy, evil) motives of random side characters but can't understand the emotions of MC who is a CHILD and does nothing to chastise his strange behaviour.

ML is just psychotic. Sure his childhood adoration of MC was cute, but as he grew older his actions of adoration went from sane to illogical. But it's to be expected considering the piss poor job MC did raising him.

The worst part of the story however, and the reason I'm giving this one star is because all the females of the story are written as terrible beings. Every single female character, sans one who's incredibly old and is married, wants to get with either MC or ML and is written as a horrible person (we have bullies and rapists). Not a single female character is likeable and I don't like that message in BL stories. How is it appropriate to write your female characters in a way? <<less
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SleepyMonkey
SleepyMonkey rated it
September 17, 2019
Status: c47 part2
The MC Shen Yu transmigrated into a book as mere cannon fodder. To change his haggard fated he decided to adopt the villain, who was the cause for his doom.

The frame of the plot is interesting, well I love the setting of MC raising ML and they form an unbreakable bond. the translation is splendid. The flow of the story ist not to fast but also not to slow. a good slice of life story without big drama. Low burn Love Story of the MC and the ML, many fluffy... more>> buffly scene.

But..... there are many things that I find strange if you give a little thought of it :

- First the age difference between MC and ML. the first time they met, the MC was in his early 20s and ML was only 11 years old, maybe 9-10 years different. That irritated me a wee bit. well, I can overlook that, because and I just blank out the fact that the ML is way younger than the MC. I imagined him just a little bit older.

- The characterize of SY, in original life he was just a simple baker. In the book, he played the role of shabol hair. Sometimes he was described as fiery and had a strong stare, an overpowering aura. Where did he get all his strong aura and confidence?

- The way too fast development of ML's obsession with MC. It just actually need 1 week for the ML to develop a strong "love" to MC. With ML character he wouldn't trust anybody so fast.

- ML's action was not reasonable for an 11/12-year-old boy.
Spoiler

school plotline. TL plotted to let the girl, who annoyed him to get bullied, till she tried to commit suicide.

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- MC 's irritated reaction to ML.... like damn sometimes I think he is really dumb. and the way the author tried to verify his actions make no sense.
Spoiler

bithday scene -.-= wtf..... he just adopted TL for merely 2 months and believe he could change TL's character completely.

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- Sometimes MC put himself on a high horse that he was ever so noble, but he totally forgot that he only adopted ML only because of his own and selfish needs. Moreover, in the beginning, he totally bite on the fact that ML is the villain and always mistrust ML -.-.. but later on: "ML is my boy, I would forgive every bad doing of ML" ha?! MC wanted to teach ML morals and how to be a good person, but contrary he actually did nothing like that."

You can see that on how he acted to the actual Protagonist of the book. Firstly he wants to carve's a way for a peaceful relationship between the ML and Protag. but he just mad that worst. he even tried to that. "oh ML don't like Progtag... I don't like him too. " (table flip). Protag hasn't even done something bad to them.
Spoiler

ML got jealous at Protag. because MC showed some interest in Progtag. So he self-harmed himself and blamed that on the Protag. and MC know that but still done nothing and just concluded that he doesn't like the Protag.

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Hypocrite!!! over judgmental... think he is always right...... I really don't like he characterize (1, 5/5). I believe he will turn to a typical damsel in distress kind of Character. dump and always had to be rescued from the ML.

The MC made me lost interest in half of the novel. Just finish because want to know how the Autor will wrap this Story. And because of the fantastic work of the Translator. <<less
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Jwel
Jwel rated it
July 9, 2019
Status: Completed
Nice story! The love of ML to MC is cute, and pure. Even if he is possessive, he never force his feelings to MC.

... more>>
Spoiler

they only did it after 4 years cause the ML is scared to hurt MC

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MC is very normal and doesn't have special ability nor a golden finger as a transmigrator. He is sweet and caring person.

Sad part of the story

Spoiler

MC was starting to vanish cause he deviate from the plot that affects some people. It is sad that people starts to forget about him and was scared that ML will also forget him. But ML promised that he wont. To avoid being wiped out MC have to hide in a temple so the plot would go back to its own path. When MC got back the company was bankrupt caused by the ML.

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owlzeyes
owlzeyes rated it
July 2, 2019
Status: c64
So far it's been pretty good. The author spent a lot of time cultivating the feelings of childhood ML for MC. Pretty cute chapters I must say. But, it took almost 50 chapters before ML finally grew up and we got to see their relationship develop more romantically. Which kind of sucks. I did enjoy reading this novel but where I am now (which is like 20+ chapters before finish) the MC is starting to become really annoying because he feels so useless. Now I've kind of lost motivation to... more>> finish MTL because I have a feeling MC isn't going to get any less useless. <<less
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Realvnv
Realvnv rated it
June 16, 2021
Status: c61
Hm, let's see: Characters are flat, plot gets kinda stale, the humor is mediocre, MC is your average thick-skulled transmigrator... Overall it was an average story that could be read without much effort, it just got boring so I'm dropping it.

Well, there are also a few things that irked me through the novel so I might as well write them down before leaving:

  • After MC's family doctor told him that ML shows sights of mania/depression and should see a professional, he just treated like air lol. There was sum discussion about it but was dropped pretty quickly.
  • It took ages for MC to acknowledge that ML isn't the same one as the original. I'm not even sure if he ever does. 'Cause I can almost picture him packing his bags and running 63746 km/h if ML shows the slightest bit of displeasure. It gave me a headache.
  • MC is boring. His only hobby seemed to be making pastries, yet it was only shown in one scene before being quickly forgotten. Other than that, we didn't really know how things are going on his side unless he's with ML.
  • Also, I dunno if it's MC's idiocy or nah, but -forget his adult self- even 10 y.o ML's thoughts cannot be read, intentions cannot be seen lol. ML must be a f*cking abyss, just so deeeeep.
  • After ML told MC that he's gay, MC's attitude could only be described as weird bruh. Just weird. You have seen him as your son and nothing more for 5-6 years, but turn into a jelly flirt with the help of that sentence in a flash. I mean, I could understand if there was a foreshadowing like spring dreams, scratch that, even a slightly ambiguous atmosphere would be enough. But nope. It went from 0 to 100 real quick and it's actually one of the main reasons I dropped it. They cultivated a father-son relationship 50+ chapters straight, then insert some dubious s*x scene and expect me to accept it right off the bat? Ain't nothing against incest, but hell, I as a reader knew ML was meaning for MC and all, but how could MC accept it so quickly?
  • Oh yes, there's also "we may have slept together but I'm 100% sure the person he likes isn't me" thinking that shows MC's EQ for all of us to see... Damn, his skull is so thick that I suspect it's bulletproof.
Just when... more>> trying to keep things short, I spoke too much again lol <<less
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aresk
aresk rated it
May 31, 2021
Status: Completed
An overall enjoyable read. The ML is completely utterly flagellated and the cp interaction is cute. I see many low ratings for this series and I chuckle at most of their points. Also was meant to tap 3 but accidentally touched four. It is a 3/5 for me.

An transmigration story from pauper to rich that's realistic. The MC was a baker who knew jacksh*t about managing a multimillion corporation and tries his best. The ML is a dark two-faced feral brat. Surprisingly, there's minimal misunderstanding.

The MC is pretty much seen... more>> as useless, probably because he actually is. The author acknowledged this, a baker is just not meant to be running a multimillion corporation u know. He leaves most of the work to his subordinates (cuz they know how to do their jobs better than him) and concentrate on raising ML (sometimes doing a bad job cuz dude was literally single his entire life)

The ML is a psycho since young, some people seems to can't relate to him or any characters but it's expected. ML's childhood was strict, and he was abused once his parents passed away, losing everything he has or owned. Him sticking to MC's little kindness was a desperation for survival morphing into obsession.

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also ppl having problems with kids not acting their age, like the girl who schemed when ML first went to school. Well, high chance she was taught that way by her parents.

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Another peeve of mine is ppl giving sh*t rating where the MC raising the ML since young. Its not like it was hidden, the entire premise is that. Why go and read shits u don't like is beyond me. As an avid shizun/shixiong/yifu f*cker, I'm whole heartedly behind this trope. Problematic or not, the bit*h is fictional. The most it's gonna do is entertain my brain a few hours and go.

They both have A communication and the trust they built had last (lmao wut is trust when all other protag damsel does is hide away from their leads forever and get kdrama amnesia). Albeit ML lost it for a portion after he grew up. The story ends with a HE where MC can stop pretending wearing bigger shoes than he can fit and ML can openly be spoiled and spoil MC, grandpa sometimes visit them and for me, that's enough. They have a proper family with each other and not the hundreds of paper cardboard relatives.

Ranting:

Spoiler

MC can't see thru a 10yo scheme: because he doesn't expect 10yo to scheme even though he was doubting ML a hell lot but he was trying his best to give him the benefit of the doubt to give him a chance to not grow into the villain, to learn and give trust is hard; He doesn't kno the girl at school or wut she does at school BECAUSE HE DOESNT GO TO A MIDDLE SCHOOL

MC assumes everything will stay the same as the novel: he doesn't???? That's exactly why he tries to raise ML right?????so they both don't end up found dead in a ditch cuz the protag halo is too strong???

Wut happened to the leads pro-: we don't care???? Cuz theeyre not the main character of this novel????? Cuz the leads can have a happy ending and f*ck off off screen for their own peace????

Also don't try to psychology analyse the characters. They are fictional and high chance they are not always consistent. U sound s*upid

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Bonus: the side characters are 3 dimensional and doesn't just be cardboard. Esp the subordinates around MC and his families. Grandpa and uncle Zhang MVPs.

Tldr: it's a story about a normal guy raising a kid against high scheming society so he can save his own ass. He's a normal dude, not Gary Stu. Give it a go and judge the characters for yourself. It has cute CP with chemistry, the story revolves around the main cp and their relationships with their families (or lack of). A rare story where the two protag trusts each other and goes through with it.

Also, READ THE TAGS. DON'T GIVE sh*t REVIEWS JUST BECAUSE YOU DIDN'T READ THE DAMN TAGS. It's there for a reason, use it. <<less
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Nazunii
Nazunii rated it
July 6, 2020
Status: c19
For me, what I didn’t like was the fact that the age gap of both characters. I don’t have anything against them, but when Chestnut is 18 years old, Shen Yu would be 31. The plot is okay, but the ML could be older when adopted, because a 10 year old being possessive of someone they are close to (especially someone who adopted you) and who is older by 10 years is a tad bit too strange for me.
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Briecheese
Briecheese rated it
September 27, 2020
Status: c25
I can't stand this. MC was told that ML was showing signs of depression and mania, yet he never bothers to get him a therapist! And it's fine to spoil an unloved child but he also indulges his bad habits and deliberately blinds himself to ML's faults. He can easily see through the lies of an adult but not the schemes of a ten yr old, despite being very familiar with his character. He somehow didn't connect the dots when ML said that the girl that was following him around... more>> would stop soon and then found said girl getting bullied for hanging around ML!! MC isn't really a dumb person yet he becomes an idiot when it comes to ML. It's so frustrating. Also, another thing that annoys me about transmigrations into novels. The MC always assumes that the world will stay on the exact same trajectory as the book with no deviations, despite the fact that their actions have greatly changed a protagonist's or villain's life and they always get oh so scared. So annoying... <<less
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chiakiss
chiakiss rated it
May 17, 2020
Status: c63
This novel really surprised me. Up until chapter 25 I thought I knew how the characters personalities would be and how the story would progress, and I was already saddened, because although it was still good, I thought the middle and the end would follow cliches that I hate. But, the story took a very interesting turn, and my expectations were, thankfully, not met at all. This story has it's problems, but it's far more enjoyable than I predicted and what I believe most people that only read the beginning... more>> think.

1- The pacing was good, the story was interesting, and the descriptions were not too long, but very detailed and well done. The drama scenes kept me on edge and I couldn't figure out how the conflicts would resolve, so it was always a surprise. Some authors write twists to surprise the reader, but cant handle the development well after that; this was not the case, so kudos

2- Good translation

3- Characters were consistent. I'll admit that these weren't the most original or well developed i've ever seen, but there was a decent level of characterization, and their personalities are consistent throughout the whole story

4- MC isn't as dumb as reviews say. Reading that discouraged me from reading for a long time, and honestly I don't love him either but he's just a guy. He decides to treat a child with care, and in the beginning he was a bit too soft on ML, and I was like ugh this is gonna continue, but when he needs to scold him he does, doesnt get strung around by ML acting cute after he gets to know him and realizes he does this and talks to him about why he was wrong in a very healthy way. I think ppl are mad because at one point he got super pissed at something ML did and apologized after, and people are like "aaa he's so dumb he didnt see the ML's scheme
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of standing in the snow to gain his sympathy

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, but if you read it he was touched by that, but decided to apologize bc he, as an adult, should have kept his calm, and realized that a traumatized child wouldn't completely change his bad behavior in 3 months of knowing him. Edit: in light of recent events, I still agree if what I said before, but jesus christ in c.62 he's wronged in all possible ways and is just like.. "woe is me" like bit*h weres ur attitude

5- ML doesn't suck as I expected. This is not my first time at the rodeo so I was expecting a yandere, crazy and antisocial ML top, and which I hate because honestly is lazy writing. ML is still a bit antisocial, and has bad qualities like being possessive and calculating, but he is a more real take on that type of person. He's more reasonable (doesn't get pissed off for no reason if MC is not looking at him at all times), and not straight up cold blooded
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as seen that when he heard the girl was getting bullied bc she associated with him, he felt bad before he found out that it was a whole scheme (I'm not gonna explain it bc its a long story)

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. He has layers, and I still dont like him but he's bearable

PS: the premise " MC raises ML, afraid that ML will come after him later. They fall in love". At a glance, you can see that it is a very risky story to pull off; it could very easily become problematic. In those historical cultivation novels, it generally works because shizun- shidi dynamic is more distant than a parent- son relationship, so it doesn't feel as weird when they develop feeling for each other, and because they can pull some sh*t like " oh ML got stuck in a hell or something so now 5 years have passed, and they reunite at a more appropriate age". But, since this story takes place in a realistic, modern setting, it's got none of these excuses. The author made MC (early 20's) adopt ML when he was 10, he literally raised him as an adoptive parent... from a young age... and then at some point he develops romantic feelings for the him... I mean...i usually dislike the idea of "MC is a straight man until ML makes a move and he gives in" but honestly I was kinda hoping for this to happen because it's much weirder for MC to develop feelings for the a child he saw grow up unprompted.
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And when they get together MC is in his late 20's and ML is 16 like dudeee it's already bad enough as it is, why do this to yourself author ? would it hurt to make him 18???

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i will turn a blind eye and continue reading because it hasn't irked me to the point of dropping it, but like
This is well written enough that I think if the author tried a little harder she could make this more interesting. The plot is promising, but like give the ML more good qualities, age him up a little bit more and it would really help your case: would not be as problematic, and would make the actions that don't fit a 10 yo make more sense if he was a little bit older. Give the MC more independence and motivations... <<less
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xxriane
xxriane rated it
January 22, 2020
Status: Completed
There were so many things left unexplained. It felt too rushed. And the plot twist can be summed up as: well... that escalated quickly.

It felt so..... unsatisfying. Like what was everything that the MC did for? What happened to the FL and ML of the novel? Why did the orig Shen Yu's ex-fiance suddenly come out of nowhere that there's only 10 chapters left???

Oh well. I guess I didn't put my expectations on the right place.

P.S. I still enjoyed the interactions between the main CP though.
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holizshit
holizshit rated it
June 27, 2020
Status: Completed
This story was depressing and super frustrating. If you're looking for a fluffy story then hold that thought, this story isn't for you.

I honestly could make an entire essay just to review this story, but I'll try to make it brief. This story is frustrating especially because MC and ML are trying to maintain a relationship that won't work. Thus, their interaction became very toxic. They treat each other as their lifeline, but doing that will only cause ruin.

MC's behavior:

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Shen Yu is most likely depressed. He HATES loneliness and it's ironic how everyone gradually forgot about him towards the end... no matter what he does, he can't accept "fate" and that is to die, either by the hands of Tang Li or by other means. He needs Tang Li but also can't be together with Tang Li.

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ML's behavior:

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Tang Li is a compulsive liar, not batting an eye to his ridiculous lies just to gain sympathy from Shen Yu. Even after Shen Yu reprimanded him for lying, he keeps doing that. He's also emotionally unstable when it comes to Shen Yu, manipulative to the point of using Shen Yu to attain his goals.

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This story is quite a tearjerker, as well as frustrating to the point of making the readers want to punch the wall. MC was just too pitiful. It was so sad. However, it was even sadder that the ending doesn't offer much closure to the problems within the story. There are still many questions left unanswered and the ending felt too rushed. It didn't feel like an ending at all. <<less
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Xian-laoshi
Xian-laoshi rated it
May 1, 2020
Status: c42
I dropped this novel.

The title was pretty interesting and so I started reading it. I wasted my whole afternoon and night but I never found any strong points. This novel is just so... lame. Here's why:

1. Based on my observation, the MC is so plain. Flat. No special qualities that will make the readers fall in love with him. I was already halfway through the novel yet he was unable to establish his character on my mind! That's how boring he is!

2. The plot itself is dragging. Boring. At Chapter... more>> 30+, the ML (villain) is still a child.

3. I don't dislike the ML. But I don't like him either. Even though he's still a child, he's already manipulative and two-faced. So annoying.

4. I would understand the serious and boring atmosphere if only because it is necessary for life lessons or heart-wrenching scenes but... there's almost none. It never made me smile, laugh, or sigh. It never made me feel that it's worth it.

A piece of advice, find something else.

I made a reading list called "BL Novels That Should Never Be Missed" and you might find one or two that's according to your tastes. <<less
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Mythology2002
Mythology2002 rated it
January 21, 2020
Status: c20
I can see how people might enjoy reading something like this, but the writing and the style just puts me off.

It feels kinda immature, childish. I sort of feel like I'm reading low grade fan-fiction from wattpad.

The characters are shallow, lacking in depth. The descriptions used seem so visceral and intense, disproportionately so, it's off putting. The characters act in such weird and bizarre ways that it's hard to really connect with them as a human.

This has got to be one of the lowest grade stuff I've read here out... more>> of the hundreds of works I've encountered. Shame too because the premise did seem interesting.

Props to the translator for doing a pretty good job, though. <<less
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Samoubyt
Samoubyt rated it
August 29, 2019
Status: --
Ok, no. I can’t handle this ML anymore. His attitude is so horrible sometimes that I really can’t stand him. What a shame, I really was looking forward to reading it too!

If you like sociopathic, puppy dog only to MC, sometimes violent ML. Then you’ve come to the right place.

Really not liking this stories ‘MC raising ML since childhood’ thing. Especially since MC saw him as a son. It might have also been implied that he felt weird about him having a puppy crush.... emm.

Didn't read for long, nor do... more>> I ever plan to. <<less
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LOVERSOFLIGTHNOVELS
LOVERSOFLIGTHNOVELS rated it
November 29, 2019
Status: c51
Personally I don't really get how other readers can't understand the story, the words was simple and direct the only problem was the grammar but overall we can all agree that translating a novel or manga is hard.

This story was full of plot twists and unexpected, unlike the usual transmigrating stories I have read where I can already predict what will happen.

This is one of my favorite light novels and I can't wait to read more chapters

I hope the translating team has a good blessing and please continue working hard,... more>> fighting!!

love Y'all

sincerely,

LOVERSOFLIGHTNOVELS <<less
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