Doomed to be Cannon Fodder


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She’s somehow ended up transmigrating into the book as the supporting female lead, who was beaten to death! Deeply in love with the male lead, she’s fated to be beaten to a bloody pulp before even holding hands with him?!

First things first, she needs to survive and latch onto the big thigh of a patron. But the supporting male lead is a true gentleman and feels nothing for her stunning, alluring body. That’s alright! She’ll latch onto the old madame or the male lead then!

But why does the supporting male lead look at her with increasingly odd eyes? And what of that Wulin Alliance Head with the personality disorder? You’re just a random bystander, what are you getting involved for??

Finally, the male lead could bear it no longer and dragged her back to the Prince Li Manor…

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LeeEzekiel rated it
January 25, 2018
Status: --
Suggestion: Consider reading the first 100 or so chapters, find a good stopping point, then make up the rest of the story on your own.

The early chapters are super cute and this story had a lot of potential, but by the 120+ mark it becomes a total mess. I've lost any semblance of attachment to the characters, the relationship dynamics make my eyes roll in disbelief, and it's become an overly convoluted clusterf*ck. Should have just stuck with the brainless fluff interactions, since the author has tried to write a... more>> story far beyond her capabilities. <<less
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diskid rated it
January 24, 2018
Status: c282
At first its enjoyable and what comes after just makes everything go downhill. The characters are very plain and the protagonist's golden finger just snaps out of nowhere. The "villains" are placed in a way to obviously highlight how praiseworthy the main characters are and miserably fail. It miserably fails since how its executed cannot take a different turn than write how bad this character is than the MC or how their shortcomings are shoved down the readers' throats. The MC is stupid. Its just that the plot and her... more>> golden finger makes her appear not to. Plus, she is a hypocrite shoving down her beliefs to other people, specially when Su Yun's character appeared (another transmigrator). Basically the MC is "if you dont fit in my moral standards, then youre bad and you deserve all the bad things thats gonna happen to you and im a very good person". A character dies miserably and disappears and our MC here weeps not because of the misfortune suffered by the other but because shes scared that she'll also disappear. I totally get it but at least stop claiming to be a better person than the "villain" just to justify what happened to the latter. I dont mind "evil", fierce, or gray moralization of protagonists. What I cant stand though, are hypocrites. And the MC in this novel is a big one. Would I still read it?: if I had nothing else to do. <<less
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Minokyuu rated it
May 22, 2018
Status: c221
I really wonder what the f**k is with this story?

How many times has she been kidnapped?, how was she wasn't raped yet after she was kidnapped so many times?

Plot armor is out of nowhere suddenly goes WTF? Mode? Where she can used the ... more>>

Cactus to find the methods to create bombs? Where the f**k does she even have the materials for it??, Got kidnapped once again just to find a magical flowers which would grant you a single wish, but used that wish the made everyone fainted around her when she was kindapped seriously how f**king much will she get kidnapped in a single f**king story? Can she just used the flower to make her op phyiscally so she can actually protects her self before she gets kidnapped everytime?


Seriously it was good at the first 50+ but it get repetitve all of the sudden especially the kidnappings. <<less
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WildMagnolia rated it
April 10, 2018
Status: c73
When I started reading this novel I had some expectations of it as it has got great reviews. But reading it was a different matter as I found it annoying and now I'm just angry...

The MC is a very weak woman. And that's FINE with me. I get that someone has a weak constitution and can't stand blood. She's just soooo scared that the ML will kill her so she doesn't want to stand out and always shrinks back like a widdle scared wabbit. And also, what's up withe her... more>> always thinking that she's just a side character and the ML is the heroine's man... and also, how the F is she a modern woman??? She's clearly not. I found it cute at first but now it's just annoying.

Another matter is the plot. It just doesn't go anywhere. At least not where it's supposed to go. Everything is about the MC being weak and how cute she is. It was tedious to read as it wasn't any romance or comedy, just misunderstanding after misunderstanding and "oh, he's so scary!". No development whatsoever and it's been 73 chapters. 73 chapters! I just can't. I'm just angry now and after the ML's values on women got to me once again and the MC once again makes everyone worry as she got hurt again I just can't read anymore. I guess I don't see the fluffyness in the novel and I didn't even read until they had their first time. But maybe that's for the best as I heard the MC gets raped a lot in the future chaps. Another person maybe found it cute and fluffy... but this novel was not mu cup of tea sadly. <<less
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AstraZ rated it
January 29, 2018
Status: c287
I enjoyed this novel a lot more than I thought would all thanks to Bai Xiangxiu. The MC's personality is very different compared to the ones in other transmigration stories. I really like how she isn't the typical overpowered assassin, doctor, etc. Or someone with a mastery of non ending skills. She has to rely on herself and adapt to the circumstances, which leads to plenty of hilarious scenes.
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obsessed-reader rated it
December 4, 2017
Status: c20
She asks why the plot line is not flowing like it did in her book....

I wonder why the f**k not? its not like everything she is doing is not like the original character...

its not like she is interacting with characters when she is not supposed.


This is actually one of the worst novels I have ever read. She wants to get away but everything she does actually forces her to stay. I want to rip my hair out cause no one can be so retarded. You want to leave the male lead and go to the supporting male lead, so why don't you go do it? No you have to indirectly send clues that make it look like you are trying to flatter the male lead instead of the supporting character. How does this get 5 stars? I really want to know? Does stupidity and terrible plot mean good book? Does writing a story of the lead doing everything she can to run away but everything she is doing to run away has the opposite effect that even a 3 year old would think she is stupid when reading this. I can't. I can't believe everyone on this website appreciates works of sh*t. <<less
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icecream rated it
October 22, 2017
Status: c113
In the beginning, the story was hilarious and the misunderstandings were cute, however after the same thing keeps happening over and over again, it's getting boring and predictable. The interactions of the MC and ML are about "oh he's so scary but so hot" and "she's so cute, I want to do her" and there's really not much more to that. The author is going for a malicious/cold ML and simple-minded sweet MC. And while these kinds of characters should be perfect together, they aren't because their interactions are too... more>> forced. The MC is just stupid. Not dense. PURE STUPID.

She doesn't see the obvious signs of the ml's love. So she is just misunderstanding all own her own because the story needs an excuse to continue the conflict. I would be okay with some prolonging since novels just need to do it for obvious reasons (cash, more drama, etc), but it's been happening since forever. Everything is becoming tedious to read.

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whitespade rated it
October 19, 2017
Status: c156
I like it the first 100ch but after that it become so repetitive, so trite and so boring I want to hurl. How many times do I need to know about how pretty, how week, how pure is our mc? How domineering and forceful and handsome the male lead is? How many times do I need to read about the torturous s*x since nobody in this novel seem to know what a clit is? It get me to skip paragraphs after paragraph of nonsensical nonsense about their lovemaking when its... more>> too painful I should just read a torture porn.

Im not a fan of the usual genius assassin wangfei or whatnot that wow everyone so I don't mind a weak female lead but can you just stop harping on her weakness and her saintliness? The mary sue act is seriously vomit inducing. <<less
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Onna31 rated it
October 2, 2017
Status: c179
At first reading I really love the FMC.

And even though MMC is a bully, it was quiet cute.

But aftet latter on..I am disappointed with FMC, can't believe she from moden world. Kind of understand that she want to return back since she is concubine, but as the chapter goes on, she doesn't show an effort to go home. She didnt even try to prick her fingers on the cactus that winter to try to go home. But let herself rape by MMC everyday due to MMC jealously.

Every words doesn't show... more>> she hate MMC but want to monopolies him but cant. A childish way of showing hate that MMC getting a new toys.

To me every word the author say show that she enjoy getting rape by MMC. Believe me, if women don't like it, they will kill themselves rather than be use as s** slave.

But after all that tussle, it is not logic she does not pregnant. In real life, if continuesly being rape more than 1month, u will get pragnant unless ur partners (M/F) is impotent. Much less the MMC has confine MFC since autumn even though now and then she been kidnap. But the ratio the MMC have s** with her is a lot than the day she been missing.

Doesn't this show one of them impotent?

And if she really want to leave MMC, all people (supporting charactter) are saying they willing to take her as main wife! All u have to do is show a pathetic face and cry and they willing to die for you. Beside, the MMC cant do anything if the people around point fingers saying he care more of concubine than his soon to be wife. I bet the mother and emperor will do something if such rumors escalated.

But noooooo, she keep doing everything to please MMC. Would it kill ya to standup on yar own for once? To try and kill urself when he keep rape u?

I am soooo mad at MFC washy wishy attitude. Author just make her die or go home. She nothing but dragging down out morden women dependant will to the gutter.

Argh god. I wish the author do something about FMC stupid mind!!! <<less
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Nivi rated it
August 18, 2017
Status: c130
I really enjoyed reading this novel. The MC was refreshingly unique--while she appeared to be a naive and innocent concubine, she was actually a scheming and cunning young woman. This made the novel quite hilarious; it always put a smile on my face when the supporting characters and Long Heng (the male lead) misunderstood the mischievous Bai Xiangxiu.

BUT this very same fact raises an interesting question--does Long Heng really love her? In the novel, it's pretty obvious he is absolutely infatuated with the adorable, faultless, and innocent Bai Xiangxiu. But... more>> does he love the devious, calculating fox she truly is? Isn't his attraction all a lie?

Maybe the question is too deep for a light, fluffy novel like DCF. And honestly, I don't really care that much. I still LOVE this novel. I just hope he learns to love her for who she truly is.


Actually, Long Heng did have a glimpse of her true character in one of the first chapters. Bai Xiangxiu was walking with her maid while wearing a long skirt. She kept tripping clumsily and cursed, "Whoever that invented this long skirt was clearly trying to ruin the lives of females. His corpse deserves to be whipped a hundred times. A hundred times!"

Both Long Heng and Song Jiaoyue (supporting male lead) heard this loud proclamation, concluding that she was quite a violent concubine. In current chapters, however, both hold the opinion that she's a cute and innocent girl. So what happened to that incident? Did they just completely overlook it? Lmao.

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Ivivivi rated it
July 14, 2017
Status: c90
Actually I want to make 5/5 star but idk why it's make 4/5 and can't change it 😓

BTW this is my first time writing a review. I think this one could pass anyone must read list. The story is light, funny, lovable and I love the "lead non-lead female" (quote it from joun) usually I don't quite like weak MC but this one feel refreshing hahaha 😂

Thanks volare for translating this ❤ you guys awesome

I think Everyone reviews in here already sum up what my heart feel ❤
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JinVodka rated it
July 6, 2017
Status: c83
I totally love this novel and anticipated the next chapter everyday...

A transmigration story with no OP power. FMC is a modern woman and is likable, sensible, talented botanist and is so adorable. The ML is funny and different cause his not those usual black bellied ice block. Recommended this story for the comedy and the fan-comments it entails.

Just read it I recommend you will enjoy and have laugh in the side story comments made by readers..
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Fanya rated it
July 5, 2017
Status: --
Just another female transmigration story, is what I thought when I saw the summary. It's true, you've got your usual storyline, the ancient traditions, the extraordinarily beautiful MC trying to get out of things but somehow blunders here and there and always end up getting tangled with the cold male lead as well as a talking magical treasure.

What is different from other similar female-lead-in-ancient-orient story is that she's kind of normal. She likes gardening and doing woodworks, but she isn't one of those cold, ruthless female that's a genius at... more>> assasination/medicine/politics. She's rather timid and misses clues sometimes, trying to think of what other MC would do and trying to recall any poems or plotlines that would help her.

So if you like the female lead in ancient time stories, this is a nice read (well written and well translated). If you like the genius, headstrong female MC and get annoyed at the clueless/timid type, then try other stories. <<less
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Miss Ruby rated it
May 25, 2017
Status: Completed
Just started but this is such a wonderful novel. I hope it gets much better. Wholeheartedly recommend.

EDIT: I dropped my rating one star because of the plot armor that the author decided to implement. However, even with the plot armor, this is a really good read.
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January 26, 2018
Status: --
The main character seems to suffer from brittle bone syndrome, a gust of wind will cause all her ribs to be crushed. Seriously, every chapter a doctor has to come in order take care of her sudden injuries. The author seems to romanticize this horrible trait by making it seem appealing to the male lead, "ooh shes so helpless and weak like a defenseless blind kitten" in fact I feel like a kitten would be able to fight back more instead of this heroine. Her skin is also made out... more>> of paper or something, but in order to make up for all of this she's suppose to be the most beautiful woman in china from the way they describe her in every chapter.


The original main female heroine gets villainized for no good reason and she ends up getting s*xually assaulted and then raped. Afterwards, all the other characters (the male lead especially) proceed to blame her and call her a whore. Its hard not to pity her when the new female lead is a hypocritical coward wearing a mary sue crown, who only cares about herself. I don't mind manipulative type characters, but this woman doesn't even have the brains to do that.


I forgot how old this woman was suppose to be but I know that she was a grown ass woman in her other life in the modern world, but in this world she acts like a child. <<less
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hyacinthiris rated it
December 19, 2017
Status: c240
First and foremost, I would like to thank the translation team for doing an awesome job in translating this novel. The MC found herself inside the novel she reads and found that she's the supporting character with a bad end.

I find this novel very entertaining. I was with the MC in her adventures and her quirkiness. She was this shy and soft girl who's clueless to the traditions of the world of old China. Good thing she has the knowledge of story so she can avoid perilious situations. It's so... more>> endearing to see her doing her best to stay in the background. I can't hate her for being weak when she always do her best in situations.

What's satisfying for me tho was her growth. She grew from that scared fragile girl to someone who fights for what she wants. And of course, THE. FLUFF. My god! I am blushing and nosebleeding on this novel. My heart just screams for it. This is one of the special transmigration romances that I love.


I don't know why people keep saying its rape. I mean, come on, it's OLD CHINA. That isn't 21st century. They have their own beliefs and traditions. And the Male Lead, he's a pure guy who never had any access to girls as he was directly thrown into war. And we have this virgin, tsundere and fragile MC who faints at the sight of blood. What would you expect? An amazing first time where there's no hurt?

YES. There will be so much satisfying *beep beep*~! But I never found it as rape. Why? Cause MC understands him. She knows that he's so new to it and doesnt know how to control himself that's why she can't stand up the next day. I can see how dedicated the male lead to the her and she, to him, as she fell in love. And you know, in the later part, he'll learn to be gentle to her. Since MC is his only girl, he got no bedroom expertise.

Expect a lot of scheming here too and annoying people. I swear, I'm sick of seemingly undying enemies. I just want them dead.


Overall, this is one of novels you read and enjoy on a good day. It's worth the read and will entertain you throughout <3

Thank you Volare for your awesome novel choices. I love all of these chinese romances <3 <<less
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SunsetChaos rated it
June 20, 2017
Status: c67
Annoying. Tons of misunderstanding because the MC is super dense. Normally that would make it funny, but it's so annoying it's not even funny. But the most annoying thing is the MC herself. She's so weak that she gets injured/faint/sick or whatever in literally every chapter immediately after she heals up.

Nothing special about her being from modern time. Doesn't do anything special. Transmigration is wasted. Mystery of why/how she's there isn't even solved or mentioned.
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insteadofdeath rated it
June 6, 2017
Status: c47
A good, light read. The novel is about a landscape gardener who ends up in the body of Bai Xiangxiu, who is (as the title implies) a cannon fodder in a web novel. Luckily, this is a story that doesn't take itself too seriously--the heroine transmigrates by pricking herself on a cactus; faints frequently; and can't help but think of the people around her as their roles ("male lead" instead of Long Heng, for example).

I really like the heroine. She's smart but emotionally dumb. The distance between who she actually... more>> is and how others view her is hilarious. Her plans always go awry. The plot is entertaining and the situations she lands herself in are ridiculous.

(Of course, the real star of the show is Huo'er, the talking cactus.)

The characters' low EQ can get very frustrating, but that's really my only hang-up about this novel. Otherwise, it's fun, the translations are updated frequently, and the characters are pretty distinct from each other. <<less
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Lola. rated it
May 18, 2017
Status: c26
Let me start on why I decided to start reading this novel. I look at the other recommendation, which is My Disciple Died Yet Again. If you read that novel, then you know how funny, unpredictable and highly addicting it is. With my blind faith in MDDYA, I start reading this novel

And it's true! First of all, this is a collaboration of a group of translators, so I'm quite confident on the speed of the translations. Second, I love unorthodox heroine. If you love Reika sama from Kenkyo Kenjitsu, you'll... more>> like the MC. Up until ch 26 there's no firm ship to sail, so everyone is free to ship the MC with either the Male Character or the Supporting Male Character <<less
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MissQ rated it
May 17, 2017
Status: c98
So Funny! So Entertaining! The female character is quite naive and sometimes it's hard to tell if she's smart or dumb.

I feel bad for the supporting male and I can't wait for the

Wulin Alliance Head to appear!
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