Harmless Obsession for the Captivating Male Lead

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I reincarnated as the villain’s younger sister who will be killed by the male lead. It was a forgone conclusion that my brother and I will die to the male lead if my brother continued his evil ways. So, I tried to live quietly while trying to change my wicked brother, but for some reason the male lead was lying in front of our villa? I couldn’t let him die, so at first I helped him up, but…the male lead’s condition was a bit strange.

Wait a minute…did it start already? The male lead’s mana congestion? There was only one way to calm the raging mana within the male lead’s body. Immediate physical contact…

But that’s the female lead’s job!

Aren’t I the villain’s sister? Why me?! What the hell is going on?!

“Rose…Please, I need you. Save me…”

This is driving me crazy…I can’t turn a blind eye to the dying male lead, and there’s not enough time to find the female lead!

…Gosh, I don’t know!

Let’s save the male lead first! I’ll help him, then we’ll part ways once I find the female lead! I quietly approached him and we kissed. But as if that alone wasn’t enough, with a deep sigh, he spoke.

“Let’s have a deeper relationship.”

“Deeper…relationship?”

“Kissing, and other things…”

He looked at me sorrowfully. I couldn’t take my eyes off this great beauty when he looked at me in such a somber way. Blinking my eyes absentmindedly, I inadvertently nodded my head. Then, he pulled me in and locked his arms. With a dazzling gaze and a bright smile, he spoke.

“Rose, you’re my first.”

No, I can’t be your first time!

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16 Reviews


BananaChi
BananaChi
Feb 27, 2021
Status: c40
This novel is okay but the female lead, Rose is brain dead lol. The other characters are good like her brother Adrian is more interesting than the FL. The Male lead, Llewellyn (imo the author needed to come up with a better name) is kinda creepy in the beginning because your left wondering what his true motives are. There are some moments that make him look very suspicious and you keep thinking, "When is the author going to show his POV chapter? I'm confused as to why he's so obsessed... more>> with the female lead?" The author needed to show his motives much sooner because there's 19 chapters of the FL and ML in one place, we barely see any other characters or settings during that time.

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If you want to know why he is obsessed with Rose (FL) then just go to chapter 19-23 then go back to the end of chapter 3 :shrug: Just saying so the rest of chapters 4-18 the ML won't look THAT empty going after the FL. OR Just go to ML Spoiler below.

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Why I think Rose is brain dead (╯°Д °) ╯╧╧
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First of all she has lived 2 lives, apparently in her first life she died around her mid 20s bumping her head into the edge of her desk and dead. She has also read the novel she sometimes mentions how the original FL, Sierra felt about her sexual contract with the ML and her thoughts of how she fell in love with ML (original story). So how is it that after the ML repeats the same lines of the OG story to her does she not realize that he might have feelings for her or that she replaced the heroine role!?! The ML, Llewellyn directly tells her how beautiful, lovely, how cute she is but she still for 1 second doesn't think "Does he like me?" Facepalm. He even told her repeatedly you are my first and she later on ask him, "Have you slept with other women?" Brain dead. In the original novel she read she already knows that he is pure before he met the OG FL so I still don't understand why she said that. Oh yeah cuz he's too good in bed? LOL Okay cuz even before their first night he says another line from the OG novel "I studied hard" about intimacy with a woman and she knows what that means cuz after he says it she thinks back to the novel. She is also so absent minded that she doesn't even know that her life was in danger so many times.
Rose overthinks to the MAX she goes through 5 different thoughts to end up with, "but he will end up with the FL so..." when you get tired of reading that same thought over and over for 15 chapters. She is the definition of DENSE protagonist.

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Adrian FL's brother
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I like him because he still has a villain's aura but he still shows loyalty to his sister/family. Rose, even though she is dumb at times :shrug: made Adrian grow up much calmer then the original story line so I appreciate that. He is overprotective of her but later on we find out the reasons why he is so protective. Rose since the age of 2 has had 30+ LIFE THREATNING accidents and because of this he grew stronger than the original story. He needed to level up his magic faster in order to keep his sister alive! Facepalm moment is when Rose herself forgets that these events happened to her. It's not that she has amnesia of these events it's just that she is so absent minded/brain dead she didn't see them as life threatening until her brother finally tells her straight to her face how childish she's being (It's when she starts whining that he is too overprotective). He is also sharp in situations he knows straight away when Rose is lying about things. Later we also find out that he and his father are trying to find the whereabouts of his mother and they suspect his mother's family plus Duke's (ML's) family are behind it. I find him hilarious when he keeps rejecting the Duke's letter and marriage proposal for his sister. Either way I find him more interesting but that's just my preference ⁄ (⁄ ⁄·⁄ω⁄·⁄ ⁄) ⁄ .

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Male lead, Llewellyn
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This one will be short. The male lead of this story is 'meh'. He is the typical obsessive lover only thing is I wish the author would've added more story/depth of how he fell in love with Rose. When he was 12/13? years old his parent's died and on his birthday he decided to run away to spend some time alone since he felt suffocated by all the nobles sending letters. He gets on a train heads south to see the beach but sneaks into FL's summer villa, sees her falls in love at first sight and runs back home. That's it. He doesn't even have 1 conversation with her but becomes very obsessed to the point were he calls himself her dog.

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Story has some cute fluff moments but their mixed in with frustration
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because the FL and ML don't want to communicate since he distracts her with kisses, and s*x to avoid questions

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. There's no real smut so the s*x scenes get skipped over. Don't come to this story expecting some good s*x scenes lol that's why there's no smut tag.
Read this if you're still in quarantine and have nothing else to read. ╮ ( ̄▽ ̄) ╭ <<less
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waterplease
waterplease
Feb 02, 2021
Status: c34
The story's quite good. However, I dont like the fl. She's too easy to get for me. Maybe because she liked the ML in her past life but for me her thinking is too shallow. I was very annoyed at the beginning with how she thinks she needs to avoid him but then suddenly kisses him like wth. Maybe that's just her character but she's kind of dumb. She read the original novel so she should obviously know that the ML is more than what he seems yet a little... more>> acting from him just seem to clear all her thoughts. And seriously, how could someone who's already 20 not know that they are accident prone and still thinks that her brother is overprotective? I'm honestly just here for the ml, always couldn't wait for his pov. <<less
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Blisfulloblivion
Blisfullobli
Dec 29, 2020
Status: c17
Super sweet and steamy. Not very explicit but lots of sexual tension. Its refreshing to read a yandere romance story that isn't full of manufactured misunderstandings, drama, and abuse. Its very straightforward and sweet if a bit intense.

The ML knows he's crazy and tries his best to temper himself around MC to keep from scaring or upsetting her. He really tries his best and while he pushes the limits he makes sure to get consent before going to far. That's so rare for yandere ML's.

Response to bluboi's review, MC is... more>> actually 20/21 not 17. She was 17 4 years ago when she attended the imperial banquet with her brother. Chapters 19-23 from ML's POV clarify the characters ages. Lol, he has a fairly passionate rose tinted monologue on how much more mature and beautiful she is now compared to when she was at 17. <<less
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thedukeloveskimchi
thedukeloves
May 03, 2021
Status: c40
Novel is okay. I agree with others saying FL is brain dead lols. As much as I love reading obssessive male lead, I cannot keep up with fl’s pov. It’s just s*upid to be repetitive how she keeps saying they are characters in a novel, then saying the male is handsome or whatever, then saying she does not want to be involved, then actually doing the opposite while insisting she cannot mess with the characters urgh.
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Eblizks
Eblizks
Apr 16, 2021
Status: c67
This novel does exactly what I need it to when I want to unwind. It has a lot of re-readability because it provides comedy and romance without heart wrenching drama (so far). The ML is one of those pseudoyanderes that is well-matched because the MC is actually crazy for him too. It's got some nice and somewhat unique mysteries and world-building slowly progressing as well. The pacing is variable. In the beginning it was like there was plot sprinkled in mostly fluff. Now it's somewhat reversed. I'd be lying if... more>> I said I didn't miss the first 40 or so chapters where the relationship was being established but since the MC is very likable, it's fun whether the ML is hanging around or not. Only thing is, this is totally not smut. Sure they get intimate and kiss a lot, but it is so obliquely referred to that you really can't call it smut. I don't mind, but if anyone was going by the tags they may be disappointed. <<less
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Dramatic Squirrel
Dramatic Squ
Jan 12, 2021
Status: c33
Translation quality is top-tier, the FL is a bit dense but, it's pretty understandable considering all the circumstances and it's never irritating, and the yandere aspect is pretty good. So, if you don't enjoy stories with yandere characters or possessive characters, I would steer clear. And if you do like stories like that, I would highly recommend this one.
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luckyneko
Mar 16, 2021
Status: c35
While the writing quality is good, the story itself is lacking. There is too much telling and not enough showing, and the story is too fast-paced for any real character development to offset this. Basically, a quick and light read that doesn’t allow the reader to form any true attachments with anything.

2 stars.
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Lucky5698
Lucky5698
Dec 30, 2020
Status: c31
The story progress is very good and so is the translation quality. He knows he is crazy and makes sure that she doesn't find out ... more>>
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but now she knows lol in ch30-31 and he is madly in love with her I was all smiles when I found out that he directly sent a request to andrian to marry her when he didn't get any response and I wanna see a chapter with andrain pov and about their mother

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. Thank you for translating this story. <<less
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jesssree
jesssree
Dec 23, 2020
Status: c23
Not a bad read so far. The ML is obsessed with the FL. FL was transmigrated into the story as a villain’s canon-fodder sister. Typical in this kind of genre, the FL wants to live her life peacefully, so she went about curbing her brother’s villainy.

... more>>
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She succeeds but at the cost of possibly turning him into a yandere/sister-obsessed brother.

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The ML is cursed (kinda). In order to relieve the curse, FL had to basically have s*x with him.

It’s not explicit. Just hints of it here and there. PG-15.

Spoiler

ML falls in love first. FL tries to resist, but at chapter 23, her resolve is already breaking down quite fast. The romance could be cute. It’s a bit superficial right now.

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I’d like to see where this is going. Maybe get more plot in there. Also, I’m curious about her brother and he hasn’t appeared too prominently yet.

Spoiler

Also the original heroine of the story hasn’t appeared yet.

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Noveltoread
Noveltoread
Jun 11, 2021
Status: c17
Although it has nice rating this one was disappointing.

This has a very annoying MC I have come so far.
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And I thought I didnt like the MC of I raised a black dragon. She was a lazy one who lacks sense of survival and common sense but this MC Rose tops it.

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She goes on her monologue for whole chapter and in next sec, just by seeing the handsome face of ml, her whole chapter monologue goes of and she does what she says she wont do. I have come across MC that does this they say right but goes left but at least they dont go a chapter of repetitive monologue. And the monologue is not even a plan she just says the narrative of story over n over.
Then there is ML who right now is just a creep, he is obsessing over her for some unknown reason and the story is continuing just like this.

The supposed villian who is known to be overprotective brother is on the mission and leaves his sister[ due to her insisting] in the villa with no one and just a familiar who gets easily bribed.

The pacing of this novel is also very weird.
The first 2 chapter there is a whole time leap of 17yrs and next 15 chapters had 3 days.
The childhood is skipped, MC makes villian brother less villiany and is portrayed in less than 10 lines < just like that I have tamed him>.
Maybe I am quick to judge this, maybe there is more to the ML of why is he obessing, maybe there is more to her brother being protective to keep her in the tower but
I am not going to continue this I dont want to read next 5 chapter of her repetitive dumb monologue and the obsessing creep handsome ML comes and her resolution goes out of the window and next 2 chapter of elaborated kiss between them and 2line of them doing it in the same villa where she was staying when her brother was in mission.
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devil_cyborg
devil_cyborg
May 20, 2021
Status: c12
The FL is soo annoying. She says one thing and does another. Her character is so wimpy especially towards the ML that I am frustrated. It was interesting in the starting and I had such high expectations but they all came falling down as the novel progress.
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sinyoalex
sinyoalex
Apr 07, 2021
Status: c38
tbh u think this novel is too-fast paced I mean look the ML just show up in front of her and kiss her cause of a special condition and then in some chapters they have 'it' and when the brother come to her house she choose to run away with the ML with no feelings like feeling his brother can't hurt the ML and the FL didn't even think about the brothers feelings even tho he was the one protecting her from when she was a child from death I... more>> hate the FL and the ML but i'll say the plot is quite good <<less
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Evia
Evia
Dec 21, 2020
Status: c22
This is very good, well written, if you like a novel that does not have a lot of drama and misunderstanding I definitly recommended you this, the story is light and so many fluffy moments, also there's no detailed for smut part
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Yuki Asuna
Yuki Asuna
Dec 09, 2020
Status: c11
It's well written but also very cliche like you can guess what might happen easily. I think the ML is trying to make her fall in love in purpose the reason might be to find mage tower's weakness through her but unfortunately for him he might just get obsessed with her that's my guess.
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Meisheme
Meisheme
Apr 12, 2021
Status: c38
Love the story and the characters. Even though it’s a bit hard to figure out which one is the POV and which is the spoken words, the story is very engaging!!
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bluboi
bluboi
Dec 16, 2020
Status: c18
um so it’s not bad but first of all the main lead is only 17 and idk abt anyone else I thought they were older and just read and see what I mean also he is highly obsessive and idk what he is thinking as well as obviously this might be me but there r so many questions I have and how he doesn’t seem like a duke from his actions this story isn’t bad just I was just a little bothered by the possessiveness when they barely know each... more>> other ;-; ur call to read <<less
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