Heroic Death System

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“I curse you to never die in peace!”

Thus, Shang Ke started a never-ending (forced) cycle of constantly throwing away his miserable life.

He would always show himself as a martyr while letting others cry over his death.

It was because of a woman’s curse that Shang Ke was hit by a car and turned into a human vegetable. This led to him becoming bound by an unlucky system in which he was cursed to die. The most unfortunate part was that he never cheated on anyone’s feelings. The reason for why he was cursed by a woman was because of a guy named Qi Chen. Qi Chen was a ladies man, and he would always use Shang Ke as an excuse to break up with any woman that he was with. As a result, Shang Ke was always blamed for the breakups. Since then, the main character could only be forced to cross into different worlds. He would thus experience for himself, the hero’s “thrill”.

It’s HE.

SnowTime(TLer): Chapters with raws aka unedited are not uploaded to NU. Only Edited are. Thank you.

Associated Names
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HDS
英勇赴死系统
Related Series
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Latest Release

Date Group Release
04/03/19 Snowy Codex c40-41
02/08/19 Snowy Codex c37-39
01/29/19 Snowy Codex c35-36
12/25/18 Snowy Codex c33-34
11/25/18 Snowy Codex c30-32
10/23/18 Snowy Codex c28-29
09/04/18 Snowy Codex c27
07/30/18 Snowy Codex c25-26
07/24/18 Snowy Codex c24
07/16/18 Snowy Codex c23
07/14/18 Snowy Codex c22
07/12/18 Snowy Codex c20-21
06/23/18 Snowy Codex c17-19
06/20/18 Snowy Codex c15-16
06/15/18 Snowy Codex c13-14
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ike_00000
New ike_00000 rated it
July 4, 2019
Status: c97
This is great! Best multiple-world hopping novel I've read so far! Note: No description of any yaoi or heavily flirtatious scenes, didn't even tussle in bed until half-way through the fourth arc.

Plot: 5/5

Since the goal is always so closely related to "death", there's a lot of opportunities to tug at heart strings and play with emotions, making the drama and suspense especially effective since we know the MC could actually die. However, even though he dies, we as readers know it's not his end; we feel the emotions of a... more>> tragic situation without it's repercussions! Especially the first situation about Cage, wow.

Again, like other world hopping novels, the biggest benefit of this set-up is that stories aren't needlessly dragged longer since the MC can just move onto the next world. However, I feel this story, in particular, does a good job of fully exploring each world and situation while maintaining a good pacing. Even though he has super impressive rewards that carry through, there's never an overwhelming sense of OP-ness that takes away enjoyment of the story. Of course, many situations have their own problem here and there, but my comments are true of the novel as a whole. The situations are honestly so inventive that I really give my props to the author; in particular I reeeally loved the first arc (72H).

Characters: 4.5/5

Compared to other world-hopping stories I've read so far, this one has less of a "fell in love immediately because I know you're the one" which is a really good thing. It's still pretty fast, but we do see the process more than from other stories. Usually the initial effect is just attraction; however, we see MLs actually falling in love with MC through their interactions and MC's personality (although honestly I sometimes feel it's fake, like in the first story he didn't say anything and looked so heroic cause he actually couldn't lmao).

My biggest issue with the characters is probably that the MC is so bound to the system and the tasks he needs to do that we don't actually know a lot about his personality? Like if he didn't have to die, would he still? etc. It doesn't really affect the enjoyment of the story, but it's something a little unfortunate.

But DAMN I feel bad for the ML... although he probably deserves it, he's probably the reason MC was bound. I seeeriously can't wait to read the real world story haha. It's funny to think this whole thing started because of a pretty small incident...

Also I really wish they were reversible... I feel like world-hopping stories in particular have so much opportunity for a reversible couple but nope (unless they are but we just lack so many descriptions we can't tell) ??? Btw no descriptions of anything, it's shounen ai

Writing & Translation: 5/5

Smooth writing and good editing, no complaints. Thanks translator!

Overall, a good read, recommended in this genre!! <<less
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syubbiekick
New syubbiekick rated it
June 30, 2019
Status: c77
This is a great read, MC dies heroically in every arc causing great pain to ML (obviously). There were a few arcs here that make me cry really badly, because of MC's characterisation. MC does try to stay alive and complete the missions but is unable to, but he does get a second chance in the later arcs!!

The ML in this novel is great. He isn't a great overpowered person that manages to stop bad things from happening to MC, instead is usually the cause of MC's missions and death.

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What I especially like about this novel is that MC is not OP. He does fail arcs and most of the time does not finish all given missions.

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While I've read many world hopping genres, this is one of the few that I especially like and will reread almost all chapters again. <<less
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lorry
lorry
February 2, 2018
Status: Completed
At last! At last someone finally picked up this novel! To those who like Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil, this novel shares a similar premise.

MC transmigrates to many different worlds (ie. ABO, fantasy, zombieland, sci-fi, etc.) but not always as a human, heh. And as stated, he has the duty to die heroically, hence the tragedy tag. So be prepared for lots of drama and misunderstandings.

The ML is in the same mould as ML from QWFD, super possessive. In fact, you kinda pity him as he keeps losing... more>> MC time and again, which doesn't do great things to his mental well-being.

I'd been hoping it would be picked up, and I'm grateful a high quality translator did, thank you! <<less
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Arisana
Arisana rated it
February 11, 2018
Status: Completed
DEM ONION NINJAS!!! I don't know how many times I cried while reading this story. This novel has EVERYTHING! Fluffy, heartwarming, heartbreaking, etc. So so so good! I enjoyed reading the arcs very much. Like the title suggests, this is about the MC dying heroically. And yes, he did it flawlessly. You'll feel sad for the ML. *sigh* I shed a bucket of tears everytime I finish the arcs because the way the MC died was just...

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I really like the character development of the MC. He was just a simple guy trapped by the system and then he grew up to an awesome - omnipotent - character. Oh and, he was straight at first but then he became a freaking seductress. LOL

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I liked the ending. It had a proper closure. This story is just so beautiful. <<less
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MofuMofu
MofuMofu rated it
February 3, 2018
Status: Completed
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I DONT BELIEVE IT!!! SOMEONE FINALLY TRANSLETED THIS!!!! This novel is very good. If u love QWFOD, this novel will greatly satisfied your taste!!!

Every world is damn suck! I pitied the ML very much.... MC will ALWAYS died in this novel, so it will be particularly tear-jerking. BUT DONT WORRY!!! The author is not that abused to his own character. MC WILL GET BACK TO THE BAD END STORY AND MAKE IT HAPPY END, soo your fav arc wont get end bad. BUT IT WILL GET HAPPY END IN LATER CHAPPIE SO BE PATIENT AND KEEP READING.

I very much like the first arch and for me this is the most tear-jerking event. And I love the dolpin arch, if I am not forget, its in 9th arch. This story is soo damn excited. Ohhh and dont forget the 2nd and 3rd arch. 2nd arch is very very much make me want to slap the MC. and in the 3rd arch I am very very much feel heart pain for ML caused his beloved brother (MC) is blown up in front of him. YESS. BLOWN UP!!!

That is. Hope u can read it cause this is a great story. I am very much recommend this, and assure u this is not fall back with QWFOD. ^_^

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Tintl
Tintl rated it
February 3, 2018
Status: Completed
I, personally, love angst with heavy fluff and HE, and this story gives me plenty of that, BUT, I emphasis once again, with HE!

There is a redo for each time he dies tragically and MC falls in love with ML with each passing arc, which I totally love.

I really recommend this, even to straight readers since the s*x is not explicit (kinda sad 😞 ‘bout that #FujishiHere) and is pretty blurry, and if you really can’t bear,... more>> you can just copy paste it and replace the ‘he’ pronouns with ‘she’, which will make it more confusing but works. <<less
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Raven Blues
Silver Raven rated it
February 6, 2018
Status: v3c25
Warning for all with weak heart and sensitive soul (like me, but maybe I'm an M) : this stories revolves around a guy who's trapped with the system and have to play the role of cannon fodder who's have to die, every ark (Its not spoiler since its already stated on the very first chapter).

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Ark1 make me cry yet laughed a lot, but ark2 is the most heartbreaking one I cried like a f*ckin' baby.

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For Snowy-sama. I gave my most sincere gratitude for translating this series and for making me squeal with joy whenever I saw the update and cry like a little s*it at the end of the ark, cutting my heart until its bleed. So, thank you. :) <<less
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kkaral7
kkaral7 rated it
February 11, 2018
Status: v1c30
Amazing!! Very similar premise as Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil. MC is reincarnates into many different worlds but is forced to die heroically in each world. ML is the same in each word, and he is possessive of MC :) Novel Updates says only 2 chapters out but there are really 30 chapters out as of right now! There is humor and lots of fluffy moment, the translation is really good and clear. Go read this!!
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Rosanette
Rosanette rated it
July 13, 2018
Status: c19
I absolutely love the premise. So far the story is awesome.

Not really here to review but to let others know that Snowycodex has been repeatedly going down. SnowyTime pretty much said that they keep tryna fix the site, itll work for a couple hours, then go back to being down.

SnowyTime says thats for now we should just expect the site to be down for the rest of the month. They will keep tryna fix the problem.

... more>> All of this is info I got from stalking forums on here.

Weve entered a dark time my brethren, we must remain brave for the coming weeks. <<less
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Falconzoro
Falconzoro
February 5, 2018
Status: c98
As the tittle said, died heroically in every task world. Quite a few times to save ML which sometime make me think the ML is quite weak. One thing I felt a bit dissatisfied is how we cannot know what happen afterward in each world after MC died. I mean, in some world, did antagonist characters luckily go around after MC died or they got their retribution. Plus, what about the ML who very much in angsty everytime MC died. Edit- well, after a few more chapters ahead, dont worry,... more>>
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u got to know what happen to each world after MC died, and without doubt, ML is so damn miserable without mc

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modifi123
modifi123 rated it
September 15, 2018
Status: c50
The story is okay and makes you want to keep reading, the usual transmigation novel - except that the MC dies everytime and 30% of the story is describing the MC as a male god. It started out quite nicely but then the ML turned into your typical possessive dude that forces himself on the other. Why is this type of character so popular? It's pretty much Stockholm Syndrome.
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Ritu
Ritu rated it
March 11, 2018
Status: --
This is freaking awesome. I did not expect it to be so good. Highly recommended.

This is the 2nd novel I'm reading translated by snowy codex. They do an amazing job at translating.

FYI, the translators don't post the chaps here on novel updates even if they have already translated the chap, cuz its still unedited. So you might think that there are only a small no. Of chaps, there are actually a lot more.
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PotatoCakes
PotatoCakes rated it
January 14, 2019
Status: Completed
This is a lower quality version of "Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil". The MC is more annoying and the sub-stories are less interesting. The MC doesn't ever take the initiative, which often makes the ML very rapey. If you're looking for more after reading QWTFOTD, this is a might be an okay fit.

The story is composed of multiple sub-stories where the MC & ML reincarnate into multiple different universes. The main plot in this story is the MC is an unfortunate character that needs to die a "heroic... more>> death", which typically is just to complete the mission set out by the system. The unique flavor of this novel is each sub-story is told twice, once with a Bad Ending (first run) and once with a Happy Ending (revisit).

While the novel overall is labeled "Happy Ending (HE) ", I would categorize it as ambiguous.
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I disliked the ending immensely. I would have strongly preferred the childhood friend mentioned in the intro text to be the ML. Also, his "heroic death" in the IRL world felt unnecessary. The last chapter (275) was ambiguous and confusing.

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Overall, would not recommend unless you are a superfan of QWTFOTD. <<less
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iceflecks
iceflecks rated it
July 26, 2018
Status: Completed
I loved this story until the ending...

The MC and ML are so great for each other, and the arcs were interesting. Everything was great until the end came... and it was kind of open-ended, which I'm not a big fan of... it sort of made the happiness from before go down the drain for me so... 4.5 if I could, but 4.0 instead. T_T
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lizabernal96
lizabernal96 rated it
April 19, 2018
Status: c274
I love this story, it so interesting my second favorite after Quickly wear the face of the devil. The only thing that I did not like much was the end, as it was kind of rushed and something was missing. It would have been better if they could go back to they original life as immortals. But it was good.
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Smarshum
Smarshum rated it
February 4, 2018
Status: v3c4
I love this novel! It is super fun to read and it is not as sad as you would expect from a main character who dies all the time in several different tragic ways (: in fact almost all of the novels being translated at SnowyCodex. Com are a really good read, unfortunately there is not enough chapters for most of the books) : only about 5 to 50 chapters :/ but there will be more later!!!! (Hopefully) also if you are wondering about the translating quality this book is... more>> really well done and has almost no mistakes (: <<less
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DanmeiAllTheWay
DanmeiAllTheWay rated it
April 7, 2019
Status: Completed
I freaking love this story. I just finished MTLing it and kind of sad that it ended and no way of having a part 2 or something. And because it's MTL, there are parts that I couldn't really understand so it causes confusion but man, this is good!

I love the first arc, god, feels so sorry for Ravel. My favorite arc would be the Ghost Assistant where ML is kind of suffering from mild autism and our MC is just so caring and motherhenning ML. This story is good... more>> because it has MPreg and the children are so freaking cute! You would think that after having so many talents from many reincarnations, our MC would be so OP (he kinda is) but everything flows smoothly. MC is badass, so is ML. God, I can't have enough of this story!

I seriously recommend it to everyone. The ending kind of sucks for me because I want more but it's open ending so everyone can imagine their own endings (I'm continuing the story in my own mind haha) so it's good. <<less
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joun
joun rated it
February 9, 2019
Status: c16
I love this kind of story with such abusive but neutral (mater of fact) system ! First arc is just on top and get you addicted !

The story is so good ! Very pleasant despite "death" always lurking around :-D!
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anya
anya rated it
October 15, 2018
Status: --
It stands out in usual quick trnsmigration genre.I usually don't like the conceppt of leving behind body double after lead leaves the arc, I mean if you can find something to replace MC so easily for lifetime why do you need real MC in first place. So for me I want them to die in each arc tragically. hehe thats what this novel is about....

but still the arcs are different and interesting their order helps character growth of Mc

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arc 1 his willpower and patience MC doesn't need to do anything just endure

arc 2 fairly easy one his decision making plays

arc 3 I loved this one For the villian to die like a hero

arc 4 This is when MC and ML feelings acually develop a threshold

arc 5 I loved this one too the mission is to convert ML devil into god cultivation

they have sx ohh dual cultivation for first time

arc 6 the futuristic one alpha beta and omegas

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BobChan
BobChan rated it
June 10, 2018
Status: c50
its takes on a interesting point of view on this type on genre. It will make your eyes sweat more than once. The translator is magnificent and the author makes the story very interesting playing with the aspects inside of the arc.

It can be more on the dark side at times because of physiological issues that come up because of seeing someone you live die over and over again but it’s reasonable. When the main couple have their fluff fluff moments it’s all too adorable. The MC is related and... more>> isn’t unrealistic in his actions. There are a lot of funny parts in the story. Overall I would recommend you to read.... maybe with a box of Kleenex by your side. No maybe 2 of them. <<less
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Cian-Chan
Cian-Chan rated it
May 6, 2018
Status: c8
If this story is posted before QWTFOTD, it will also set the trend for similar yaoi stories.

It uses he arc style of the story so it prevents boredom. The story resonates to my heart. Almost every end of an arc leaves me crying. As the title implied, the Heroic Death System need the MC is die heroically. He enters the cycle of deaths and it has to be heroic while also completing the system's mission.

I've read the raws and I can say that the quality of the story is the... more>> same, if not better than Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil. But the story is very tragic. It really makes me cry.

The very first arc is really the most easy and leisurely for the MC but the next arcs are as tragic as the first. The MC dies again and again and again. It's more tragic that he loves and was loved by the ML but he can only leave the ML. Actually, the ML is more pitiful than the MC. He is left in the world to mourn again and again every cycle.

Fortunately, the author gave us a way out and gave a second chance to the characters.
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There are [Re:...] Chapters that will take the MC to that lifetime and he will not need to die in that second chance

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The back story of the book is well thought out. It doesn't leave us hanging. The arcs gave us new material different from QWTFOTD. There is a manxdolphin story which makes me think that it's no longer just perverted but also crazy. It is filled with different worlds to fit the imagination. From modern, futuristic, ABO, cultivation, religion, spiritual, supernatural, and fantasy.

It sometimes make me go back to read the raws again and again. <<less
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FanGirlNoha
FanGirlNoha rated it
March 23, 2018
Status: c39
Ok. So this is translated by Snowy sama, so the translation quality is quite good. Since the later chapters are combined with the Chinese text, NU is not being updated.

Coming to the story, the first three arcs were breathtaking and made me cry. But I've been feeling from the third arc that the story is losing it's uniqueness and becoming the typical transmigration/system novel where the MC is super OP. (Especially the current arc) I'm not a sadist, but ... more>>
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I still liked the arcs where MC died and there was some angst between the two leads. I mean, I don't want the MC to die in the current arc like the previous ones, but this arc is a bit too fluffy compared to the other ones. (I guess I'm still ticked off that my ship sank in the 3rd arc... Poor Kaiser 😭😭) I just want to see some more angst where the MC struggles and finally gets over three near death situations and finally has a happy ending with ML. The ML is too pitiful anyways since he saw the MC die in front of him thrice already. Damnit! I'm a masochist! 😖😖😖)

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