How To Die As Heavy As Mount Tai

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When a person dies, they either die light as a feather (aka unimportant) or heavy as Mt. Tai (aka very important).

Their nature is certainly not ordinary. So when these kind of people do not die as extraordinary people, their hearts will have some lingering wishes.

Souls with lingerings wishes in their hearts, just one bowl of soup from Meng Po (the soup from the underground that makes you be reborn as a baby in the above world again; cycle of rebirth) isn’t enough to let them forget past events. Souls that aren’t pure enough can’t go through reincarnation.

Therefore, they need –

Hello, this the department of purifying souls in the underworld, serial number 666 Lu Heng (MC) is at your disposal. Our service obejctive is: fulfilling your wish to die importantly, additionally, never being OOC!

Lu Heng: Left the name in the annals, this evaluations grade will be for sure S+!

Section Chief: Lu Heng, why did you break apart the couple again!! (CP as in predestined couple) I am deducting your salary! Deducting, deducting, deducting!!!!

Lu Heng: Leader, this is really not my fault!!! QAQ

Mysterious Person: *rubs Lu Heng’s head*

Associated Names
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Rúhé sǐ dé zhòng yú tàishān
如何死得重于泰山
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Recommendations
Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil (4)
Heroic Death System (4)
Reborn As a System (3)
Let Me Shoulder This Blame! (3)
The Reader and Protagonist Definitely Have to Be in True Love (2)
The Big Landlord (2)

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01/16/19 Isohungry Translations c35
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01/12/19 Isohungry Translations c31
01/11/19 Isohungry Translations c30 part3
01/10/19 Isohungry Translations c30 part2
01/09/19 Isohungry Translations c30 part1
01/08/19 Isohungry Translations c29
01/07/19 Isohungry Translations c28
01/06/19 Isohungry Translations c27
01/05/19 azuron’s cleaning c26
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Arihel Tempest
Arihel Tempest rated it
July 9, 2018
Status: c3
This story is a similar style and format to many of its Web Novel Counterparts.

It has a premise of watching one character jump from world to world, except rather than being run by a ‘system’ – the entity in charge of whichever human is assigned to go through numerous worlds with web novel premises – the main character works a ‘9 - 5’ job for a specific type of rebirth storyline.

This novel assumes that you’re already familiar with this type of story – what a system is and how it... more>> works, plus common tropes of the genres typical for web novels – because it speeds through a lot of exposition in the beginning. If you are familiar, its not hard to comprehend the idea of there being a bureaucratic system dedicate to a specific type of trope, someone who has grievances about they way they die.

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It a world hopping story with a unique base.

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It flies through a lot (finishing all the basic exposition, introduction to the first arc, and then drops you into the action by the end of the first chapter) in order to get to the stuff that most people would essentially read this kind of story for.

I would have enjoyed seeing a more unique way in which the main character could fill out these requests, but it’s not meant to dive deep into the meta of the genre, it’s meant to be a fun read. And it is so far.

Here’s a probably helpful note for the first chapter because it took me a bit before I understood what was happening? It’s a guess, so read at your discretion:

Spoiler

When the main character (Lu Heng) first wakes up in his client’s (Reiner Hart) world, the face he sees is not his client’s but his own made to look similar to his client. I’m assuming that Lu Heng was suppose to wake up in Reiner’s body it was suppose to look exactly like Reiner, and the fact that Lu Heng didn’t was a major issue — hence why both the main character and his system are worried and confused.

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Victuuri Road
Victuuri Road rated it
July 19, 2018
Status: c10
It doesn't have one of those annoying chatty/whiny Systems. Plus points for that.

MC is super serious about his tasks... it's cute. He hasn't noticed that the ML is starting to like him more than the original love interest.

The translation for this novel is pretty good. (´▽`)
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Bourbon
Bourbon rated it
July 31, 2018
Status: c17
I like the writing style of the author. Its engaging and very easy to read. You dont tire of it easily too, She says the events beforehand and as you read you connect it bit by bit with how loosely she writes her sentences, giving you more room to imagine the plot.

Arc 1 is really good, I feel like im already satisfied with the events of it therefore I have a high bar for the next arc. Even if I have read lots of novels with systems or 2nd chances... more>> or transmigrations, this was one of those fics I hold dearly in my "best novels list", I could see myself rereading this novel for many years to come. In fact, just this week ive reread it all thrice.

Please do read this novel, its really lovely ^^ ill give it a 100%. <<less
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I am a Plebeian
I am a Plebeian rated it
July 9, 2018
Status: c3
It may be too soon to give a proper review but I kinda like this kind of stories.

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this is isn't really much of a spoiler since the tags already said it has omegaverse in it, though the first arc is OMEGAVERSE!!! the MC is beta btw, so it is kinda interesting how this arc will go... 😏

majority of my rating is due to this 😂

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mrews
mrews rated it
October 6, 2018
Status: Completed
typical of this world-hopping genre, this novel feature a few different settings and plunges its main character into these settings. What separates this novel from others within this genre however, is that the protagonist do this as a job, so there's at least an explanation on why there's a world hopping in the first place. The other thing is that the 'system' that usually a staple in this genre and doubles as a cheat for the protagonist take a back seat in this novel.

Of the eight arcs/setting/worlds presented in this... more>> book, some are more interesting than others. The authors actually putting some effort in building these worlds and except for the first one, the others are not just conventional setting like zombie apocalypse, but conventional setting with some twist (ex: zombies but with demon, cultivation but also an otome game).

The protagonist himself are bland but profesional (?). As world hopping is his job, he will typically follows the characterization of the body that he wears. The ML is the typical super-competent-and-possesive ML. The relationship between these two are while not exactly slow burn, it takes a few worlds to build, and the dynamic afterwards is quite good.

Overall, an okay read. 4/5 stars. <<less
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kari
kari rated it
August 24, 2018
Status: c18
It's kinda like QWFOTD 😊

Multiverse, BL, Well written, good pace... has some minor defects like how some part was simply glossed over n not written (action scene), but it's still OK...
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shelwyn
shelwyn rated it
July 8, 2018
Status: c1
The first chapter skips through thoughts like crazy. It's an incoherent info dump. You can basically skim through chapter one and get a feel for the the type of story it is. Either you'll be okay with the writing style enough to stay or you'll hate it and drop.

Now that I think about it the story is like the description. See how its perfectly normal then suddenly half way through it noticable becomes a garbaled mess of words and thoughts? The story is like that.
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ResidentialPsycho
ResidentialPsycho rated it
October 8, 2018
Status: c19
Very good. The first arc made me bawl my eyes out--repeatedly.

The overarching setting is established early on, and the MC is fully aware of what his job entails and what his purpose is. He knows why he is going into these worlds, and he acts according to the role he is cast as. I really love having background established in these novels. The plots are interesting, and side-characters are also developed and given attention to. They all grow as the plot moves on. Great pacing. The writing is well-done and... more>> difficult to put down.

My only complaint thus far is that some of the action scenes are skimmed over. Although the intrigue and developments are good and exciting and I couldn't put this series down, it'd be nice to fill in some of the holes in the combat and action scenes.

It's like a mixture of Quickly Wear the Face of the Devil and Heroic Death System. Strongly recommended. <<less
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EurikaYamato03
EurikaYamato03 rated it
December 14, 2018
Status: c21
The story is sooooo great !!! Even though it's currently in the 2nd arc, the story have great potential in it.

The story goes as MC was assigned tasks by the task assistant (system) and there are scores being given every time he finished a task. The MC wants to complete his tasks with high scores (if not perfect) as he is a bit of a perfectionist since from before he died.

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The first arc is an ABO with the zerg setting (if you read FOD) and the MC is a beta. He is the childhood friend and adjutant of the world's ML (he is a superior) and the world's protagonist is a new member of their squad. Protagonist is an omega who conceal himself as a beta. Then stuff happen and ML is inlove with the MC and caused his overall score be changed from an A to 'pending'. Lol haha

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Second arc is currently being translated, but the story goes as a demon king (mc) who wants to protect the demons and adopted a white demon rabbit (female lead/protag). The protag was caught by a cultivation sect and set a trap for MC but failed as he came prepared and suffers from an amnesia and was temporarily taken care of by a monk (ML)

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The current arc is still being translated but from the last arc and the start of 2nd arc, I can really say that I highly recommend this one. This like a mixture of FOD and Heroic Death System. <<less
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Wife of Sovereign
Wife of Sovereign rated it
October 24, 2018
Status: --
If you ask me to rate the first world, it will be 10/10.

But if we're looking at the entire novel, it's 6/10 at best.

Now, I can understand, this kind of novel is usually only good in the first arc, or the first several arcs, before going down the drain. Except for QWTFOD, I instead found the first arc of FoD pretty lacking and... boring, I also dislike the ML quite a lot in the first arc. But others are all good in their first arc.

Now, I can go all day... more>> ranting about how awesome the first arc is and how worth-it it was. I'm giving you a good spoiler.

Spoiler

The ML was actually in love with the MC even before the transmigration.

Yeah, B****es! The ML was f*cking in love with his childhood friend! And in the original story, he WAS in love. But along the time, he was slowly disappointed with the original owner's shift of personality to be more and more against their original owner-

WHICH IS not willingly, you must note. The original soul shifted his personality to be pro-government rather than the military is because he knew they're treading in the narrow cliff, and their squad is a special squad that is too famous for its own good. The original soul knew that if he didn't quickly maintain a balance, some people above would probably get rid of them, hence, he was being pro-gov to maintain that balance even in the face of his bestfriend's disappointment.

The original soul know his bestfriend was too much of a free soul and want him to stay that way, and instead sacrifice himself to be a strict, rule-abiding, cold robot. Which was a huge leapt of personality in ML's opinion, as the original soul was actually very playful, naughty, and fun, The ML even stated that all the mischievous 'fun' ideas of rebellion back in their academy days were all proposed by the original soul. Hence, probably why the ML fell for the original soul even way before the MC transmigrated over.

In the original story, the ML grew more and more disappointed to the original soul and their misunderstanding was not cleared. he instead came to fall in love with an omega while having a fall-out with his bestfriend, they were 'torn apart' by the original soul because Omega wasn't allowed in a military (unless they removed their gland). And the bestfriends split up in bad term, in a deadly fight against alien race, the bestfriend duo weren't together and the ML was too devastated over the loss of the Omega Supposed-Protagonist, before the S-P ran to help and with their love they managed to save the day, condemning the bestfriend at the end of the day, forcing him to die in vain.

In the fixed story with the MC, however, the MC conveyed the real reason why 'him' (meaning the original soul) did all those things and the ML was touched that his mischievous bestfriend being so restrained and rule-abiding for his sake. And they ended up to never had a fall-out, the ML stayed in love with the MC ('s skin, really). Communication is indeed the key. But still, their story was fated to end in tragedy.

AAAH!! If only the original Reiner spoke up and explained himself, my ship would probably set sail far away, without even the need of someone to transmigrate over! I'm adopting those two bestfriends! I'll make sure they'll get their own story which end happily without a transmigrator helping them through! I'll write something that has Hewitt (XiuYiTe) to reincarnate back to their childhood or something! My original Reiner couldn't be dead this way!

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So yeah, it was very great. Though, the MC is a bit too bland. (Honestly, I stayed for the plot, the MC's character is decent and smart but just too... bland and in-the-line. If the plot is ugly, with the personality like MC, I would have dropped this.) So yeah.... The first arc is great.... The arcs after that, however.... <<less
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Enther
Enther rated it
December 8, 2018
Status: c18
Really great first arc. The first chapter was a bit of a slog to get through, but if you can get through that, you should be golden.
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