I Became The Stepmother of My Ex-husband

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Lin Wei Xi found out after she died that she was just a cannon fodder in a novel, used as contrast to the gentle and considerate and virtuous female lead.

The male lead was her ex-husband, the dignified heir of Yan Wang, his family were superior and brilliant, but the heroine was not her.

The female lead was her concubine-born younger sister, and her husband’s white moonlight, his cinnabar mole, no wonder! After Lin Wei Xi died, her husband finally married her sister as he wished.

She watched coldly at the two like honey in the oil, in love and harmonious, everyone using the success of her younger sister to contrast the impropriety of the original wife.

Lin Wei Xi sneered, okay, since your love moves the world, then this sister will come back and be your stepmother!

So she married her ex-husband’s father, the father-in-law she never met in the previous life, the country’s God of war, who has not remarried after losing his wife, the one that hold military power, the brilliant Yan Wang.

Later Yan Wang, who was in his prime years and used to act decisively, looked at his small, delicate, much younger wife, and had a headache.

No matter, she is still young, he have to spoil her, indulge her, teach her.

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Lingxiao
New Lingxiao rated it
March 6, 2021
Status: Completed
Love this story. ML and MC continuous sweet moment were very satisfying. I'm glad for MC to find happiness in the end.

The translator are doing a great job for translating this novel with a fast and steady updates!! Kudos!
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wethairdampskin
New wethairdampskin rated it
March 3, 2021
Status: Completed
finished it by MTL but the translation is just near the end so it's best if you can patiently wait, the translation pace is very good, shout out to the translator

AND THE STORY JUST GIVING ME A TOOTACHE T.T it's very very sweet. And it's kinda ironic because theres no "pampered wife blabla" in the tittle while in the whole story ML always treat FL good and pampered her T.T contrary to some novel which tittled "pampered young miss blablabla" but the FL always facing bunch of mishap :)

I... more>> Love this kind of Age-gap story, just try to read this, don't bother to hesitate, come come, enjoy the dog food for us single dogs :3 <<less
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crystalwings
crystalwings rated it
September 14, 2020
Status: Completed
I would've rated this a 5 star if it weren't for that 1 part at the end.

The way that one part played out really broke my heart. I found it absolutely annoying, and it ruined my impression of the story.

That being said, I would like to clarify that it's nothing like cheating or along those lines. In fact, it might not even bother some people, and the rest of the story is very sweetly written.

I just didn't like how the characters acted in this part.

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So in this part, ML started having doubts/suspicions about MC's identity, because she was reborn.

She is pregnant with his child at this point, and he starts avoiding her due to said suspicions. It's due to this and certain reasons that the ML then leaves the capital. When MC is giving birth though, he rushes back to accompany her. To be fair, in this section, he is full of worries and genuinely regrets leaving her at such a dangerous time for her.

However, the good impression I have of him is pretty much cracked by what happens next.

Basically, they reunite and she removes all the doubts in his heart by pleading with him. She half-apologizes for being such a stubborn person, states that he's the best ever, and pleads for a new start. ML is touched, accepts, and lets go of the problems in his heart.

I don't get this. MC didn't even choose to be reborn, it just happened that way. While she was never completely honest, it's not like she outright lied about it either. She also keeps her appropriate distance from her previous husband, and does her best to care for her current one, the ML. I really don't see where she did anything wrong.

The only thing I can think of that should reasonably upset the ML is that she didn't really marry him for love. However, she had a valid reason for doing it, and he accepted it already.

So I can't understand why the story needs MC to become like this. If the ML suspected something, why didn't he talk to her? She didn't even really do anything wrong, she didn't interfere with your interests, why do you accept an apology?

If MC hadn't come to the ML, then would he have just gone about his life forever not letting go of this issue?

What I really couldn't stand that after all that the MC went through, in the end, she had to bring down her prideful and (imo) lovely attitude to appease ML.

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There are several omitted details ofc, and I may have misunderstood/forgot something. Especially since I burned my eyes with MTL.

However I can't seem to find a way to come to terms with this. I understand it's a small part of the book and ML is very good to MC otherwise, but you judge people by how they are when facing problems.

To be honest, I should have really seen it coming, MC's personality after rebirth changes and I already didn't like some things.

All in all, I can't say that it's a bad novel since it isn't. Aside from this one section, the problems I have with it are very minimal. There's so much cuteness and fluff, which makes it more of a shame for me. <<less
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xuexin
xuexin rated it
October 23, 2020
Status: Completed
First of all, the translation for this is really disappointing. However, if we don't take the translation into consideration, this is a very good novel. MC dies, but wakes up in a body of another individual who is in the same world and timeline after her death. In this life, she is able to marry Yan Wang who actually treats her with love and respect that she never received in her previous life. She never went out of her way to specifically marry her ex-husband's father for revenge or anything... more>> like that. Let's be clear that revenge was not the main point of this story. MC does not scheme against anyone in this novel. There is a decent amount of fluff, but not too much. It's enough to show you that the ML cares for her very much. It's a nice story about a cannon fodder given a second chance at life with a loving husband, while also watching the people who schemed against her fall through their own faults.

The reason this novel is still good without MC doing any dirty work is because people eventually show their true colors. Everyone around her fall from grace from their own actions. People still get what they deserved, because the truth of what happened in the past come to light. People who scheme end up being found out. Some people are just too greedy.

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MC's ex-husband is really inadequate. He can't be an ML in any way. He has no achievements; only banking on his father's achievements and status. Second, he left his first wife in the dark until she died, because he believes she lied to him, but never confronted her about this. She never lied about anything, because they never even talked about it. His two marriages were failures, because he was a bad husband. All these failures before he even turned 20, lol. Then he realized he has feelings for his step mother? Oh god...

Gao Ran is a transmigrator, but is just a green tea b*tch. She was pretty dumb in continuing to scheme instead of fixing her relationship with her husband first. She keeps pushing her luck thinking she has the golden halo. She thought that because she was a transmigrator from the future that she was better than any of them. She was too conceited and overconfident. She really brought everything on herself...

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Hanmy
Hanmy rated it
September 6, 2020
Status: Completed
This story suits my taste. FL is not overpowered and no revenge even though FL reborn.

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In the past (before reborn) FL, Lin Wei Xi was Gao Xi, wife of Yan Wang's heir. Their married life wasn't good. Her husband neglected her. He didn't like her strong character. He thought she had taken her sister's position. After being married for a year she died of illness. Three month later her husband married her sister.

Right after her death, she woke up in body of Lin Wei Xi. She met Yan Wang (her father in law in the past). She asked him to took her away from the village. After that he took her to the capital. She came back to her former residence, Yan Wangfu as Lin Wei Xi. She met her ex husband and sister.

She did not intend for revenge. She wants to start a new life as Lin Wei Xi and doesn't care about ex husband and sister's marriage. But still, she couldn't completely escape the past. Gao ran, her sister thought she's very pleased to see and she intended to marry her off to son of Qian family. Lin Wei Xi was very upset and finally asked Yan Wang to marry her.

Their married life is very enjoyable. At first they married without "love". However, they actually have special feelings to each other. Lin Wei Xi admires Yan Wang, and he also doesn't want to lose Lin Wei Xi. Yan Wang treats Lin Wei Xi well, he accepts her strong character and love it. Lin Wei Xi tries to be a good wife to her husband and he spoils her.

There is no major conflict or bloody revenge in this story. Some conflicts are between FL and sister, servants or conflict between FL and ML because of ex-wife, former Yan Wangfei, Shen shi (I feel sorry for him for marrying a "sick" woman like her).

In the end, her ex husband regretted neglecting her. He had lost her, and his father got her. Of course his father deserves to be her husband because from the beginning he accepted her as she is.

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It's a nice story to read in leisure time. <<less
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holachica
holachica rated it
February 4, 2021
Status: --
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I just wanted to say this. At first I thought the ex-ML was s*upid af. But thinking about it, I mean seriously,

think about it: he grew up from childhood with

    1. A delusional mother who spent all her time instilling him with nonsense, since he was young. When nonsense is repeated day in day out, with no other views to contradict it, especially considering that
      she was his mother and that she was just a child, the fact that ex-ML was practically brainwashed comes as no surprise.
    2. A cold grandmother who didn't like him, courtesy of his delusional mother. This, obviously, would've pushed him closer to his mother's side, because she was all he had.
    3. The ML, his father, was an absent figure.
    4. Of course, the ML had his completely justified reasons (fighting in the courts and in the war to save his family from demise--a big duty), but the fact remains that he did not play many parts in ex-ML's life. He didn't even show up for his son's first wedding. True, he does, internally care about the ex-ML but outwardly? Outwardly he's done very little. In fact, he laments about how ex-ML isn't as great as he wants him to be, but that's like putting your hopes on an ignorant toddler. Human development is half nature and half nurture, i.e. bother your genes and your environment play a part. When you consider how the ML has the genes of a delusional person, and how his childhood was stuck around a delusional person and a father who was never present at all... that he didn't turn out completely wasteful is already lucky enough. IMO if you cut out the blood relationship... in terms of interactions and involvement... the two could almost be considered strangers.
    5. The ex-ML had, IMO, a pretty psychologically f*cked childhood. Even if he doesn't realize it himself. I don't blame the author for trying to whitewash him. Of course, that he neglected the MC remains, and it doesn't cancel the rest of his actions, but it serves to mention that he, by himself, shouldn't take all the blame. I do agree that he should own up to his actions... I mean ditching your wife, despising her stubborn qualities, and neglecting her to die alone... but later when 'she' appears again in your life, the same person she always was, (albeit not 'herself', i.e. Gao Xi anymore) and suddenly you become head over heels? Bruh.
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Jevanka926
Jevanka926 rated it
September 10, 2020
Status: Completed
This novel is beautiful.

It's logical, funny, sweet, and sad at the same time. The characters inner struggles are in line with their characters, thus making it more believeable. I'm deeply attracted to this novel because when I tried to read it, I found out that FL is not a bloodthirsthy one. She was furious, she was depressed she was disappointed. But that didn't mean she would become cold blooded.

The ML, as a general who shouldered a heavy burden from his clan since he was younger than 18, admitted that he... more>> was a great general, but never be one present father. Which is one of the reason why his late wife succeded in 'brainwashing' their son. Sometimes he was also self conscious, especially when the people around him reminded him of his, and FL's age. But we could see how a strict general who had no lust, no hobby, no preferences, became more human, and having desires. It's great to see that ML isn't flawless. He broke his body and mind wiwth his own hands for the sake of his clan which wass declining. He took matters on his own hands and went to the fierce battlefield and the tricky court when others in his age had someone to rely on. But him? Who should he rely on? The emperor was suspicious of his father, and he knew, once something happened in his family's territory, it would be his family's head on the ground. ML is decisive, strict, gentle, and know what to do. He's not fickle at all, unlike some other MLs I've read. His decisiveness in the later part of the story would reflect his personality even more.

FL inner struggle was in line with her background as a spoilt princess by her maternal family, but highly unfavored by her paternal family, especially father. It was deeply ingrained in her mind that she had to learn harder so people would also appreciate her. She became unconfident, and kept questioning herself (whether she had done things right, whether she really is spoilt like people say, whether she is as bad as others thought of her). And it's realistic! Sometimes one would question one's self even though they know they're not at fault. She's a girl craving for family's warmth. She's bold, smart, yet also unconfident of herself. But I really admire her for staying sane.

Even with the wide age gap (which I usually avoid) I have to admit that this story is extremely moving. Both leads got warmth from eachother, something they never expected to get. ML healed and nurtured FL's wound meanwhile FL gave ML a life he never knew he could have.

Both leads trusted each other, and there's no draggy plot lines. ML explained matters to FL clearly and FL chose to trust ML. When ML realized that FL was jealous, he tried his best to explain his relationship with his late wife (trust me you won't like her). Both leads had a failed marriage that tortured them, but they finally moved on from the past and lived their life to the fullest.

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People from the late wife, FL's ex and Gao Ran, really liked to poke on FL's sore spot-- the legendary love story of ML and his late wife. ML was upset when he knew that people used the stories of his 'affection' towards his late wife as a weapon to attack FL.

The truth is, there's no story between ML and his late wife. Remember those 'moving' fairy tales? It's simply just the late wife's delusions. ML did save her, but he also saved dozens others. But his late wife kept chasing him, then spread rumours about her and ML. ML didn't even know her name until the rumours spread like a plague. ML's reputation would be just fine, but he told his mother he had to get married anyway. So they married. That's it. There's no 'legendary' story that moves the heaven or so on. They're just the late wife's delusions, and her servants' nonsense. None of ML's comrades liked his late wife, and even though they had persuaded ML to get married again, he always refused. Which is why they were so ecstatic about FL.

The late wife was a reallllly spoiled one. She was pampered by everyone in her house like a pearl--- but dude, her stepmother isn't the only one who thinks she's overspoiled, even I, a modern girl also feel it too. ML finally understood why her stepmother looked at him with pity.

She was whimsical, and extremely ridiculous, to the point that ML would rather stay in the barracks than returning to his mansion. She always forced her delusions on ML. She made everyone believed that ML's favorite food is fish, which, is not. In fact, he didn't really like fish. And FL's ex who was being considerate towards ML never knew about ML's preferences and blamed FL when she tried to change the menu.

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There is this interesting part of the story when

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ML found out that FL is his reincarnated daughter-in-law. He was confused, sad, angry. All complex feelings mixed up inside him, but in the end, he chose FL. He was jealous and angry because he feared that FL could not move on from her past, his son. But after he cleared his mind, he found out that FL had completely moved on and made up her mind to stand side by side with him.

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There's no heavy politics nor revenge here. I think the story consists of; Politic- 10%, Revenge- 20%, and FL's and ML's daily life, inner struggle, and healing 70%

Yes, there's still revenge, but FL revenge is more that she didn't want her paternal family to be ruined, not because she wanted to kill them. I really love both leads here, and I'm having withdrawal syndrome : ( <<less
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akiraa
akiraa rated it
December 25, 2020
Status:
first of all, I want to clarify that I considered giving it 4 stars, but because it’s a rare occasion to come across a historical josei that I genuinely enjoyed (other example would be eight treasures trousseau, I just want to recommend for people who is new to this genre)

MC’s past is heart wrenching, as a modern woman I don't think I could bear letting myself be wronged like that. I wouldn’t be so nice to not retaliate but we have to understand that women in old days were... more>> powerless. MC is a smart, calculating and witty woman which is expected as even during her first marriage she was already handling the fu very well. When she married the ML, the fu changed for the better.

ML is very good, although he does appear as 老牛吃嫩草 and I don’t recommend this to people who cannot stomach huge age gap and relationships between a legal adult and a minor (MC was 16 when they married and first had s*x, ML was 33) personally I really like how ML pampers MC, mainly because I just love to read novels about ML completely indulging in MC.

the main antagonist is MC’s shu born sister. Tbh such a character is quite refreshing, she’s a modern woman who transmigrated to the ancient world so basically she already has advantage in the first place. So in other way if we read the novel from her POV she would be the common transmigrated FL who just face slapped everyone
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she even “invented” a Go game from the modern days and claimed it as her own creation lol, talk about being shameless

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let’s talk about the most pitiful character: MC’s ex-husband (aka ML’s son from his first marriage). Honestly, I wish the author was less forgiving (?) towards his character. Author really tried their best to make it sound like nothing he did was his fault. Well, technically he was manipulated and raised by a mentally ill mother and her calculating servants. However I still believe that if he had just a bit of backbone and conscience he wouldn’t easily believe what others say. He’s the shizi for god’s sake. I don’t know, no matter how the author tries to whitewash his character I just cannot like him and only think that he is pitiful and too naive as someone who is supposed to be the heir of a wang.

4/5 for storyline. Would give a solid 5 if author cuts down with the ex-husband’s redemption stuff. <<less
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craloney
craloney
September 6, 2020
Status: Completed
It was a amazing story. Not too dramatic. Lightweight but not too light. They are both very understanding too each other.

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The FL is pure ancient woman. That's why she knows and did her responsibility seriously.

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And I like her because of that.

The FL just wanted to live a good life in her second chance. But Gao Ran is just too jealous.

Good for someone who's looking for lightweight but sweet story.
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astroblues02
astroblues02 rated it
September 5, 2020
Status: Completed
5 stars because this story has the elements found in To Be A Virtuous Wife, Eight Treasures Trousseau, and Doomed To Be Cannon Fodder - stories that I dearly loved and remembered. But unlike those stories, although this also feels slow-paced, mention of politics is minimal. This is like storytelling after the transmigrated "heroine" (in the "heroine's" POV) has married the husband of her dead sister, aka the villainess (in the "heroine's" POV).

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What will happen if you resurrected in another's body and finally know what happened after you died? What if, by a series of coincidences, you met your ex-husband and your ex-sister and live with them in the same mansion? What if, just to prove yourself, you offered marriage to your ex-husband's father, who is also 15 years older than you? Will you let yourself go and finally live free to yourself?

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The focus of this novel is more so on self-healing and letting go of the past. And of course, love but not too obvious. I also just realized that in ancient times saying "Iloveyou" is very contrasting. It's when you decide to be with the person for a lifetime that makes it appropriate, I guess. <<less
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bakarutt
bakarutt rated it
January 25, 2021
Status: Completed
I overall enjoyed the story: cute interactions between characters and happy to see LWX "win" in various situations (favorite scene is LWX scolding that one widow). Also, we all want a Yanwang in our lives. XD

I liked that the author shows other characters' perspectives/thoughts as well; if you're not familiar with how ancient times worked and what their values are, these perspectives are quite insightful and provide a nice contrast/comparison of the characters' personalities/decisions.

I feel sorry for GCY and him having to suffer from loss due to one mishap, but... more>> that's life. Not everyone can be happy.

I would have loved this story more if it wasn't a rebirth story (like what's with that convenient heaven book), and I have issues with an overly beautiful female lead (gives me the impression that looks are more important than personality). <<less
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Paradisereader
Paradisereader rated it
January 17, 2021
Status: Completed
I really loved the interaction between the couples in this one. It made me want to have such relationship. As the ML said when the FL scolded ppl its entertaining.

The author pulled through with another great novel. The characters and plot were refreshing.

Really recommend this novel!
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CKJnovelFANatic
CKJnovelFANatic rated it
November 20, 2020
Status: c43.1
Really enjoying this story and looking forward to the eventual end. It's an interesting blend of common tropes but without some of the tiresome excesses of MC suffering or s*upidity, slag ML abusiveness and forced (read ridiculous) conflict. The characters seem real and love the multiple pov's. Thanks to this translator for your hard work!!! I appreciate when the TN sticks to the original main chapter numbering and stays with a project from start to finish😁

p.s. I would do more rating & comments on direct TN sites if I didnt... more>> have to sign up for all those different accounts to be able to have access 🤔 <<less
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Liyu
Liyu rated it
February 12, 2021
Status: --
A question, a genuine one : where do people see that the MC is smart?

She is dumb as hell, can't contain her emotions and doesn't know how to act. She is VERY childish and brainless, suits more the characteristics of a cannon fodder. She easily lets things slip up, I don't know how people didn't suspect her at all?

It ruined it for me, really idiotic. The MC also didn't learn her lesson. She is acting as if getting along with your spouse is a disgraceful thing, granted whoring yourself and... more>> suppressing your opinion is a no, but the examples of "getting along" that she gives are simply a show of affection, the same thing she expected from the ex-ML and current-ml. It's a mutual necessary thing in a relationship. She is acting as if being a wife is being a house manager or something and that the emotional part should be left to the concubines. Like it's a noble thing to not be affectionate with your spouse, it's a weird mentality. But anyways, the polygamy in their times probably is a natural killer to any true emotion between spouses. <<less
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Maghishaw
Maghishaw rated it
December 20, 2020
Status: Completed
i have read the whole thing in a weekend I think, I love the FL and ml, I love the realism of human relations and I love their romance this is one of my favorite couples and their interactions are the biggest selling point of this story to me, it is what casts it apart from other novels of the gender

also I beg to pardon with one of the reviewers above, I don't feel bad for the son at all, I think he is just as bad as any other... more>> villain, just that the author took A LOT of effort in to painting him in a better light and trying to blame all his shitty actions into every woman he ever interacted with, he is selfish, self-entitled, mediocre and he killed the fl

I just with it had 500 chapters instead of 100 but what can u do <<less
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Joyfulhina
Joyfulhina rated it
December 9, 2020
Status: Completed
This is good. My only regret is about the ex-husband ending. I know he is wrong, but it all start with misunderstanding and bad communication. It kinda remind me with the ex-husband story in bai fumei in 70s. Both regret their action, and I wish both authors write another sequel with different universe where they can get their happy ending.
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Rahan06
Rahan06 rated it
October 3, 2020
Status: Completed
The story is good. But it has so many tragic incidents in it. Especially the MC's original family. I liked the story also hated it some parts. The MC is really interesting character.. As others said.. She is stubborn to her bones. Can give it a try. You may like it or not

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The real villains are the shu Sister and her mother han shi. Specially the concubine mother. She is the real cause of everything happened to MC and her family (original Family). The Ex-husband is a s*upid delusional idiot. Not entirely his fault, , his mother and his Gene's. The ML is quite good. He's genuinely fallen in love with MC as time pass. But one point you gonna angry with him.. Someone explained other review..

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Shimaloo00oo
Shimaloo00oo rated it
January 12, 2021
Status: c105
I really enjoyed it.

Though Older love intrest is my cup of tea, my love for this book is not imspired of that alone.

I really liked their development and love.... in every chapter wishing for a yan wang in real life:)))

And a huge thank u to the translator who realeases half of a chapyer per day which requires a lot of time and energy.... reaallly thank u :)
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wildenabokov
wildenabokov rated it
December 6, 2020
Status: Completed
I really, really enjoyed this story. It isn't perfect, but I mainly read it for the interactions between the FL and ML. I absolutely love them both. The ML especially just has my heart. The overall tone of the plot is just very sweet with some spiciness on the side. It's gentle read, and the ups and downs are good enough to keep you stimulated and interested. There's no fancy court intrigue or intricate schemes so reading this at the end of a long day was just what I needed.

Thank... more>> you for the translations! I loved it so much I read the MTL for the rest of the story but I will continue to read when the translations come out so I can actually understand what was lost in MTL haha. <<less
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Bunbun
Bunbun rated it
October 25, 2020
Status: c2 part1
I wanted to give this more of a chance because the reviews were so good, but the translation was such a hard read. I was very confused about what's going on and had to read reviews to understand what was happening in the first few chapters. Maybe later, I'll give it another try, but right now, I'm unable to push through the clunky grammar.
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narixems
narixems rated it
January 19, 2021
Status: --
damn, I never thought I'd fall in love with this book. the main conflict is just FILLED with misunderstandings ugh. Though I wonder, who should I blame for Gao Xi's misfortune? spoilers ahead-

Gao Ran

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Gao Ran is a transmigrator and the original heroine of the novel. honestly it surprised me a bit how she was similar to the MCs from rebirth/transmigration manhuas with all the "i'll remember this and return it tenfold!" attitude. She transmigrated into a 6 year old useless concubine daughter and always hated the legitimate daughter, Gao Xi. (because everyone looked down on concubine children during those days, , rlly cant blame gao xi lmao) she vowed to steal everthing from Gao Xi. Although I don't know why she feels accomplished for being better than a six year old when you're mentally 30.

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Gao Xi

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She grew up without a mother, and without a father's love. After her younger concubine sister fell down into a pond, her achievements kept growing more and more. Gao Xi felt insecure and while the other kids would play outside with each other, she would stay in day and night pushing herself to be better than Gao Ran. One day she got a pair of Jade Pendants that she really liked, and casually gave the other half to Gao Ran. That's where the misunderstandings start out.

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why GCY thought GX saved him:

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the person who saved him left half of a jade pendant. He took it and asked his father to search for the "owner" of the other half, which was Gao Xi. He never even mentioned the jade pendant incident and proposed to her, her family accepted. Only after he found out that it was Gao Ran's pendant, he felt lied to and thought Gao Xi was vicious asf to steal her younger's sister spot... bruh.

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Radishhh
Radishhh rated it
January 1, 2021
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I was currently on chapter 9, but this novel is so good that I have to make a review about this. This novel is quite similar to married to the male leads father but I like this novel better. I love that the MC is trying to live a simple life when she was reborn. I could totally relate with it. Instead of trying to revenge, she wanted to run away from all of that stuff. I mean, isn't it similar to all of us. I would run away to... more>> if I found out I was in a novel and my life will not go smoothly.

Currently on c64, I went to mtl, but my capabilities of reading was limited since it was historical. And I wanted to fully understand the novel so I'm just gonna wait for the translation. I also want to clarify, I do not pity the son at all. He should take full responsibility and he sure does is guilty for causing the death of his first wife regardless of his mistakes or whatnot. And now he wanted to regret it and suddenly he fell in love with the current mc? A scumbag for sure. U're trying to gain sympathy by projecting urself as innocent. Idk for now tho, I haven't seen his action that shows he truly regrets his mistakes. And even if he feels guilty, he shouldn't be excused just because of that. Every crime is still a crime. His negligence cause the death. There're so many novel that mostly justified their ML actions and wrongdoings and it just sadden me. Who am I to lie when I said I'm not going to mtl it. Currently on c90. The mtl is easy tho despite it being historical. Thank god I find the right website since the mtl ones haven't fix their repeated chapter yet. Will continue after I finished reading.

I completed it. Just two words. Painfully beautiful. I feel sad but at the same time happy? Idk tho. Just feel something stabbing in my heart. Gonna reread second marriage to a wealthy man after this. This bl is my comfort novel and its relatively similar but more light hearted. <<less
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