I’ve Led the Villain Astray, How Do I Fix It?

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Xu ZiYan has a little brother, and that little brother is gay. As an older brother, he has always felt a bit regretful.

One day he transmigrated into the inside of a novel and found himself with another chance to raise a younger brother.

Immediately rolling his sleeves up to prepare for battle, he planned to raise this little brother into an exceptionally good man! And a perfectly straight one!

Taking a lesson from his past experiences, he continuously perfected his training plans.

Clearly, he strangled any opportunities to turn his little brother bent in the cradle, yet why was it that the little brother he had used all his heart and blood to raise — was still a gay guy!!!

And he was a gay guy who made him his target!!!

Your father ain’t playing around anymore!

A body you can save, however a warped soul……how do you want him to save it?! What a godly problem!!!

Twisted black-belly younger brother X irritated wifey older brother.

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把反派养歪了肿么破
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07/09/19 Sakhyulations c55
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Ease
Ease rated it
October 3, 2017
Status: c50
(For those who are repulsed by incest, then I'm telling you that ML and MC's host body are NOT blood related. ... more>>
Spoiler

The father thought that ML was his son but in truth, his lover cheated on him and was pregnant with the child of another man. So ML is not related at all with the Xu family.

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TOTALLY WORTH THE READ!

The interaction between the main characters are very engaging. The MC is a transmigrated man into a novel and he just loves the soft, sticky boy he thought his younger brother is, while the ML is the younger brother who reincarnated from the future of the novel and is full of suspicions on the reason why his older brother is acting so nice towards him. Until he concludes that the new older brother is the gift bestowed by the God to compensate for every bad thing he experienced in his past life. And he goes YANDERE MODE from there.

Another thing I love is the MC's monologues, on how he compares the ML to every other child he meet. He goes 'As expected. My younger brother is the best. Other kids are so undiscipline! So arrogant! So unruly!' and somewhere along the line. He even compares the ML to his previous younger brother, saying that ML is much more cuter. Apparently in his eyes, the ML is the best, softest, stickest, younger brother one could ever had. And it ain't helping that ML acts all innocent with him, further solidifying his views.

I am so looking forward to the translation, because MTL is just..... MLT. So much details are missing when you can't understand more than half of what was written in the sentences.

Very RECOMMENDED for everyone to read! <<less
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Blique
Blique rated it
October 16, 2017
Status: c7
@icecream:

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Spoiler
  1. MC is fictional. There is a difference between homophobic people and homophobic characters. One is real and bad, while the other is not real and does not reflect the views of the author.
  2. Consider: there are 475 chapters. You have read 6. The "Siblings Not Related By Blood" might have been put there by someone who got farther than you.
  3. Consider also reading the following translator's note: "OK before people start freaking out its quite normal in Chinese (and I believe Asian in general) culture to spank kids when they’re small as a discipline method. It’s never hard, and at most it’ll sting when you get slapped but it won’t hurt after." Yes spanking is abuse, no most people are not aware of that, yes it's getting slightly less prevalent in some countries, no China is not particularly one of them.
  4. The synopsis contains roughly everything you complained about, so I'm not sure why you decided to read this just to rant about what the synopsis already tells people.
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My review:

This novel is a lot better than I expected from the synopsis, which I've found is slightly exaggerated for comedic effect.

MC is a reasonable and doting older brother, though his logic is somewhat skewed due to his knowledge of the weird BL world he transmigrated to. He really cares about his little brother and does everything he can to protect and raise him right. The little brother, however, is a reincarnator with a darker personality than MC assumes due to the suffering he went through at his "older brother's" hands in his previous life. Though he was initially distrustful of the change in MC's personality, he seems to be slowly accepting the new situation.

The plot has a lot of potential, and the character personalities are both skewed in their own ways, so it'll be interesting to see how things turn out. <<less
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ChronoH0
ChronoH0 rated it
October 18, 2017
Status: c152
Not finished reading the raw since its like 400 more chapters I would burn out by the end of it. Might as well give my opinions on this novel. The uke whose transmigrated into a cannon fodder? Was a brother who was a bit bothered that his own little brother was gay but chose not to change him. Found out he has a little brother in the novel world, the villain himself also the seme. Aiming so the seme become straight that goal went down to the gutter since the... more>> seme is a reincarnator. MC has no way of knowing this therefore he kept caring for the little guy (lolz). Now the beginning felt long cause not much action going on except the two not yet couple cute and funny moments. Their relationship has not become close or intimate up until the first action. From there things got pick up speedily and both have good relationship but can't be considered as a couple just yet. MC as always was clueless but he is a genius regarding cultivation so he is not useless in combat. The seme is an excessively possessive towards the MC however rest assured he hasn't done anything bad ;)

As for the plot itself I can't be sure of cause its only to chapter 152 and that's not even half way unfortunately for me. What can be expected however is some cool actions, cute moments, some cultivation stuff, rivalry?, more cute moments, mystery perhaps, pets (you guess), more rivalries, some other couples has pooped that are gay, and the moment the MC and seme became couples. That's pretty much it. A lot to be expected from the story and so far its really enjoyable for me. <<less
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leva
leva rated it
January 24, 2018
Status: c32
Spoiler

To reiterate some points:

  • MC and ML aren't blood brothers.
  • MC isn't homophobic, considering laws and values in China it's miraculous he accepted his little brother.
  • Spanking has been and still is a form of punishment in some Asian countries. Yes, I'm Asian.
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The summary is a good one to sum up this novel: MC is the doting older brother with a brocon streak a mile wide. He's privy to the novel's ending where ML was tortured to death and vilified, but through his own thinking he found plot holes, and he doesn't agree with that. He resolved to raise his lil bro, the villainous ML, to be a good man.

Surprise surprise, the ML turned out to be the ML from original novel's ending, rebirthed. He's suspicious of his doting older brother, but after some events, he took him as god's gift for every bad thing that ever happened to him in his previous life. Starting from there he grew possessive of this good older brother of his.

This novel is hilarious, because we get both MC and ML's perspective; MC was determined to raise this little brother right, but he has like really thick tinted lenses because of his brocon and already thought of him as the softest, stickiest, best little brother anyone could ever have--despite other people warning him of ML's manipulative/vicious streak. ML's perspective started out really angsty, because he died a painful death by torture, but after he got attached to MC he stuck to him like glue, and tried to keep other people from interacting with MC at all.

I'm looking forward to how their relationship will shift as they grow older, especially considering MC's very heavy brocon glasses. ML has a long, long road ahead of him hahaha. Of course, as of current translated chapter, there's no romance in this--be assured.
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BitterSweetTea
BitterSweetTea rated it
October 16, 2017
Status: c7
Enjoyable read so far. The interactions between the two main leads are hilarious and I couldn't stop laughing in some of their scenes, especially the bathing scene.

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Spoiler

To answer the question of reviewer, yes spanking is still being done in some parts of Asia. Asian countries are different to Western countries. There are some customs in Asian countries that are being pratice today that Westerners souldn't understand. The translator already explained it in their notes.

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As for the MC's view in homos*xuality, we have to accept that not all people in the world is as accepting of homos*xuality and considering that he obviously came from from a conservative family from China, it was actually a surprising thing that he actually accepted that his first brother is gay. He seems like a strict guy based on some of his paragraphs. <<less
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icecream
icecream rated it
October 14, 2017
Status: c6
I dislike the main character so much that it just brings everything else down to an otherwise good concept and here's why

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Already in the synopsis it explains how regretful he is towards raising his real brother because his real brother turned out gay. Then he tries really hard to make his novel brother straight, trying to dispel "gay" actions of the novel brother. Already I'm disgusted by this character's outlook on homos*xual people. It's like he thinks being gay is a shameful thing (as he says he's regretful of his real brother being gay), then he thinks he can change or guide someone's s*xuality through influence (as he's trying to make his novel brother not gay), which I think is soooooo f*cking disgusting. If the kid turns out gay, he turns out gay. Accept it.

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Others may think nothing by his actions, but I can't handle my frustration, which is the major reason this scores so low. I don't expect the MC to be gay or open to having s*x with a guy to make this story acceptable. If the author wants it, the MC should be straight as a pole, but definitely not so narrow-minded like this one in the novel.

Spoiler

Sometimes the MC says it's fine to like "pink" and it's fine if my real brother was "gay", but I can actually see the MC isn't fine and is just a f*cking prick that is clearly repeled by homos*xuality. SO, if there was just a bit more respect and consideration for homos*xuals in the mc's actions, it would have made the character 100000000 times better. But judging by his initial reactions and tone of the story, I bet there's going to be a lot of "laughs", then shock and cursing on MC's part about the ML s*xuality coming out. Thus I don't expect any sort of character growth and the kind of mind set change I want to see happen

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There were also some morally questionable things that may or may not disturb people

Spoiler

For instance it says the siblings aren't related by blood on the tag because I guess the MC is not blood related to the ML mentally. But, they are actually related biologically by half-blood since the MC did TRANSMIGRATE into the ML's half-brother, thus it is incest.

Also in order to initiate obedience into the novel brother, the MC "spanks him". Spanking was accepted back in the day, but what time period did this guy come from? Spanking is still physical abuse, anyone who disagrees with this statement, look it up. So, I don't know when this guy came from, but I assume that he should be within this later decade so he should know that spanking is detrimental to a child. Maybe it's a culture thing in China still? Whatever I'm still peeved about this character's moral behaviour

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Other than all this, the translations are written well and coherently. Like I mentioned I liked the transmigration part into a BL cultivation novel, where the ML is reborn and there was potential in this story. However as I dislike the MC a lot, there's no way in hell I'm continuing.

Edit: After reading comments, I understand more clearly on people's point of view of this novel, and I really do appreciate some of the constructive responses that were written and perhaps my "standards were put too strongly on a place like china" as a reviewer mentioned. However, I wrote this knowing I'd get hate by seeing the obviously high ratings. But, I went out on a limb so I can say my piece on the subject as I feel strongly about it (although it's fictional). I still hold my opinions and that's all I will say. <<less
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Fufun
Fufun rated it
November 30, 2017
Status: c26
This novel is a very interesting one if you like a possesive seme then this is the novel for you. I don't know where the one star guy read maybe in chinese but right now the novel is very good and it is still at the initial stage so if you are interested in BL then this is one of the good one out there. The translation is very good easy to understand and for those who are weird out by the description let me clear some point for you:

1.... more>> He transport into the BL novel but he is the MC in it meaning his original character is gay.

2. His brother that he is trying to raise is not gay originally what he mean by turning little brother into an exceptionally good man is that he raise him on the right path so he wont be like his original character who is a misunderstood villan.

3. Some minor incest consider they are half brother so if you not into this you can forget about it but it still is a good novel. <<less
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fltstrt
fltstrt rated it
May 24, 2019
Status: --
I decided to write this review today even though I'm only at c30.

I received news today that the China Govt (Xi) is cracking down hard on certain themes in media. Danmei and snu snu are two of the many banned topics. Repercussions will be enforced (jail time) if restricted materials remains published.

Publishing platform JJXWC (where this novel and many others are also currently under) already announced a blackout of new content for 15 days to take down all incriminating content... These genres of stories will cease to exist on the... more>> platform v soon.

Its truly a sad day for the community and the authors...

Many read translations and raws for free. Don't take these stories for granted. I implore that you support your favourite authors and Translators while you can.

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Story 4/5, TL 4/5

The premise is really really cute and it's my first danmei Transmigrator vs. Reincarnator combo.

So far really liking the interactions between the MC and ML. It's hilarious and also slightly sad to see the ML so guarded against the MC initially. But the fun truly starts after ML begins suspecting the origin of the MC. I will never tire of the wolf in sheep's clothing act, I look forward to reading how the romance between these two progresses!

My biggest con is probably the author's writing style. Too draggy with needless explanations. There's no need to account so clearly for every single actions made by the MC and ML. If everything is laid out bare in the open, the anticipation and suspense element is missing. As the reader, I much prefer and will have more fun if I come to realisation by myself through foreshadowing hints and incidents in the story. <<less
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xakiox
xakiox rated it
December 18, 2018
Status: c34
First of all, there's no incest.

A lot of the comedy revolves around MC trying to turn ML straight (already clearly mentioned in the description), so if you can't tolerate that, don't read it.

As for the spanking, that's still a very common way to discipline young kids in China and other asian countries (I find it hypocritical that someone is bothered by the spanking in this novel but is perfectly fine with overbearing rap*y ML who doesn't know a thing bout consent and even gave 5 stars like wth)

I rarely... more>> care about other people's reviews but seeing someone give a low rating and a misleading review when they only read a few chapters (barely the start of the story) annoys me. What's worse is when someone rants about all the stuff that's already mentioned in the description/synopsis (you already know that you won't like it but still read it anyway... masochist much?) <<less
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White Head Ice Prince
White Head Ice Prince rated it
November 11, 2018
Status: c46
I really love this ! The MC's character is very nice and the ML is very yandere. I especially like the MC's character - "I'll train as hard as I can, the plot is not everything, knowing the plot won't save me. I'll gain power to live safely and honorably... if I can't... lets hide from the protagonist... no one who challenges the plot armor ever survives"

this is actually a very logical decision for a reading who got transmigrated. Plot armor is always absolute in novels so yeah
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TRUESTARfan
TRUESTARfan rated it
November 12, 2017
Status: v1c20
A hidden gem! Updates regularly, the plot is interesting, povs from different characters (well, more like a third person pov style), which I absolute adore. ^_^ There are interactions with side characters, and it’s not like there are only 2 people in the world lol. The author + translator style of writing the text absolutely does not bore, and on tippy toes for the next update! ^_^
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kyn
kyn rated it
March 31, 2019
Status: Completed
A 3.5 stars for this somewhat charming Chinese BL cultivation xianxia webnovel with a twisted love interest everyone with right mind should avoid other than the book's super tolerant and mildly masochistic protagonist

Aside from the romance, cultivation and transmigration is the main focus of the story. The romancing is slow burn but super passionate and cray-cray as the love interest is a very possessive and yandere (cold) type of person. There is no one on his mind and in his soul except for his beloved, the protagonist.... more>> To him, everyone and everything else is just a waste of time and space. Yes, he has a very extreme type of personality. He is lucky the protagonist is highly accepting of such suffocating type of love and he is constantly spoiled by the protagonist as the protagonist is the doting type of boyfriend everyone wish for. Writing wise, there are admittedly obvious shortcomings here and there especially that the author seems fond of telling rather than showing hence tons of inner dialogues by characters which I find somewhat repetitive. I would rather think and feel for myself than being spoon-fed like a clueless child. Where is the fun of reading if we don't get to use our brain and imagination? Books that makes you think would stay longer in your head and you would appreciate it more. On the other hand I really enjoyed the cultivation journey and the adventures after adventures they both gone through together and loved that I get to see their relationship grow day by day and watch my ship becoming so majestic and smooth sailing. I also adored the total devotion they both shown to each other. The protagonist is easy to like and he is not without flaws plus he is no martyr and a well balanced type of guy who values self-preservation without being a d*ck about it. No doubt both of them has skewed personalities but it's hard to dislike their passion and devotion towards each other. Apart from the lovey-dovey couple, there are also quite a number of other interesting and entertaining side characters that breathed life into the story. Such as those cute little sidekick creatures they picked up during one of their many adventures. They are truly fun and handy to have around. I want one of those fluffy cuties too.

*Reviewed on March 31st, 2019

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**Read via TTS in Cantonese**

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PotatoCakes
PotatoCakes rated it
July 9, 2018
Status: c55
The story started out interesting enough, but quickly got old. The premise is quite fun: the MC is transmigrated into the novel from the real word while the ML is reborn with the memories from his previous life. In the beginning, the situational comedy from the scheming of the ML and the cluelessness of the MC was funny and refreshing.

However, both the MC and the ML becomes more and more unbearable as time goes on. Both characters never evolve or grow - they stay within the confines of the same... more>> trope. If every person and animal hate the ML, the MC will figure out his little brother has something strange about him. Also, you would think after being treated well for several years the ML would mellow out. The characters remain static while the plot progresses in a manner of typical cultivation novels. From what I can tell from skimming the Chinese RAWs, it doesn't really get much better. <<less
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orzhuh
orzhuh rated it
November 25, 2017
Status: c356
Started out strong, then it nosedived. The dense protagonist tag is very fitting ORZ. It gets to a point where it's no longer "funny" but frustrating to read. DNFed at chapter 356 (not MTL) because I ran out of patience. It follows the tropes in a lot of other danmei novels, which is okay, because this is interesting to read, but in this story, the characters are not nearly as developed, and the plot stalls. Feels repetitive after a while.
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Bloodyuuki
Bloodyuuki rated it
November 21, 2017
Status: c13
This is awesome story! The plot keeps up in a steady pace, yet not boring and even still exciting. Its worth the wait and the story was written so well Im in love with those characters. The term, story, dialogue, and everythingnis easy to understand even if Im not good at cultivation theme^^
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Nanya
Nanya rated it
July 20, 2018
Status: c41
I love, love, love this novel.

At first I wasn't too sure about it but it has quickly turned into one of my favorites. It's just such a nice read and mannn do I just love the brothers' relationship. Can't wait to read more and if you haven't read it yet give it a shot. :)
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rICKY
rICKY rated it
July 14, 2018
Status: --
ive decided to be more succinct with my reviews: cute in the beginning, and then author completely loses the plot in the ending lol. MC's "oh-but-im-straight-and-youre-my-little brother" schtick gets old real fast. Really feels like ML foists his love on MC, and it gets uncomfortable. What's even more uncomfortable is MC's attitude towards homos*xuality - how am I supposed to believe this dude gets into a relationship with another dude?
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shouahang58
shouahang58 rated it
October 29, 2017
Status: c51
I read the spoilers before reading this, and have to admit this was way better than I thought it would be. Love how the ML mentally keeps notes on what the MC does to him!
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Natural_Sapphire
Natural_Sapphire rated it
March 19, 2019
Status: c475
This story is one of my top 3 stories along with 'GDC' and 'quickly wear the face of devil'. Also, the first story I'd finished reading in raw. I like how MC and ML lived for themselves, not revenging, not caring and not jealous of outsiders.

Reading this story gave peaceful feeling to me because

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MC always win so I don't have to worry.

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I've seen in some review that they don't like the fact that the two leads are half-brothers.
Spoiler

In fact, they are not related by blood and ML's father appeared later in story.

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Still, I felt uneasy while reading the start of their relationship but later it got easier.

I really recommend this story if you are looking for a fun and entertaining story.

Later in the story, some story arc seem repetitive and become a little boring but it's still a good story.

I even skipped one story arc (the pet dragons championship arc) because at that time I really want to finish the story and see what happens at the end 😅 <<less
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Redroses__
Redroses__ rated it
December 26, 2018
Status: Completed
I've spent a lot of time and patience (since I was using MTL to read this novel) to finish this. It's long and almost repetitive but I don't know for me, Xu Zikai's "snake disease" act never gets old. It's hilarious. Overall, I would definitely recommend this for anyone who loves possesive double faced GONG. :)
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