Lv1 Skeleton

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It is the story of a young man who died and was reborn as a level 1 skeleton soldier in an underground world. Follow our protagonist as he struggles to survive in a foreign, RPG-like setting surrounded by danger and monsters. Watch as he levels up and overcomes all obstacles through sheer perseverance and wit, rising to prominence

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Level 1 Skeleton, Such a Pity
너무하네 1레벨 해골병사라니
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06/19/18 KrTranslations c120
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scooby1234567
New scooby1234567 rated it
June 9, 2018
Status: c114
I feel LV1 Skeleton author had a lot they wanted to tell but fell short in execution.

they introduced characters early on and many of them don't get any development. Many of them that you think will be important is pushed to the side.

Also, a big issue is the inconsistency within the story. For example, the MC personality its hard to understand what is the true character of the MC. at times he's kind then he's ruthless. there are times he's naive but then he's sagacious.

the biggest issue is around the... more>> halfway point they introduce a new genre to the series and its boring... no really boring. Whenever they introduce a new weapon they explain how it works and the mechanics of it making it tell oh this character is smart... I'll give you an example what if someone explains all the process of making paper and why it functions the way it does and the impact paper has and so on... That how it went.

I know I'm saying negative but it's not all bad it just the middle was almost a waste it wasn't entirely but you could sim read them and understand most of what went on. Up to where we are characters are getting proper development, the plot is going somewhere and it doesn't feel like the author is making up as he goes. and the final thing is the MC is likable.

So finally is the story of LV1 Skeleton a 1 star no is it a 5-star hell no. people who gave it 1 star obviously didn't like the direction it went through and that's understandable but I feel its not justifiable to give it a 1. its not bad or great but I feel that the current direction (up to 114) is going in a positive direction so if you want to read it know this up to 60 it good, then the midway point its boring and frustrating and then late 70s+ its good again <<less
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DemonKIngArata
New DemonKIngArata rated it
June 8, 2018
Status: c114
I can honestly say I never gave a story a rating below 3 unless they absolutely deserved it and I feel like the author screwed up majorly. As an WIP Author myself, I can't help but think that this author messed up majorly, especially the part when the MC became a human with the race conversion skill. The MC was quite familiar with the race, especially since his avatar was human.

The fact though that he forgot Double Slash, a skill he was familiar with using due to him relying on... more>> these skills as his avatar was a human in the past just mind blows me. Like literally, he had to think of how the skilled work when it was used against him? Are you joking?

I can only say the upside of this story was the beginning which was right up until Chapter 60. The progression of his relationship with Valenor was nice, the pacing was somewhat okay, and the story itself was quite interesting. Of course, until the author decided to randomly add f**king sci-fi out of nowhere, add angels who I'm pretty sure we're all familiar with is the Christian Gods angels, f**king Metatron who I think might actually be from transformers, time travel, parallel world travel, and all sorts of sh*t. Especially since the MC decided to stay with what he knows best during the sci-fi world. Like really?

Who in there f**king right mind would decide "Oh yeah, I'm just going to keep the same class at the end. It's not like the class Demi-Lich is pure f**king evil and could most likely destroy my emotions completely." Seriously, what in the actual f. There were two other options, Golden Dragon and Golden Slime. If the MC was as SMART as before, he would've definitely gone with Golden Dragon since it's somewhat similar to his wife Valenor who herself was a Dragon. Not to mention they are powerful beings as well and the evolution of a Dragon would be quite interesting itself. The reason why he chose Demi-Lich before was that he had no choice.

I hate it when a story with great potential just ends like that. Also, if anyone noticed, Creation Magic was f**king limited. Sure, the imagination is important, but you should know the man himself came from the Modern World. While Teleport and Levitate are amazing skills, he could've made an even better skill to deal with angels. For example, Holy Immunity would've been freaking great in that one situation where he fought Michael and the other Angels. A skill that can destroy magic itself would've been great as well and even if that doesn't work out or it wasn't able to be created he could've just created a physical skill that wasn't reliant on magic. All in all, this story was great at the beginning but went completely downhill. I'll come back to read this when the chapters are finished translating to edit this either giving it a one star up or another star down. <<less
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Sinai
Sinai rated it
October 21, 2017
Status: c9
Can't really recommend this. The "system" of the world is so bad it rapidly ceases to make sense.

Briefly, in this world, you get exponential experience for killing more than one creature at a time. By chapter 6 or so he's killing thousands of creatures, and there's no way to make this non-ludicrous. The ramifications are absurd - killing 20 people at the same time would be equivalaent to killling a million people one at a time.

There is no way to make this system work, at all, and it's only one... more>> part of the sloppy worldbuilding that's running rampant in this story.

Example: he class changes into an enchanter... spends some absolutely insignificant amount of time enchanting some trash he finds, then a chapter later he class changes into a lich, and him being an enchanter becomes completely irrelevant.

The writing is poor, the large cast of characters are utterly unmemorable, and we're subjected to humor like this:

"‘Legol, Arin, Hattan, you guys get minus two points. Mir, Tagan, Jenna, just the minus one. You three spiders hesitated too long so that was minus one point, also none of you cooperated as a team so minus one point for everyone.’

‘... ’

It was silent as none dared to talk back.

‘Hm, actually Arin performed quite well so you’ll be spared the penalty this time.’

‘Huh why? If it wasn’t for that spider girl, things wouldn’t have been so difficult!’

Jenna’s telepathic message was burning with hostility.

Jenna, minus one point for promoting internal discord, anything else to add?’"

Or maybe it's character development, I'm not even sure. Whatever it is, it's impossible to care about what is happening to these characters. <<less
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Queen of Sheba
Queen of Sheba rated it
November 13, 2017
Status: c21
So typically bad, that it hurts. Truly, this novel is copy, and paste of all the monster reincarnation stories. There's a pixie, which is Just a variant of the usual fairy. There's a human companion, whom Just so happens to act as the conscience. And, oh my, there's now an Elf as well.

The protagonist himself has absolutely no thought for himself at all. He moves according to the whims of those around him. Reacts to stimulus, rather than taking the initiative. Save the humans the pixie cried, so he does. Make the monster species your allies, the human companion says, and so he does.

It's Just so very typical Korean. Formulaic rise with bland protagonist whom never matures in anyway at all. He does however make sure to sprout some moral rubbish once in a while. Great.

I would not be deceived by the Hardship the protagonist experiences at first. For that is temporary. When a fairy is introduced as a companion, with typical happy characteristics, it's a trigger warning. TO AVOID.
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metazoxan
metazoxan rated it
October 27, 2017
Status: c62
First I"m going to say this. If I could change the damn star rating I'd give this a 2 star at best. The reason being the story started out very interesting and entertaining until the author started to run the story into the ground which reaches it's peak in the recent chapters. When it starts the story was very entertaining if you were a major fan of "Reincarnating as a monster in a world with a level up and evolution system". The MC is pretty basic but is good enough... more>> to carry the story and unlike some that try and fail to make the MC a pitiful loner forever he manages to get allies and friends soon enough. There are, however, some major flaws that need to be mentioned. I'll try to convey the basic issues spoiler free but for those curious I'll elaborate in the spoilers

1. Evolution branches- The author barely even pretends that this is a branched system.
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From the very start it's just "Because a sh*tty skeleton knight, become a sh*tty skeleton assasion, or become a skeleton mage" which is obvious since skeleton monsters are almost never good warriors. Then later on the other branches are equally worthless until the MC reaches lych and of the three he could become after that one was a vague entry and the other is ignored without a second thought. Normally novels like this at least try to craft a branching evolution system with the MC going down a specific path but here every other path besides the one the MC picks is clearly filler. The other monsters are even worse as when they evolution is addressed they just immediately jump to "Demihuman" status without even an attempt to talk about other options.

around chapter 50 it gets even worse as the MC is presented with three options Demi-lich, golden dragon, or golden slime. He chooses the lich evolution even though he's told it's pure evil by nature. He's given the power to resist that evil influence but only just barely and it still results in him losing most of his emotions that he only got back a single evolution ago! While it's obvious the MC would choose lich in the end as the novel is about an undead MC it shouldn't make it so obvious that the MC is choosing this path for the storie's sake rather than it being the best idea.

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2. pacing- The pacing for this story is fast and not in a good way. I don't mean that it's skipping the grinding and wordy chapters. No it's just skimming over details and making things happen out of pure convenience to avoid having to take time to set up or explain anything. Later on there are even a few chapters that could have been their own volumes with how much apparently happened yet only some of it is even vagely described to us while the rest is simply implied. I understand if the author doesn't want to make a whole novel on certain things but sometimes a bit of world building and such and nessecary and they can't be just skimmed over like they don't really matter. Even if enough detail is given so that the story can be followed it still leaves the story feeling lacking.

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The one tiem I don't mind the author's skimming habit is when the novel speeds through the early stages and jumps to lych. After all if the meat of the story is meant to be after that then it's fine. Novels like this tend to be slow around the early portion anyway so not much is lost. But even besides that too much is just being rushed though. Take for example the world roots. He apparently clears up all the pests but there is no details even on what this accomplishes besides a stupidly fast level up. Or like when he has the monsters evolve it's just "Surprise they are all humanoids now"... seriously? Isn't that a bit fast? Shouldn't they go through at least another stage or two? And of course there is the mess with the reincarnators. I mean they sacrificed one of their FIVE FREAKING MEMBERS just to SEAL a lych without even knowing what he did. I mean seriously? He even returned your vampire loli unharmed!!! Also Why did the girl not say anything? Only the golem tried to speak reason and was flat out ignored.

Then to make things even worse later on the leader of their group manages to arrange an ELDER DRAGON and her 4 children to attack him. BTW this elder dragon is blessed by Gaia and it the gaurdian of life and thus not only is biased again the MC but has the idea skill set to beat him... conveniently.

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3. Skills- I just find the MC's skill composition dull.
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I mean he's a damn skeleton with necromancy. He should try using it more. But he hasn't touched necromancy since the first time he used it. Instead he just relies on fire magic of all things (Shouldn't fire be a lych's greatest weakness?) with a little bit of lightning and gravity to stun and slow people down. Speaking of slow he got that ONE debuff spell "Slow" and never even tried to upgrade it or get another like it. Gravity magic itself isn't a debuff.

Then to make things worse he forgets ALL of this later on. After he gets the seal removed he hasn't used slow, gravity, or lightning even once and instead just uses fire for attack or uses the "creation" skill he got to just make skills. But since he can only own three created skills at a time this limits him in a lot of ways.

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4. Antagonists- The antagonists in this series get progressively worse as the series progresses and it feels like the reason is the author ran out of ideas for them early on
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At first since the story is with the MC being weak the "enemies" are must monsters, normal humans, ect that try to kill him because it's natural. This is when the series is at it's strongest because there was no need to give them any real motivation. Later after the MC becomes a lich is when it goes down hill. Even if the MC does everything in his power to appear friendly and cooperative everyone and I mean EVERYONE tries to screw him over simply because he is undead. Starting with the reincarnators who want to kill him simply because he is a lynch they don't give up even when the skill that "kills evil" fails because he in fact isn't evil. Then we get elves who try to attack him with a stupidly large army even when he was fully willing to help them. and THEN we get a greedy king who wants to mess with him for selfish reasons. Oh and this king is stupid but CONVENIENTLY has a sacred artifact that lets him summon an army of angels that are the MC's natural enemies. Oh and OF COURSE said angels are corrupt assholes determined to make hypocritical speeches about how the MC is a monster for killing an invading army but them proceed to murder his friends and family (don't worry this gets reversed by a time reset by an unknown god so it's just meaningless shock value).

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Up until about chapter 50 I would still have given this series a pass as a flawed but good enough reincarnation story. But the story is instead only getting more annoying as the same cliches are driven into the ground and the author resorts to "plot twists" for the sake of pure shock value since they clearly ran out of actual ideas to keep the story going. I no longer recommend this to anyone unless you're just a die hard fan of this kind of story. <<less
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crazykat
crazykat rated it
October 19, 2017
Status: c17
This story started out quite nicely with our MC getting reincarnated into a skeleton, but then the story just kept going down hill. Author just started adding everything you see in a dungeon story and accelerated it by 1000%. If the author actually took his time to build his characters and setting, this novel would have actually been an amazing read. At the end of the day all this novel has is "bones" no pun intended, there is no "meat" in it at all.

I recommend this novel for people who... more>> actually like reading a novel that has no real story, is extremely fast paced and has side character that agrees to everything MC says.

My final score for this novel:

Translator:8-9

Grammar: 8

Story:3-4 <<less
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Horoscope
Horoscope rated it
October 22, 2017
Status: c50
This is a well balanced story, despite the minor flaw here and there.

One of the biggest 'problems' with the story is that the system that runs it is too... game-like. Experience can be gained in great amounts by killing thousands of smaller creatures. As a result, killing a high level being is not as beneficial as farming lower level enemies, which is kind of silly by most game world standards. Additionally, some of the magic he gets has no relation whatsoever to what he is doing at the moment, and... more>> has a very 'game like' inflexibility (ex. getting enchanting skills when he doesn't have any weapons). So far, these flaws are balanced out by the fact that the MC has a LONG way to go. The rankings start at H and go all the way to (presumably) A rank, and maybe even S rank, with the added bonus of each rank having + and - (ex. H+ is stronger than H-). This ranking system has INCREDIBLE range, a dragon being only about D, and a world crushing level 665 Arch lich is only C+.

And recently, the Author managed to fill up a plot hole that has been bugging me for a while. I initially took it as poor writing, but there was actually foreshadowing to this.

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The MC, at the start, had very minimal emotional reactions despite waking up as a freaking skeleton in another freaking world. He's like, 'oh, we're doing this now?' and that's pretty much it. This is one of the biggest problems with 'another world' based stories: the MCs just adapt way too quickly. He even says things along the line of, 'I am glad this doesn't freak me out'.

In the latest chapter (22), the MC becomes a higher level version of his race. It is hinted that, as skeletons are lower ranking existences, their intelligence and comprehension are generally limited to following orders and acting on instinct like animals. That being said, sometimes one might receive consciousness by chance, becoming a unique undead (there is a precedent for this as well). In this chapter, he becomes high ranked enough for his current race to no longer be considered 'small fry' and thus is now able to receive an ego/emotions.

And boy is his reaction good. 'Holy flip d*cking sh*t, im a skeleton and all my friends are monsters'. He is sent into turmoil that he would have normally spent days being traumatized about when he first awoke. It's even worse, because ALL of the experiences he has gone through so far under a 'guiltless' mindset are now crashing down on him. I wonder how the author will resolve this. I hope he doesn't cop out by saying 'and he gets over it'. Instead, please, give him a conscience!! I was originally disappointed by his willingness to kill those who could not benefit him/attacked him (a shallow and flimsy character trait), and was considering dropping this novel. It seems like a trend that every person has to become an unfeeling douche to become stronger, which is something that is arguably necessary, but looks really messed up when put into action.

Anyway, I hope the author carries this one out well. They have already proven to be good at setting things up, foreshadowing wise.

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The Author's way of handling things in an interesting manner has ultimately kept my attention. I will continue to read this one for now, despite some minor flaws. They aren't so bad, and are easy to just ignore and accept. And hey, maybe another plot twist is in order!

Edit chapter 27

Its getting worse. -1 star for ending this chapter with MC hearing a girls cries of 'help!' in the distance.

OK, so the problem now is that no, he DIDN'T get any significant effect from his 'return of emotions'. It says it happened... but there is nearly no effect. Heck...

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He is 100% fine with walking around buck naked in front of his subordinates. There is no explanation for this at all, other than 'he is a pervert'.

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There is a SEVERE lack of world building. There are no explanations. I have so many questions!!!
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Why makes the highest form of currency 'purple gold'? Like, is it purple? What does it look like!!You put two colors together and I don't know what to think!

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On top of everything
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He is human now. And it looks like he is going to be human for a WHILE.

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The author is being clumsy to say the least. So, 4 to 3 stars for now.

Edit Chapter 40

Apparently this story is destined to run headfirst into every cliche in existence. The handling/detailing has gotten worse. Like, 'cliche' encounters can be great if they have good wind up and resolution to them, and it ISN'T that the author can't do it. No, instead the author is putting details into the WRONG places.

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The recent misadventure with an elder dragon had SO much potential. I'm not kidding when I say that the author done goofed. One minute he is in huge trouble, the next he finds an exploit and wins the fight. That's fine. However, the moment he spares the dragon... jeez, this makes me want to puke:

-She suddenly becomes super loyal (like, super unnecessary details here. It's so poorly written you will have to read the latter half of chapter 40 to understand my pain).
-Oh boy, you were a GIRL dragon? THAT sure wasn't specified before (it was). Time to draw a HUGE amount of unnecessary detail to that!

-MC gets Another territory, and essentially accomplishes all of his goals. Now all that is left is to crush the invaders, which should be easy now that he has a rank +B dragon on his side. Also, said dragon that had been tormenting an entire nation for 100 years has been waiting for a rival all this time, which SHOULD MEAN that there are NO people left to challenge said dragon.

If there are ANY people that challenge them now that are either shocked about the dragon's existence, or stronger than said dragon by a huge margin, then forget taking off a star, I'm 1 staring this thing and dropping it immediately.

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Edit chapter 50

I regret thinking this author was clever. In truth, he is clumsy and an amateur. He can sure write a good plot, but his execution is just garbage level. Very little character development, and none of it is for the MC. A synopsis of all the events that the MC goes through would be more interesting than this story itself. The buildup to events that ought to be super important for the story is shortlived and shallow, leaving the events that should have had bigger impact with a feeling of wasted potential. It's like the author is writing as he goes, reading off of a list of events that he made.

In short, this story has no soul. You can have a plethora of events to use as material, but it all goes to waste when the plot consists of 'he survives challenges'. <<less
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ReadsWebNovels
ReadsWebNovels rated it
October 17, 2017
Status: c50
The best way to describe this story is mediocre. It isn't bad, but there's nothing really special about it either. Most chapters have some time skip where the MC grinds a newly acquired skill to maximum immediately in the middle of a chapter, and adding in the actual time skips, it feels like the author is trying to rush through his own story.
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Torauth
Torauth rated it
September 30, 2017
Status: c5
5 chapters in and I'm already really enjoying this one. Despite the MC not being able to speak his personality is well reflected in his silent outbursts, and this even adds an extra bit of charm to story so far. The fact that the MC is a skeleton heavily influences the way he behaves, and the writing is done well enough that you can clearly tell that the author has put thought into it. The translation quality is good as well.

If you're a fan of stat sheets and game-like elements... more>> then I reckon you'll enjoy this one. So far it hasn't fallen into the typical Isekai traps and instead gives off small vibes of a more light-hearted version of the early Arifureta chapters (without all the angst and revenge plot). <<less
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Vudoodude
Vudoodude rated it
February 19, 2018
Status: c78
I don't often give scores this bad. If I find a series that is bad I normally just drop it rather than writing a review, but this one truly needs to be stated.

The story starts out mediocre at best, warranting a 3-4, but the MC gets strong quickly, gathering forces quickly, and goes through plots/arcs quickly. The problem is, the story is repetitive with the same "twists" over and over again, and the MC never learns from it. To make matters worse, he always makes the same mistakes over and... more>> over again, failing over and over again. Honestly, if I wanted to read a story about people making mistakes and failing consistently, I'd watch youtube fail-videos. I wanted an epic with good action, great battles, and powerful characters, but received the most pathetic characters, the flimsiest plot "twists", and the most idiotic and pathetic MC ever. As a tyrant he was pathetic, as a savior he was hypocritical, and as an MC he was a failure.

I would give this series a 1, but for me a 1 score needs to be the absolute worst. While this series is simply awful, it was at least entertaining for a few dozen chapters before the author went full-fail. <<less
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Cenarous
Cenarous rated it
September 28, 2017
Status: c3
Quick review on the first 3 chapters and some possible insight for how it will hopefully continue.

As of right now it's ok. Obviously this is only 3 chapters so getting a deep understanding is difficult but it does have positive which I hope continue to create something a little more unique than man turn to monster, blah, blah, blah.

First the MC can't talk and while I doubt it will continue forever (it would definitely be interesting if it did) I do hope it continues for awhile as you can... more>> get interesting interactions with silent protagonists.

The MC is also aware that he is a skeleton and is beginning to learn the benefits from it. I only hope that these aspects don't disappear due to something like overwelming power.

I would recommend a read and hope it doesn't slip up in the future. 3 chapters is hardly a accurate review but it is a good start to get an idea. <<less
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ninthlite
ninthlite rated it
October 4, 2017
Status: c9
Its ok. The story is not unique, as its just a generic story about reincarnating as a monster with stat/skill porn. However even for the monster power fantasies on this website this novel manages to make the MC incredibly op fast. Its chapter 9 and we already have more skills than the MC will ever use. Usually the best parts of these novels is when the main character has to struggle to survive before the MC becomes so envitably op that the story becomes meaningless, but this novel just is... more>> passing that by. Another problem with this novel is that its incredibly bare bones, barely any detail to describe anything. All I see so far is a boring story with pointless status porn. A minor quibble is that the monster evolution path so far doesn't really make sense, how does a enchanter level into a lich?

The story is not good, just incredibly bland and generic at best. <<less
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Robertp3001
Robertp3001 rated it
January 13, 2018
Status: c63
I would've probably given this story a 3 or 4 stars for earlier chapters but it just took a major nose dive in the later chapters. The biggest "plot twist" added in chapter around chapter 63 is one of my most hated plot devises.

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It's one of those where the author doesn't know how to continue the story so he just destroys everything and starts over. It would have been a better story if he just created a new story altogether. Everything that was given to him in previous chapters is completely wiped clean as if none of it happened. The only thing he has left to him is his desire for revenge or what not.

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I can not continue this story, it has been completely beyond redemption at this point. <<less
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frenzy85
frenzy85 rated it
December 26, 2017
Status: c68
Starts off with an interesting premise, but drops off very quickly.

Characters don't feel real, and act seemingly at random.

Power balance is inconsistent and also very messy.

Pacing is non-existent. Stuff happens without build-up, and jumps all over the place.
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Insanityplea
Insanityplea rated it
November 24, 2017
Status: c30
Coulda been better. The story starts with the MC dying (amazing, right?), he then comes back as a level 1 skeleton using brain over brawn to level up and enjoy the perks of being an emotionally dead creature that doesnt get bored of repeating the same task over and over and over again.

Then the author f**ks that up and the story starts turning into A-typical harem story of climbing over adversity and stomping on evil..... The massive catch is... the largest Adversity is the Main Characters emotions and inability to... more>> learn from his own mistakes.... as much as the author screams he does learn, his learning from own mistakes is like an arsonist trying to not be an arsonist but thinking his mistake is in which flammable liquids hes using "If only I didnt use kerosene and instead used water, all these fires wouldnt start because obviously this blowtorch isnt causing the fires!". If this is learning from your mistakes, a butcher is an A-grade plastic surgeon.

The MC has one problem that trumps all problems. The author. The person that is supposed to love him, protect him and give him limitless plot armour instead gives him the inability to learn from his mistakes when his emotions are involved... which is all the time. <<less
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VannVann
VannVann rated it
October 3, 2017
Status: c9
Are you bored of mc's reborn in another world with op cheat skills? Are you interested in reading something ligh yet with some action in it? Are you searching for exploits and shameless tactics?

If you are this novel is for you!

Our ptotagonist is a Lv1 Skeleton, a rock bottom of rock bottoms among monsters. His rank is H- for crying out loud! He has no cheats at rebirth, only night-vision and ressurect lv1. Mind you that ressurect does not work as you would think and our MC survives his first... more>> day by sheer luck.

All he has is his natural perk of an undead creature - endless stamina.

And what do you do to survive in a dungeon as a tutorial cannon fodder? Answer: you grind and grind and grind and grind and grind your skills till they are at decant lvl, completly abusing your one and only perk.

And how do you deal with raid class monsters? Answer: you exploit and exploit and exploit and exploit the absolute crap out of their aggro and programming, doing endless cicrles for as long as it takes to down 'em, compleatly and utterly shamelessly claimng dat sweet sweet exp!

This story is simply fun to read and fufils my gamers heart - who doesn't love exploits?- <<less
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Rosver
Rosver rated it
November 19, 2017
Status: --
The title doesn't really fit the story at all. Level 1 my ass.

The story actually starts really well with an interesting situation and atmospheric setting. It really feels like it would be a solid take of the reincarnation story... then the story deteriorates into random and often nonsensical plot-lines. Numerous incoherent developments happen with very little logic and sense behind them. It feels like the author is just writing whatever comes to mind. Sure, there are lots of things happening all the time, but it doesn't feel like there is... more>> any actual "story."

The characters are forgettable. All of them sucks as a character. The main character has no personality and his motivation change every chapter. There is this pixie (?), I can't remember exactly what creature that was, but god she is annoying. The other character are either bland or pointless.

The game-like level up system is a mess. Come on! An exponential point system? The author is such an idiot.

******

This story is just really messed up. <<less
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ThatOneJester
ThatOneJester rated it
November 21, 2017
Status: c49
I have no where most of these people actually called quits to this novel, but most of the reviews re kinda lying. Except that one that just seemed like advertisement... Anyways, the title is indeed about a person reincarnating as a lv 1 skeleton. But sorry to say to those who hate it, he becomes OP-ish after maybe 20 chapters? Regardless it was a decent read for what is available, and I would recommend it to others. The characters are alright in the personality department (especially a dragon far later... more>> in the novel). The plot seems decent since for a large part of the available chapters he has to use his brain a bit to level up or solve issues. There is not a lot of character development, but in how the novel is written it didnt bother much. my only problem with the novel is there are a lot of characters he meets who are completely biased in a way that pisses me off, not listening to reason when it is in their face with actual proof. Great novel though. Try not to listen to such negative people in these reviews. If you just look at the actual ratings you will see those people are hating on a novel they probably skimmed through. 9/10 times you would rate this novel with 3-5 stars. <<less
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legojoe
legojoe rated it
January 13, 2018
Status: c69
It’s a very weird read. It starts off really good, there’s a fascination there as you explore the world with the protagonist and his attempts at survival while being at the lowest of the food chain. Up until roughly 20-25 chapters in, it starts to fall apart.

Starting with power level inconsistencies, it hardly makes any sense how he achieved some things that he did including beating a dragon that lived at least 3x his age. And the dragon is about 10x his stats. “Oh it’s a required plot line.” Then... more>> how about making it more believeable? It was essentially like dragon doesn’t want to move and died to a thousand cuts.

The relationships that the protagonists built early becomes irrelevant since they don’t even contribute to anything. And you don’t even hear from them much, if all at for some. Author put out some many seemingly specialized underlings but they are forgettable. In fact I don’t even remember any of their names.

The author made way for new plot development and just decided to not delve deep into them and just... let me put it in a way to not spoil anything: it’s like you decided to make food but gave up halfway and decided to order pizza and told the family you made this.

And this new story arc is definitely at the top levels of weirdness. Author also seems like he wants to end this series quickly as well... the time skips in this new arc is amazing. I find it hard to believe with all the YEARS that went by, the protagonist hasn’t done anything except sitting on his ass sucking his thumb in fetal position.

All in all not recommended but since I started it... might as well see where this goes. <<less
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Chance
Chance rated it
October 6, 2017
Status: c11
Its pretty generic but easy to read. The thing with this story is there is no depth. Maybe because it is just at the start, but things are coming too easily. Perhaps the author is going through his evolution too easily because he wants to get to the point where the plot develops and the MC can actually get a goal beside surviving.

again my recommendation is too read it, but beware that it is a bit bland/Generic. As of right now, my advice is to keep reading to see where... more>> this goes. <<less
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fearthedeep
fearthedeep rated it
October 1, 2017
Status: c7
It's quite a simple little story so far, but it's also got me hooked already.

There's no OP cheat skill here so if you're tired of that trope you're in luck, the MC actually spends DAYS leveling things but since he's a Skeleton he has no fatigue and just spams things till they're at the level he wants them to be.

Excited to see how the story unfolds.
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SillyBear
SillyBear rated it
December 10, 2017
Status: c63
I recommend reading till ch58, anymore and it'd spoil your mood terribly. The protagonist is really really really arrogant, he's just an obnoxious ungratefull almost-mindless brat. His life is full of confict.

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He could grind magic skill like "Magic chanting" by using it a lots, he could grind resistant skill by getting hit a lots, but somehow skill like "Identification" or "Night vision" never leveled up.

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He's smart enough to build a powerfull city but he never, I mean never, learned from his defeat of being arrogant. His subordinates were very much decorations when he didn't rely on them and almost always went to battle alone.

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He grew fast the time he struggled to live but he almost the same the time building his city.

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He became a lich, then a demi-lich but he only used fire-based magics (4 spells) and a ice-based magic like a normal wizard ske. He always said he wanted to survive but he didn't do anything to get stronger.

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ARGGGGG, if you want to enjoy this novel, I recommend stopping with c55; c56-58 for view from the slaves and STOP, anymore and it'd make you rage like I'm right now. <<less
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