Mystical Journey

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One moment, Luo Jing was at the brink of death after accidentally touching a power outlet while showering. The next, he was in the body of a man named Garen, with memories of a past he was never a part of flowing into his head. As he slowly gets used to the body of Garen, he begins to explore a planet beyond his own logical comprehension. His journey will see him go from surviving in a planet locked in the 20th century, to wielding secret techniques so powerful that they level cities overnight. However, his journey doesn’t end with Garen. Instead this is but the first of many bodies that Luo Jing will come to wield in his mystical journey between worlds.

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神秘之旅
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06/19/18 Qidian International c402
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Darkzeta
New Darkzeta rated it
June 8, 2018
Status: c381
I am a 5 star person.

why?

  • MC isn't super OP off the start. He actually has to start working his way to it. Maybe about 80- 100 chapters later we start seeing his power creeping up.
  • I liked the world setting. It's really like the 1930-1940s setting. You get that old chop suey gangster black and white feel. Pre WW2 setting or about so. Almost expect to see some old Charlie Chan to come out and stuff. So if you like that old 1930 to 1940's settings, you may like this.
  • Martial arts vs Guns. Basically its like that at times. The world is advancing and as time goes by, hand to hand vs guns is bumping heads. Course... you start to see Gun Kata Martial arts come out too. Our MC is NOT a Gun Kata martial arts master. He's old school. I kind of liked that feeling the story created. You can see the frustration of the old school as it clashes with new Gun Kata users.
  • Then... there is a twist to this. No spoilers. But you'll see what it means "journey"
  • Support characters had enough presence that I could recognize them. They didn't have a strong enough presence to stand on their own though. So don't expect TOO much from support characters.
  • overall liked it well enough to keep up with the rest.
side note: do check out his other story: Way of the Devil, especially if you like the idea of a MYSTICAL HULK vs SUPERNATURAL MONSTERS. Good times.
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Gan123
Gan123 rated it
December 4, 2017
Status: c9
I'm pretty unsatisfied with MC. MC keeps mentioning about not having enough money to buy certain jewelry with supernatural? Background to power up his attributes but he never thinks to use his modern world knowledge to earn money. I mean, even if he doesn't know how to build modern appliances he could come up with some games that his new world doesn't have (such as monopoly or poker cards (his world seems to only use paper with holes punched into them as cards as far as I got from the... more>> story)). Or at least the author should make the MC think about using his modern knowledge to make money but discard his idea because it takes too long to set up a business or not having enough money to set it up. He only keeps thinking of joining school competitions to earn money even when his attributes are low. There seems to be no useful aspect of MC coming from another world if all it does is to explain why he's more mature and a little smarter than his other classmates (actually that doesn't seem to be true as he's not even thinking of applying his modern knowledge to make his life better) and how he got his cheat powers. The author should have left the transmigration aspect out of the story and make the MC a native of the world he's in now and come up with another reason of how he got his power.

Another thing that irks me is the mc's stepsister. She beats up MC (but not seriously, because MC had his coat as padding to protect him) because he accidentally sees under her skirt. But it's only because she wears such a short skirt. If you don't want anyone to see your panties wear a longer skirt or pants!!! Sheesh, such an unreasonable sister. Actually that applies to a lot of other novels where MC accidentally sees girl naked or their panties and he gets beaten up by them when it was practically their fault for not being careful.

Whew, finished with my rant. Now I feel much better.

But even with these things that makes me upset with the story, I'll still continue reading it because I'm interested in MC traveling to different worlds. <<less
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AvERaGeNP
AvERaGeNP rated it
November 27, 2017
Status: Completed
You have read the other Get Lost novels? Then relax you will get the same vibe from this novel too. You can always count most of the time for MC to make the right decision in situations. Get Lost hasn't failed us since, shouldn't be failing now to deliver what we want. A logical MC who will get the job done.

Edit: MC will journey to many worlds and reach the topmost power level. I was hooked most of the time while reading and anticipating his growth. There are moment where... more>> you feel like he is too damn OP then he journeys to new world starting with scratch where rules of world is totally different and he has to use his Previous world knowledge and experience to deal with certain situation in hand. He accumulates knowledge of worlds he visits then uses it in his next world he will visit. I loved the story except one thing which almost made me give it 3 star.
Spoiler

The ending is super rushed and bad. It feels like author wanted to jump to new novel and just ended it right there. Half finished. Many questions are left unanswered like his special attribute talent. There is that one girl whose name I forgot who MC said would visit later but just forgot. This is what betrayal feels like.... hopefully he does't treat way of the devil similarly

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tatsuyax
tatsuyax rated it
January 30, 2018
Status: --
To be honest, the concept is good but the story is not planned out properly the main problems are:

characters

the author changes the personality of characters at whim for example... more>>
Spoiler

there was a girl author portrayed as a poor and kind girl taking care of her family; a good friend to MC and friends and some chapters later whoosh.. She becomes a loose character girls who then badmouth about MC.

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martial arts:

I don't even know where to begin with, OK so its 20th-century world, pretty similar to earth. MC joins a normal dojo and can you guess what they teach in that dojo, yep it's our same old, taught in every near dojo

BODY STRENGTHENING ART (that can protect you from bullets)

FIGHTING TECHNIQUES (that can break concrete walls, and roads, and telephone poles and pretty much any breakable thing)

and its just a small dojo, if such arts can be learned so easily then won't you expect everyone to know the existence of martial arts, but it is not true as rarely anybody knows about martial arts.

Leaving that aside; there is no proper distinction for power levels, and the loopholes are uncountable. MC just does random things which goes on for pages and bears no result in the end for eg

Spoiler

He went to a school trip with his friend on one condition that he would let him see his antique gem collection but after the trip there is just no mention of the collection again, I nearly threw my laptop out of the window

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the premise of this novel is good but the writing is crap, I don't know if it is improved afterward-but till 50th chapter it was unbearable, its a good light read if you do not care for specifics. <<less
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Hitexh
Hitexh rated it
January 11, 2018
Status: c87
This is a hidden gem, the MC is mature and not falling in the abyss of lust despite all the harem surround him. The story also really progressing well from slice of life into more on fighting wuxia in modern day.

The MC focus on a big picture instead of fulfilling his relatives' demands. This make all those early chapter about slice of life sounds just like a background for MC to shine more at later chapters.
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aattss
aattss
December 3, 2017
Status: c13
No explanation as to why the protagonist is becoming a martial artist in a modern world with no supernatural elements. Like, an "it's cool, and feasible with my superpower" would have sufficed. There isn't even an explanation that breaks my suspension of disbelief. There's no explanation. It's mentioned later that he wants to. Why does he want to?

Other than that, it's pretty standard, like going into details about a beautiful female's breasts jiggling, or reducing martial arts into numbers and multiplying your damage by 1.5.
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ArgosYesu
ArgosYesu rated it
May 7, 2018
Status: --
I got bored. MC keeps complaining about his lack of artifacts to use to boost his stats, but he barely even tries to look for them. Even as his status increases, he still can't find the time or desire to ask around and 'borrow' artifacts. He always thinks he has to buy them for some reason and doesn't have the IQ to take advantage of a simple rental usage.

The use of stats in this is weak as the MC goes full strength/stamina at the start and ignores agility/int. Then he... more>> fights and always sucks at it since he's slow and can't think quickly enough. Yet he still continues to boost str/stam and ignores the other two stats for 'reasons'.

Then, when skills get introduced, he starts throwing points into that with the idea that it'll supplement his Super Strength and Stamina. His body is still slow af, but he can now move better— nope. Still sucks at fighting.

Fight scenes also suck for a martial artist story. Read Martial Arts Master instead if you want a good fight scene story. <<less
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2Girls1Cupcake
2Girls1Cupcake rated it
February 25, 2018
Status: c175
TLDR: This novel is a lot better than I expected it to be, there are however still things I'm not satisfied with. I see it as a masterpiece, a steampunk-ish world with martial arts and "x-files" type elements, this is however only until the point where he leaves town for the tournament between schools/gates, the world quickly loses it's charm and mysticism, reverting back to your run of the mill story.

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The beginning of the novel creates a very steampunk-ish atmosphere, the world is described as being like earth before the... more>> first world war if I'm not mistaken, while giving it a gloomy feel, an atmosphere that makes you imagine an early nineteen-hundreds town in England with weather that's mostly cloudy, giving a kind of suffocating environment where the protagonist is the son of a factory worker couple, making them lower middle class, while his uncle is of higher social status making it possible, through his help, for them to attend a higher grade high school. I believe this school was described as being a school for nobles.

The problem is that this setting which I liked very much is soon thrown away, replaced by modern weaponry and technology, there is no TV or internet, old fashioned trains and horse carriages with cars described as old fashioned, but soon we see cars everywhere, some seemingly limited editions and although not specified, I believe them to be sports cars. Automatic rifles weren't common until the first world war, same with sniper rifles, they weren't commonly used in warfare until the first world war, while tanks weren't common until the second world war, same with shoulder-fired rocket launchers. All of these are mentioned either frequently or once so far, making it very inconsistent. Apparently there's even "fingerprint scan". Using fingerprints in itself isn't weird, but a scanner, really? If the technological advancement of the story was just before the second world war, my point is of course invalid, I don't care to go back and check and it's really just a minor point in my overall evaluation of this story, the more important parts are listed below.

It is described as a time where martial arts is becoming obsolete because of the advancement in technology, while I also expected it to be about how society is shifting from being noble based to a society of equality, simply because of the fact that they were mentioned and elevated to a position that's above commoners, this doesn't happen and that's fine since it's in a completely different time period on earth than the beginning of the nineteen-hundreds.

The thing that bothers me more is how a seemingly normal guy from modern society is acting, his curiosity for marital arts isn't weird, but throwing away all other aspects of life for that? One of the Genres is Harem and that's probably because of how many girls seem to like him, but he's totally as*xual, and detached from any emotions of any kind. Other than his short worry about becoming something inhumane through taking the wrong path during his martial arts training, this could have evolved into something so much more, the struggle in himself and between the different forced, it is however completely forgotten.

We are still at the first person, Garen, and it's described as "this is but the first of many bodies that Luo Jing will come to wield", this could explain the attitude to the side characters, not getting them too much involved because it'll make it easier on the reader once the main character moves on, it seems unlikely though that's it's a thing where he dies again and moves to a different world to experience a new setting and powers, making him evolve, like I thought it would be.

The big secret and overall plot of this novel seemed at first to be where his powers come from, what's going on with the artifacts that gives him the power and the hidden elements in the world. This however has mostly been described by the MC as being a collection of his otherworldly knowledge and a lot of other things falling into place giving him the special powers, while the artifacts are just about how much misery that's happened around them, while trying to give us a feeling that it could be something supernatural, but still not fully disclosing it, something similar to x-files. Aside from this he's almost at the level of the hidden forces in the world.

This entire story started out as something with a very interesting setting and unlimited possibilities because of an interesting plot and interactions between both characters and factions in the world, but in the end it turned out to be just any other story about getting stronger and standing on top through nothing but an OP cheat, a wuxia in a modern setting instead of a steampunk-ish martial adventure with hidden wonders everywhere. I see it as a masterpiece until the point where he leaves town for the tournament between schools/gates, the world quickly loses it's charm and mysticism, reverting back to your run of the mill story. <<less
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sleib
sleib rated it
February 23, 2018
Status: c211
First of all, this is novel by Get Lost so it's obviously going to have interesting mixture of mystery, action and fantasy. If you like way of the devil you will love this one too. This has everything that you could wish for: good fight scenes, interesting world, good dose of mystery and fantasy, plus characters are not too shallow.
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snsdforever
snsdforever rated it
April 2, 2018
Status: c23
The story is not consistent. In the first chapter it is mentioned that the MC and his sister are ordinary people without any talents. Though the MC's turned out to be true, the sister is talented in archery. Even the technology of the world is inconsistent. It is mentioned that there are cars and planes. But the MC travelled in carriage in 1 chapter. The names are also not to my liking. Go with western completely or chinese completely.
I was not able to go past chapter 30 with that... more>> many plot inconsistencies. <<less
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Ignus
Ignus rated it
December 16, 2017
Status: c37
An interesting read. Worth picking up, even though I only gave it 3 stars.

The story setting itself makes it stand out, and worth reading. It is like a detective story during the start of the 20th century, just add western mysticism/ghosts and martial arts.

The problem lies in transition. When scenes change, or time skips occur, it takes a few paragraphs to figure out what has happened. This leads to confusion, and a break in immersion. It also leads to loose ends, and parts of the story not matching up to... more>> well. Basically, events and timelines are pretty spotty, giving the story a feeling that it was not well planned out and organized to begin with. <<less
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