Reign of the Hunters

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The happiest thing in the world is to be able to amend what you have done wrong. She who acted willfully because of a game, was reincarnated into a time when she still had her parents’ love.

For the sake of her family, she began her life as a pro gamer.

But this time, she was no longer the Human Sorceress that she was familiar with. She was an Elven Huntress. Could she still acquire the power to be the Right Hand of God?

Associated Names
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Liè zhě tiān xià
ROTH
猎者天下
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Recommendations
Rebirth of the Thief Who Roamed The World (8)
Emperor of Solo Play (7)
The Legendary Moonlight Sculptor (5)
Taming Master (3)
MMORPG: Rebirth of the Legendary Guardian (3)
The King’s Avatar (3)

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08/08/18 volarenovels c218 part2
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Samkesh
New Samkesh rated it
August 17, 2018
Status: c218 part2
Hi. I love novels and have been reading severals. This particular novel have me glued to it. I m. Re reading the chapters again. The plot is simply good. The story of someone coming back to life. And a chance to make everything better than her previous choices... And making a better person of herself than lonely one before. Although at times she is lone wolf at present too but she does have a wolf pack of her own. The event of her past self. The value of frenship. The... more>> deception.. And screwed morality of people around is well portrayed. Not only the life in game but her real life as well takes some changes... Really if u guys love playing games and reading novels u will b able to find ur self immersed in this novel. I thank the author and translator for bringing this story to the whole world.:) <<less
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sleepingjay
New sleepingjay rated it
July 26, 2018
Status: c468
I enjoyed reading this novel a lot. What I like the most is that the characters feel very human. They all have good and bad points. Not all of them are likable characters, but they are still well-written characters. Each character is the star of their own life and you can really feel that they have lives outside of their interactions with MC. While the MC plays a huge role in the development of the game, she's not be-all and end-all.

The MC isn't perfect. Although she resolves to change herself... more>> in her new life, it takes her time. She also makes mistakes along the way, sometimes overcompensating, sometimes falling back to old habits. And some things are just part of her personality: she's stubborn, ruthless, prideful. But in this second life, she's learned to temper herself. She's more flexible, turning losses into gains. She uses her ruthlessness to benefit her guild. What's most important is that while in the last life she was completely alone, in this life she learns to connect with others.

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I liked that she continued to play solo, while learning to balance her guild's interests with her own. Her experience in her first guild shows that changing her whole personality (obeying the norms and playing with teams) isn't the answer for a better life. Because she is who she is (this line is often repeated in the novel), this will inevitably end in conflict. Her second guild shows that what she needs are people that can let her be who she is, while giving her human connection so she learns to care for and trust others.

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Another point I loved is the game setting. I think this is the first time I've seen a game setting handled so well, because it actually feels like a game. It's neither underplayed nor overplayed (see *Edit), and no one character is unrivaled, not even the MC. In other novels, sometimes the human side of the story undermines the game setting (usually romance or some cannon fodder with an endless grudge against MC), to the point I've wondered whether these characters actually want to play the game with how much time they waste. Or, the MC becomes an OP existence in the game (too many novels to count). Here, the players (and guilds) had huge influence in the story and how the game developed. Also, this novel didn't need to make the NPCs become rogue AIs to make me care or get emotional for NPCs and the story of the game. The author also did well with the quests, storyline, and the in-game universe. As I read, I felt the same excitement as the MC to discover the world of the game, the same trepidation when there were guild conflicts, etc.

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I loved that this game setting was driven further by the biggest antagonist of the novel: corporate politics. So many novels use AIs or other players for the biggest antagonist and it just doesn't feel real or threatening enough. But in real life, so many games are ruined by corporate issues and money, and this is reflected in the novel.

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*Edit: I've seen other reviews say that the plot isn't strong enough, and I think it's because this novel isn't about the main storyline of the game. What it is, is a story about a normal person playing a game. She may be a god-level player, but she is still a normal person. She gets invested in the main storyline of the game, but there are still many other things taking her attention such as guild wars, relationships, leveling, pets, PvP, etc. So there's indeed no focused storyline. The Epic Quest line that usually becomes the main focus of game novels is just one of many subplots here. In fact, I think this novel can be considered a slice-of-life -- though it's a slice-of-life of adventuring in a game, fighting monsters, completing quests, guild conflicts, etc. The closest comparison I have is the anime Log Horizon.

This novel isn't perfect. The author occasionally forgot to finish subplots. Some things that happen to MC definitely screams "protagonist's luck". The volumes go down in quality: the last volume really slacked off in terms of game world-building, and side characters gradually became more underutilized and undeveloped as the story goes on (mostly to give way for other stuff). I felt the author skipped too much of the slower parts of MC and ML's relationship development. I'm a bit unsatisfied by the resolution because I wanted more from both the game world and the main couple's relationship, though at the same time I'm glad it ended at the 4th volume because I hate when novels drag on endlessly and you can tell the author is losing interest in the story.

Overall, this novel is a good read, I definitely recommend it. The feel, though not the execution, is similar to the anime Log Horizon. <<less
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Astaroth
Astaroth rated it
April 8, 2017
Status: c51
This is basically like a worse version of Rebirth of the Thief who Roamed the World, but with a female main character.

Besides that their genders are different the major difference between the two (in terms of setting) would be the goals.

Honestly the MC of this novel is just pathetic if you ask me, she spent 10 years of isolating herself and not caring about anyone else, and the reason why she ends up regretting it is because she didn't have any party willing to let her join for the 5v5... more>> pvp competition.

Now after returning to 10 years back into the past she can finally play the game and make friends for the competition 10 years later...

rdawv already goes into more detail of how ironic (and stupid) the premise is: http://www. novelupdates. com/fdrev/?comid=31432&sid=9734

Also there's the classic cliche's like "unlucky hands", whenever the MC loots the monsters for booty, the item drops become terrible. It's such a lame and pointless gimmick that only detracts from the novel.

Also one thing which just annoyed me, the MC wants to play casually this time, but the first thing she does is tell her friend to delete their character and change class instead of helping her to play said class better and telling her pitfalls to avoid and not brick the character.

Oh yeah, which reminds me, it said earlier in the novel that the MC was annoyed that in Fate you can't allocate your own stat points when you level up so unfortunately she couldn't distribute more stat points into strength for attack damage, but later it's mentioned how one of the best Cleric players from her past life (which our MC "coincidentally" meet and randomly give a resurrect skill book by the way) distributed her stats incorrectly and so her character was slightly less powerful than it should have been.

There's a couple of other times when the Author either forgot what random crap they came up with earlier, or they simply realised it was stupid to begin with and retconned it pretending like it never happened. (Though this does happen in basically all the novels around here, so this is just something you have to live with.)

All in all I would recommend this novel for anyone who has time to kill, I don't think it's bad. But all it really has to add to the table is a Female MC.

I'd recommend reading like "Godly Hunter" or "Rebirth of the Thief who Roamed the World", and if you want to read something more relaxing where the MC isn't so serious about the game then "A Certain Middle-Aged Man’s VRMMO Activity Log" and Only Sense Online both does that better as well.

And of course if you want some epic mmorpg adventure novel then what you'd be looking for would be Legendary Moonlight Sculptor. <<less
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Sicarius
Sicarius rated it
March 1, 2017
Status: c32
So it's early days yet, but this seems like a good one. First, we have a female protagonist; a rarity in the genre. This means that we avoid the rampant s*xism that seems endemic to Chinese action novels. The author also eschews the seemingly standard 'betrayed by friends and reborn to take revenge' story-line that is so commonly seen in litRPGs and xuanhuan. Basically, our MC was the villain in her previous life. She betrayed and destroyed all her relationships to get ahead. But in her rebirth she's trying to... more>> fix that. She's living and striving for the sake of being a better person, which makes for an interesting and unusual character in an action novel. Second, the game actually feels like a game. This is much more unusual than it should be. Almost every other novel with a VRMMORPG (1/2 Prince, TLMS, Shura's Wrath, Rebirth of the Thief, etc.) just read like a generic fantasy novels with a leveling system. Players in the game don't all have epic sounding gamertags. Think about any multiplayer game you've played; everyone is called something like 'noobkiller3007' or 'antsinmyfancypants' or something else ridiculous. So the players we meet in the novel feel a little bit more real, silly names and all. Here, the NPCs act like NPCs. Sophisticated and complex, but still scripted and non-sentient. Our character does what any person who's played a game before does: she skips their dialogue. So we don't have to read through meaningless filler text for every random minor quest that the character gets. Finally: Romance. So far, there's been only a couple hints that romance will happen down the line. Instead of making the first person the MC meets be her fated true love or whatever, the author has chosen to establish the protagonist's character and the world she lives in. We've met her family and friends, but that's it. Later I assume we'll meet the hearthrob and there will be angst, but at the moment she's just beating up monsters, making friends, and threatening game-devs.

TL;DR - 'Reign of the Hunters' avoids a lot of the annoying tropes of the genre, while still scratching the litRPG itch. <<less
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Ab9999
Ab9999 rated it
January 25, 2017
Status: c44
Story is going in a downward slope... I'll try to stay as reasonable and unbiased as I can.

I'll start with the big problems I can think of at the moment. (WALLS OF TEXT INCOMING, PREPARE FOR IMPACT!!) /equips safety helmet

- The author is introducing too many characters; at this point we have very little understanding of MC's 3 close and oh-so-important childhood friends and I've literally lost count of all the characters. The guild, these random encounters/dungeon parties, her school, the game npcs, it's too much. I know not to... more>> expect much character development from the vrmmorpg genre. The problems with this particular case would be the Reincarnation/Second Chance tags added on (if author didnt have many plans for character development then these tags are counter-productive; better off without them when it just serves as a convenient form of plot armor). And, leading off of previous statement, there is basically no development whatsoever for any "important" characters besides the MC herself (even that is lacking).

- The game itself. It is no longer a game for the MC. It's suddenly too convenient to be called that. The game of this world seems to have been developed intentionally for people to shoot ahead of the general masses and become elites (those secret equipments/skills). That's cool. Makes things interesting in it's own way. However, this, it's executed way too poorly. It starts deteriorating so quickly at around ch15 that it's actually slightly funny. Just pay close attention and you'll see it too. I suppose this isn't 'too' bad. Just eliminates all sense of suspense and makes me, and probably other readers as well, lose interest in world building. Leaning this way, has it's own appeal I guess.....

- Forced situations. It seems our MC always had to have something to exploit... okay, that's fine. Lots of in-game bugs, I suppose. Weird but I'm okay with that. It's understandable. What I'm not okay with is the bs this author decided to pull out of nowhere on numerous occasions. Here are some examples:
1) MC is farming a dungeon for experience and equipment. Out of nowhere, with absolutely no prior mention or foreshadowing, we readers find out that some 1/10, 000 or so chance boss shows up. Or maybe this was that random spawn "wild boss" she encounters on the way to the dungeon? Or were those separate occasions (might have mixed them up) ? Anyways, let's not focus on how she soloed then TAMED the boss monster in the beginning stages of the game in what was quite possibly the most rushed fight scene of any translation I've read up to this point, adding yet another character (one whom is actually negligible 10+ chapters later with royalty or w/e maxed, but don't worry. Author makes sure to remind us of his useless existence!) and just look at other aspects.
- Lacking use of plot devices (after ch10, every advancement is brought upon by author exploiting the MC, not MC interacting with her world (forced situations galore)
- The world isn't explored through the MC nor any other characters, not even by a narrator; it's delivered to us readers on the spot; very poorly executed
- So. Many. Useless. Characters.....
2) Another forced situation would be 'all' these hidden quest (and even non-hidden quest taken by too many users for the author to count) suddenly getting hidden quest chains. Because plot armor in the form of Time-Travel wasn't good enough?

And at the end of every situation, it's just everyone relying on our idiotic MC. Because literally every other player is lacking. Unless the author decides to use another player to forcefully advance the plot or glorify our MC. Also, expect character 'flaws' (actual flaws of character, not being "good" or "bad") and contradictions. Yay?

This author started out strong but all strong points have been thrown out of the window by this point. Disappointed. Still worth reading if bored. Better than majority of other novels listed on this site. Would rate at about 3.4. I can't imagine it qualitatively improving at this point. If anything, it might get worse.

Expect an incongruent story where you read about the MC being awesome. The author doesn't know how to write about people and their interactions. Makes all the group parties and dungeon raids so much fun...
(warning: sarcasm detected)

Reccommend giving this a try only if you have spare time as it isn't complete trash.

Proper-ish reviews are hard...

P.S. - Nice work translator (s) and Editor (s) ! Translation quality is great and despite some big disappointments I've still enjoyed it a little. <<less
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Deschen
Deschen rated it
March 30, 2017
Status: --
The whole "reincarnated gamer MC who's back to change things from their last life by exploiting their knowledge of the game with OP skills/bugs/equip/whatever" isn't new, but most of them don't have a female main character (actually, there seems to be a lack of translated novels with strong female protagonists in general). This one was good enough for me to finish reading the raws for the novel after catching up with the translations. There were definitely flaws in the story, and it can sometimes be confusing keeping track of all... more>> the different characters, but for me the good outweighed the bad and made this novel one of my favorites in the virtual reality genre.

The author spent time on developing the story (game) setting, and the well crafted questlines and NPC dialogues reflect on that, although the MC chooses to skip through most of them.

Romance in the beginning of the novel is non-existent. By the time I was through a good chunk of the novel and the male lead still hadn't appeared, the most "romantic" moments were between the MC and her cousin - and I honestly wondered about the direction this was going or if I was just reading too much into it... By the time the male lead appears in the game, we only meet him for a few chapters before our two leads separate again. Honestly, the author doesn't focus on romance until the latter part of the story, but by the time we finally get there, it's worth it. The interactions and conversations between the two leads as they slowly progress from kill-on-first-sight to lovers is super cute, and was one of the reasons why I enjoyed this story so much. <<less
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q25t
q25t rated it
July 23, 2017
Status: c103
There's a lot to like about this novel to be honest but one aspect just ruins the whole thing. This is a VRMMO novel so obviously there's a game that's being played and is unbelievably popular. The problem is that game is terrible. The bits and pieces we get of it make me as a gamer wonder how this game got a 1000 players let alone the millions it's supposed to have. It has dungeons with "puzzles" whose solution can only be determined by dying repeatedly over and over and... more>> hoping to stumble into the right path. No skill, no reasoning, blind luck. Skills are not acquired easily but again by largely blind luck.

There's another issue in that in MC's first life she plays as a spellcaster type character and now plays obviously as a hunter. These are not identical playstyles. All of her skills seem to transfer over somehow. Wat?

The author also seems to have a hard time making up their mind on how good of VR there is. NPCs have as much of a personality as actual characters yet somehow spells and other things seem rather stiff, like there's no customizing them.

The character interactions are actually fairly decent although the most recent chapter is likely to have me drop this. The MC tells a child several days after his entire family's death and him becoming an orphan that he should essentially just suck it up because no one cares. I can understand taking this tact when it's been weeks or months but it's mentioned the funeral hasn't even been held yet. Seriously, WTF. This child then develops respect for the MC. Maybe there's something cultural here about how people deal with the death of a loved one, but the MC currently comes across as a callous bitch. This is after much character development in her getting along with people.

For a second chance story where the MC is attempting to gain allies as she realizes she can't do everything herself, the MC is way too unlikable and doesn't really try very hard to make friends with people. She's one of the top players in the whole game playing a DPS role yet spends almost all of her time with no party all by herself. Right, what was the moral of the story?

Right. I should actually mention some positives. Translation is fantastic, no complaints at all. Writing is actually pretty good save all the griping above. The pacing is also ok. There seems to be some big plot going on with her class that's slowly developing. <<less
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Tesuji
Tesuji rated it
February 20, 2017
Status: c26
I found this to be an interesting twist on the Peggy Sue/VRMMO sub-genre. (And, yes, I'm a bit bemused that this is actually a sub-genre.)

Rather than the usual "MC failed/was killed and is Back For Revenge (in a game) " kind of plot, we have a MC who was pretty much a success in the game... but considered herself a sh*tty person who ruined her relationships with her family and friends.

The time travel isn't about Crushing Her Enemies and Getting Revenge, but more about how she doesn't want... more>> to screw up her life again. (I mean, sure, she'll use her knowledge to be a top player in the game, of course, but then, she was one of the top players in the game through honest means, so that doesn't really feel like that much of a cheat.) <<less
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icecream
icecream rated it
February 8, 2017
Status: --
This is so good so far, It's really refreshing to read this kind of novel with a female MC. I was also worried they were going to butcher the romance in the later stages, but from what I'm seeing I think the romance is actually going to develop nice and slow like it should without being the focus of attention. Additionally I really love the female mc's personality.
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Nightenviel
Nightenviel rated it
January 24, 2017
Status: c4
It's pretty much a fantasy for those of you maybe like me haha whos been on several mmo rankings for quite awhile (maybe not top) but imagine yourself in the future if you kept doing it and reaching top 1 legacy for such a long time and escaping from the real world and having a dim future but time travelling back with all the game info before launch. This is pretty much it.

The premise is pretty well made too and so far it's doing itself quite well. I'm definitely following... more>> this simply because it's somehow unique because the author seems to know much about games unlike your typical fantasy mmo troupes that just adds a user interface and less about the games details. <<less
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PhilippeO
PhilippeO rated it
July 17, 2017
Status: c500
a Very Good Book

and a Disappointment

Book1 and Book2 is very good and show story true potential.

... more>> the longer the story its start to meander and losing its purpose.

Author introducing many character and plot point (Guild Battle, PvP) only to later abandoned them.

the Story from Book3 on is eaten by many, many Solo Quest which boring, didn't develop the story and throw character development away.

in Book1 she already prove she can be leader in Dungeon and Guild, her goal is to develop team PvP failure in past life, but in last three book she spend most her time in Solo Quest instead.

she only fight in team PvP twice and Guild Wars once and that plot is abandoned. Dungeoning in group is abandoned. And interaction with teammate, other Guild and Rival is thrown away for Solo Quest.

which weird choice since author so much better at writing character and interaction instead of developing Solo Quest storyline.

Still, as LN a very good book with many brilliant chapter with interesting Female Protagonist. <<less
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ZelNathul
ZelNathul rated it
February 22, 2017
Status: v1c27
So far it reminds me of Rebirth of the Thief but with a female main character.

I quite like it because game setting and the fact that the MAIN character is female. Sadly not enough Chinese/Japanese LN's feature a female as the main character whose viewpoint we see the world through. The only other one I can think of off the top of my head is Stunning Edge. Also quite a good LN so you might want to check that out of your interested in seeing another female in the... more>> leading role. <<less
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SeiraJLoyard
SeiraJLoyard rated it
January 30, 2017
Status: c14
What I find unique about this particular novel is the fact that the MC is female. Most of these VRMMORPG/reincarnation/revenge type novels all have male MCs, so the fact that this is coming from the POV of a female makes it different. Because of this, I'm anticipating how the author will use this aspect of the character to make their novel different (if at all) from other similar novels.
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I like how the MC realizes that her personality and thought process is wrong, and from that reflection, she tries to fix herself with this second chance

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Which differs from other novels in which the MC might be trying to use their past knowledge of the game to gain an edge on their "enemies". Of course, this isn't saying she doesn't use that knowledge as well, cause then we wouldn't have an OP MC.
Currently, there isn't really much difference in story progression between this novel and other novels of this type. If you enjoy the VRMMORPG/second chance type novels, this is very similar, and I definitely will be following this to see how this story progresses! <<less
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acoleman2
acoleman2 rated it
March 3, 2017
Status: c34
It's pretty good. It's nice to have a female main character because there's no threat of a harem forming. She's also a total badass which is great. I do get annoyed with how much crap she takes without retaliating. I get she's trying to be different after reincarnating, but I still think she shouldn't be so passive in response to some things. Aside from that, the game itself is about what you expect from a VRMMORPG novel; it's not fully fleshed out, and doesn't give off a game feeling. There's... more>> a heavy emphasis on her knowledge from the future which gets repetitive, but it's not unbearable (not yet at least). Overall, I think it's a fun novel. More than anything it's nice to have a novel with a female main character where romance really isn't an aspect of the MC's life. Very hard to find on NU. Recommend this for those who like VRMMORPG novels. To make a comparison, this is kind of like Emperor of Solo Play except the inverse. Former solo player reincarnates and values friendships as opposed to former guild leader reincarnates and cuts off friendships. <<less
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rdawv
rdawv rated it
February 8, 2017
Status: c19
First impressions.

It is obvious that the author is influenced by World of Warcraft's hunter class, even the talents and quirks are duplicated here.

Our MC is a professional gamer who had reached the peak by walling off all distractions: including alienating her family and friends and playing selfishly in the game. In the end, she was left alone. In a bitter twist of irony, she could not find friends to make up a party to join a group competition. Wallowing in her self-pity, she fell from a high spot to... more>> a sure death... only to awaken in her younger past self, at the point before she made the fateful life choices. She promised to make changes about her past self that had played the game which consumed her previous life... and then proceeded to play the game anyway, this time as a different class.

A little head-scratching to be sure, but I guess the author needed an excuse. Anyway, the story thus far is typical of a "I am playing this game using my previous experience and skill" tale. The main twist is the gender of the MC, though it doesn't seem relevant as yet (no romance hinted yet). There are some statistics in the text, and writing seems decent enough though after 19 chapters we don't get an idea as to what the MC wants to do except to use her in-game knowledge to level efficiently.

Have to wait chapters. <<less
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Temaki-dono
Temaki-dono rated it
October 31, 2017
Status: c156
I started this with, frankly, low expectations. I don't generally hope for too much from light reading but entertainment.

Except it has recently dawned on me I'm just not enjoying the story anymore. Ye Ci, the main character, is just not very enjoyable to read about. She is arrogant and self-centered. Now, that's not a problem by itself; character flaws are what spices up a story. Small problem: as far as the narrative is concerned, Ye Ci has no flaws. It seems like every character either fawns over her or is... more>> portraied as evil and unreasonable. She also never really fails, has unbelievable luck... It's like she Ye Sue just arrived from Xianxia land.
In other news, I have yet to see any coherent plot emerge; the premise was that she wanted to live a different life, one where she's not lonely. Well, so far she's basically been am asshole to almost everyone, rampaged across the game, while screaming "#noregrets". You know, metaphorically.

There is no tension to speak of. She has powers as the plot demands, no character who disagrees with her has any valid points, and her luck is unbelievable. Just in case her future knowledge wasn't enough. It honestly feels like the author is just licking their character.

Which brings me to the astounding amount of casual misogyny I see interspersed in the text. Seems like every time we see Ye Sue, we're reminded of how "she's not weak like a woman" or how she has "the courage of a man" or something like that. Full disclosure, I could tolerate that in a novel. I'm not looking for social critique from a Chinese webnovel. It just aggravates the problem.

I don't recommend reading this. <<less
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deathless.smile
deathless.smile rated it
January 24, 2017
Status: c4
It seems to me like this is just like any other reincarnation story, except this time the character is in a VRMMO, which is a little original. Points for the refreshing concept!

What I like about this story is the novelty (which may wear off), as well as the okay pacing for a fast-paced story. It doesn't seem forced, and if you just want a moderate read without much depth, this could be what you're looking for.
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sagacity
sagacity rated it
September 25, 2017
Status: c143
I'm very happy to have picked this up. Translators and editors are great. I'm not sure if it's the author or the translators or both but it is one of the best LN I've read. The story is generic in it's genre but it's the style and atmosphere that makes it a hit for me. Of the many I've read it's one of the best in terms of translation and story pacing. It's an easy read and very relatable. Informative without brain overload. Translation is clean.

Very satisfying read. Thanks to... more>> the authors and translators! <<less
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leva
leva rated it
August 28, 2017
Status: c126
At a glance, this seems to be a generic reincarnation story with OP female MC, but in actuality the only part of her reincarnation that she used to cheat were regarding which people to befriend (in theme with her effort to actually keep some positive social relations, despite the utterly selfish reasons she scouted them), some dungeon glitches (as expected), and in-game real estate developments (I'm just???? dude).

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Spoiler

She's not even the strongest hunter in the game

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Because she does a lot of new things it ends up very fresh; quests she hasn't even heard about, treasures she didn't get the first time around, feuds and friendships with a lot of people.

The dynamics with other players, as well as exploring the game world, are the main attractions in this novel for me. The conflict of interests are engaging, and her impulsive bravado and ruthlessness makes for a lot of interesting situations.

Granted, the writer could expand some more on her friends' perspective... like literally her guildmates, but well...

A light read, with overarching plot clues scattered from the start, don't expect extreme complications (... uh, well, maybe except the last plot twist), but very enjoyable nonetheless.

Last but not least, one of the best light novel TL I've ever read; reads very smooth, props to TL team. <<less
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Dhalphas
Dhalphas
August 21, 2017
Status: c122
Lets cut the crap.

This story is fcking amazing, and I'm glad I found it and decided to read it.

The MC is a female and she's playing this realistic game (similar to the game in Sword Art Online, but obviously 10x times better cause SAO is a piece of sh*t), and yea, she has cheats because she comes from 10 years in the future. She came back to make her relationships last this time around, since her past self was a sh*tty person.

I love her development, and her laid back nature.... more>> Her morals are righteous in their own way I guess
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"kid, your parents died, deal with it and move on stop being such a prissy sulking brat and making others worry for you" or "you fcked with me and spout some lies? Bruh lemme make your lie come true" (she frigging stole a guild's treasury cause they posted sh*t about her and on top were literal douchebags so they deserved it

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that spoiler might've changed your mind about this fic, but srsly try it out. I'm not good with my words, but honestly it's a good fic to try out. You see her meet ppl she has already met in her past life, change her mistakes and develop relationships rather than staying a lone wolf. She's smart, and knows her way with the game. The story is easy to follow and understand, and I'm hooked. You gotta try it to understand what I'm saying I guess. Just do it. <<less
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marredme
marredme rated it
March 16, 2017
Status: c29
I could have given this a better rating, but there's just this huge plot armor surrounding the MC allowing her to obtain all sorts of rare things by her absurd amount of luck. Some people might not bother with this, I mean, it's in every novels that we've probably ever read (those deus ex machinas of the authors). However, the better novels out there knows how to make it so that the MC has at the very least earned their keep. Yes, she has knowledge of the past and yes,... more>> she was once number one. It would have been enough already if she used those things to gain her advantages in the game, exploiting bugs and solving problems with her expertise. Those things are at least believable. But the plot armor, It just takes away a lot of the enjoyment of seeing her grow.

Other than that, it would've been really great. The MC is very well made, it really feels like she's really struggling:
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She was once a snob who ignored her family and friends to reach the top, now she wants to focus on what is most important. The thing is when rebirthed, she still has that tendency to go solo, and the author and through various means, make her remember that she's supposed to change.

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She didn't change just like that and that's good character development. It's totally unlike her online character which as I've already said, didn't really struggle and obtain super rare items by luck. It's still an 'ok' read if you can get past that. Note that other characters don't have that much character development (yet?) compared to her. That's pretty much it I guess. Enjoy. <<less
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ThatKnight64
ThatKnight64 rated it
May 11, 2017
Status: c65
So, in general I read a lot of these VRMMORPG stories and don't really expect much. We have the Weeds who are basically game-gods and completely laugh in the face of the "Massive Multiplayer" part of the MMORPG. We have the stupid stories like Zhan Long which make 0 sense... I've honestly long since given up any expectation when starting to read a VRMMORPG story... so I was pleasantly surprised when this one turned out to be quite good. It's not about an Anti-Social person becoming a solo-god in a... more>> game where socializing is 99% of the gameplay. It's an anti-social person working hard to come out of her shell and become a better person all around and that alone (atleast for me) makes this story pretty priceless.

Character growth in chinese novels might aswell be a mythical phoenix for all it shows up but this one seems to be working heavily toward that goal. A female MC is rather refreshing... especially when we don't have a male love interest immediately popping into existence from the very beginning so we get to see who our MC is before we have to deal with romance angst. The overall gameplay/game setting is pretty bland WoWesque but I honestly dont care at this point... In fact, I'd almost say the "bland gameplay" is what allows for the story to be driven by the MCs adventures rather than having her be overshadowed by complicated game mechanics. I'm giving this 5/5 just because, for what it is, It's perfect thus far. And really in the land of terribad stories the decent story is king. <<less
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