When A Mage Revolts

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Kubei was just an ordinary pencil and button pusher working a day job, hating his boss and making horrible speeches when one day he fell asleep after pushing an all-nighter. When he woke up, he was bound to a chair, facing three creepy robed women and in a body way too young and way too weak to be his own. As he slowly came to, he realized that he was no longer in the same universe as he was before. He had teleported to the Kingdom of Helius, where an all-powerful church rules its lands and wages war against the elusive group known only as Mages. Armed with an incredibly cocky neural interface that just won’t shut up and his own sheer wit, our MC will find himself not just fighting to survive, but maybe even something bigger than himself.

When A Mage Revolts average rating 3.4/5 - 189 user ratings
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icerror
New icerror rated it
December 11, 2017
Status: c267
Pretty good IMO. The novel is single-minded in its depiction of a mage fantasy ignoring all other development. I don't know for sure where the others complain about, but it is a refreshing work. The quality of the translation is a minus though.
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waleuska
New waleuska rated it
November 25, 2017
Status: c230
It is another chinese MC that refuse to back down.

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One of his friends gets capture and instead of being reasonable with the people that capture him he keeps antagonize them. Heck if it wasn't for one of them special power he would have killed the people.

Ok this is what happens. The MC friends gets captures he put a curse on one of the people that capture his friend. They ask him to remove the curse and they would tell him where his friends is, what do the main character does instead. He wants the upper hand and attacks them. He cannot do an equal exchange. Now after attacking them, one of the people almost kills him because once again he starts the crap. What does he do? He pins her to a wall and there is no way for her to escape. Her partner ask nicely to let her go they would tell him where his friend is, Chinese MC kills her. This unwilling to work with people is enough to make me hate the MC and I like the story at the beginning.

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Queen of Sheba
Queen of Sheba rated it
September 19, 2017
Status: c50
A brilliant premise ruined with lazy, satirical elements. Imagine a wonderfully constructed world, now imagine that the splendour this world possesses (which is eerily similar to two other stories that shant be named) is butchered in an attempt for the story to appeal to all audiences, rather than appealing to specific groups. The end product that is left is such an awful generalisation, that contrasts with the originals simply cannot but help be made. If you are curious as to these generalisations, go ahead and read, but be forewarned, for such idiocy can leave one with a blaring headache.

For those whom require specifics. Firstly, the entire premise is incredibly cliche, and common. The protagonist lost, and aimless, somehow begins to traverse the path of heroism, and Justice. Secondly, the plot advancement tools, such as the AI tool, serve as satirical devices to humanise the story further. For so called 'witty banter' to take place. Thirdly, there's Just no real character to the story, it Just feels like a story any one of millions of authors with fascination with the West would write. All in thinly veiled cover in order to imitate the success of its predecessors.

In the end why not Just read the original inspirations instead?

Spoiler

Release that Witch, and Warlock of the Magus World

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Yoburi
Yoburi rated it
September 29, 2017
Status: c20
This novel is horrible! I hate the characters, MC is a useless cunt, Cheat is so terrible it would be better not even having one and what the hell is the point of this novel again???

When I read a novel you expect something from it like in Release the Witch you want to see a kingdom where the witchs can live in peace but here there is just nothing. The novel starts with the MC being torture to death by witchs and they are the worst people imaginable not only... more>> they treat the MC like dirty but they even backstab each other in one word they are complete animals that deserve to be hunted down.

And thats the problem the novel makes you hate the witchs from the start if this is to be fun I didnt find not even a single one of the jokes funny, I mean the MC was whiped to death by these woman because they wanted to rob his family where is the joke on this situacions.

Well later MC try learing magic but that will make the church hunt him and his family hates him plus the witchs being terrible, is there any point in joing the witch side after being torture? If this is a parody of RtW it would be much more fun if the MC was the very opposite of Roland like being in the best territory and not knowing how to make anything, isnted we got this a douche trying to be a witch after being torture to death... hilarious. <<less
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bleh360
bleh360 rated it
October 30, 2017
Status: c190
I am only writing this review to clap back at some of the ridiculous expectations people have for these novels. I consider most of these to be random stories that are slightly better than fan fiction. I come for the creativity not for the great literary devices. This is especially true for web novels to me, because they all seem somewhat cliche and biting off each other. With that said let's get to the clapping.

I always read reviews before I check out a novel one of the main things people... more>> did not like was the useless system and that it wasn't funny but he kept being mentioned and the dialogue between them and yatta yatta. Well first off all
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the system becomes way quieter after michelle dies and some time even before that

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the system is not entirely useless as it is a computer in his head it can help him at times and I could name a bunch but I am too lazy so I will give 2 non exact examples
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1. The stupid software of a game helps ben to become an amazing shooter 2. When the church was going to probe bens memories the system actually complied false memories not once either but twice! Saving bens hot behind

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And to the person who wrote a review giving this web novel 1 star from below me is absolutely too picky to be reading web novels. I agree that the humor could be better but I did get some good laughs out of this
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particularly the pan incident with the fulner boy

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and on that note let's talk about this persons issue with characters, I feel as though back in the "western fantasy" which is basically either the middle ages or the times of noble people who actually had toilets and considering that these people had a pan to poop in I think it was more like middle ages. In the middle ages many people were stupid including nobility [ Monty Python any one?], hence why they believed in witches, hence why the church in this novel can fool so many people so easily.

The whole theme is you bring someone regular from our generation put them in the middle ages and they become the smartest frickin person ever to have lived during that time! Not to mention add real magic to it and boom you got yourself a nice fantasy cocktail of a regular guy who transmigrated and is suddenly a genius! Which is what almost every other webnovel will do so suck it up hon.

I am just saying you guys should give this book some more credit than 1 star because #1 it actually did have some laughs so don't say it wasn't funny at all it made me smile every now and then, this isn't stand up I am not expecting to laugh at every page or gag. #2 this novel actually played on something different not only is the character transmigrated and not considered a genius but he also displays his stupidity like any other NORMAL guy by trying to be super amazing if you found out you could possible use magic wouldn't you be excited to see something like that? Even if it was dangerous you already died once how bad could it be to take that risk? #3 the psychology aspect could easily be missed. I say if the author does not directly tell you something, you should imply it from the characters actions. I do not think the previous reader was a very imaginative fellow because if he was he would have seen that almost every step of the way MC would always panic first when trouble came and then think things through after panicing. He had an acute paranoia [for good reason though] which ended up making him get caught at some point so I would say his mental state isn't well? Not to mention
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I think he did die at least twice during those first couple chapter in captivity cause he had that "dream" which never shows up again by the way after his stint with michelle

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. He also has a special method of using magic which I think impacts this
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Did you forget he uses magic with his mind and not his actual spiritual sense his mental capacity is way higher than other, use your head don't be stupid :P

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Nihilist_smoker
Nihilist_smoker rated it
August 26, 2017
Status: c20
Artificial intelligence here seems more like the friend of MC here than an emotionless tool. Currently MC is weak and does not possess a godlike intelligence. The premise of the novel is interesting and the story is realistic. The story has a great potential for development if MC shows steady character growth. The worldbuilding is lacking as it is still early in the story. Although currently MC is being pushed around, I think it will all change as he grows stronger.

Anyways, a good novel to read and enjoy.
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Daoist LastWish
Daoist LastWish rated it
October 10, 2017
Status: c106
This is the best chinese MAGE novel that I have read. The novel has excellent writing, plotting, and great humor. It makes fun of other wizard novels and novels where the protagonist has OP cheats in an entertaining way. It is better than The Wizard World, and much, much better than Warlock of the Magus World.

Details:

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Strengths:

Writing and plotting is excellent. There are plots within plots, and even the MC doesn't know all of them. It is at least 10 times better than other two mage novels I mentioned above. There is plenty of intrigue and clever people, this keeps things interesting.

The cheat that the MC has is hilarious - a talking computer inside his brain which only likes to trash talk the MC. MC isn't a selfish retard like TWW or WMW. He cares about his family.

Weakness:

In the end, it is still only a power fantasy. No character development, no romance.

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Recommendation: If you like Wizard novels, then certainly read this one. Note: This novel is a parody of other novels, but with much better writing and superior plotting.

Other recommendations: Ze Tian Ji, Deathsutra, AWE.
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Jetstorm
Jetstorm rated it
August 27, 2017
Status: c20
The story is enjoyable with well built characters.

I find the AI system to be unique... Definitely better than WMW's AI (not the story itself. It hasn't been translated that far ahead yet).

The speech is not repetitive instead is pretty interesting. The start is a popular template screwd in a weird way but that's not a bad thing. The story has plenty of growth potential if done in the right way.

Qidian started it but I haven't experienced ads in the story yet so its still good. I just hope they don't... more>> stop translating due to some unreasonable reason. <<less
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Aniazi
Aniazi rated it
September 27, 2017
Status: c83
I was actually quite surprised by this novel, I was expecting a badly written Chinese novel. What I got was a very funny and well written story about a guy whose luck is like a roller coaster. Every time he finally gets to rest some trouble is brewing ready to strike.

If you want a typical story where an all powerful Chinese is eating pills, pondering daos, or seeking revenge for his face or family. This isn't that story.

This guy is a random Chinese office worker, who is randomly put in... more>> a noble's body in a kidnapping and torture situation, by mages.

Has to use what details and advantages he can gather to barely survive (did I mention he doesn't have any of that noble's memories?), only to find himself in a worse situation. He is the hated son of a noble family, and the church would have him killed if they find out anything that happened while he was kidnapped.

All while he has a half useless AI in his head, who starts gaining a personality. So while this guy is almost dying, he and the AI are having hilarious conversations in his head. <<less
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Haxk
Haxk rated it
September 26, 2017
Status: --
This novel is horrendous. A disjointed attempt to merge comedy via a either poorly written or poorly translated AI system with a serious transmigration. What should be an interesting premise is wrecked by incredibly poor execution. As Qidan appears to be curating any review below 3 stars on their website, 1 star is given to counteract that BS.
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DaveM
DaveM rated it
October 6, 2017
Status: c101
First off, note the parody tag in the tags. It is important. The main character basically lacks most of the knowledge otherworld travelers seem to have for no reason. He doesn't know how to make soap, gunpowder, he isn't somehow a gourmet and for the most part if an ordinary person wouldn't normally know something, he can be counted upon to not know it either.

His cheat isn't the best (though it saves his life from time to time, so not the worst either), and basically everything is over the top,... more>> most of the people are dumber, more cunning, more vicious, or more arrogant than you'd normally expect. In a ten point scale on personal and personality attributes in this world, it seems you'll never find a 5, but is more of an inverted bell curve. But as I said, note the parody in the tags. It is important.

Various readers hate the main character, I don't. He's genre savy, hard working, reasonably cunning, and only vicious in situations where his ability to continue living is at stake. In the start he was an everyman, neither successful nor a failure, going though his everyday life. He ends up in a situation where there is a better than 90% chance of dying and lives through it. He isn't always able to win, and when he can't, he uses his head. His head isn't the greatest tool, but he isn't dumb as some would claim. Given he has a somewhat high chance of dying about once every 3 chapters on average, he does pretty well. He does have the merit of a high ranking noble family, he also has the demerit of it. All in all, a normal person is dealt a crappy hand, but there are 2 or 3 cards, in their current configuration worthless, that might be able to turn into a good hand. He sees that and chases that small beacon of hope.

The writing in the beginning is a little lacking, but it improves a bit as time goes on. It is funny, abet in a dark way, and this guy is probably more realistic than the majority of protagonists. If I had any complaint is that he is rather lacking in the protagonist power in the beginning- it takes a while more he can make a decision that actually affects anything. At best, he manages to survive. Still, it is not a bad read. There are many things I feel that were better that I dropped before chapter 20. It's sort of fast food for the soul, not the warmest, certainly not the best, but the greasy, salty goodness is satisfying once in a while, all the same. <<less
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pomoli
pomoli rated it
November 4, 2017
Status: c200
Way better than I thought. I recommend it!

Pro

  • MC is a good guy trying to get by in a fantasy European like world, and there is character progression in the story. He's relatively bright too, which is good in a story where he isn't the strongest one around.
  • Side characters are all interesting, every one of them way more complex than the simple minded fools you see usually in Chinese WN.
  • Same for antagonists.
  • You feel like the world is not centered around the MC, each and every character having his life and little scheme.
  • Comedy is down in latter parts of the story, and that's for the better.
  • A few plot twists that really surprised me.
Con

  • The heavy comedy in the beginning was almost too much.
  • No romance (until now at least). I always feel like it balances a story when a good romance is introduced.
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Hitexh
Hitexh rated it
October 20, 2017
Status: c138
This is a hidden gem.. For those who give low vote, I believe it was because they cant accept the comedy inside mystery genre. Too much affected with magus and other mage novel, they expect a serious story. But here I am want to say, that this mage novel is more to my liking, and better than those magus thing.

First, the novel doesnt have romance yet (I hope there is later), and no harem (which is good). Without this 2 genre, the novel shine because of the mystery story it... more>> bring completely out of what reader would expect. It gives me the thrill of looking forward, and seek answer who and why.

The comedy is good in my opinion, although the fast changing scene is slightly confusing sometime. I really recommend you guys to read this until chapter 100, because most of mystery in the begining unfold by then and the new chapter of mystery begin. <<less
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Jarrow
Jarrow rated it
November 15, 2017
Status: --
Despite the comedy tag, do not expect to laugh. It's a transmigration story into a crapsack world where every character is dark, outright evil, broken, or simply stupid. The MC takes on the world as the last option, and the AI leaps between plot armor asspulls and useless idiocy that someone thought to be amusing - and it isn't.

After 60 chapters, I haven't found a single sympathetic character, or a plotline that I though was engaging enough to justify wasting more time. Avoid.
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Kalione
Kalione rated it
October 27, 2017
Status: c169
I don't like this story. The author did seem to pay attention to the characters besides the MC which is interesting but the rest he completely failed my expectations.

At least to me there was not a single character I could like or relate to. MC is annoying and most of his actions left a sour taste in my mouth. All the characters besides Michelle seem dumb, the MCdespite the danger of the church and knowing about the consequences of practicing magic is just too relaxed and laid-back for a normal... more>> guy who was transported in a new world without a decent cheat. Though he claims he doesn't have the hero halo to protect him he is still too reckless provoking situations. For a normal person being kidnapped and experiencing so many terrible things would make them frightened or traumatized, I think this novel lacks in the psychological factor.

  • The most upsetting thing to m is The fact there is no strong reason to justify the main character to be a mage. It was explained that it was because he was an otaku and it was always his dream, but I think even Otaku are normal people and for normal people who most of their lives don't witness war or don't know about violence witnessing oppression will cower facing this choice for the first time. Sure, he learned it for self-defense but in my perspective a normal person who is law-abbiding would avoid delving upon it even under the threat of a curse of the witch. Why he fights for? For survival? I would believe that if he wasn't so sh*tty on his decisions. To return home? That would be a believable reason. To save the mages? For f**** Pete's sake you were tortured by mages why would you develop a good will and save them? Do you have a stockholm syndrome? If it was for himself I would believe it.
One of the things that annoyed me is that even though its explained that it is a western fantasy setting, the characters act and speak like dumbasses. Nobleman and royalty distinguished themselves because of their manners and different ways of speaking so I at least expected that the so called "ladies" introduced would act like their social position entailed instead... It felt like the "ladies" were male characters crossdressing.

You could argue and say this has humor so it shouldn't be taken so seriously. However I can name many novels who can balance the humor, tension and development better than this one like "World of Cultivation", "Experimental log of the crazy Lich" and etc.

I don't know how I was able to endure reading till this point but I can no longer keep going. <<less
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ththth12
ththth12 rated it
October 19, 2017
Status: --
This is great comedy. It makes fun of usual tropes in these kind of stories. It also has interesting story and characters, and good action now and then. MC gets a cheat which is almost useless yet funny AI.

It's also not clear-cut "church is bad, mages are good"-situation like in similar stories. Mages actually cause more harm to MC than the church, as they torture him and try to kill him several times. He still wants to become mage, not because he is dumb but because that's only route for... more>> power for him. <<less
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Xravia
Xravia rated it
August 25, 2017
Status: c10
This is a mash up of the start of coiling dragon and warlock of the magus world that is more of a satire on why bad things keep happening to him and why he is unlucky. Rather than being hardworking and Having purpose, control and power. It's more a more lighthearted 'how am I going to get myself out of this one' gag. The A.I. Tries to act as the comic relief but I find joke overplayed and will predict that the joke saying - press 0 for a human... more>> will get repeated alot during the novel. If you can stomach the flippant use of crude words to get a laugh then you might enjoy the rest.

As for how this series will turn out, It will be up to the execution of the premise and the story. I'll assume if you have read the two aforementioned novels then you won't be missing out on much if you don't read this as its a parody. But it's early days and we will see if more tags are updated that are interesting enough. <<less
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seaners23
seaners23 rated it
November 16, 2017
Status: c231
I find this novel to be fairly enjoyable. The AI is kinda annoying instead of funny, maybe the comedic factor is lost in translation. I really liked the main character for a while but he's starting to become more and more like every other psychopathic character that you see in most Chinese cultivation novels. In the beginning the MC had justifiable reasons to kill certain people but later on his reasons became flimsier and flimsier. How long until he kills someone just because they were in "his" seat at a... more>> bar? Yeah, I know, it won't get that bad because he's the MC instead of a fodder villain, but still... <<less
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Redmi
Redmi rated it
September 18, 2017
Status: c54
The MC accidentally slept on his Windows 10 laptop and woke up being transmigrated into another world. Unfortunately for MC, Windows 10 main feature, the personal assistant Cortana, has been embedded into his brain.

This novel revolves around how Cortana screws the MC over and over again as the MC desperately trying to live while going against a psychopath witch and a church that like to 'cleanse' people while being the troubled heir of an aristocratic family.

The story itself is just bang average, but combined with comedic MC's interactions with Cortana,... more>> this novel makes for a decent read.

This novel is a recommended read for any die-hard fans of Windows 10, Windows Phone, Xbox console or the Halo video game series. Especially the latter. Android or ChromeOS users should instead read the 'Help! Gooogle-sensei!!' novel, which being a JP novel, is way inferior to this novel.

For iOS/MacOS users, they should read Martial God Asura for an educational 'triggering' experience.

🌟🌟🌟🌟from me as of chapter 54. <<less
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Chourou
Chourou rated it
August 27, 2017
Status: --
I think this is an intressting read. I read from chapter 1 to 20. The writer of this novel also uses "A.I" chip in the head like in the other novels of same concept. Except the writer wants his to be diffrent so he gave, the Artificiall intelligence chip that is imbedded in our main character, a personality. This is what makes me all plerplexed/flustered/unsettled... Because this personality of an A.I is funny and a pain in the ass at the same time.

If you are a traditionalist like me then... more>> you want the A.I to be helpful. In movies and other books, A.I software often do not have personalities. They calculate, and formulate awnsers with reason and within obtainable boundaries of knowledge and common sense.

This A.I here is supposed to be a fused one of a 5 year old laptop with a mobile phone and it has a personality. And so this personality is actually an annoying dumb software with satir. Which is funny. But sometimes it gets too much, really it gets too much... The banter, which many calls humour and comedy gets too much.

Anyway enough of the A.I maybe things will improve in the long run. It is an intressting read but... who knows. Maybe it will get better. Or... Worse? <<less
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longshot3990
longshot3990 rated it
August 26, 2017
Status: c20
Since this story is new I won't give it 5 stars but the story so far has been really good. It is not a run of the mill story about the MC being OP right off the bat with some magical power. The system or (neural interface) is not much help to him so he is not very OP. The situations remind me a lot of "Release that Witch" but in this instance he can actually learn magic.

I don't know why people are giving this a bad rating. I guess... more>> they expect him to get every he needs right off the bat; It's not going to be like that. This is a harsh and real reality in this story. <<less
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Bofhen
Bofhen rated it
August 25, 2017
Status: --
This series so far is interesting but still a bit to early to give it a Complete review so I give it 4 stars for now and well see how it flows as the story continuous

Good parts

*like the inter face lol

... more>> *Story haw a good Direction so far in atleast

Negative marks

*It's similar to many other novels whit similar team but depending on how the story flows it Don't meen it is negative in say..

*Some reactions to things I would like to see more shoke and panic for example when they realise they are in a another world but this is a problem in many novels in this changera but still not a big minus

Rating:

*story 4 stars (So far can change as it develops still early and not many chapters

*MC 3 stars still unsure about MC development

*Translation: No comment yet only read few chapters and want to read bit more before I rate it

and I Do Think ppl should read it if they like this gen of novel it has promising development depending how the author develops it =D <<less
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