Ave Xia Rem Y

by Mat Haz

Original ONGOING Action Adventure Fantasy Harem Male Lead Martial Arts Supernatural Xianxia

A Very Cliche Xianxia Harem Story!

In a world where power is everything, Liu Jin only desires to become a great doctor like his father. However, destiny has no end of troubles stored for our hero. Powerful cultivators have their eyes on him. A nasty doctor is spreading rumors about his father. A burning man crosses his path, and his father's past may not be as simple as he suspected. 

The tale of the strongest doctor begins now!

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Chapter 1: Liu Jin ago
Chapter 2: The Xiao Sect ago
Chapter 3: The Burning Man ago
Chapter 4: The Incomparable ago
Chapter 5: Master and Disciple ago
Chapter 6: Learning ago
Chapter 7: Encounters ago
Interlude: Cousins ago
Chapter 8: Father and Son ago
Chapter 9: Poison Fang Canyon ago
Chapter 10: One Year ago
Chapter 11: The Old One ago
Chapter 12: The Nine-Headed Snake God ago
Chapter 13: Steps ago
Chapter 14: Before the Sea ago
Chapter 15: Once Again ago
Chapter 16: The Road Ahead ago
Chapter 17: The Soul ago
Chapter 18: Beneath ago
Chapter 19: New Moon Town ago
Chapter 20: Dinner and a Show I ago
Chapter 21: Dinner and a Show II ago
Chapter 22: Superiority ago
Chapter 23: Analysis ago
Chapter 24: Hu Meili ago
Interlude: Xiao Heng ago
Interlude: Within the Lun Clan ago
Chapter 25: Brothers ago
Chapter 26: In the Forest ago
Chapter 27: Twisted ago
Chapter 28: Luck ago
Chapter 29: Deceitful Whispers ago
Chapter 30: Victory ago
Chapter 31: And so, Once Again ago
Chapter 32: Return ago
Interlude: The Father's Tale Part I ago
Interlude: The Father’s Tale Part II ago
Interlude: The Father's Tale Part III ago
Interlude: The Father's Tale Part IV ago
Interlude: The Father's Tale Part V ago
Interlude: The Father's Tale Part VI ago
Chapter 33: No Matter How I Look At It! ago
Chapter 34: Of Many Things ago
Chapter 35: The Seventh ago
Chapter 36: The Meeting ago
Chapter 37: Their First Encounter ago
Chapter 38: Challenge ago
Chapter 39: The Wedding ago
Interlude: Meng Yue ago
Chapter 40: As a Wife, As a Husband ago
Chapter 41: Recruitment ago
Chapter 42: Movement ago
Interlude: The Tale of Disciple On ago
Chapter 43: Forward ago
Chapter 44: Inheritance ago
Chapter 45: Sparring I ago
Chapter 46: Sparring II ago
Interlude: Cousins II ago
Chapter 47: Meaning ago
Chapter 48: What is Expected ago
Chapter 49: Reminiscence ago
Chapter 50: Before it Begins ago
Chapter 51: Surrender ago
Chapter 52: Merciless ago
Chapter 53: Whim ago
Chapter 54: Dagger ago
Chapter 55: Song and Dagger ago
Chapter 56: A Conversation With Xiao Fang ago
Chapter 57: Pride ago
Chapter 58: Wrath ago
Interlude: Su An ago
Chapter 59: Present ago
Chapter 60: The Final Match ago
Chapter 61: Xiao Fang vs. Yun Han ago
Chapter 62: Trust ago
Chapter 63: The Taste of Victory ago
Chapter 64: In the Beginning  ago
Chapter 65: Empty ago
Chapter 66: A Disciple’s Job ago
Chapter 67: To Court Death ago
Chapter 68: Home I ago
Chapter 68: Home II ago
Chapter 69: Days of Peace I ago
Chapter 69: Days of Peace II ago
Chapter 69: Days of Peace III ago
Chapter 70: Night of Fire I ago
Chapter 70: Night of Fire II ago
Chapter 70: Night of Fire III ago
Chapter 70: Night of Fire IV ago
Chapter 70: Night of Fire V ago
Chapter 71: Ashes ago
Interlude: Divine Frozen Palace ago
Chapter 72: Destination ago
Chapter 73: Five Bats City ago
Chapter 74: Silent Steps ago
Chapter 75: Ominous Wind ago
Chapter 76: Blissful Dealings ago
Chapter 77: Before the Throne ago
Chapter 78: Shattering ago
Chapter 79: Hidden Wounds ago
Chapter 80: On the Scales ago
Chapter 81: The Promised Treatment ago
Chapter 82: The Tenth Day ago
Chapter 83: New Horizons ago
Interlude: Severed ago

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DocteurNS
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As of chapter 50:

Don't let the self-deprecating title or the generic synopsis fool you. This is a great fiction. The story flows smoothly. The characters are likeable and fully fleshed out. The execution is masterful (and I don't use that word lightly). 

At 550+ pages there is still no harem in sight. So no rushing and failing there like so many lesser fictions do.

"A Very Cliche Xianxia Harem Story" is only "cliché" if cliché means similar to the great Xianxias, the likes of Stellar Transformations (but with a more likeable cast, in my smug and snobbish opinion).

I don't want to hype it too much but– f*ck it. I'm hyping it. This a superb fiction, and if it delivers on what has been hinted so far, it's going to be one of my all time favourites. It deserves more love, so read it.

I haven't noticed much grammar issues, but I ain't an authority on the subject.

The only "negative" point, as pointed out in other reviews, is the slow release rate. But seeing as the author has been posting steadily for more than 25 months, instead of burning themselves out in three weeks with daily releases as seemed the trend these days, I'm willing to call this a positive instead.


Review amendment: With all that said, if you're looking for a fast and brutal power hike with a self-righteous OP lead and lots of arrogant bad guys being pummelled for not seeing Mount Tai... then this is not it, and you're probably going to get bored. 


Note: I know giving almost 5 stars in every category seems like an exaggeration. But those are my sincere thoughts.

At the end of the long first arc (chapter 31), the author asked in a bottom note "What worked and what didn't work for you in this arc?" And thinking about it, I found I couldn't think of a single genuine bad point, nothing I thought didn't work, and nothing I could have done better.

Maybe I'm wrong, and maybe if I re-read it I'll have another opinion. But at this moment, I'm in love.

Empty
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This novel felt like a dream.

Too good to be true. Here you will a sensible story that is much more than any other wuxia story out there.

Ignoring the title, this story in fact is the best I've ever read when in comes to cultivation, plot, setting and story.

I hope the author continue this wonderful gift

Random Passerby
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Simply put, this is a story worth reading. I came here, scrolling down best rated and found this story. At first I was a little cautious. This was supposedly a cliché harem story.

 

 Yet the synopsis and the fact that apparently I had started reading this already, a book I had just heard of. I must have passed by this earlier and accidentally clicked on a part of the table of contents while I was scrolling through the page.

 

I read the chapter that I was apparently on and got a taste of the writing. It far exceeded my expectations. The characters were realistic, their reactions were realistic and from what I could gather the plot was intriguing. 

 

That chapter was Chapter 71: Ashes. The fact that one of my favorite authors on royal road had given it a positive review sold the book for me.

 

Now, about the title. The review's title about the book's title. As I was reading the book I found it to be one of the best, possibility the best book on royal road. Now you might be thinking that I ask hyping it up more than necessary.

But I don't think you understand what I am saying. I pulled an all nighter for this book. And I almost pulled a second one the next night is it hadn't been for how incredibly exhausted I was.

 

So I came to the conclusion as I was reading this book. The author must have messed up later in the book and just got burned out. Or that the title scared people away. Because this should have been on front page of best rated stories.

 

 Now that I have caught up I can safely say that it was not the former. And I can see tons if positive reviews from many people that not only I respect but I'm sure many of you respect and recognize.

 

 With so many good reviews and reads from so many people along with the fact that the Title is completely wrong and this is a good book that is not cliche or a harem story. I was wondering why I had never heard of it.

 

 

 

 

And I thought:

 

 

 

 

“Ah, it must be the title!"

Dionii
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If you are not reading this story, what are you doing

Reviewed at: Chapter 70: Night of Fire V

This is one of the best cultivation stories i have ever read, the characters are memorable, the realms are cool, the plot is amazing, and every time I read a chapter i feel like i am reading xinxias for the first time.

But there is one issue the release speed is sooooooooo slow and i encourage everybody to support this story be it with positive reviews, rating the story or anything you can do to hopefully make the authore write more

Disclaimer:I dont know the author, i just want more chapters 

Updates as of chapter 70: I feel bad for not being able to rate this higher, the last few chapters have been so goooood and shown us 2 sides of a story we rarely see(lets not get into spoilers hehe) and that in my opinion were very well done and these characters just keep getting more and more real, if the author ever finishes this story and keeps up this quality i think this can be on the better side of xinxia stories released.

DrAlt
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Better Than The Synopsis, Did Not Find Cliche

Reviewed at: Chapter 74: Silent Steps

The tropes are there for xanxia, but the characterization is anything but cliche.  It is faithful to the genre expecataions.  The characters have their own distinct personalities and rivalries; more importantly, I liked them.

What I particuarly enjoyed are certain end-of-chapter transitions, unusual cliff-hangers that kept me reading.  It's better to binge this story than read it little by little. 

The theme of managing power in a xanxia setting was well developed.  The end of the first major arc was excellent.  When the story was meandering, a bunch of little hints came together and it turned out the details from earlier were important.   First book ended very well; good progression.  Good 'slow burn' on main character's powers.  I'm keeping it general here as I dislike spoilers and the author is very good about ending chapters and arcs well.

Story made my favorites list.

xcares
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The author is retelling the genre properly. Let's hope he keeps writing in the same manner 😊😀

Jallup
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A Unique and Special Xianxia Story

Reviewed at: Chapter 65: Empty

 Ave Xia Rem Y is pretty good. The only real gripe I have with it is the fact it is in present tense, but even then, it grew on me, and I didn't even notice it after a while. Even now, the phrase 'Liu Jin cried' sounds strange as opposed to 'Liu Jin cries.' I feel compelled to dock half a point from the style score due to the fact it's on the reader to get used to it.
The story feels extremely slow, and I can't tell if that's due to a slower pacing, or if it's just the release schedule. Other than that, the story feels small and personal, revolving around a core cast of very well constructed characters. It feels extremely realistic in that there are multiple story threads which use different characters and don't interact very often. For example, the whole thing about Liu Jianguo's backstory is relatively independent from Xiao Sect's schemes, and yet when they interact, such as with the matter involving Xiao Shuang, it feels natural. I will still only give four and a half stars as the story has yet to bloom out proper.
I have no issues with the grammar, yet I will dock half a star due to the initially awkward present tense narrative. However as I said earlier, it grows on the reader until they no longer notice it. Other than that, no real complaints.
Now, the characters. They are the best part of the novel. Each of them act in a way which makes logical sense. The best example is Xiao Fang, who seems to be the 'Arrogant Young Master' seen in too many other xianxia novels. And yet, while he exhibits many traits pertaining to the stereotype, he can put that aside to show a unified Xiao Sect front for the rest of the city. He was based off the stereotype, but is far more complex than it. The same holds true for the other characters.
Liu Jin is the MC, and yet he is not an overbearing murderhobo. He is inherently polite and respectful, and has serious qualms about killing, as it conflicts with his aspirations of becoming a doctor. Essentially, he is more than just a caricature.
This novel is pretty good.

Abnormalindian
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I really like the story, the author accurately captures the feeling and mood of a xianxia epic right away in the first chapter. The story is well put together with action occurring at a quick enough pace to keep the reader engaged.

The characters created by the author meet the purpose of being cliche xianxia roles. Regarding the use of grammar and punctuation, the author does well and the story is readable.

My one hangup with this story would be that I wish that the author would use the past tense when it would be more appropriate sometimes rather than using the present tense because the story comes across as being one long stream of consciousness and is difficult to read.

Ex:

The child is a small one. He has barely seen seven years in this world and has never once seen another city. His hair is black which is not uncommon in Eastern Port City. His eyes, however, are ruby red, something that has always drawn its fair share of stares.

His name is Liu Jin, and he is angry.

"Take it back," Liu Jin says once more. His hands are already clenched into small fists.

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The child was a small one. He had barely seen seven years in this world and had never once seen another city. His hair was black which was not uncommon in Eastern Port City. His eyes, however, were ruby red, something that had always drawn its fair share of stares.

His name was Liu Jin, and he was angry.

"Take it back," Liu Jin said once more. His hands were already clenched into small fists.

 

Euclaid Galieane
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Unlike other stories of the same genre, it doesn't rush through the beginning of the story to get to the face slapping of gods and getting a new butch every chapter.

This story takes the time to flesh out the characters in it, the world they reside in, and the power sets for everyone. Easily among the top fictions of Royalroad.

doombot
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This story is not highly placed, but it should be. It is an interesting story that, while including many of the common tropes and plots, doesn't fall into many of the traps that plague fictions here on RR.

The writing is great, the editing is up to par, the only bad thing about it is the descriptions can sometimes be a little stilted, and the chapters feel rather short, though these are entirely in my eye.