Chrysalis

by RinoZ

Original ONGOING Adventure Comedy Fantasy LitRPG Magic Reincarnation

Anthony has been reborn! Placed into the remarkable game-like world of Pangera.

However, something seems a little off. What's with these skills? Bite? Dig?

Wait....

I've been reborn as a WHAT?!

Follow Anthony as he attempts to adjust to his new life, to survive and grow in his new Dungeon home!

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Chapter 1 - Anthony Reborn ago
Chapter 2 - Coming to grips ago
Chapter 3 - Monstrous Associates ago
Chapter 4 - The first prey ago
Chapter 5 - To the victor goes the spoils ago
Chapter 6 - Exploration is perilous ago
Cohabitation ago
Titus ago
To live is to learn ago
The Study of the Beast ago
Forced from home ago
The trail ago
Arachnid < Insect ago
The express lane ago
How to last hit ago
Currents and undertows ago
The deep roads ago
The world below ago
The harvest ago
Offence is defence ago
Eye for an eye ago
Once more into the breach ago
The invasion ago
Core of the problem ago
New frontiers ago
Conqueror! ago
Long roads ago
True lords of the domain ago
Croc landing ago
Juniors are for light duties ago
Unwelcome guests ago
Seeking but not finding ago
A mutation sensation ago
Camping out ago
On the hunt for XP ago
Battle! For Darwin! ago
I hunt, therefore I ant ago
Rudely Interrupted ago
Finally! Evolution! ago
Check out my new ride ago
Follow the yellow brick .... pheromones ago
My family need more education ago
Blood is thicker than ichor ago
Something never seen before ago
My mother is a giant monster ago
The Colony ago
On the hunt with my brethren ago
Anthony and the giant centipede ago
Nest assault ago
Storm of blades ago
Royal Intervention ago
R and R ago
Skill up! ago
Back to work ago
Timber ago
Anthony's colony growth strategy ago
Practice makes perfect ago
Hunger for Wolf-Dragon ago
The first war of the hill ago
The first war - war never changes ago
The first war - war is mother to us all ago
The first war - winner takes it all ago
Core concern ago
Right to the core ago
Mutation trepidation ago
The human factor ago
These guys are a serious pain ago
Drawing a line ago
The evolving situation ago
Using the power of the mind ago
Too effective!? ago
Finer things in life ago
Establishing the network ago
Dead...er? ago
Reconnect with my people ago
I can't bear it ago
Crossroads ago
The (actual) evolving situation ago
Chatterbox ago
Birth of the mage ... ant ago
Flex the mental muscle! ago
Mechanic in training ago
The ants new move ago
The gravity of the situation ago
Voluntary Beating ago
Still more to learn ago
Tunnel solution ago
Once more to battle! ago
Splendid Chap ago
Conversation with a mind ago
Breaking ago
Prelude to the second war ago
The second war of the hill ago
The colony flexes ago
Anthony's fight ago
Anthony's decision ago
The family ago
Digging commences ago
Experiments in mechanics ago
Concerning Tiny ago
Storm Kong ago
The great dig! ago
Rising Tide ago
The roar that follows the dark ago
Kong fury ago
The endless battle begins ago
Counter attack ago
Experiments with Gravity! ago
Something weighing on your mind? ago
Temporary reprieve ago
The reality of the wave ago
Interloper ago
The vigil ago
Bleary days ago
Retreat from danger ago
Body of Iron, heart of flame ago
Raid ago
The furious Tiny, the delectable feast! ago
Breaching the surface ago
Cultural exchange ago
Whoops ago
New home ago
Territory ago
Strange new life ago
It all comes back to mana ago
Just so skilfull ago
Embers ago
Core farming ago
Transform and roll out ago
Whispers in the dark ago
Flee from fire ago
Crafting of the JellyMaw! ago
Diggin is the song of my soul ago
Back into the breach once more! ago
Rising! ago
Brawlin' ago
The beating goes on ago
Anthony, beyond human ago
Monster Unleashed ago
The human menace ago
The Queen ago
The path forward ago
Within the mind ago
Talking points ago
Flames rising ago
The mini escapade ago
Small fish, smaller pond ago
The risk, the reward ago
Desperate times ago
The case for cooperation ago
Fall like dominos
A tunnel is always the answer ago
Assault on the surface ago
Premiums are going way up ago
Gateway ago
Into the palace ago
Battle to the doorstep ago
The Queen circumstances Part 1 ago
The Queen's circumstances Part 2 ago
The Queen's circumstances Part 3 ago
The sweetest voice ago
The endless nightmare ago
Those who descend, that which rises ago
Settling new lands ago
Green thumb ago
Combine harvester ago
The finer vegetation ago
Salad ala carte ago
Stairway to Biomass ago
Field trip ends, itching begins ago
Laying the foundation ago
Core, what is it good for? ago
Well behaved ape ago
Options abound ago
Exceed mortal kind ago
Words with the White Wizard ago
Low Rider ago
The work of the mind ago
The pain inside ago
The day that changed Pangera ago
Unexpected company ago
Rumour has it ago
Inconvenient ago
Ape slap ago
The surge ago
Dire lightning storm kong ago
Crinis unleashed ago
Playing with water ago
The Croca-Army ago
The Marsh Expanse ago
Tentative exploration ago
Battling the marsh ago
The next wave ago
A tasty feast ago
Surface situation ago
Humans and their needs ago
Improve thyself ago
Quick! Status report! ago
Spendin' ago
Upgraded and ready to roll ago
The world below part 1 ago
The world below part 2 ago
The world below part 3 ago
The world below part 4 ago
The world below part 5 ago
New dawn ago
The boys (and girl) are back in town ago
Compression obsession ago
The state of play ago
The A(nt) team ago
Farewell surface ago
Assault begins ago
Contact ago
The new Croc on the Bloc ago
Magical Ant ago
Feast of Croc ago
Skirmish conclusion ago
Expeditious retreat ago
Once more into the expanse ago
The wonders of nature ago
More marsh exploration ago
New growth ago
The rebel child ago
The Push ago
Woodstuffs ago
Undying ago
The bigger they are ago
The encroaching doom ago
Eye of the Beast ago
Eye of the Beast 2 ago
Eye of the Beast 3 ago
Eye of the Beast 4 ago
To consume the beast ago
The spoils and return to the surface ago
Discussions ago
Misunderstanding ago
Confrontation ago
The Priest ago
Learnings and Worship ago
Sudden Attack ago
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree ago
The troops arrive ago
Battle of Unity ago
Gathering thoughts ago
Changing Ways ago
Changer of ways ago
I mutate, therefore I itch. ago
Hey big spender ago
The ancient itch ago
The new Crinis ago
Getting down to work ago
Preparations continue ago
Check out my skillz! ago
Grinding all day, grinding all night ago
Time advances rapidly ago
The day draws near ago
The feast, the grind, the spend ago
The final preparation ago
First words of a new era ago
Another voice from the dark ago
Training day ago
New rules ago
The waking monarch ago
The new colony takes shape ago
The beast slumbers no more ago
Lining up those ducks ago
The second phase ago
Diving into the depths ago
Back from patrol 1 ago
Back from patrol 2 ago
Triumph of traning ago
Naming the Twenty ago
The first Council ago
Purpose going forward ago
Anthony sallies forth ago
Delving once again ago
Aphid Association ago
The grind of battle ago
Modified Aphid ago
Counting the gains ago
My finest creation? ago
Feast averted ago
The Queen has a new pet ago
The second council ago
Scouting report ago
Surface Situation ago
Deflect ago
The impact ago
Colony building ago
The surface is just so draining ago
City under attack ago
Bird is the word ago
Salvation? ago
Flexing profile ago
Just barely ago
The children of the beast ago
Bring down the commander ago
The stuff of nightmares ago
Leap of faith ago
Mind War ago
Chapter 302 - The Fall ago
Don't mess with Momma ago
The sound of the inevitable ago
Regroup ago
Stealth ant rides forth, status update ago
Return to the others, the plan ago
Spending and patrol ago
Making motions ago
Settling in ago
Approaching Liria ago
The opressive sense ago
Over the wall ago
The beast itself ago
Flight from Liria ago
The escape ago
Advance ago
Fleeing south (again) ago
Reunite with the family ago
Mother of Planning ago
War Council Part 1 ago
War Council Part 2 ago
Crinis Evolves ago
New Crinis, Spending up ago
Belonging ago
Consultation ago
The forward HQ ago
The first ambush ago
The first ambush part 2 ago
Musings ago
Regroup ago
Stepping forward ago
Crafting the future ago
The third ambush part 1 ago
The third Ambush Part 2 ago
The third Ambush Part 3 ago
Third ambush part 4 ago
Third ambush part 5 ago
Revel ago
All revved up and.... ago
Ant + Simian ago
Hatching a plot ago
The never ending ambush ago
Planning is hard ago
People Helping People ago
Tussling with Mage Slaves ago
Angry Wizard Lizard ago
Ride the lightning ago
Cradle of the end times ago
Dignity of the Eldest ago
The final stretch begins ago
Tempting fate ago
Go Time ago
Timely Intervention ago
Lightning Crashes ago
Dangerous Games ago
Council Councils ago
At least stamina is levelling up! ago
Get 'em ago
C'MERE ago
Level 40 ago
Return and Nest ago
Wrestling with the core ago
Crushed ago
Evolution Begins! ago
Rounding out the evolution ago
Sinking ago
The soldiers life ago
War Queen ago
The Dark Army ago
The approaching tide ago
Contact ago
The boldest soldier! ago
Pushes and pulls ago
The Queen strode forth ago
The Queen Effect ago
Her time will come ago
The Patient Ones ago
A new perspective ago
Fight for your life ago
Croc around the Block ago
The Leeroy Initiative ago
Shadow Offensive ago
Mosh Pit ago
Gotta go fast! ago
Dreaming ago
Stand against ago
Shaping Up ago
Stay Away ago
The Paragon's Fight ago
Twisted Mind ago
Communal Will ago
Attack the mind ago
It's gettin' hot! ago
The person within ago
Dialogue ago
Sacrifice ago
The Boom Times ago
The Beast Falls ago
The Conclusion, The Feast ago
Heat is falling, heat is Rising ago
Food Coma ago
The church of Anthony ago
Unexpected meeting ago
Conversations with a Wizard Lizard ago
Let's get back to business ago
Aphid Time, Spending up ago
Hello again my old friend ago
Search for the Sophos ago
Tunnel Time ago
Shadow Flower ago
The Sophos village ago
Formo Returns ago
Day Spa ago
The real art of core shaping ago
The Fires of Industry ago
Road to recovery ago
Hospitality ago
Crinis Evolution ago
Gratuitous Death Sphere ago
Departure ago
Gate to the Second Strata ago
Breaking through to the other side ago
World of Shadow ago
Goals and responsibilities ago
Wrong Legged ago
Tunnels of shadow ago
Stupid Ape ago
The Wizards' favourite ago
The Monsters Come ago
Dust to Dust ago
The Deep ago
Wide open spaces ago
Reunion ago
Reunion Part 2 ago
Light the way ago
Crustacean sensation ago
Digesting Gains ago
Advancing into the unknown ago
The upper reef ago
Attack from two sides ago
Fishing for levels ago
Devastation ago
Devastation part 2 ago
My head hurts ago
Grinding for kicks ago
Fighting in the Shadows ago
Stone Skin, Fast Feet ago
The hunt is on ago
They're Coming ago
Spider to the fly ago
The latest candidate ago
Face to ... thing ago
Custody ago
Not a fan ago
Gateway ago
Escaping? ago
Run! To Captivity! ago
Chapter 458 - Changing Circumstances ago
Chapter 459 - Locked up ago
Chapter 460 - Honesty is refreshing ago
Chapter 461 - Too much honesty is maybe not so great ago
Chapter 462 - The Legionaries Tales ago
Chapter 463 - Morrelia Awakens ago
Chapter 464 - Was dancing to the ... ago
Chapter 465 - The monster in the mirror ago
Chapter 466 - So Bohemian like me ago
Chapter 467 - The rock in my corner ago
Chapter 468 - Strategising ago
Chapter 469 - Putting the ducks in a row ago
Chapter 470 - Opening Night ago
Chapter 471 - The first fight ago
Chapter 472 - Getting bogged down ago
Chapter 473 - Tiers of magic, delicious meals ago
Chapter 474 - Eye of the tiger, mouth of a teamster ago
Chapter 475 - The Regimen ago
Chapter 476 - An unlikely ally ago
Chapter 477 - Another Perspective ago
Chapter 478 - Meanwhile, back at the colony ago
Chapter 479 - Antdustrial Revolution ago
Chapter 480 - If you got it, spend it ago
Chapter 481 - In the red corner ago
Chapter 482 - Envy ago
Chapter 483 - The real master of magic ago
Chapter 484 - The secret technique of my elders ago
Chapter 485 - Demonically delicious ago
Chapter 486 - The shock of it all ago
Chapter 487 - I feel potential here ago
Chapter 488 - Back at it ago
Chapter 489 - Meeting of the minds ago
Chapter 490 - The Worm Conspiracy ago
Chapter 491 - Why so much pain ago
Chapter 492 - The shape of the days to come ago
Chapter 493 - The round that wasn't ago
Chapter 494 - Dangerous Satisfaction ago
Chapter 495 - Deal with the devil - ant ago
Chapter 496 - Idle Monster ago
Chapter 497 - Keep the train going ago
Chapter 498 - No Tickle ago
Chapter 499 - What comes next? ago
Chapter 500 - The rumble below ago
Chapter 501 - Trade ago
Chapter 502 - Holy ground ago
Chapter 503 - Round four ago
Chapter 504 - Speed. I am not speed ago
Chapter 505 - Gaining Traction ago
Chapter 506 - Getting too far ago
Chapter 507 - Imminent escape ago
Chapter 508 - Mostly Chatting ago
Chapter 509 - Worm Your Way In ago
Chapter 510 - The Horror ago
Chapter 511 - How to outwit a scholar ago
Chapter 512 - Daring do ago
Chapter 513 - Flight for freedom ago
Chapter 514 - Pay the bill ago
Chapter 515 - Fly, you fools! ago
Chapter 516 - Closing in on closing in ago
Chapter 517 - Pursued ago
Chapter 518 - Triad in front, triad behind ago
Chapter 519 - Fight for freedom ago
Chapter 520 - A new kind of mayhem ago
Chapter 521 - Rescue from the dark ago
Chapter 522 - The Creeping ago
Chapter 523 - The early Colony gets the worm ago
Chapter 524 - Diversions ago
Chapter 525 - The Fear ago
Chapter 526 - The SAS of Colonies ago
Chapter 527 - Barging In ago
Chapter 528 - Bringing the Shapers home to visit ago
Chapter 529 - The trek ago
Chapter 530 - The royal Hunt ago
Chapter 531 - The next generation pt1 ago
Chapter 532 - The next generation pt 2 ago
Chapter 533 - Who's tracking who? ago
Chapter 534 - Run? Fight? ago
Chapter 535 - A game of cat of mouse ago
Chapter 536 - Being Bait ago
Chapter 537 - What are you really made of? ago
Chapter 538 - The heck are you doing?! ago
Chapter 539 - Stabbed in the heart! Who's to blame?! ago
Chapter 540 - They really want me stabbed! ago
Chapter 541 - War commences ago
Chapter 542 - Battle concludes ago
Chapter 543 - Incredible advances in medical technology ago
Chapter 544 - The long walk home ago
Chapter 545 - The heart of the Legion pt 1 ago
Chapter 546 - The Heart of the Legion pt 2 ago
Chapter 547 - The Heart of Legion pt 3 ago
Chapter 548 - The Heart of the Legion pt 4 ago
Chapter 549 - Arriving home ago
Status update ago
Chapter 550 - The new nest ago
Chapter 551 - Tickles denied ago
Chapter 552 - Words with Mother ago
Chapter 553 - A busy day in the antborough ago
Chapter 554 - Upturning the applecart ago
Chapter 555 - Council meeting ago
Chapter 556 - What's going on up here? ago
Chapter 557 - Would you go to war for some insects? ago
Chapter 558 - Picking up something I'd rather not ago
Chapter 559 - Strange new surrounds ago
Chapter 560 - Taking Stock ago
Chapter 561 - Waking ago
Chapter 562 - Scouting Report ago
Chapter 563 - This is different ago
Chapter 564 - Ant squad, assemble! ago
Chapter 565 - Attack on Rylleh ago
Chapter 566 - Attack on Rylleh pt 2 ago
Chapter 567 - Attack on Rylleh pt 3 ago
Chapter 568 - Attack on Rylleh pt 4 ago
Chapter 569 - Attack on Rylleh pt 5 ago
Chapter 570 - Attack on Rylleh pt 6 ago
Chapter 571 - Attack on Rylleh pt 7 ago
Chapter 572 - Attack on Rylleh pt 8 ago
Chapter 573 - Attack on Rylleh pt 9 ago
Chapter 574 - Attack on Rylleh pt 10 ago
Chapter 575 - The aftermath ago
Chapter 576 - Silent Halls ago
Chapter 577 - Downward growth ago
Chapter 578 - The dark web ago
Chapter 579 - The truly disgusting face of the foe ago
Chapter 580 - Prepare to strike ago
Chapter 581 - Attack on the eight-legged ago
Chapter 582 - The great working pt 1 ago
Chapter 583 - The Great Working pt 2 ago
Chapter 584 - The Great Working pt 3 ago
Chapter 585 - The Great Working pt 4 ago
Chapter 586 - The delegation pt 1 ago
Chapter 587 - The Delegation pt 2 ago
Chapter 588 - The Delegation pt 3 ago
Chapter 589 - The Delegation pt 4 ago
Chapter 590 - Free from webs ago
Chapter 591 - Exploration and sweet, sweet skills ago
Chapter 592 - Gathering once more ago
Chapter 593 - Advisors ago
Chapter 594 - The simplest way ago
Chapter 595 - Where the hell are they?! ago
Chapter 596 - Creeping doom ago
Chapter 597 - Doing the Rounds ago
Chapter 598 - A Strange New World ago
Chapter 599 - Who are these Folks? ago
Chapter 600 - Punching out the Numbers ago
Chapter 601 - Finessing the Numbers ago
Chapter 602 - Improve Thyself! ago
Chapter 603 - Outward Bound ago
Chapter 604 - Back in Action ago
Chapter 605 - Elementary my dear... deer ago
Chapter 606 - First Contact ago
Chapter 607 - The Welcome Stranger ago
Chapter 608 - Hat's off to you ago
Chapter 609 - The fire and steel ago
Chapter 610 - A hive of activity ago
Chapter 611 - The work of war ago
Chapter 612 - A determined enemy ago
Chapter 613 - The stone endures ago
Chapter 614 - Marshal the colony ago
Chapter 615 - A chat with Titus ago
Chapter 616 - The Rage ago
Chapter 617 - Easy breezy ago
Chapter 618 - The Press ago
Chapter 619 - In the dark, but not alone ago
Chapter 620 - In the mouth of madness ago
Chapter 621 - Blissful danger ago
Chapter 622 - Ah, nards ago
Chapter 623 - The enemy advances ago
Chapter 624 - Death Comes ago
Chapter 625 - Vengeance ago
Chapter 626 - Short ... and sharp ago
Chapter 627 - Growth, then growth ago
Chapter 628 - Differing views ago
Chapter 629 - The Cavalry Arrives ago
Chapter 630 - Elemental Soup ago
Chapter 631 - The New Construct ago
Chapter 632 - Put through the paces ago
Chapter 633 - It's da bomb ago
Chapter 634 - Mind Games ago
Chapter 635 - A New Way Pt 1 ago
Chapter 636 - A new way pt 2 ago
Chapter 637 - A new way pt 3 ago
Chapter 638 - A New Way pt 4 ago
Chapter 639 - The Churn ago
Chapter 640 - it's progress, I suppose. ago
Chapter 641 - Monkey Business ago
Chapter 642 - Fists of fury ago
Chapter 643 - The Prize ago

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Simbaro Narasa
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The author goes out of their way to embrace the monstrous themes of its insect protagonist. Seldom are ther pure attempts at making an alien perspective work in a larger structure of an rpg but in not compromising with the protagonists monster condition, a unique narrative thrust develops. 

While somewhat clunky at the beginning and reliant on simple training montage themes, the story ambitions grow and mature alongside the ambitions of the protagonist. Well worth a try 

 

 

Shiba Tatsuya
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It’s a great novel and RinoZ has released the chapters quite fast on royal road but if you don’t want to wait, there are 180 chaps released on Webnovel. I recommend you also go to his patreon to support him so he can also push more chapters.

BlackMountain
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I've just started this but I'm very much enjoying it. I like the humor (normally it feels forced), I like Anthony and his enthusiasm. 

Kherev
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This author has grown by leaps and bounds since chapter one. I'm really enjoying the story, and the minor style and grammar issues near the beginning have evaporated completely. Well done.

Rubenatya
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My favourite novel on RoyalRoad

Reviewed at: Chapter 575 - The aftermath

I can't make an objective review because i'm addicted to it. Couldn't find anything even close to this awesome and i cant say i havent spent hours searching for something at least similar.

The beginnig is slow and he starts out really weak and stays weak for a long time, but when he finds the colony and starts with core shaping and magic it gets absolutely amazing. Can't recommend it enough, if you haven't read it all you're missing out.

Agasthenes
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Great world, but the numbers don't work out.

Reviewed at: Chapter 574 - Attack on Rylleh pt 10

Many great ideas and wonderful world building. 

Characters are not numerous but all rememberable individuals with reasons for their actions.

Dialogues are fun to read.

 

My biggest gripe with the story is the litrpg system and the scaling.

Power levels, leveling speed and biomass consumption seem to vary wildly in the course of the story, as it is convenient for the author.

This is of course a general problem of the genre but is very pronounced in this story.

 

Nevertheless I had fun with the story and will continue to read.(chapter 575 as I write this review)

Rockbreaker
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like a bag of popcorn, you can't just stop halfway through!
Entertaining, fast paced, and odddly addictive.

fun human as monster pov, weird thougyt process fromthe mc that just drives the story, with some world building thrown in.

the grammar is a little off with some spelling errors But as the story is fast paced enough, they dont quite break the immersion.

some of the "wrong word" choices I can't tell if those instances are deliberate to reflect the mc, or if they are real wrong word  choice fromthe author, so overall it works

p.s. Dont start reading late at night, you may wind up reading much longer than you planned.....and have a very tired day after!

Knight22
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I like it. Could use some editing.

Good story.

The pure first person style won't be for everyone.

Good grammar over all, but there's a decent amount of "what did I just read" sentences where the words are obviously wrong, the kind you get where you simply mass spell check. 

I personally love how the world is being built.

 

Retrodude653
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So this story is in fact a guide to summoning the Elder One of Itch. The story is great and quite quirky the characters all fill a role and have decent development over time effect. The four star grammar is due to there being some typos but nothing that can’t be fixed by an editor scanning through it. Other wise te story is well worded and funny enough throughout that i think it should have the comedy tag. May it bring all who read it the hours of joy it has given myself.

sir.jones
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Im not one to mince words, Just read it.

I was reading this non stop. So should you.