Wreath of Lilies, Cauldron of Poison

Wreath of Lilies, Cauldron of Poison

by DrunkMinstrel

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Wang Tian Gu, the Tyrant who had massacred countless warrior in Jiang Hu for 600 years had died

Taking with him the Soul Reversing Sutra, one the Eight Treasures of Jiang Hu.


Through a whim of fate, he transmigrated into the body of a misfortunate girl in a world far different from his own.

This new world is ruled by the law of levels, status, and skills. Where heroes and demon lords are born to fight each other. Where beautiful women and handsome men fought for dominance. Where swords and magic clash in a firework of blood and steel.

However, other transmigrators had also planted their roots in this world, bringing with them the blessings and cheats of the gods and goddesses who favors them.

For them, this is a "Game".

For him, this is "Reality".


And now watch as the Heavenly Poison King raise havoc upon this world!

All for the sake of his Dao.

And everything...for the sake of revenge.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Prologue: Heavenly Poison King ago
Chapter 1: If this is hell, I'm not impressed. ago
Chapter 2: Cultivation Techniques Vs Job Skills ago
Chapter 3 Fasina the Crimson Firesnake ago
Chapter 4 Body Tempering: Yin Gu Body ago
Chapter 5 : Restarting Cultivation from scratch ago
Chapter 6: Homecoming ago
Chapter 7: Planthorne Fineries, The finest tailor in the kingdom ago
Chapter 8: Trouble at the Hunter's Guild ago
Chapter 9: A True Villain plays the Long Game ago
Chapter 10: The One Behind the Curtain ago
Chapter 11: Illumca's Impending Doom ago
Chapter 12: Windlepoons Concoctions ago
Chapter 13: The Evil Stepmother and the Useless Stepbrother ago
Chapter 14: Prologue to the Treatment Plan ago
Chapter 15: Understanding the Dao ago
Chapter 16: Material Gathering ago
Chapter 17: The Soul Binding Cocoon ago
Chapter 18: Soul Binding Cocoon and the Soul Reversing Sutra ago
Chapter 19: Dao of Twoflower ago
Chapter 20 : Perfection Made Flesh ago
Chapter 21: The Centipede Robe ago
Chapter 22: The truth of the world ago
Chapter 23: A Disciple must Kowtow Three Times ago
Chapter 24: The Hunter's Guild, Again ago
Chapter 25: The Slave Market ago
Chapter 26: The Slave Collar and the First Quest ago
Chapter 27: Not All Meetings are Wonderful ago
Chapter 28: Sakagami Akira ago
Chapter 29: Alabaster Atrium ago
Chapter 30: The Secret of the Steelheart Family ago
Chapter 31: The Fifth Floor and A Shakedown ago
Chapter 32: The First King's Hundred Years Ploy ago
Chapter 33: Cavenjaal, The Water Dragon ago
Chapter 34: Connie VS Hero's Party ago
Chapter 35: The Treant-Golem ago
Chapter 36: Severing Rupa-Khanda ago
April Fool Chapter ago
Chapter 37: The Hero's Bargain with the Devil ago
Chapter 38: A Private Talk ago
Chapter 39: Returning to Cairula ago
Interlude 1: Sidonai the Troubadour ago
Collaboration Chapter: The Golden Sword and Sheath -- PROLOGUE ago
Collaboration Chapter: The Golden Sword and Sheath -- PART 1 ago
Interlude 2: Illumca and the Assassin's Guild ago
Chapter 40 : Our Dao is Heaven Devouring ago
Chapter 41: An eventful morning in Cairula ago
Chapter 42: Mandatory Quest! Save the Maiden of Water ago
Chapter 43: Catching up with the Kidnappers ago
Collaboration Chapter: The Golden Sword and Sheath -- PART 2 ago
Chapter 44: Gelded Flayer ago
Chapter 45: Karshim the Iron Fist ago
Chapter 46: I despise you ago
Chapter 47: Who knows what lies in the heart of a boy? ago
Chapter 48: A Natural Born Monster ago
Chapter 49: Golden Lotus of Prajnaparamita ago
Chapter 50: Wo de lǎopéngyou (My old friend) ago
Interlude 3 : ??? ago
Chapter 51: The Lazy Morning After ago
Character Sheet (up to chapter 50) ago
Chapter 52: The Inevitable Meeting ago
Chapter 53: Allenca Viandros's Request ago
Chapter 54: Allenca Viandros's Determination ago
Chapter 55: As a Teacher, as a Companion ago
Chapter 56: The Circle of Life is Droll ago
Chapter 57: Your Dream for a Price! ago
Chapter 58: Guess Who's Coming for Dinner? ago
Chapter 59: The Slime who Seeks Defeat ago
Chapter 60 : Regret Comes Too Late ago
Collaboration Chapter - The Golden Sword and Sheath Part 3 ago
Chapter 61 The City of Three Rivers, Courandhel ago
Chapter 62: A Civilized Discourse about Architecture ago
Chapter 63: The Calendian Royal Family ago
Chapter 64: A Grave Visit ago
Chapter 65: Revenge is Best Served with an Appetizer ago
Chapter 66: The Black Widow's Plight ago
Chapter 67: The Graceful Petal ago
Chapter 68: The Golden Earth ago
Chapter 69: Revenge of the Sausage ago
Chapter 70: The Red Tiger's swift end ago
Chapter 71 The Al-Khemiya Royal Entourage ago
Chapter 72: Kim Sooyoung and her Mission System ago
Chapter 73: A Restless Night (Part One) ago
Chapter 74: A Restless Night (Part Two) ago
Chapter 75: The Procession of the Maiden ago
Chapter 76: The Decision of the Maiden ago
Chapter 77: After the Rain ago
Chapter 78: Desperate Measures are Taken ago
Chapter 79: The Beginning of the Long Ball ago
Chapter 80: What Must be Done, Must Be Done ago
Chapter 81: All Shall be Turned to Ash ago
Chapter 82: Temp ago
Chapter 82: Conflict of Interest ago
Chapter 83: I will take from him, everything ago
Interlude 4: Lady of the Theater ago
Interlude 5: Candle in Daylight (Part 1) ago
Interlude 6: Candle in Daylight (Part 2) ago
Interlude 7: Regret of a Fool ago
Chapter 84: Breakfast with the Red Prince ago
Chapter 85: A New Revelation ago
April Fool 2020: A Night in Bangkok ago
Chapter 86: Tomorrow, tomorrow, and tomorrow ago
Chapter 87: Two Men's Hypocrisy ago
Chapter 88:  Connie Conning the Conniving Charmer ago
Chapter 89: The Drinking Game ago
Chapter 90: A Hero's Crumbling Pride ago
Chapter 91: I AM PERFECT!! ago
Chapter 92: Selbez Forest ago
Chapter 93: The Understanding of Perfection ago
Chapter 94: What is Love? ago
Chapter 95: Kamiya the Flash of Steel ago
Chapter 96: Time is of the Essence ago
Chapter 97: The Horseback Chase ago
Chapter 98: Kamiya's Resolve ago
Chapter 99: Yuuji's Fitting End ago
Chapter 100 : The Poisonous Maiden VS the Intelligent Brute ago
Chapter 101: The Poisonous Maiden VS The Intelligent Brute : Conclusion ago
Chapter 102: House Arrest ago
Chapter 103: Each Other's Dirty Deeds ago
Chapter 104: The Reality of a Hero ago
Chapter 105: Death in Three Steps ago
Chapter 106: Just Desserts ago
Chapter 107: Trial of The Hero Killer ago
Chapter 108: Guilty or Not Guilty? ago
Chapter 109: Enemy of the Kingdom ago
Chapter 110: The Turnaround ago
Chapter 111: Friends! Calendian! Kings! ago
Chapter 112: A Dinner Invitation ago
Chapter 113: The Lady of the Theater ago
Chapter 114: A Modest Gathering ago
Chapter 115: Her Smile and His Regret ago
Chapter 116: Those Who Never Want to Lose Again ago
Chapter 117: The Three Rivers Academy of Magic ago
Chapter 118: Archmage Edward Grothe ago
Chapter 119: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back ago
Chapter 120: The Undercurrent of Courandhel ago
Chapter 121: Respectable Rewards for Respectable Deed ago
Chapter 122: A Friendly Spar ago
Chapter 123: Calendia's Greatest Secret ago
Chapter 124: Bet-Huda the Malformed ago
Chapter 125: Become My Sheath ago
Chapter 126: A Brief Rest, A Little Punishment ago
Chapter 127: The Moon is made of Cheese ago
Chapter 128: One With the Sword ago
Chapter 129: Barandur Pass ago
Chapter 130: Hatshena Tal! Im Faraum! ago
Chapter 131 : To Win the Battle and Lose the War ago
Chapter 132: The Best Bread in Calendia ago
Chapter 133: Dear Old Friend ago
Chapter 134: The Wound that Never Heals ago
Chapter 135: A Butterfly's Cry Shall the Centipede Soothe ago
Chapter 136: Caelin Yor Baradin ago
Chapter 137: We Will Not Be Gentle ago
Chapter 138: A New Day, A New Town's Guards ago
Chapter 139: Let Me Hear You Squeal ago
Chapter 140: Crimson Serpentbane ago
Chapter 141: Azure Dream ago
Chapter 142: A New Boss, A New Beginning ago
Chapter 143: Daydreams Are Made of These ago
Chapter 144: The Greyrats in Turmoil ago

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I like this novel, it has a lot of good points others have already listed so I won't say them. But there is one thing that is bothering me, at the moment I'm at chapter 28 and till now almost all men are sexually frustrated or something. In the beginning I didn't really notice because they were just the typical lustful men type of character, but now almost all of them are lustful and it is just getting annoying. Don't they have any dignity or something?

Sorry for the rant.

Besides that point and your grammar you're doing great!

magical heart

It's a lot of fun, enjoy the story of Lot the MC's a little overpowered I guess but one of the stories and about her becoming stronger it's more about her being the mentor to others as they increase their own strength And her interactions with her disciples in relation to her past self. I do very much like that she is just explicitly not a good person in the story and she herself did not pretend that she is as evil as she thinks he is either which is nice she may not care for people outside her circle of friends and loved ones but when it's in regards to her friends and loved ones she's fiercely protective which made for some great character dynamics.

 the characters decide her main group of friends and the only female hero are not the most well-developed site characters but not particularly bad either in the antagonists with the mast outperform ability is just phenomenal Written comes off as absolutely someone who could and would exist within this world  while being suitably awful to make you enjoy watching him get his face beat in by the MC's almost as a good story and I would recommend you read it.


Feels like a classic MMO anime, with some creative touches mixing up Louis Cha writing style into Japanese anime story type. Grammar could be improved in the earlier chapters. The pacing is uneven for the earlier chapters, but gets better overtime. Overall it's a good novel that just need some additional editing.


Great Start. cant wait for more

i cant give a full 5* as this is still really fresh.  And im hoping this story will continue/  i dont want updates daily as that is very taxing all i want is it to continue for as long as your muse runs strong. 

I am truly looking forward to this as i love odd storys like this one and cant wait for a update notification hopefully soon

as for the aspects of the story im not expert for them and all i can do is recomend this to anyone who is skeptic. im sorry for my poor grammar but i wish to read more


You won't regret reading this novel.

I'm a person that is obsessed with ideas. The idea of something can make or break something for me. That being said I've read many books revolving around cultivation and many lit-rpg books aswell, so reading this wonderful blend of the genre is leaving me refreshed and raring for more. I hope the author reads my review and will continue writing this for I am very interested in where it will go, even if the protagonist is very over powered the idea is what I'm in love with and the execution is helping all the more.


Great story, bad grammar

I really like your story, but the grammar is just not up to par. You consistently switch between present and past, which really hurts the flow. There are the occasional wrong forms of words too, but those don't really disrupt the flow too much in my opinion.

The story is still readable since everything else is fine up to now. If one can get past the prologue, which is the chapter with the most errors so far, the rest of the story is much more readable in comparison.

To the author: Most b1-b2 English level can correct most of your mistakes, so you should seriously consider getting one to proofread. I can easily see this story getting a high ranking then.


Wang Tian Gu is one of the strongest people alive.

Until they aren't alive anymore. Waking up in the body of a young girl, Wang Tian Gu must make their way through a world that doesn't have cultivators.

It's a story worth a read, though it has some fatal flaws that prevent it from being a great story. 

Overall: 4.0/5


I enjoy the author's style and think they have a good way of describing battles/combat. 


By far the biggest weakness. The story has sudden switches between past and present tense, missed contractions, comma splices, etc. The good news is that a lot of the grammar mistakes would be easy to fix. Putting it through a spell/grammar checker would probably find and help fix 50% of the issues. 


The story is interesting. My biggest issue with it is that there's a distinct lack of challenges, at least through the first 20 chapters. Wang Tian Gu was at the peak of their cultivation, but the body they entered is that of a level 5 fighter. Despite this, they have little trouble dealing with enemies that should be much stronger according to the 'system'. This makes me wonder if there will be any enemies in the system who can compete. If not, only a cultivator would be able to pose a challenge, except... Wang Tian Gu is already much further along than they are! 


I'm not traditionally a fan of evil MCs, but Wang Tian Gu has a bit of softness to her that I appreciate


It's a good story, the premise is decent, execeutuon is good, grammar is good, it's just not my cup of tea. The mc is a very odd person, and her being a man in a woman's body is pretty odd, because the mc thinks entirely like he did in his past life. I really dislike illumncas character, she acts super weird, and has this weird ego. Also I dislike her whole "I'm better than you" thing. The author writes men in the book very weirdly, all of them seem really horny, and there's like 2-3 that are actually decent people, so that adds an odd feeling to the story. (Spoilers ahead) martell being used as a sex slave while still being a child leaves a bad taste in my mouth, along with slavery existing in general. All in all, read this if you don't care about weird things like people eating scorpions and bugs and stuff, and if you don't mind a villainous mc. 


A concept I haven't seen before

I've seen plenty of cultivation novels before, but never one quite like this, in both the reincarnation and the cultivation method. Add onto that the story being pretty good and you have a winner. 


I was looking around for stories similar to this one and it looks like my search paid off. I like the dynamic the MC has with the world and seeing what happens when two different "systems" clash. 

The pacing has been good so far (reviewing this as of chapter 32) and i really hope it doesn't get bogged down along the way.