Vainqueur the Dragon
by Void Herald
Vainqueur Knightsbane is your average dragon: a giant, fire-breathing lizard who loves to take naps on his golden hoard, kidnap princesses for fun, and make the life of adventurers miserable. Vainqueur's only pleasure in life is to watch his treasure get bigger, one coin at a time.
So when a would-be thief turned unwilling minion tells him about "classes," "levels," and "quests," Vainqueur wonders if maybe, just maybe, he should consider a career change.
After all, why bother hunting monsters for free when you can get paid for it?
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Read this story to learn every trope in isekais, and in LitRPGs. I can highly recommend it.
What is the story all about? Style. It's not my preferred style - the slapstick is a bit over the top - but for sticking to its style of ridiculing anything and everything, the Style part gets its full mark! Onwards to the story itself.
This story is a delightful reread of a story path that has been trodden down many many times before. Every outdated trope is embraced, commented on, and left behind as a burned-down husk. That is my explanation why I'm giving only a three-stellar rating on the story score. While the style is ALL about being originally unoriginally, that same measure hurts the story itself. Because it is unoriginal, unsurprisingly.
A quick summary of the plot itself may be in order in case you somehow read this summary before all others:
The story takes, in turns, the point of view of a greedy, stupid Dragon who somehow manages to become a powerful adventuring Emperor on a conquest to become a God... And the point of view of his reluctant advisor, who is slowly corrupted and turned towards Evil, while still trying to appease his conscience.
Their sidekicks and their adversaries alike, are good people, bad people, monsters, heroes, angels, demons, gold and lead, and one depressed lich.
Will the main characters attain Godhood? Almost certainly.
With this short plot summary, I think the character score is sufficiently explained: They start as cutout characters, but sometimes develop to gain larger complexity, and complexes.
Oh, the grammar is just fine.
let me make this quick.
The story is enjoyable, no complex plot, reincarnate individual is not an OP character, just another NPC in the crowds. The dragon is an idiot, but a loveable idiot.
I wasn't sure at the start but man once it gets going it GOES I would recommend this to everyone the author is amazing and the characters are great it gets extra brownie points for JOJO references
A overall fun and engaging story with great characters and an interesting concept for a oversaturated genre.
The fiction has a lot of good humor and doesn't take itself to seriously, which I think works well for this type of story.
Would reccomend to anyone who wants a enjoyable fiction to read.
BEHOLD THE MAJESTY OF VAINQUEUR, MANLINGS, FOR HE IS THE GREATEST CHARACTER TO EVER LIVE, IN FANTASY OR REALITY.
this is not a joke. i do not have a 5 ton dragon who can melt steel beams with his breath looking over my shoulder. I am not a hostage. i do not need help. I DO NOT NEED HELP
welcome to the story of the second calamity of man. In this story, a dragon's human minion is extorted into making him rich beyond any of the other dragons. This human was never asked to be an isekai protagonist, but became one anyways because a sentient dice thought it would be funny to put a person who was evil on earth into a world who just overcame one calamity in a demon king, and now has a second one coming- the greatest of all dragons.
I don't think i've ever laughed so hard as i have over the all the things Victor has to go through. Seriously. you need to pick this up. It'll make your day a little brighter.
Review of Vainqueur the Dragon
The book Vainqueur the Dragon is a story written by Maxime J. Durand following the arrogant dragon Vainqueur as he along with his new Chief of staff Victor Dalton as they go on comedic adventures across the world of Outremonde, along the way crushing and creating Empires as Vainqueur tramples with the subtlety of a bull and Victor tries to make the best of the situation.
This creates an atmosphere of comedy as minions are recruited and enemies are slain.
Story: The story is chaotic in a good way which never bores you as situation after situation piles on whether it is at the expense of Minion Victor, or is a consequence of the not so subtle lack of seriousness which manifests in most of the citizens. That is not to say that the story lacks in seriousness, which it definitely does not as the story has its comedic and serious moments which are cleanly switched between showing the authors ability to transparently switch in between scenes.
In total id rate the story as a 4.5/5 as it can still not be defined as a truly flawless masterpiece like Painting the Mists due to the traits which make it such a masterpiece it’s chaos and comedy, but I feel that the story took a hit due to this during the beginning arcs as they didn’t feel as they could.
Grammar: The storys grammar flows much like water in a river without obstructions, the grammar is a strong point of the story as the author is adept at using words to inspire feelings of good and bad. The grammar complements the story and style in such a way that one simply cannot find many issues to take into account.
The grammar is an easy 5/5.
Style: The style of Vainqueur is its strongest point, as I’ll freely admit that the story has managed to make me laugh at many points from it’s unique style of writing. Take examplewise Vainqueur being able to hear the difference between a v and a ‘V,’ it’s a strangely endearing style which entertained me from start to finish leading me to giving the style a 5/5.
Character: The characters which surround Vainquer and Victor(V&V) while they can be comical relief are also wonderfully written so that they feel real and physical when it matters, as characters truly change as events pass and things change in a chaotic but still with a tinge of realism. But while there still do come up issues with the characters of Vainqueur the Dragon but it more than makes up for it with its delude of character 5/5.
Overall Score: Taking all of the aforementioned information into account I give the Story Vainqueur the Dragon a 4.5/5 as whilst the story has its faults it is an incredible story swimming in character and personal style which oozes charisma.
A Story filled with laughs and comedic moments and filled with characters who make you laugh. The dragon especially is a extremely fun character. The Story so far is very entertaining and am just waiting for more
I just spent the last hour laughing so hard that my ribs are aching, my throat is sore, and I can barely read my eyes are so teary. This is one of the funniest things I've read, and I read a lot. Strongly recommended - when finished, I expect this to become an all time favorite novel (please, please finish/continue it). If I could give six stars I would.
This book is BLEEPING HILARIOUS!!! Great premise and execution, and even great grammar and sentence structure! You have to read this book, and I personally can't wait to see where this story goes!
It’s a unique premise, set in a classic world. It’s basically about a dragon who realizes, “Why be the end boss when you can be the one who kills the end boss.”