Vainqueur the Dragon

by Void Herald

Original ONGOING Adventure Comedy Fantasy Satire Anti-Hero Lead LitRPG Multiple Lead Characters Non-Human lead Strong Lead

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?

(The original art of the cover picture was made by Björn Lensig

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1: Vainqueur the Dragon ago
2: V&V ago
3: First Quest ago
4: Chief of Staff ago
4x: Human-Sized Loot ago
5: Food Chain ago
6: Gather the Minions ago
7: Interlude: Murderhobos ago
8: Level Grinding ago
9: Gods and Zombies ago
10: The Battle for Haudemer ago
11: Multiclassing ago
12: Looking for Dungeons ago
13: The Event ago
14: Just your average Hometown ago
15: Cult Management ago
16: Vainqueur's Private War ago
17: Job Interviews ago
18: Uninvited Guests ago
19: The War of the Hoard ago
20: Emperor Vainqueur ago
20x: Minions of the Month ago
21: Interlude: The Shining Knight ago
22: The Meat is Life ago
23: The Regent ago
24: Dragon Profiling ago
25: The Demon King ago
26: First Blood ago
27: Heaven's Door ago
28: Interlude: The Chocolatine Factory ago
29: Dragon Guests ago
30: Demon Feast ago
31: The Monsters of Murmurin ago
32: The Bitter Day of Brandon Maure ago
33: BFF ago
34: Bragging Day ago
35: Season Finale ago
0: The Great Calamity ago
36: Interlude: Tales of the Kobold Rangers ago
37: Meet the Dwarves ago
38: Minion Deathcare ago
39: The Ballad of Jolie Dragon ago
40: Tomb Trouble ago
41: The Djinn in the Bottle ago
42: Interlude: God Game Night ago
43: Fool's Gold ago
44: Lawfu Fight! ago
45: The Dragon Wingmate ago
46: Quest Competition ago
47: The Smartest Bandit in the World ago
48: Ghostbusters ago
49: Those who hunt dragons ago
50: Class Struggle ago
51: The Greatest Gladiator ago
52: To the Mooooon! ago
53: Interlude: The Fairy Lords ago
54: Dark Side of the Gold ago
55: Perk Practice ago
56: On Relationsheeps ago
57: The Dragon's Speech Check ago
58: Detective Work ago
59: Fangs in the Night ago
60: Interlude: A Lich's Tale ago
61: Castlevania ago
62: Basement Dwellers ago
63: Bottomless Fear ago
64: Dawnfall ago
65: Don't Wake the Dragon ago
66: Buzz's Jelly Adventures ago
67: Season 2 Finale ago
68: Beware the Orcs! ago
69: Criminal Games ago
70: Heart to Heart ago
71: Vizier Holidays ago
72: Interlude: Interim Chiefs ago
73: Of Witches and Flames ago
74: Victor Dalton and the School of Necromancy ago
75: Pocket Minions ago
76: Graduation Day ago
77: Starter vs Legendary ago
78: The Storm ago

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An earthling tries to steal from a dragon; fails and subsequently becomes it's minion.

A dragon with a class, lol.

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Just what I needed in a novel. Vanqueur, best dragon!

brandy w.
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You will not be disapointed if you read this. 

Jack Blank
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Two chapters in, and much like the hoard, golden

Reviewed at: 2: V&V

I can tell, even with two chapters, that this is gonna be great.

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Fun to read would recommend

Reviewed at: 5: Food Chain

I’ve enjoying this story so far and find the concept interesting.

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A dragon versus sarcasm.

Who wins?


Yes, the answer is everyone, especially us the readers. ;-D

I want to overuse smileys, because this story makes me feel happy.


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It has been a while since i was able to read a story like this.

A well pace serie with well wrote character a captivating plot and a good system

Truly one of the best  litrpg story i read on royal road

(As of now there are 46 chapter, so my review may  change later)😁

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This is my first review, this is also the first book I ever read on RR.

It's amazing.

I'll admit at first I rated this baby 4 1/2 

Now I'm rating five star.

It's one of the most original stories I've read and he does it so well! The humor is excellent and the characters are hilarious,

Read it.

You won't regret it.

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A solid story, built to poke good fun at all the different fantasy cliche's you can shake a stick at. Lots of other reviews have covered what's actually in the story, so I'm going to 

The author's writing style is extremely solid and flows well. As a humorous story, the author's tone keeps everything lighthearted and fun even during the more serious moments. Little to no grammer mistakes, at least none that are glaringly obvious. So, I'm happy to say that its very easy on the eyes, and its good to sit down and chuckle a bit.

All in all, this is a very solid story with little in the way of any weak points, and some very solid strong points. Mainly, the characters are fun to read about and the system along with its jokes is hilarious. A living dice that turned into a god and decides everything by having people roll it is the least of the amusing cast of characters. Demon lawyers, angel soul-insurance saleswoman, werewolf dating and just other silly situations that are a fun read. 

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Story: Vainquer is best dragon!
Style: Minion are you dragon food? You are starting to sound like dragon food.
Characters: 11/10. Would bake again.
Grammar: Minion. You say this like it is true, but you imply the opposite. Do you need to breed to cheer yourself up minion?

Seriously though. Just read it.