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

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Ireadtonsofbooks
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Easy to read, more chapters needed!

Reviewed at: 1: Vainqueur the Dragon

 Nice old juck food! hopefully you can post more :D Ireadtonsofbooks                                                                                                                             

halocaf
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This is good not great, to me

Reviewed at: 10: The Battle for Haudemer

I like the mc but the story is not for me it just lack somthing i do enjoy the comedy it just not on a level with most of the other funny good novels on royalroad no hate just My OPN

mephi
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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. 

TheSandsOfDeception
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Pure comedy, and that's not a good thing

Reviewed at: 22: The Meat is Life

The story starts out, and it's funny. 

 

Then it continues, and it's funny. 

 

Then it reaches a point where you're really searching for something other than funny. Something serious to contrast the funny. Something you can get absorbed in and care about.

 

It doesn't come. All you get is comedy. Sometimes that's what you want, and it's great! But investing time enough to read thousands of words in which there's... remarkably little story or character, and only comedy? It gets dull after a while, and you start to wish for a joke or two every chapter, rather than a chapter or two every few hundred jokes. 

F.Dj
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One of the funniest web fic I ever read in RRL. It's full of monster gags which is refreshing enough, it'll makes you laugh at loud & won't let you dry for some times. But eventually you'll toned down but it still funny nonetheless. And If I allowed to nitpick it, the only flaw so far was when earth-outremonde terms started to get mixed up, some earth's specific terms should not be known by outremonde original locals. It's looks like out of frame, like seeing Legolas saying "wait a second, let's take a selfie for my instagram" before he pincushioning the orcs, it's funny but it's so off. Damn, I just can't put it into words but you'll get what I meant. 

amassie
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This story is great. It's very lighthearted most of the time even while dealing with dark issues. I'm constantly chuckling to myself while reading it.  I highly recommend that anyone who wants a light/fun litRPG read this.

RuneSlayrr
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It's a good novel, and the comedy lands really well at first... Then it just becomes annoying really annoying and as much as I liked Victor in the beginning, he has become a character with next to no change and is wierdly passive.