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His name is Eight. Not really, but that’s what the System decided after a slip of the tongue. One moment, he was stepping out the office door on the way home, and the next waking up on a hillside below a town wall. Oh, and the gate guard drove him off, because he thought Eight was a monster.

Life’s tough when you’re trapped in an eight-year old body on another world.

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Zethuron
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Fantastical survival in a child's body

Woah, i have been simply impressed by this story, i did not expect it to be this good just by looking at it, mainly because the title, cover and synopis do not do this story justice at all, there is simply so much i want to cover here.

A sixty-four old man suddenly finds himself in a unknown situation, with no idea how he got there at all, and discovers that he is not in his own body anymore, but has the body of a eight year old child. After finding civilization and being rejected by it, he goes in the wilds, a dangerous place to live in, atleast he has the neccesary skills to survive, but having the body of a eight year old does not make it easy.

Seriously, Eight is simply such a greatly written character, beyond the confusing start where he has no idea what to do at all. Even if he may be in the body of a eight year old, he still got to sixty four years old on earth, and that experience does show a lot throughout this story, he acts and think like a person of age, even if the new world does surprise him at times.  There is only one other character, and they havent really had any real communication, however the otter is such a great addition to this story, she is a great help to Eight, and can be quite strong on her own but lets Eight grow on his own, guiding him from time to time, while also being a mysterious character due to her very nature.

The world the author has crafted for this story, shows a ton of promise. So far not much has been revealed so far, especially of civilization, essentially nothing in that aspect. The system used in this story is sort of a standard one but also distinct enough on its own, though more is clearly going to be revealed eventually. Another small thing is that this story has cultivation elements used for its leveling. So due to the nature of this story, the world could use a lot of development, but i can assume that will come with time, as more chapters are released.

The plot is not exactly clear beyond Eight surviving in the new world he is in, but i dont want anything else currently, the focus on survival so far, it made this story quite the unique read, him being not alone at all makes it even better, even if there is still the problem of communication kind of. I can accept that this story eventually will move beyond that, but what i have seen here so far, gives me hope that the author is going to handle that well. Though just a warning, as said there is not any real plot so far, and that can be a problem for some readers, so if you want a plot driven story, you sadly wont find that here.

Near flawless grammar, if not utterly flawless, there are almost no typo's to be found in this story expect in maybe the newest released chapter, showing just how far the author went in making sure it is fully readable and that grammar would pose no problem to readers.

The author has just such a great writing style, it fully fits for this story, making every aspect of it blend very well together. The pacing is simply great, the slow pace of it so far feels just right, the story flows so well and it is easy to understand what is going on, but at times it may be confusing, however that is intentional, especially the start. There is also quite good detailing in this story, with a lot being described when neccesary without it getting overwhelming, also everything feels realistic so far which is another plus here.

I do fully recommend this story, it is a great addition to a underrespresented niche genre on royalroad, please give it a try, you may actually come to love this story like i did.

alstonsleet
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Grammar is excellent, spelling is excellent, characters feel real and lively, and the setting is unusual.

There are mysteries to pull a reader in, as well as day to day, chapter to chapter there are exciting happenings.

The overall structure of the story is good so far, while the twists have been reasonable. It has a 'man against the elements' feel to it. I was worried when the Otter was added that she would devolve into a pure comic relief and ruin the story, or contrary would be so helpful and useful that the feel of progress from surviving his environment would fade.

Instead, the author managed to thread the needle correctly on those two extremes by having a world so very hostile that the idea of surviving without help seems unrealistic.

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A pretty good writing style

The story mostly seems to be writeen in a pretty good manner which makes the upcoming chapters more intriguing while also delivering the sense that something happened in this chapter itself and it was not all just a bridge to get to the main story or plot. Well done. 

brokenpaperairplane
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This is such a fun book that has so much complexity to it that I can't wait to turn each page  (or virtual chapter)! I love how there are descriptions of how to survive in the wilderness and you gotta love the otter as well. ❤ I love Eight and can't wait to see what the future brings!

telchar
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While the writing is good, the place where the story really shines is the portrayal of the main character. He is smart, loving, adventurous and humorous.  It might be a very subjective view but he is the best MC I have seen in a really long time. 

Keep up the good work.

Randomly Kaotic
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Another reincarnation novel

They've been spun in a thousand ways but some still manage to make them interesting.

I particularly love the fact that the MC has normal survival and hunting skills whilennot being some super soldier or things like that and also the way that he made him adapt to the traumatic experience.

I also like the skills he matured during the years which I am sure will become powerful tools in the future.

And thumbs up for Dr. Otter-sensei. :D

As for style story and everything else they're all good for me. I only noticed a grammatical error but that happens.

Henry Morgan
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Very interesting fiction so far, the MC is likable, learns from any mistakes, has authentic initial reactions to the world he's placed in. This is a well laid out fiction with, (for me) no editing mistakes.

ascus
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slow, esoteric yoga magic, no plot

First, it has solid writing, and stuff.

 

The main problem is, that it has no plot (until chapter 19 where i stopped reading, at the moment it has 30)

The magic system seems to be a spiritual one and maybe ancestry. Looks nice, but I want plot too.

 Eight doesn't even talk with anyone. He lives with a otter/spirit/beastkin but they don't  talk the same language or try to learn it.

forged
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Gets better - stick with it through the first few chapters and things start to pick up a little. Slow paced, but done very well.

Kristina
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The Adventures of Dr. Otter and Her Pet Eight

When I read the first few chapters, I was immediately hooked and incredibly optimistic about the future of the novel. So far I haven't been disappointed. What so thoroughly impressed me was not the quality of the characters, though they are wonderful, hilarious and relatable. Nor was it the witty remarks or fun inner dialogue, despite how entertaining and creative they are.

What struck me as so incredible was the color that the author adds to the writing as a whole - something so rarely seen in RR novels that I barely hesitate in calling it precious! What 3seed has done is create a story that seems to breathe a life of its own. A cohesive ecosystem in the form of writing that speaks to you through quiet woobs of humor, and through the remensiences of lost passion and those dear to us. This novel, despite featuring an otter (along with her side-kick Eight) as the main character, is more human than any I've read in a long time.