Arrogant Young Master Template A Variation 4

by LivingSpoon

Original HIATUS Adventure Comedy Fantasy LitRPG Male Lead Martial Arts Ruling Class Slice of Life Xianxia

What would a Xianxia MC do?

Seriously, what would they do? Asking for a friend.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1. Transmigration ago
2. Disciple Acceptance Ceremony ago
3. Calamity ago
4. Not a Dream, Sorry ago
5. Tragedy of the Heroine ago
6. Archives Must Be Incomplete ago
7. Prepared ago
8. Gather for the Feast ago
9. Wolves' Hunger ago
10. Low Profile ago
11. Heroine Goes to Work ago
12. Like Father, Like Son ago
13. Anti-MC Thug Force ago
14. She Just Kept Talking... ago
15. Blockade ago
16. I Have Finished Farming ago
17. No Fun Allowed ago
18. A Father's Love ago
19. Endless Suffering ago
20. Power of Friendship ago
21. Tragic Past ago
22. Doubt ago
23. Magnet ago
24. Mistakes Were Made ago
25. Convergence ago
26. Old Friends Die Hard ago
27. Crystalized Effort ago
28. Not Slow Enough ago
29. Overreaction? ago
30. Devil ago
31. No Matter the Cost ago
32. Hurricane Arrives ago
33. Why So Reasonable? ago
34. Just Deserts ago
35. Anomalies ago
36. Expectation ago
37. Interference ago
38. Family First ago
39. Death Omen ago
40. Loophole ago
41. Traditional Gift ago
42. Ice Fishing ago
43. Anger Management ago
44. Uncontested Farming ago
45. King of Vegetables ago
46. Top Dog ago
47. Pampered Princess ago
48. An Object in Motion ago
49. Natural Order ago
50. Way of the Cockroach ago
51. They're Always Watching ago
52. Herbology Professor ago
53. Tampering ago
54. Reserve Force ago
55. The Tyrant ago
56. Fiercely Filial ago
57. Over the Specified Limits ago
58. Anti-Divination Alliance ago
59. No Need to Delay ago
60. Pro-Divination Alliance ago
61. Future Concubine ago
62. It isn't Cheating ago
63. Heartwarming Advice ago
64. Ancient Plan ago
65. Cost of Exposure ago
66. Natural Habitat ago
67. The Chicken or the Egg? ago
68. First Contact ago
69. Bursting Watermelon ago
70. Like Mother, Like Son ago
71. Nerd Rage ago
72. Hat Trick ago
73. Special Delivery ago
74. Senpai ago
75. Always Respectful ago
76. Quite Dangerous ago

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veted
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dont be discouraged by the title

Reviewed at: 17. No Fun Allowed

While the novel title makes it sound lame, it's actually quite the cheeky comedy and the title makes sense in context. So dont be discouraged, it's well worth a read.

The story itself plays with genre tropes in a self-aware fashion that fits together comfortably. It's a strange thing, really. I don't want to go into detail and spoil it for anyone, so I suggest trying it out for yourself to see if it's something you might like, but if you hate cultivation novel tropes... you still might have fun with the way they are used.

It really is a different sort of cultivation story, and there aren't many like it. Sit back, relax and enjoy the "plot".

 

zimbimbaroo
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If you read much chinese cultivation fantasy, you already know what this story is about. The thing is, the execution here is actually very good. I find myself prefering this to some of the chinese fictions that pioneered the merge of cultivation/system fiction. Give it a try. It's very fun to read. 

Sibilant Scribe
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Humour and Trope Exploitation for Profit

Reviewed at: 76. Quite Dangerous

LivingSpoon has managed to take on the oversaturated Xianxia market and create such a witty, self-aware story that sucks you in.
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The latest arc (last updated at chapter 76) has fallen off the rails. It's become a bit of a mess now sadly. The first few arcs are still well worth reading.
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Originally reviewed a while ago, but there haven't been any new updates for over 2 months now. Hope the author is ok.

docsumac
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The main character is not the main character. He has been rebirthed into the body of an Arrogant Young Master, and knows that the Xainxia tropes will cause him to be slaughtered by chapter twelve. Meanwhile he is saddled with a quest system that is forcing him to act or die, leaving him in a state where he has to balance every move against the risk of death.

Let's be clear. I dont like Xainxia in general. This story, I fear, maybe be the gateway drug that may change my mind. Much like a pill made of powdered heavenly scorpion perineum, this story will cleanse your meridians and leave you pinching your glabella in delight.

Koriel
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Loving it so far.  Really enjoyable!  

Good cultivation parody of various tropes while still keeping a semi-serious atmosphere. Good jokes and parody while the main characters are going about things in a serious manner, well at least to themselves. 

butts
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Great start but has declined rapidly

Reviewed at: 76. Quite Dangerous

The beginning of this story definitely deserves all the high ratings it received, but the most recent arc is a jumbled and incoherent mess. Literally everything that made the early chapters great is gone. I've read machine translated novels that made more sense than this. Comments on the recent chapter have people talking about dropping this series and I have to agree. 

CatVI
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Read title. It is good.

MC is likable. And he actually uses all resources available to him.

But some plot holes. They are ignorable though.

Like, 

Spoiler: Spoiler

 

dopedragonballs
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Young Master template turns into a convoluted mystery novel

Reviewed at: 76. Quite Dangerous

I really enjoyed the original premise of the story, a guy is suddenly a xianxia young master and has no idea what to do. But by chapter 50 the story has taken a turn from being a fun slice of life action novel and instead is a confusing mystery novel with the MC having no agency and everything going to shit. The author is continuously making more and more plot threads without ever explaining anything that is currently going on. 

Raz
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I genuinely enjoy this book. It not often that a story is able to pull me in enough to actually feel giddy when something cool happens. 

STYLE: This book is a comedy, and it is pretty much satire; despite this the quality of the writing is supurb and the meta parts even manage to somehow make it more immersive.

GRAMMER: I noticed neither spelling errors nor errors in sentence structure.

STORY:It's a more interesting xianxia than most actual xianxia. The story remains in pretty much one place, or at least one world, so far. The characters aren't constantly being replaced and its possible to easily grasp what's going on. It's relaxed enough to enjoy but with just enough tension on the MCs part to make me want to keep reading. Additionally although it is technically an Xiania the Mc doesn't obsess about personal power, and starts with more wealth than most of the planets population. Together this means he doesn't sit around "growing" but is instead out and about misinterpreting others and doing plot stuff. 

CHARACTER: The Mc is probably the best part of the story. He does bumble around with most of his actions having unforceen consequences, and may be a bit dense, but he's intelligent enough that his decisions are understandable and even relatable even when they often look strange from other characters perspectives. Lots of stories in the same vein are unreadable simply due to having a mc who's decisions are unintelligible.

OVERALL:10/10 would read again. Thanks for brightening my day with this amazing story!

Kohrim
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If you read a few of the greater xianxia reincarnation stories you will love this.

I hope the author can keep the fun and ridiculous while not going for the absolutely dumb stuff. He is at the moment really good at discribing the typical outside views a cultivator has on our MCs actions.