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Domenic is a sailor who just wants a life at sea. A brewing war between nations turn the already dangerous seas into something perilous. Domenic is forced into an untenable position, one he escapes with his life – though there is a greater cost he’ll have to pay after his deal with the devil.

Join Domenic as he explores the meaning and cost of both servitude and freedom!

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Droy17
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Damn this is awesome this is a well thought writing with a plot in mind.

READ IT

Sanguine Rayzel
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REALLY REALLY REALLY GOOD

Reviewed at: Map and Misc.

Like the title said, this story is of such supreme quality that I'm shocked I'm not paying for it.

The characters are phenominaly written likeable, real and a pleasure to see interact. 

Combat is descriptive enough to competently depict the voilence in a truthfully brutal fashion whist being brief enough that it action isn't slowed to a crawl bogged down in detail.

Story is an absolute treat although it is being carried by the aformentioned charaters.

cthakur92
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Must try. One of the best.

Reviewed at: 14. Curse

Writing quality is one of the best I've seen on this site. Great story, characters. Try first 2-3 chapters, should be enough to find out if this is for you.

Lundynne
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So here I am, minding my own business, looking for something interesting to read. Then I find this captivating gem and it only has 17 chapters! I need more!

In all seriousness, this novel is one of the best on this platform (so far at least). The writing is excellent. I have spotted a few minor typos, but nothing systemic. The style is very neutral and doesn't draw you out of the story, although that may just be my personal taste. The setting is interesting, and the characters so far have been very engaging and feel like real people. I look forward to more chapters.

Animan
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Original, very fast addicting piece of the good stuff.

Reviewed at: 16. Experiments

I didn't think I needed the story about the sea lover... Clearly I was wrong. Thank you Sir.

 

I am not really a sea lover myself, but I appreciate a good climate where I see it. This story has plenty of it. Ohh my.. the smile completely covered my face seeing the shanties for the first time. I heard them in my head and just couldn't stop myself from trying to sing them.

 

Characters: Haven't seen many but all who were illustrated were nicely fleshed out. Main character is very likable, and his "cheat" is just awesome. It is not shoved in him stupidly but is strongly related to his personality. Really. Gimme more of him!!

 

Style: Even though I probably prefer 3rd person narration, this was captivating and very easy to read.

Grammar: Very good, easily readable. Not too convoluted sentences. Information flows well.

Story: Well-paced and interesting. MC free to pursue his love and wishes while also put at the wider path that may lead to the world reaching outcomes. Truly cannot wait what he will go for.

RPG elements: Shown in a non-invasive way. They clearly are part of life for the denizens of the portrayed world, not something brute-force inserted for the sake of gamification.

 

 

Agurthaal
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Absolutely Amazing! Great story, very unique. We haven’t had a good seafaring story in a while and I think that this fills that niche. Characters are interesting and the “system” in the story is very good

13lack12ose
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The ocean is my mistress

Reviewed at: 20. A Tutor

There's a reason this has rocketed up the Best-Rated list (currently third at the time of me writing this review).

 

Captaink-19 has created a masterpiece here.

Honestly one of the best on this site.

The only issue is the release rate (fairly slow). But hey you can't rush perfection right?

 

Thanks for the wonderful story Cap. Eagarly looking forward to more in the coming weeks and months :D

Maex
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well written, refreshing sotry

Reviewed at: 11. Boarding

it only took the first 2 chapters to pull me in.

 

it is really well written and an exciting take on the LitRPG Genre.

 

Waiting for more!

FaebyenTheFairy
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I, for whatever reason, generally dislike seafaring and steampunk settings. If you ask me why, I can't confidently give you an answer, but I guess they just don't rouse any good feelings, so my subconscious labels them negatively.

NOT THIS NOVEL! Though, it's seafaring and unrelated to steampunk.
I must say that I was simply floored by the ease the author of this novel enthralled me with his story. Everything about it, including every single character, the LITRPG elements, the settings, the imagery, the sailor diction...IT'S ALL SO BEAUTIFUL!

If you're on the fence...don't be. This is high-quality stuff.

Jangofet54
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As of Chapter 14. Curse

Reviewed at: 14. Curse

It's very rare to have sea adventures posted on this site, it's not an everyday occurrence to find a truly good story. This adventure is both which has improved my day immensely. 

I can whole-heartedly recommend this novel.