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After running off with his best friend to fight as Mercenaries, Tobias found out that he wasn't built for battle. Swiftly defeated but not dead, he could only lay down on the grass, and watch as Marcus fought off their enemies almost singlehandedly.

Both of them survived that battlefield, and they both decided to return back to their Village. 

Tobias' ideals and expectations were shattered by the reality of War, so he decided to settle down instead.

On the other hand, something awakened within Marcus. He woke up one day, only to be greeted by a floating panel of light.

[Name: ... Marcus]
[Race: ... Human]
[Class: ... ... ...]

[Hero]

[Welcome to the System]

What is a village-born Hero to do, but answer his calling?

Current schedule: Updates two times a day, occasionally three.

WARNINGS:
-This work is incredibly Slice-of-Life heavy
-Also conversation heavy
-Also plot heavy (But not in that way, unfortunately)
-The pacing in terms of plot is slow
-The story is also lighthearted, and it's mostly just friends hanging around trying to do stuff and complete dungeons.
-Also contains slowburn (straight) romance.
-Power Progression is also slow paced.

Cover made by: Fei (@Chippy03966650) / Twitter

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Prologue I ago
Prologue II ago
Prologue III ago
Prologue IV (Final) ago
Chapter 1: Aftermath ago
Chapter 2: Deal ago
Chapter 3: Decision ago
Chapter 4: Training ago
Chapter 5: Art of War (I) ago
Chapter 5.5: Blessings ago
Chapter 6: Art of War (II) ago
Chapter 7: Art of War (III) ago
Chapter 8: Farewell, Village of Golden Fields ago
Chapter 9: Trails of the Wilderness ago
Chapter 10: The Hunter ago
Chapter 11: Tools of the Hunt ago
Chapter 12: Farewell, Good Hunter ago
Chapter 13: Meadowfield Town ago
Chapter 14: Tavern ago
Chapter 15: Guild Regulations ago
Chapter 16: First Steps ago
Chapter 17: Party ago
Chapter 18: First (Party) Quest ago
Chapter 19: Dungeoning ago
Chapter 20: Stone Knight ago
Chapter 21: After the Adversary ago
Chapter 21.5 ago
Chapter 22: Free Day ago
Chapter 23: What Now? ago
Chapter 24: Speculations of Machinations ago
Chapter 25: Congregation ago
Chapter 25.5: Absolute Information Denial ago
Chapter 26: Calm before the Storm ago
Chapter 27: Delightful Conversation ago
Chapter 28: Hunting Season ago
Chapter 29: Hexenmeister Jagd ago
Chapter 30: That Night, from a Different Perspective ago
Chapter 31: Keeper ago
Chapter 32: Redefining Strength ago
Chapter 33: The Fire in one's Abyss ago
Chapter 34: Day of Recovery ago
Chapter 35: Avoidable Conflict ago
Chapter 35.5: Life Goes On ago
Chapter 36: Back to the Dungeon Dive ago
Chapter 37: Step into another Dungeon ago
Chapter 37.5: Labyrinth of Unsolicited Familiarity ago
Chapter 38: The Point of No Return ago
Chapter 39: Preparation ago
Chapter 40: War Declaration ago
Chapter 41: Fake vs Imitation ago
Chapter 42: Superior Stats vs Superior [Skill] ago
Chapter 43: Idyllic Days (I) ago
Chapter 44: Idyllic Days (II) ago
Chapter 45: Idyllic Days (III) ago
Chapter 46: Festival of Flowers, Once More ago
Chapter 46.5: Farewells, Once More ago
Chapter 47: Back to the City ago
Chapter 48: Springlake Town (Towards another Dungeon) ago

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T̴h̷e̴r̸e̷ ̶i̷s̴n̶t̸ ̴n̷o̸t̷ ̷m̷u̸c̵h̸ ̷I̷ ̵o̷u̷t̸r̵i̷g̵h̵t̴ ̴n̶e̴e̷d̴e̶d̵ ̷t̶o̸ ̷s̶a̶y̶ ̵a̶b̵o̶u̵t̶ ̵t̶h̵i̵s̶ ̷s̴t̷o̶r̵y̸.̸ ̵T̶h̶e̶ ̶s̷t̶y̵l̸e̵ ̸i̷t̵s̸e̴l̸f̴ ̵i̷s̴ ̷p̴r̶e̸t̵t̵y̶ ̴s̶t̶a̶n̸d̵a̴r̵d̷,̴ ̶t̵h̶e̴ ̴w̵a̸y̵ ̸i̶t̶s̷ ̶w̴r̸i̴t̸t̶e̴n̴ ̸r̶e̶m̸i̵n̷d̴i̵n̵g̸ ̷m̵e̸ ̴o̷f̴ ̶m̵a̵n̴y̵ ̶o̴t̸h̸e̸r̴s̷ ̵s̷t̷o̵r̷i̸e̷s̴ ̵i̴n̵ ̷t̷h̶i̷s̶ ̶g̴e̵n̷r̶e̷.̴ ̴I̴ ̸h̸a̷v̶e̷ ̷n̶o̴t̵h̸i̷n̷g̷ ̵a̴g̴a̴i̴n̶s̷t̸ ̷i̶t̸,̸ ̸t̷r̶u̶l̷y̵,̶ ̵a̸n̶d̵ ̵I̷ ̷d̴o̵ ̷r̴e̴c̴o̶m̶m̵e̶n̶d̴ ̷o̶t̸h̸e̴r̴s̴ ̷r̵e̴a̵d̶ ̴i̷t̶.̶ ̶T̷h̸e̸ ̸p̶l̷o̸t̴ ̸s̸e̷e̵m̷s̸ ̴g̵o̶o̸d̵ ̶e̸n̶o̷u̵g̴h̴ ̸f̶o̵r̴ ̸n̷o̸w̷ ̸a̷n̸d̵ ̴w̴i̷l̴l̸ ̷l̶i̸k̵e̵l̶y̸ ̴b̷e̸c̴o̶m̴e̷ ̶b̶e̶t̸t̸e̷r̶ ̴w̵h̴e̴n̸ ̴m̴o̴r̶e̸ ̵t̴h̷a̶n̷ ̷t̶h̸e̵ ̷p̸r̸o̵l̸o̶g̶u̴e̸ ̴i̶s̸ ̵r̵e̵a̵d̶.̷

There's also cursed text in this one which made it kinda funny in a weird way. Also, this is kinda a test to see if the reviews can handle the cursed text. If it doesnt, the review can be found here again:

There isnt not much I outright needed to say about this story. The style itself is pretty standard, the way its written reminding me of many others stories in this genre. I have nothing against it, truly, and I do recommend others read it. The plot seems good enough for now and will likely become better when more than the prologue is read.

 

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The Path of Salt has many twists and turns. To say that there are plot twists would be an understatement. In fact I have been wanting to write a review for some time now it was always going to be positive but I was unsure what to write without giving away spoilers. And as there are so many plot twists I worry at this stage I would be making false assumptions about how the story will be progressing.

I was drawn to this story originally based upon the author's own description. The idea of a slice of life story between two friends one with a system of one without, intrigued me very much. I don't see the slow pace the author speaks of, curiously I find it a very fast-paced story. There was a lot of groundwork and much information learned about the protagonist without being a info dump, which I found appealing. But there is a variety a plots going on, yes there is the arc of friendly dungeon delving. There is also a pervasive metaplot involving sacrifice and redemption. There is also a mystery involving the system itself and a personification of death. Don't be misled by the author's description of his yarn. Though there is truth in it, it is much like saying Lord of the Rings about a birthday party. Also do not read this story expecting character sheets, skill points, and level ups.

There is a somewhat skilled yet naive protagonist marked by events and powers out of his control. In someway, he reminds me of Goblinslayer, but less comically focused. There is a world with adventurers and dungeons and monsters and magic. Even as far as I have read, there is continual world-building and much to learn. There are good people selfish people and bad people yet all of them have reasons.

I like it enough that I favorited it and anxiously await each installment. I would invite any that have made it this far to give it a try. I think you will be intrigued as well.