Pitch Black Dreams(Completed)

by IndigoSharpe

Original COMPLETED Action Adventure Fantasy Harem Martial Arts Slice of Life

There are virtues and there a vices and there are things that are neither. There are sinners and there are saints and there are people who are neither. There are men and there are monsters and there are creatures that are neither William "Billy" Maddoc is a young man who's neither here nor there. An ordinary, boring, absolutely, unremarkable person, in a world of Magic and Demons and Gods. A young man who simply wishes to spend his days in relative peace. Avoiding trouble as much as is possible. Doing little relative harm. Occasionally trying to make a buck here or there to makes ends meet.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1: A Ghost Goes Home ago
2: Brass Tacks ago
3: Tales left Untold and Magical Existences ago
3.5: Imperial Table of Rankings for Practitioners and Other Anomalous Entities ago
4: Simple Living and Complex Lives ago
5: Exercise and Exorcise ago
6: Panic and Fear ago
7: Recompense and Retribution ago
8: Big Moves and Small Waves ago
9: New Horizons ago
10: Leaving Home and Matters of Worth ago
11: Ventures and Gains ago
12: First Day on the Job ago
12.5: Interlude: Till Someone Gets Hurt ago
13: Desert Heat and Hard Situations ago
14: Trouble and Company ago
15: Fire and Merriment ago
16: Unfulfilled Predictions and Pleasant Surprises ago
17: Good News, Bad News ago
18: Splashing in Shallow Waters ago
19: Currency and Worth ago
20: Just Business ago
21: Coffee and Cigarettes ago
22: Both the Bitter and the Sweet ago
23: The Other One ago
23.5: Interlude: Intentions and Sentiments ago
24: Errands and Preparations ago
25: War Parties and Idle Talk ago
26: Within A Certain Blue Prism ago
26.5: Interlude: Things of Importance ago
27: Dungeon Crawler ago
28: Beyond The Pale ago
29: The Un-Joke ago
30: New History and Old News ago
31: Irrational but Wonderful ago
32: Toast of the Town ago
33: Progress and Power ago
33.5: Interlude: A Memo From the Ministry ago
34: Thunderous Whispers ago
35: New Neighborhood ago
36: Speculation and Introspection ago
37: Big Undertakings ago
38: The Fifteen Minute War ago
39: Crawling, Walking, Running ago
40: Another Visit Home ago
40.5: Interlude: Terms of Non-Endearment ago
41: Spacebirds hate Spacebees ago
42: Be Back in a Second ago
43: White Knights Die Darkly ago
44: Back of their Skull ago
45: Life Long Commitment ago
46: Talking Turkeys Can Gobble You Up ago
47: Hotshots and Gasoline ago
48: Ro-Sham-Bo and Take A Bow ago
49: Three Heavens Gate ago
50: Troublesome Proposals and Bad Decisions ago
51: Big Trouble in Little Gwenael ago
51.5: A Hard Day at Work ago
52: Sharks and Piranha ago
53: Metal, Mettle, Meddle ago
54: Pink Smoke and Red Waters ago
55: The Train Whistles Thunder ago
55.5: Interlude: Housewares and Furniture ago
56: Flag Day ago
57: Brunch ago
57.5: Interlude: Happy Boredom ago
58: Nidhogg ago
59: Swing of the Pendulum ago
60: A Visit with Granny ago
61: Triumvirate ago
62: Hiccups and Sneezes ago
63: Unmeasured Quantity ago
64: Muted Mantra ago
65: Decisions, Decisions ago
66: Goalmarker ago
66.5: Interlude: History Lesson and History in the Making ago
67: Fire and Knives ago
68: Rub the Lamp ago
69: Cosmic Contigency ago
70: Cosmic Upheaval ago
70.5: Interlude: Population Problem ago
71: Error and Reboot ago
72: Villainous Monologue ago
72.5: Interlude: A Side Conversation Between Minions ago
Not a Chapter ago
73: Points for Effort ago
74: Family and Strangers ago
74.5: Interlude: Compromised ago
75: Dinner Theatre ago
76: Blood or Paint ago
77: Rings and Things ago
Character Roster ago
77.5: Interlude: Squealing Tires, Spinning Wheels ago
77.6: Interlude: Dream Queen ago
78: Non-Quantifiable ago
79: Spatial-Temporal Elevator ago
80: Ascension ago
81: Yolk and Seed ago
82: Jongleur ago
83: Nursery Rhymes and Puppet Shows ago
84: Boil and Toil ago
85: Put on a Show ago
86: Salaryman ago
87: Set Them Up ago
88: Knock Them Down ago
88.5: Interlude: Paid Vacation ago
89: Break the Pieces ago
90: Eat the Players ago
91: Kill the Game ago
92: Forgone Conclusions ago
92.5: Epilogue: William Vi Asphodel the First: Dread Emperor...Henpecked Husband...Doting Daddy ago
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Sedactive
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Depressing more descriptions than actual story

When i started reading the first chapter annoyed me a lot as the chosen style the author picked to write this novel is one of the more older ones and o boy there is a reason that its OLD.

The second chapter was around the time i was wondering if i really wanted to read this as the first chapter was so freaking vague but yea i enjoyed reading C2 so the balance was restored.

Now i am at chapter 11 i am sooo tired so freaking tired this story is like a pool of blood you sink in it slowly very slowly such a depressing society all the characters in it are sad and depressing.

I think the author went for this on purpose a novel straight from 1970-1990 with the gangs and depressing main characters who dont talk and just sit around in bars with dim lights while drinking and smoking cigars.

 

If it only was a question of my own preference then this novel would have gotten 4-5 stars from me but i read it so far because even in this ses pool of depressing shit there was something to look forward to namely the main chars 2 of them that is.

But the problem is that the author is focusing to fucking much on the depressing descriptions of how the world looks like or some fucking ass vague monologue about some creature or some kingdom they are so many that i cannot even remember half of them as they overlap in their vaguenissss.

Chapter 11 is a perfect example of this 2 things happen MC takes a shower and sings up for something (dont want to spoil so i say something) thats 10% of the chapter the rest is YES I SAID IF QUITE OFTEN ALREADY fucking depressing description of a sad world in a sad town with sad fucking tards walking around.

 

The only reason i am reading this is because i want to see the 2 main characters bond and interact but yea they dont so the story is dying very slowly and at this point i preferd to write a review as this is more fun than reading endless descriptions of how a spoon falls or how a salesman wants to sleep with several women and taking a piss.

FUCK

Gask
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Initially entertaining but it loses steam

This fiction is a mash up of xianxia, superhero and time travel/reincarnation set in a magical post-apocalyptic world.  If you’ve ever read a light novel where someone time travels to fix a problem and become stronger then this will be familiar to you with the caveat that PBD has no antagonist that the hero must spend his efforts preparing for.  Instead the story takes place on a chaotic world where every few months something randomly appears whether it’s a continent sized dragon or fantastic beings from other dimensions (a goose made of smiles for example) they will show up and start knocking things over and thus the superhero aspect comes into play.  If you enjoy stories set in a dark world with lots of fighting, over powered characters and some slow building harem then you should give this a try as it’s fairly well written.

From my perspective the strengths of this story lie in the setting and the level of detail that the author provides.   That aside, unfortunately there’s no plot to be had besides Billy and his girls becoming stronger for the sake of strength while repetitively obliterating random enemies who threaten to destroy mostly faceless people.  Early on the protagonist travels through time and possesses his old body to avert the death of a loved one and then the plot ends, queue power level mode, rinse, blow up some bad people/monsters and repeat.  It’s a shame because IndigoSharpe has created a world interesting enough to host a variety of rich storylines if only his protagonist wasn’t a completely self-sufficient, invincible and unstoppable force whose primary concern is to protect his pet women.

As far as it goes the story is enjoyable enough so long as you aren’t expecting anything other than a semiserious tale about monster fights, rank ups and the occasional purge of weak enemies with a dash of harem pining, fussing and henpecking.

wraith26
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good premise.. but dull and boring.. the mc looks like a npc that goes with his program... nothing noteworthy..

Dylond
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its grrrrrrrrrrrrrreattt

pretty guud

i like it alot, its addictingg

Mehdude
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It's way too underrated

People should not be discouraged by the walll of text in first chapters try to pull trought. Autor later fixes the problem.

Gibbson
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A well written and complex story.

Great characters, interesting world, power levels are both ridiculous and not too overpowered.

 

Now that its complete I can say that I really enjoyed the read. The characters are believable and well written with diverse personalities and actions. The plot has a gradual build up with no giants jumps or weird twists that dont make sense. The power levels dont get in the way of anything and really are more of guidelines rather than rules. The setting was also well written and believable without being too gritty or shiny. I didn't notice any major [or minor] lapses in spelling or sentence structure. 

Vantila
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Very strange, but captivating and worth to read

It's unique. Never read something that written that way and I don't realy think that it deserve all 5 stars, but I think it deserve being read and high review can atract some attention.                                                                                                                                                       

Another very very big plus that it is completed, many authors don't bother with that so minimum +1 star to any review.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ddamyon
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couldn`t stop reading this

This story starts where others would end, creating a strong sense of mystery about the past. I especially like how (maybe) important information, is dropped in between conversations or thoughts of  the MC. this story excells at  unpredictability.

PandaRun
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I suck at making titles... but good story!

I noticed some incomplete sentences in some chapters or just some that had words moved around making them confusing to read. Though the story is pretty good. Keep up the good Work.

Mae owina
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I have just realizes it, you rarely reply to critics comment?

You want your novel popular? Or want to grow better?

Learn to take critics and fix the mistakes,go back to early chapter! Dont be lazy,i hate LAZY!!

If cant edit it back?? Delete all the chapters and repost it again! Simple.

Honestly tell me how u feel when read those whole packed words!? Ever consider the reader feels? They will Sure mostly majority etc, drop it at very early chapter.

Better you fix your spacing per paragraph and per word. Make sure tripple check your Grammar. Use google. Find "How to learn grammar online". Simple.

Many typos here, and almost 30% grammatical errors. Albeit i must say that i seldom types with proper grammar bcause i need fast typing.

I am not a bootlicker like those clowns above and below me. With vague and naive praises.

Stating the truth, 

  1. The mc resemble LiQiYe in ED but less mature and schemer.
  2. Dont really adapted it from ISSTH or Desolate Era or COD too much in terms of cultivation level while your LEVEL power Wayyy too lacking. (Superhuman but not town destroyer?) Or etc. Make it match with its level, in terms of destruction as u have described.
  3. The progress plot a bit drift away but good enough.
  4. This MC character really suitable,dont change it with softer or kinder one. Because it will reduce his charm.
  5. If you want make its pace mix with ED and ISSTH a bit because you clearly took example from those.

Lastly and most important!!

PLEASE GO BACK TO PREVIOUS CHAPTER AND EDIT THE SPACING !! And Grammar too.

So new people who want to read THIS wouldnt DROP at the very beginning chaper! Super annoying that whole packed WORDS.