Recommendations Modern day tale with a genuinely smart villain

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  1. lord

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    Just at the title says, I have been kind of getting bored of the ancient or medieval European settings we usually get to see. I want to see a true epic tale, but in the times we live in!
    Also, stupid as rock, overly egotistical villains kill the appeal of a story for me. I mean, I don't want a Moriarty, but at least could be thoughtful of his of his actions, plan his moves, and not go for the oh-so-obvious of " (Villain) I Strong..... Bow To Me.
    (MC) No
    (Villain) U Not Bow..... I Kill You.
    (MC) No
    Villain get beaten up
    (Villain) U Beat Me....... I Call Daddy/Master/...........(insert someone stronger) "


    A good example would be Diwu Qing Rou (TTNH)

    Thanks in advance for your suggestions :)
     
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    Lucinia Baby turtles are the Overlords of cuteness *_*

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    Good luck :cookie::aww:
     
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    A Fresh Start by rlfj

    Modoern day time-travel to 1968. I don't know about smart villains, but this story has the smartest web novel protag I have ever read. Give it a try, if you are not willing to make a storiesonline account, I can send you a epub.
     
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    A good Villain is its own reward !
     
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    The God of Crime
    Actually you can find some good villians in a few korean and japanese stories but rarely in chinese because sects and young masters and all
     
  6. lord

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    Thanks for the suggestion, I am checking it out now
     
  7. lord

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    Well, as long as its in English & its good, I can read it. So, any suggestions?
    Edit: I checked GOC, then remembered I have already read it. anyway, thanks for the suggestion.
     
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    Try vrmmo's like .hack// , LMS , ark, the Emperor of Solo Play(main villian is also the main female lead "overposesive yandere") but if you really want a great villian you have to go for mystery novels
     
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    Baito Saki wa "aku no Soshiki"?!

    I think the Manga was basically complete. You wont be disappointed. MC is best Villian.
     
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    The Vespidian Molotov is rather smart and calculating, though she does do some rather strange things due to her sense of humor.