LCD Devouring the Heavens

Discussion in 'Latest Chapter Discussion' started by Aicila, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. Aicila

    Aicila Huh?

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    i'm going to start a chapter discussion for this because it's looking pretty interesting. It's only at c23 right now but it's looking to shape up pretty well. Getting some real PMG vibes early but I'm not surprised considering the team behind the translation. Here's the NU Link.

    I don't know if i just want to draw comparisons between this and PMG but it's hard not to, for me. I think Devouring has shown some pretty good world building so far with aiming at the kind of dark setting. I loved the name Moonwaste too, it just caps off the whole mass grave and corrupt cultivators thing.

    Little dissapointed that he's seemed to get the bracelet very easily in a very typical fashion but I'm not going to complain. Looks like he's going to make some waves in this school though. Thoughts?
     
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  2. Saitama

    Saitama Hmph

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    brb taking up this series right now
    you had me at PMG vibes
     
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  3. Aicila

    Aicila Huh?

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    He's a bit of an idiot at first but he learns fairly quickly. It seems there's going to be an endless pile of douches lining up for him though.
     
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    Robbini Logical? Illogical? Random? Or Just Unique?

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    Well, we can't have good-natured people somehow being the main enemy of the righteous MCs, can we? That would just be... poor form.
     
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    billid Well-Known Member

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    well i like the ruthless mc type so i find it pretty good. it have a solid mythology meaning the levels are standar and in display and not something like mga that show new power lvls every time. harem type mc direction ? whats your thoughts.
     
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    Aicila Huh?

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    It's not impossible to write it that way though. You just have to develop a reasonable conflict of interest, instead of 'I don't like the look of this guy i'm too amazing' or something which is often employed.
    I think the valuation of strength is fairly easy to go with but the MC seems to break all the rules so I don't know it it's worth throwing out the window or not. As far as the harem is concerned, he seems pretty interested to get his hands on what he can, but I don't know if everyone else is just a substitute for Zhenluo. It could go either way, it's a little early to make a judgement. I won't be surprised if he ends up just fixated on his teacher though.
     
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    billid Well-Known Member

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    i would like something like his teacher die and he is sad and take revenge against her family but later finds the reincarnation of his teacher.
    and yeah you have a point after all he follow the path of the devour emperror to devour the heavens.;)
     
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  8. Reright

    Reright Someone who tried to keep it simple but failed

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    His ability to have everything go his way and the novel feels rushed ...but it's not bad just really fast and lacks to much depth (currently ).
     
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    Evilnemesis7 Well-Known Member

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    From the synopsis:
    I-I'm in! I will read it sometime soon.
     
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  10. Aicila

    Aicila Huh?

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    I agree that the pacing at the beginning is very quick but I actually like it because it glosses over events that are really more about establishing the scene than anything else. It seems to have slowed down now that he's developed a little which is a fairly positive sign. I think the author just wanted to dump the backstory as quickly as possible to get to the real point of the story.
     
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    Evilnemesis7 Well-Known Member

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    Author be like : Here's your heavens defying object, here's a book with knowledge, here's a weapon... Now go conquer the world!
     
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    Aicila Huh?

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    Yeah, really, it is. And pull ladies while he's at it I hope.
     
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    Saitama Hmph

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    i would argue that it should be within top three tbh
     
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    Reright Someone who tried to keep it simple but failed

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    I agree cut b.s. and go for story .
     
  17. Parth37955

    Parth37955 NU #3, [Dead Inside], Mid-Boss, Dark Dealer Staff Member

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    I like it better than PMG. Less praising and bashing of the MC every chapter. I do feel it's kind of rushed, but now we getting some development. The ranks in this novel are kind of odd ATM. Just becoming a fighter is already a sign of talent and most people stagnate at the warrior level. So basically either this country is weak or there very few people above the warrior rank. The synopsis makes me think that this guy will do a lot of traveling (which ties his fate to a lot of different women).
     
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    Eh.. Yeah, but that's just the typical xianxia start.
     
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    Reright Someone who tried to keep it simple but failed

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    I know its just the lack of depth that bothers me but I don't dislike it just slightly bothers me <3
     
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    Evilnemesis7 Well-Known Member

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    You guys weren't kidding when you said this was fast. 23 chapters in and he's already an inner disciple and almost at the third "level" in terms of realms. He also got a kiss on the cheek from a big sis.

    I also applaud his goal on pushing down the Yin lady, very noble goal!
     
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