Question What did you expect from Against The Gods?

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  1. kuroshishi

    kuroshishi Well-Known Member

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    ATG is one of my favourite novels, but I'm not gonna say it's flawless.

    However, some of the complaints I read in every reddit thread, were present in the novel since the very beginning. Be it the fact that the MC is a murderous psychopath(not only killing millions, but also taking a risk to torture that guy after he was exiled), or that he is very interested in the ladies(to the point he is willing to commit incest and adultery), or the slow pacing of the novel itself(it takes like 20 chapters for the wedding and 50+ to leave the clan).

    I know most readers don't do an in-depth analysis in the early chapters, but please do tell me, what did you see in ATG that has caused you such disappointment?
     
  2. Prolux

    Prolux [Specifically Lazy] [Weirdly Motivated]

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    Constant repetition. Though i still read it
     
  3. Crystalraven

    Crystalraven † Strawberry † Knight †

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    podlizurko Well-Known Member

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    He has never done incest or go after a taken woman.
     
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  5. WeiFish

    WeiFish Eccentric Grey Sword 『WW Vet.』

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    Nothing much. The first 200 chapters were really quite alright, but I saw it turning into something else, and I saw what I expected after reading past 200 chapters. So those who were disappointed are only those who continued to force themselves to read it.
     
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    Weedisdaboss Well-Known Member

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    You are right we should have seen that ATG was bad from the start ;)
     
  7. asriu

    asriu fu~ fu~ fu~

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    my greatest expectation back then I really hope MC that use brain~ when he still weak I love him~ heck I love how he trick his enemy to call him grandpa but when he start to have real power heh~.png
    ATG is early action CN I read together with ST, CD and zhanlong~ heh~.png
     
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    It feels like he's always one step away from getting NTRd or losing his family. It's bad for the heart.
     
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  9. kuroshishi

    kuroshishi Well-Known Member

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    He was going behind his future wife's back to play around with his aunt, before he knew they weren't related.
     
  10. Glaurung

    Glaurung Long Member

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    why are there so many threads about atg?

    it seems like it is such a divisive novel.

    still in the top 5 though, so there are still people who like it.
     
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    podlizurko Well-Known Member

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    He was never going to do anything real about it though. Once he knew they had no blood between them , he turned pages.
     
  12. kuroshishi

    kuroshishi Well-Known Member

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    I might be misremembering, but I'm pretty sure he would have done something if Little Aunt didn't strongly reject him.
     
  13. Shiho

    Shiho ☘️ Kusa Gang ☘️

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    I feel like he was NTR'd when his girl that gave birth can't be found that my dark feelings grows as big that can make me throw my phone and he still has the guts to chase after other skirts and look for new enemies, that make me wish that his little johhny was removed by her that time...
     
  14. akki

    akki [Ani's C☕ffee-mate #3] [Corpse Looter]

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    I dropped it when he went to his wife's place to find out about the other woman and his baby. A pretty serious event right? But he still found time to mess around and take advantage of girls. That pretty much summed up the novel for me. I didn't see the point in reading anymore~
     
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    It takes so many chapters to just describe one damn scene.
     
  16. Simon

    Simon [The Pure One's Chief Steward][Demon Beast]

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    I stop reading when there was the exchange of pointers, between the schools.
    Here the MC's had to keep a low profile while he gain strength, and the first thing he did was throw that out the window.
    By all logical reason the MC died that day and the story ended, there should be no way a 1st level should defeat a peak level, especially when his energy is on fumes, from bridging the gap on all his previous fights.
     
  17. Starving Soldier

    Starving Soldier Retired Captain, Marrying Overlyfriendly

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    I think pretty much about everything i hate about ATG
     
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    SoulZer0 Heaven Refining

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    What did I expect? MC goes against the god.
     
  19. MadHatter

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    Freaking tournament, god I hate tournaments. So far, only one novel I've read had it half right: "Way of choice" aka Ze Tian Ji. The battle during the tournament in that novel were short, followed by a short telling of the aftermath of each battles, the consequences, the reactions, etc. The tournament was great, only the last battle was a failure as it lasted 10 whole chapters of utter boring fights.

    ATG first mini competition at the beginning when Yun Che enter New Moon City, was done right. But the Blue Wind tournament was a torture. 40+ chapters to repetitive fights... please kill me.
     
  20. Fukytzu

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    I would say that repetition of words makes me angry, and:
    Do you dare?
    Dare you?
    Don't I dare?
    Would u dare?
    Did you dare?
    Could u dare?

    Man, when I dropped, everytime that I read the word 'dare', I was disgusted.