Link: http://www.jjwxc.net/onebook.php?novelid=3421134 Summary: The Legend of Star River is an e-sports game that has become popular on the Internet. This game includes a single-player and multi-player strategy gameplay which immediately set off an upsurge among youngsters once it was launched . Stanley University was also quickly swept by the Legend of Star River, the number of players playing the game was almost equal to the once hottest game- Hunter. Ling Meng, a freshman year student, was among those who had fallen into internet addiction and played this game. With his outstanding game performance and strong personal style, he successfully placed himself at the end of the celebrity list of the Legend of Star River. Unfortunately, the reason he was famous for was basically irrelevant to his excellent game performance. According to author this novel will cause you diabetes. Be warned _________________ Looking for another sacrifice. I read this until chapter uh 20-ish I think, but stopped bc the mtl was hell. I really really like what I've read so far, so here I am hoping someone with better luck or higher mtl dao cultivation can give me spoiler. Below is messy spoiler (until ch 18?) taken from my convo with one of my friend on discord about the novel. A is me B is my friend Baozi. Spoiler: messy spoiler B: So is MC any good at the game? A: MC is good, but at first he was one level lower than ML He is a diamond-level player While ML is a God level player B: Did he fall for ML? He didn't fall, not yet at least. Only curious? Their first encounter is thru a 1vs1 game, where MC lose to ML At first MC was like "well whatever, he is a god-level player, why would I feel ashamed losing to him" Then he sent one sentence to ML: "You guys played a good game ah ~" Little did he know, ML was actually doing live session during their match, and all of it was broadcasted online One of MC's friend (who knows MC identity in the game) then rushed to MC's room and tolf him about it MC then watched the broadcast video and saw ML basically criticizing his whole play during the game B:.... why so mean ML, he's only diamond level A: lol yeah But ML didn't actually use any harsh words Only saying the truth as he thought MC's skill is quite weak even as a diamond level player B: So, what happened after? A: Basically MC's last words: "You guys played a good game ah~" became a running jokes among the players, since he actually praised ML even after being beaten and criticized And MC vowed revenge lol B: So did he succeed or not, more likely got eaten Almost lol They played again later on, and MC asked ML whether he is doing live broadcast or not, but ML always told him to take a guess. MC lost their second game, but their third game was a close one B: How many chapters are there? 83 But the chapters are quite short A: lol after MC lost their second game, ML actually told him: "We boys/guys played amazing game ah." B: I can imagine MC's rage fit This ML is a bully for sure ╯°□°）╯︵ ┻━┻ A: then MC became obsessed with beating ML He started watching ML's old videos to analyse his game play, and also followed all of his live broadcast He began matching his online time with ML's usual schedule as well Just so he could catch ML and fight with him lol Btw after MC learned from ML's technique he started rampaging against other players And finally rose to rank best 300 (god level is best 500 Then MC and ML finally met again in a match B: And ML still beats his ass? A: Yeah, but barely. This time all the other players watching the game were rooting for MC A: lol MC was sure he could recognize ML's voice if they meet face to face So he planned to lure ML out by arranging a PK competition in their campus First place will get his meal card, second place's prize is his nude photo, while the third is game coupons With condom (which he prev bought after losing a PK bet with ML) as participant rewards yeah nude photo lol. Actually it was his roommate's idea. After he said he is going to give out his meal card as prize, his roommate jokingly said, "Your nude photo would be more valued than your cheap meal card". And he took it seriously lmao B: Why would anyone want his nude photo? A: Hmm he is actually pretty well-known in the game As a poisonous-tongue player Bc he usually insult his opponent openly after he defeated them. So he has a fanbase and haters B: Is he good looking tho lol How did he fall for ML? A: Dunno, so far only his hands have been described as beautiful Well the nude photo is only one of his dumb idea anyway lol Btw that nude of MC was when he was 3 yrs old B: That's cheating, MC Pffft clever A: lol MC almost won at that third match, but just as ML was about to die, he launched a really long range attack at MC's homebase B: Apparently ML met MC long time ago And I think lost to him before or something And MC's words to him about treating the game seriously paved the way for him becoming a God-level player A: lol So in a way ML is the one being obsessed first ML recognize MC right from the start then? B: I think so B: Why does ML hates them calling him lemon lol A: MC hates being called 檬檬, which means lemon in english but read as ning meng/meng meng in pinyin, soooo it's a pun to moe meng That's my best guess lol B: Yeah, ML totally got his ass kicked in the past by MC Who told him 'everything must be taken seriously' A: Nice job MC MC kicking ML's ass will always be a hidden kink of mine A: So apple is ML's small account He didn't use his main acc (mangosteen) for the competition, but used a side acc (Apple) Before the competition, when MC and his roommate were looking at the participant list They didn't see ML's ign, and MC said something like: "Who do you think he is? Ofc he won't be using his big account. But even if he uses his small account, I'll still recognize him!" And MC did recognize him, but then he thought his guessed wrong bc Apple did a miscalculation during his last attack, which was something ML (mangosteen) would never do, as he was known for his perfect aim. But Apple actually lost on purpose bc apple said 'Because second prize is more attractive than first prize' A: I like that they find out each other identities so early xD B: Mmm... true. I guess at that point they already know Or at least ML knows.Still not 100% sure if MC knows that he's Mangosteen A: MC knows too. Since ML admitted it to him B: Did he? Directly? A: Implied, but at ch 15 MC introduced ML as mangosteen to his roommate and ML didn't deny it Then the roommate began telling ML about MC obsession with him lol B: Lol so how did MC respond? He was flustered and told his friend to shut up, while ML started teasing him, saying "no wonder he improved so much, it was actually bc he has been paying so much attention to me" B: ML is calling him baobei now though lol A: MC, to prefer being called baby rather than meng tho lmao B: ML calls him baby all the time after that It's 'baobei this' and 'baobei that'