Throne of Magical Arcana

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An ordinary young man on earth, Xia Feng, traveled to a world of sword and magic, and took the body of Lucien Evans, another ordinary young man.

Seemingly this was a world of traditional western fantasy, yet he discovered the astonishing similarities between the earth and this world, and between science and the so-called arcane magic…

“Knowledge is power”? Soul, magic, quantum, Theory of Relativity, cognitive world, music and real world……

What was the true nature of that world?

Throne of Magical Arcana average rating 4/5 - 265 user ratings
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Arcane Divine Throne
The Throne of Arcane
TMA
Áo Thuật Thần Tọa
奥术神座
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Release that Witch (6)
Warlock of the Magus World (6)
The Wizard World (5)
Age of Adepts (3)
Library of Heaven’s Path (2)
A Sorcerer’s Journey (1)

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Ginko
New Ginko rated it
February 6, 2018
Status: c200
Not as bad as some review trolls say.

Positives:
Another interesting take on magic
An MC who knows how to stay low but not deathly low

Negatives include:
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Rants about "music" being this and that, in a world filled with MAGIC!
MC is given so many spells but doesn't use half of them... so why even write about them??
Another transmigration with explanation... while I'm used to it by now, still would be nice to know why...

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Warning: If you pick up this novel, don't hesitate to just skip large sections of filler or half a chapter at a time.

If you do that, you'll fly through on a enjoyable ride. <<less
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ZhaWarudo
New ZhaWarudo rated it
January 17, 2018
Status: c100
It's pretty good for a CN western style novel, while it has it's flaws they are all minor so far. MC has a mind library without explanation, ok who cares, not like the authors explain why or how or by whom transmigrations happen either, it's called a fast start, maybe it will get explained. It is sorta like Zhang Ye from IRAS and other Mary Sue's who bring modern knowledge to some poor plebs, but done much better and more tolerable. MC isn't abusing his plagiarism powers but just using... more>> them to a minimum to get money and a cover story as a musician, he even tries to make his own compositions. So far he's been aplying physics to magic decently, not pulling doctorates out of his all knowing ass or making up faulty physics out of author's ignorance. Example - he was explaining gravity and when asked why does it work like that or something, he was like sh*t I dunno, just that it does, same as normal people, not a Mary Sue. Altought the author captured the medieval magic society quite right by me, the translation is bit poor and characters conversations too informal. Also rarely there are game terms which are ofcourse out of place, you just don't use level and knight in the same sentence unless it's about a game, which this is not. <<less
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Ignus
Ignus rated it
May 10, 2017
Status: v1c29
The mood set by this story is it's best selling point.

It has a real gritty black ages western magic type feel.

The magic system is unique, diving more into science than most systems.

... more>> The pacing of the story is good, while setting up mystery for future chapters. Not everything needs to be explained up front in the first 10 chapters, or why do you keep reading the story?

Characters are also well done. Well, 30 chapters is not enough for the supporting characters to really shine, but its already better than most of the cookie cutter content out there. One the other hand, the MC is done superbly. It actually shows his growth and mentality. He is actually trying to lay low, and doesn't come out and show off right after saying so. He is not a smart MC, but he is well written as an average person adapting.

There is one moments that is not the best.
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A priest doesn't want to go into a smelly sewer, so he threatens the MC into going into the sewer after having him memorize the chant for multiple spells.... A much better scenario could have been crafted.

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Demintika
Demintika rated it
June 25, 2017
Status: c823
This world's "Magic" system: The author tried to explain everything with ACTUAL Science. Not just some BS "this X is awesome" like other author, but I felt like he copied Wikipedia article to explain "magical" phenomenon such as Resonance, Chemical Reaction, Electricity, etc... Don't let the word Arcane fool you, 奥术 has nothing magical in them. In this novel's world, it actually refers to Science; and the "Arcanist" refers to "people who research science" (aka Scientist). Those Scientist can apply scientific knowledge to their Magic and make themselves more powerful.

MC... more>> was thrown head-first into a cruel medieval world, being someone with no money, no power, no talent, etc... A first few dozens chapter describe him struggling from both emotional and physical hardship as he slowly learn about the world, gained money and power until he became a musician. From that point on, his life went smoothly (due to careful planning and wit and luck) while his personality mostly stayed the same. It's hard to describe in words, he isn't a homicidal maniac like most CN MC, nor a saint.

With modern knowledge from the cheat library, MC didn't keep it to himself but rather slowly shared them. From Organic Chemistry to Nuclear Physics. From Calculus to Topology. From Astrology to General Relativity. From Field theory to Quantum Physic... Instead of suddenly throwing them all out and gaining all the fame and power, he "discovered" those theories through math and proved them in experiment.

Given 5/5 Stars because of how underrated this novel is. It's like "Interstellar" of novel, you gave it low rating because you understood nothing. Screw all of the reviews saying how "illogical" the MC was or how the author "explained nothing" about his cheat. Those people are too used to OP MC showing his OPness through info-dump and expositions. While this author slowly introduced the world, they just dropped reading. <<less
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keklel
keklel
July 15, 2017
Status: v1c10
Not gonna rate this because obviously this novel wasn't written for people like me, but everything I've read so far is just so incredibly boring that I can't stand it.

It's not that the world is boring. There's magic, magical races (elves, dwarves etc), mercenaries etc. It's just that the novel is written so boringly that it's unbearable. Every chapter is filled with smalltalk between irrelevant characters and useless descriptions of the most random pointless sh*t imaginable. To give an example:

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"Good Afternoon, Mr. Victor."

"Good Afternoon, Elena." The man replied politely. He had blue eyes as deep as an ocean, "May I have the latest Music Criticism?" His voice was deep and rich.

Lucien was surprised. He did not expect to find a newspaper in this world, and even specialized ones. What impressed him more was the polarization here, thinking about the fact that many people in Aderon were still illiterate. Lucien guessed not many people would buy newspapers.

He also wondered how much the newspaper cost.

Victor roughly went through the pages and gave Elena ten Fells. He then went towards the stairs after nodding politely to both of them, with the newspaper under his arm.

After he left, Lucien asked Elena curiously.

"The newspaper costs 10 Fells?"

Having worked in the association for a whole year, Elena was proud that she could share her knowledge with someone, who was also from the same poor background like she was before.

"In the year 426 of Saint Calendar, the Cardinal Adelaide enhanced the method for papermaking. Since then, the paper price continued declining. Now you can buy a dozen newspapers with just a couple of Fells. But only members of our association can buy Music Criticism with 10 Fells. Others, including nobles, have to pay a silver Nar."

"Both Music Criticism and Symphony News are the most authoritative music publications across the continent." she then continued, "Every piece of music and article is produced by brilliant musicians and scholars. This month's Music Criticism published the comments from His Majesty and Princess Natasha on the concert held last week in the Psalm Hall."

Aside from showing off, Lucien's good looking face was another reason why she kept offering so much information.

"A Nar?!" For a moment, an exciting plan of robbing newspapers appeared in his mind. Five Nars could easily solve Lucien's problem! A second later he realized the thought was too ridiculous: No one would buy from him.

"Sure!" Happy with Lucien's interaction, Elena kept talking. "You think it's too expensive? In places like Tria, Antiffler, Ifai, Tilis and Anhadur, these newspapers are very popular. People there honor Aalto's music very much and would even pay one gold Thale for an old one."

Lucien took a glance at the newspapers under the counter while trying hard to resist his impulse. But, he also got some information from her words: Under the mighty church, currency across the continent should be unified; Secondly, there was no such spell for teleportation. If there was, it must have very strict rules, or the nobles in other cities would not read old newspapers.

More than ten minutes later, it finally occurred to Elena that Lucien still had work to do. She reluctantly stopped herself and asked a servant to lead him to the backyard garden.

"Be quiet. Don't talk loud. Don't move loud. In three months, Mr. Victor's gonna hold his first concert in the Psalm Hall. Recently, he's being pretty... um... sensitive, " Elena kindly reminded him.

Lucien nodded to her gratefully and followed the servant towards the garden.

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An entire chapter about buying newspapers about musical criticism. Seriously? And the rest of the novel is equally boring and slow paced.

Only read this novel if you enjoy slice of life and boring, slow paced non-action. Not for me. <<less
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ScotlandForsythe
ScotlandForsythe rated it
November 25, 2016
Status: v1c59
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(I never expected it to have such a wonderful blend of things I like. Music, magic and mystery. Oh my)

at the bottom

... more>> The premise isn't the best, but it gets the point across. I love the idea. The guy get reincarnated into another boy's body in this magical world and the first thing he experiences is the burning of a witch.

Honestly it doesn't seem xuanhuan, but I promise you it is a Chinese novel. The idea isn't exactly unique, but it holds my attention.

The translation isn't the best, but it is readable.

It really needs more chapters. Glad it began updating recently. I don't have much to go on. *Sighs* I tried.

Edit:
Spoiler

the MC is crafty. Extremely crafty. He disguises himself as a sorcerer and succeeds because the ridiculous amount of knowledge he knows. (They call him professor *squeals*

He also is learning to play the piano (which he conveniently introduced into the world while helping his music teacher). He's moving up one step at a time. 😊

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I was not expecting such a nice story. It is extremely promising. The MC is thankfully not as boring as I first thought he would be, and the magic and knight system idea makes sense

it fits more into this story than a lot of others.

What really attracted me was the fated lovers tag. No harem (I'm guessing). This is the first time I've seen such a tag for a story (I'm pretty sure there may be others that deserve this tag that don't have it), and I'm excited to see the direction it goes <<less
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mrttao
mrttao rated it
April 17, 2017
Status: c14
MC dies on earth and body snatches a fresh corpse in a world of magic. As usual he has a cheat, but what bothers me most is that there is zero explanation or justification for his cheat. Namely a library in his brain full of books from Earth. But some of the books are locked. And then some magic books get destroyed in his presence and that somehow adds them to the library in his mind (even though he never read them, nor was he involved in their destruction).

Where did... more>> the library come from? Why is there a library in his brain??? Who knows, the author is certainly not bothering to explain.

So far its barely tolerable. MC is very stupid and prone to both panic and emotion driven suicidal actions. And always gets saved by plot armor. That being said, the author seems to intend for him to grow and learn (ie, author probably wants to try to justify the MC being ruthless and wise later on instead of a random earth reincarnator suddenly acting OOC. I am not saying that ruthless is wise and the ideal state, rather that I feel like this story is hinting towards what the MC will grow into) and it is only c14.

While it is pretty insufferable now MC has been making vows to learn from his mistakes (despite repeating them, but maybe it's just to hammer it in, it has only been 14 chapters). Time will tell if he actually learns from it and changes. <<less
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Darkzeta
Darkzeta rated it
November 15, 2017
Status: c171
Don't let the heavy 48 people who rated it a 1 fool you.

Actually do what I did, read a few chapters and then decide if this is for you.

There is a reason why 75% of us actually rated it 3 or better.

I will list the main ones for my reason why I liked it well enough to binge read it to chapter 171 and also rate it a 5.

  1. The character starts off NOT supremely all knowing or OP that he defeats all his enemies within just the first 2 chapters. The MC actually has to eat crappy food first. Seriously bad food. He eventually does evolve over the next dozen chapters into a determined MC, and yeah, not alot of whiny beta type personality. He comes across as determined, willing to bust ass to make it, or atleast survive. Yes there will be plot armor, SERIOUSLY, what story does NOT have plot armor? Name me 1 story that doesn't have plot revolves around the MC. You can't, if you did, you're not reading a novel. Over time, our MC does grow and develop and will be a MC you're not embarassed to know or read about.
  2. I like the world building. It's detailed enough to give you a good dose of reality, but fantastical enough to leave you wishing that you could visit the world. Maybe as a tourist, maybe not so much as to live there.
  3. The mix of science and magic always entrances me and I like how the author does a fair balance between the two. In some ways you may think it's a different part of the world and not too far from Release That Witch....
  4. Music. Ah yes, like the others below and before me, the music stands out in the first story arc of the MC. Basically it comes down to this. If you hated Macross and all the Macross stuff with Music + action + drama, you WILL hate this. IF on the other hand, like me, you LOVED Macross and how it blended magic of Music + action + drama, and created something that made you want to go out and listen to music, then you WILL like this story. I did like the fact that it was NOT guns that our modern character brought about to get ahead in this old world. He actually brought out songs. "Listen to my song!" - Basara and All of Macross
In the end, I'm gonna be a fan of this series. Hopefully the translator and editors stay around long enough for me to get closure, but if not....I'll just quietly listen to Moonlight Sonata in the quiet night...
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raifan
raifan rated it
April 23, 2017
Status: c18
Good story so far. The MC got a new life by taking over another person's body in a different world. What's different is that he doesn't get the past person's memories. All he knows is the language (which is weird, so maybe some form of amnesia), so he has to be careful when talking to people since he doesn't know who they are. Doesn't seem like a super smart MC, just an average guy so far.

It is a world of magic with an MC who doesn't have memories of... more>> things of the past or common knowledge of the world. So as readers, we won't have that knowledge as well. As the MC learns where magic and other things come from or were started, readers will as well. Good story telling, not everything will be explained while the MC has no clue himself. I like how the author left some things inexplainable. We are seeing through the eyes of the MC, so if he is in the dark, so are the readers.

I don't see any plot armor. He hasn't put himself in situations that he can't control. Only one near death experience, but he was forced into it and he had 3 Knights with him. In his previous life he wasn't a fighter, so the first fight was a learning experience. Outside the first fight, he has kept his emotions in check. Making the right decisions in terms of when to get involved and when to hold back.

Early rating of 4 stars for me. Good start. <<less
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Ereptor
Ereptor rated it
January 13, 2018
Status: c206
The fact that the novel is flooded with 1 star ratings only because of its publisher (or so I assume) is honestly a disgrace. The story is better structured, more interesting, and overall is easily of higher quality than 90 to 95% of the top novels (or novels overall) on the site.

Characters are not cardboard cut-outs for the sole purpose of representing popular and overused tropes, but are actual people with motivations and personalities and enemies aren't mustache twirling madmen just for the sake of being evil. Character growth and... more>> power accumulation is steady and realistic, no sudden power-ups because an enemy or situation requires it. As it's a reincarnation novel a cheat-like ability is more or less inevitable, but its power-level is actually fair, and doesn't give an insane advantage to the main character. As a matter of fact, Lucien is below-average at the moment as far as pure power goes and the overwhelming majority of main characters could wipe the floor with him in a direct confrontation with ease.

Women don't spread their legs on the first (or second) encounter with the main character just because he's the MC, there's no harem or blatant wish fulfillment in the story at all; and neither is Lucien a spineless pervert or a useless introvert with no hope of attracting ladies without the divine intervention of the author. As a matter of fact, even the future love interest is at a mutual trustee/best friend status at the moment (c206), I really like their dynamic so far. Their relationship is both satisfying and realistic, they have chemistry as friends, I'm interested in how it will evolve into an actual romance.

Translation quality is also solid, I've found very few errors so far, and none were grave enough to disturb the flow, mostly minor typos here and there. The speed is also bearable, and is more or less what you could expect with the quality, around 5 chapters a week (this means about 5-8 thousand words a week).

In conclusion, if you're interested in the story based on the tags or basic description definitely give it a try and don't pay any attention to the rating. You most definitely won't be disappointed if you're looking for more than the equivalent of fast-food in reading for a sudden but short-lived burst of dopamine. <<less
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Seraphic
Seraphic rated it
November 14, 2017
Status: c171
Summary of the review: I recommend this to people looking for a more thoughtful action novel.

This.... this is actually really good. I wasn't expecting a whole lot going in, but it's really quite underrated (probably due to issues with the publisher). Rather than a Chinese/Eastern fantasy, TMA is (up to this point) set in more of a Western fantasy world.

Stylistically and tonally, I'd compare it to Release that Witch; the protagonist is a transmigrator/reincarnator from modern civilization who uses knowledge (aided by his cheat) to great personal benefit, but up... more>> to the current chapter has relatively little impact on society compared to RtW or the similar Japanese genre protagonists. Other comparisons: Warlock of the Magus World if the protagonist was more like a college student and less like a sociopath; the cheat from Library of Heaven's Path if it wasn't so OP. In fact, it takes quite a few chapters until the cheat even really becomes relevant.

It's not jam-packed with action; in fact, the first arc is rather slow; but it spends time fleshing out technical details and side characters. The protagonist, as a normal college student, isn't a combat genius, but he quickly learns to adapt to his situation. That's not to say he becomes one of those ruthless, kill-em-all type protagonists; he prefers to avoid combat if possible and knows what compassion is without being overly moralistic. The setting is fairly well-described, but it's not the most amazing world-building ever. Of more note are the side characters, who are, for a Chinese novel, very prominent and have roles beyond sitting in the background saying, "I can't believe how great the MC is, " with struggles and lives of their own separate from the main plot. <<less
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ziki
ziki rated it
September 18, 2017
Status: c118
A very different story from what one might expect from stories about magicians on this website. Leaving MC aside as personality wise he is a normal MC, neither bad nor excellent there are few aspects that stand out in this novel.

  1. The world building. Despite the fact that all 118 chapters that I read took place in one city, the story already established and introduced the world as well as it's history. The dynamic between church and nobles, the oppression of magicians, the great insight into the life of the poor people from the slams. How they struggle for few coins every day and how no one really cares whatever they get beaten up by local gangsters or used as blood sacrefice in some rituals. Last but not least because the story resolves about music quite a lot, the history of this worlds music is greatly developed as well.
  2. Music... I won't say that I am big fan of music, I listen to it all the time without knowing which genre is which but I definitely like music as a whole and I always liked to watch animes about music and the struggle of MC in the musical world. Rather than magical part, it was the music progress that MC made that I liked a lot... most of all, it's clear that author did his study on music to be able to write everything in great detail. Adding to that I always liked the classic as well. Good recommendation from me is that the moment chapter is about MC introducing this or that song, it's good to open youtube and start playing the given music in background. Speaking of music though, it sure is enyoable to see MC cheat everyone to think he is a music genius just by stealing the music pieces of the world he came from.
  3. The characters. Well once again let's leave MC out of this as he isn't really fantastic by MC's standard but what is fantastic are the well developed side characters. Mind you there isn't a single really important side character so far... by that I mean someone like a heroine or MC's party member to travel with, put it simply secondary-mc's. No the story did not established the second most important character out of yet. But the huge cast of side characters were established really well. The city in which first 118 chapters take place in is full of characters and life. The come from different parts of MC's storylines as well, his life in slums, his musician carrier and his magician shannanagans as well. Even though there is quite many of them those characters appear quite often which made me rememberer them quite well.
In any case I really like the depths that the story had so far and I look forward to it's future. I did not complement it at all but MC as he is as well as everything-magic related is on good... more>> level as well. Not outstanding but really good. But truly I came here expecting a story about magic but it was actually everything else that I like about the story a lot. <<less
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ResidentialPsycho
ResidentialPsycho rated it
October 11, 2017
Status: c149
This is an excellent fantasy series that is well-balanced in many aspects. It has great adventure, fantasy, wit, drama, action, mystery, and character development. Lucien yearns for knowledge and begins studying magic, even though that can get him persecuted. His is clever enough to save his life and to attract plenty of trouble as well. It is great to see him grow through his struggles. Although he starts getting involved with music as a coincidence, it gradually becomes something important to him, which was very nice to see develop.

The side-characters... more>> are well-done, too. They each have their own goals, ambitions, and betrayals to deal with. Everyone struggles with their own dilemmas and the consequences of their decisions, including Lucien. Although he is considered to be a genius, he is not a Gary Stu and plenty of his own mistakes, which really makes the plot develop. He does not yearn for fame, a harem, or revenge, so he's a very refreshing lead to read about. He is polite and clever without arrogance.

The biggest weakness I noticed is that the story starts off pretty slow in the beginning. The story picks up more once Lucien starts learning how to read.

I strongly recommend this series. Once I got past the beginning, I stayed up late several nights until I caught up. I just couldn't pull my eyes away from the story. I enjoyed reading it while listening to classical music, even though I don't normally have any interest in the classics. Making me take interest in something I never cared about before is definitely a noteworthy feat.

Anyone who likes fantasy or music should give this story a shot. This beautiful series really stands out. <<less
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Night Ghost
Night Ghost rated it
August 23, 2017
Status: c126
I can confidently say that this is a better CN here, it's funny how a reader said that MC is very stupid and intolerable when he only read 14 chapters. MC in this novel is a very calculating person.

There are no usual xianxia/xuanhuan tropes where MC have heavenly luck, op parents, etc. And there is no repetitive plot either.

and this novel has a very unique theme, I feel like I read 2 different novels at the same time. And magics in this novel are actually related with science, not... more>> some kind of bullsh*t. This novel is the fusion of music and magic novel. And it's quite sad to see it rated badly

I suggest you to read at least 90 chapters before judging it. And do not listen to mrttao. His assumptions are proven wrong by the latest chapters <<less
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pomoli
pomoli rated it
November 12, 2017
Status: c169
A transmigration story properly done. I highly recommend that one.

Pro

    • MC is a good and clever guy, and you really feel character growth.
    • All characters are complex and interesting.
    • The whole idea of using modern science to enhance magic instead of outdated notions (4 elements) is refreshing.
    • World building is excellent.
    • The focus on music is well done.
    • A few twists I didn't expect.
Con

    • The library concept is not properly explained.
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CloudDaoist
CloudDaoist rated it
September 17, 2017
Status: c132
I rarely write a review... but seeing those 1 star make me really mad. just because Qidian translate it you people rate it bad.. I know qidian is suck but the novel is innocent !

This novel is definitely "Masterpiece".. it's not a sh*tty cliche xianxia where you find a sh*tty young master as cockroach villain.. this one is on par with "Release the witch" maybe better !

Lets begin with the story.. it's about Isekai, History, Witch, Politic, Church, Advanture, Musician, and a little bit tragedy.. (MC is both sorcerer... more>> and musician)

OP MC ? no.. his power is weak, so he often sceme on his enemy. But MC music skill is on par with young Beethoven lol..

Music ? you love classic music themed story ? this is for you..

Romance ? we still don't know who will be the choosen one.. but all the girls are awesome !

Influence ? for you who don't have any patience and rated it 1 star because MC still very poor, weak, struggling with a small street gang and don't have any influence.. I tell you MC is the most famous young musician that was treated like a noble right now

Villain ? we still confused about who's the real villain right now.. people in this novel is reasonable guys.. not like a young master who finally lost his face then hunt MC till the world end.. many people displeased with MC at first.. but they become his admirer at the end, not his enemy.

Witch ? yes church hunt them.. MC hide his power, and use his musician identity to cover his sorcerer identity

A western isekai world with witch, church, and music.. what are you waiting for ?

rated 12/10

(I play piano.. that's why this one hooked me so hard) (and sorry about my horrible grammar) <<less
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Nihilist_smoker
Nihilist_smoker rated it
August 27, 2017
Status: c118
The novel is amazing and the plot is slowly being revealed. Rather than a godly MC, our MC is relatable and the story is slow-paced. The world building is good and you can smell different cultures here.

Although the story does have plotholes, the novel is still enjoyable if you ignore them. Afterall everything has its own faults and this novel does too. It is exciting to read as the MC is not that intelligence but he's diligent and works his way through the problems. There are no arrogant young masters,... more>> idiot enemies, one dimensional harem and finally useless tournaments which makes the novel more exciting.

The main reason I rated this novel 5 stars is because it gives me the feeling of 'adventure' and 'mystery'. You grow with the MC. You'll feel anticipation for the upcoming situations. The unpredictability and MC's way of dealing with the situations always amazes me. Currently the pros of the novel outweigh the cons for me and I would love to recommend it. <<less
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kjoke
kjoke rated it
September 17, 2017
Status: c133
Reincarnation into a different world isn't a great way to justify the MCs powers and it makes the first few chapters appear somewhat sloppy. However the "reincarnation-perks" loose in significance and are barely mentioned at all in the later chapters. Instead the MCs hard work and wits are what drives the story.

The world and characters are inspired by western fantasy and you'll find a few things a lot of chinese novels lack, for example strong female characters in terms of character and strength, no general degradation of women to mere... more>> objects of desire and, what surprised me the most,
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open lesbianism.

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What I especially like about this novel is how the author blends the two identities of the MC
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sorcerer and genius musician

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If the story continues the way it goes now I can only recommend reading it (5/5). <<less
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Dream Seeker
Dream Seeker rated it
November 3, 2017
Status: c164
A lot more intresting then the other reviews made me belive, good thing I went ahead a read. Seems like a person dropped into a world and needs to finds his way into while unraveling some of the mysterious of the world. His "cheat" as so call it overwhelming but more of a slight detail in background as it's more of us own wit getting him out of danger. So yes this a good book so give a try.
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SayMrrp
SayMrrp rated it
October 1, 2017
Status: c135
Fairly unique book. Haven't read anything really similar to it.

There are 3 groups in this novel. Sorcerers/Witches, the Church, and a demonic cult or something. Church is aboveground, while magic and demons are below (mostly).

MC's not dumb, whew. His cheat isn't even that strong (it's a plagiarism cheat lol). I like how he works hard/uses knowledge more than cheats. Even though his cheat is knowledge... eh, whatever.

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Kinda like Library of Heaven's Path, but nerfed. He has a library inside his head.

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The girls in the novel aren't annoying. I really like one of them... and kinda feel bad for her. The side characters are cool! I can't wait to see how they continue to show up in the future.

Bit of intrigue and mystery. Politics are slight. The magic system is complicated and requires knowledge and materials. Music in the story is important, you get about 80 chapters worth of music probably. Not bad. If it gets boring for you, just wait for the magic. <<less
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Salokin
Salokin rated it
November 30, 2016
Status: v1c9
Promising, so far. "Died and gone to another world, replacing some weak schmuk then learning magic" setup. Theres even witch trials and a hypocritical church who uses magic while condemning witches for using magic. However, the witch that gets burned at the stake seems to have actually been a deranged person. The story is relatively dark and oppresive feeling like any 'dark ages' story should.

Nice world building and magic system.

I'd keep an eye on this one, but right now its a 'solid intro' thats got me intrigued.
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Salexe
Salexe
August 29, 2017
Status: c114
Honestly pretty good. It is the closest thing to a western fantasy novel I have ever seen translated from chinese. It has slow, but vast, world building. It has an MC that is believable, maybe a little paranoid, but otherwise quite good. It is dark, sometimes, but still a world to fantasise about.
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