In this latest work by Lord of the Mysteries author, Cuttlefish That Loves Diving, be prepared for a well-thought out and detailed apocalyptic, cyberpunk world with a setting superseding Lord of the Mysteries! Our protagonist, Shang Jianyao, is crazy—literally crazy, at least that’s what the doctors said. Living in a huge, underground building of Pangu Biology, one of the few remaining factions in this apocalyptic wasteland known as the Ashlands, he acts in unfathomable ways that’s head-scratching, comical, and shrewd. So is he really crazy? Probably. He has a grand dream: to save all of humanity. Intricately tied to this dream is something everyone in the Ashlands believes in: Deep in a particular ruin buried away by danger and famine, a path leading to a new world awaits. To step into the new world, one only needs to find a special key and open that certain door. There, the land is bountiful, as if milk and honey flows freely. The sunlight is dazzling, as if all coldness and darkness are washed away. The people will no longer have to face desolation, monsters, infections, mutations, and all kinds of dangers. There, children are joyous, adults are happy, everything is fine as they are supposed to be. Every Antiquarian, Ruin Hunter, and Historian roaming the Ashlands knows: That’s the New World.
Summary Version 1: The mysterious boy Ling Chen is saved by a little girl as he lay on the street dying. Years later, he strikes a deal to save this savior-turned sister and enters the virtual world. In a future Earth where advanced warfare has forced nations to settle issues virtually or else suffer the consequences, Ling Chen bursts into the scene and goes from unknown to legend. Yet all is not as it seems, for Ling Chen has a dark past, and there is a greater mystery at hand behind this virtual world. Summary Version 2: To save his terminally ill little sister, Ling Chen enters the newly released virtual game world and joins a small gaming studio comprising entirely of women. From now on walking upon his path towards the pinnacle. An ancient, evil item almost forgotten by history, the “Lunar Scourge” helps forge his unsurpassable legend, and causes him to unknowingly step upon a path that is destined to be punished by the heavens, the way of the shura.
Year 24XX. With several hundred years of improvements, virtual reality has become more mature. It had gradually become humanity’s second world. Socializing, working, studying and other everyday things could all be done while sleeping. Along with the rise in virtual reality systems, virtual games also developed successfully. Additionally, with the vigorous support of the government; every season, games continued to be born, be changed, competed with each other, and be reborn. Ye Cang is a black bellied, underachieving, 2nd year student at a city college. He appears to have been cured of his albinism yet his story is still full of mystery. In the game ‘New Age – Conviction’, he began walking the path of a professional gamer. An all-rounder ranger, dark cooking, with a nasty disposition, willing to do anything. He’s slowly creating his own legend. “Actually… instead of games, I prefer cooking and dramas” – The White Emperor
A back-to-basics(?) monster evolution novel. A new VRMMORPG, “World of Yggdrasia”, was recruiting beta testers from all over the world. Ten thousand testers began their journey of swords and sorcery in a new realm, one that was as large as Earth. At the same time, a clandestine experiment was underway. Unbeknownst to the world at large, 100 secret alpha testers were given bodies of monsters and summoned to the same land. The girl of white was one such tester. Despite the odds against her, she continued to evolve again and again. To rebel against the real world’s invasion, she would become a most terrible beast, the destroyer of worlds… the Bunny Girl! “…wait, what? Me?” Our protagonist would survive, unyielding, knowing no despair.
The universe. This infinite field of stars is the dream of every Hunter. For the Hunters who run amidst the stars, the only limit they truly have is the universe. Is there a limit to the universe? And where would this limit lay? When the Shadow Hunter; a young man named Cillin obtains a strange chip by accident, he begins his journey into this endless field of stars.
“I finally managed to kill the demon lord. Can’t I rest now? At least for a bit. Actually, just leave me alone. Let me rest.” In his past life, Riley Iphelleta was a hero who defeated the demon lord. Though he emerged victorious from his battles, the emotional strains from fights after fights got the best of him. After experiencing a rebirth in a powerhouse family who upheld their reputation through swordsmanship and didn’t lack the power to support his leisurely life, Riley decided to become House of Iphelleta’s lazy swordsman, but the course of path he walked was never easy. He’ll need to make a choice to bare his fangs or continue… his naps…
A data loving young man from Earth has an accident which transports him to a dark land filled with terrifying creatures and magical powers. Fortunately for him, he has a Biological Assistance Chip to ease his path. However, things in this bizarre and strange world are not always as they seem, and, though it is a tremendous asset, the chip doesn’t always work as expected. With all of the crazy creatures and magical mayhem around him, one can only wonder what the future holds for this young man…
As if it wasn’t enough for me to be reincarnated as a child in the slums, I was taken to a city of crime and became a test subject. But then, when I saw the man that came to destroy the research institute, I realized that this was the world of an angst-filled reverse harem novel. While living a relatively normal life after escaping from the institute, the heroine of the novel moved in next door. From the looks of it, I might be the heroine’s neighbor extra. Originally, the heroine was to save the unconscious and fatally wounded villain and in return, be subject to a fanatical obsession. But, why. Why is the sub-villain collapsed in front of my house? The sub-villain, Lakis Avalon, was the king of the underworld and the very same frightening man that I had met at the institute before. “…” I took a moment’s glance around then I kicked the man’s body away. You’ve got the wrong house, Villain.
Li Xiao Yao left S.W.A.T to become an ordinary security guard. While working, he happened to enter the VIP room and found Lin Wang Er still in the middle of changing. As revenge, she took him on a ride and kicked him out of the car. After hours of walking, Li Xiao Yao finally managed to get back home just to be kicked out of the house. He then got an offer from his previous supervisor to become the bodyguard of the Tian Xi group CEO’s daughter both in game and in reality. But unknown to Li Xiao Yao the girl was actually…
She was the godly thief of the 24th century, yet she was reincarnated as a good-for-nothing idiot with no parents. Not only that, she had to bend her will according to her relatives’ mood. Idiot? Trash? Very well, sooner or later, she will show these group of silly earthlings what it means to be too late for regrets! Battle-qi? Magic? Her talent on both magic and martial arts will mortify every genius in existence. The position of the clan chief? The mythological Vermilion Bird? Want them? So sorry~ She already took them! But who will tell her, that the cute boy who gets carsick easily was really the mythological Vermilion Bird? Then, what about the elder that’s residing in her body, just which deity does that mysterious soul belong to? Furthermore…… Why was it that other people’s companion were those kind of domineering, and incomparably mighty type. Why was it the ones around her were either an evil merchant or a sly fox, a useless nerd or a playboy, the worst is this sick pretty boy! What happened to ruling the world, and standing above all else? Please don’t f*ck with me!
She is the legendary queen of mercenaries whose name daunts even the big shots in society. With an ancient jade pendant in her hand, she is great at almost everything, be it seeking the truth or the art of healing. However, she unexpectedly reincarnates into a dumb good-for-nothing whom everyone loathes and hates. She is even the laughing stock in society! The once legendary genius of the mercenary regiment can’t help but express her disapproval. ——Who are you trying to kid? When I was playing with grenades and explosives, all of you were still playing in the mud! A good-for-nothing? Do you feel great after having your arm twisted by a good-for-nothing? Bottom of the level? Allow me to show you what it means to be a genius! Did someone just call her untalented as compared to her younger sister—born from the same father but different mother—who is gifted in business, finance and business management? Humph, do they know that even the man who stands at the top of the corporate world once begged her to take him in as her disciple? And her father? If she were to mention the name of her biological father, even the world would be shocked… A mysterious ancient healer, they said… She is their saving grace in the eyes of countless patients. An annihilator, they claim… She is a force to be reckoned with. Possessing both beauty and great acting skills, she is a goddess whom everyone looks up to in the entertainment industry. Despite reincarnating into a human again, she still manages to take the world by storm and even accidentally becomes the Missy whom no one dares to trifle. On the one hand, she controls life and death. On the other hand, she controls fate and destiny. She tortures those who deserve it and takes revenge on those who once bullied her. She plays around with influential families and the entertainment industry while casually impressing a certain someone in the process. A legend, indeed.