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What happens when a scientist from a futuristic world reincarnates in a World of Magic and Knights?

An awesome MC is what happens!

A scientist’s goal is to explore the secrets of the universe, and this is exactly what Leylin sets out to do when he is reincarnated.

Dark, cold and calculating, he makes use of all his resources as he sets off on his adventures to meet his goal.

Face? Who needs that… Hmmm… that guy seems too powerful for me to take on now… I better keep a low profile for now.

You want me to help you? Sure… but what benefit can I get out of it? Nothing? Bye.

Hmmm… that guy looks like he might cause me problems in the future. Should I let him off for now and let him grow into someone that can threaten me….. Nahhh... kill


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Warlock of the Magus World (Novel)

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c.1196-1200 (end) by One Man Army Translations 8 months ago
c.1191-1195 by One Man Army Translations 8 months ago
c.1188-1190 by One Man Army Translations 8 months ago
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1200 Chapters (Complete)

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Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (102 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.36 / 10.0
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December 7th 2017, 12:00pm PST



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I would not recommend this novel   
Rating: N/A
by TheIro
August 3rd, 2017, 9:29pm
Criticism of warlock: overuse of exclamation marks, too many liberties taken with translation, missing titles, characters suddenly appearing due to missing introductions.
After c100 translation quality (syntax) falls due to machine word replacement.

Translation issues aside. The story itself is also not very good. The protagonist is easily the most selfish backstabbing bastard I've ever seen in a Chinese novel. Unfortunately he's just too much of an evil asshole to get behind. There's also no overarching purpose to the plot other than to have the mc become more powerful, so if you're not a fan of the mc - the entire premise of story becomes pointless.

After reading 180 chapters I've decided to drop this novel.
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Unique MC but everything else is mediocre   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by deathcoy
February 27th, 2017, 7:07am
The Good:

-Neutral Evil MC. Only out for himself, pure and simple. Sheds no tears for those he kills, whether for profit, sport, experiments or convenience. Has no love of order and holds no illusion that following laws, traditions, or codes would make him any better or more noble. On the other hand, he doesn't have the restless nature or love of conflict that a chaotic evil villain has.
-Cliche lore, setting and backstory but somewhat interesting.

The Bad:

-Lots of useless chatter and poorly thought out storyboard with weird turn of events. Character conversations and thoughts feel awkward. Seems like author never thoroughly plan the plot progression and just writes whatever comes to mind.
-Plenty of Xianxia cliches in the plot.
-Has an interesting cultivation system with potential but unfortunately not expanded on with very little technical details and instead lots of gibberish jargon are thrown in just to make it look cool.
-Combat is probably one of its weakest point. Its basically rubbish.

The Ugly:

-MC's special ability generally kills the novel. The A.I. chip is literally the answer to everything. Defeats the purpose of him being a scientist and substitutes for any potential plot points, essentially lazy writing.
-Dull and bland overall storyline.

I really love the MC. A Neutral Evil MC is a refreshing take in Xianxia genre though i imagine many readers will dislike the MC for obvious reasons if they can't get out of the cliche troupes. Unfortunately everything else in the novel fails at almost epic proportions.

... Last updated on February 27th, 2017, 7:17am
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by matoromanga
September 29th, 2016, 11:45am
Unique in the sense that each guild is part of the light or the dark faction. The protagonist can't just beat down each nameless clan like in other Xianxia without retribution.

The presence of the two overriding factions also creates a feeling of politics that isn't seen in other Xianxia novels.
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like steaiii said:   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by deathhh
July 26th, 2016, 5:10pm
i get y ppl dislike this novel, for sure the mc kinda makes u sick if u are to uptight, but if read this novel how it should be done like a good reader, everything he does fits, both with his personality and the world he lives in.
If u want to read novels where u want the mc to be someone u want to be on ur loser life, its fine, u're a mediocre reader, but with u're really someone that loves to read, than this stuff is good!
The plot is consistent, he has his magical chip that got transportated, but its not too op, and u get this kinda stuff on every wuxia/xianxia, just give me one that doenst has any of this luck from heaven stuff that helps the mc?

So, in summary, the mc is not too op, but he is a sociopath, that fits the world they live in, cuz if u didnt notice it, everyone of the magi are too! "Lets look for the benefits" is the common word, even in the light faction right?
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MC is a sociopath, but the danger seems more realistic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by steaiii
July 3rd, 2016, 8:09pm
A lot of people are upset that the MC uses this chip to *analyze* stuff a lot and basically relies on it to be awesome at potions and sometimes calculate best movesin battles.

This isn't much different from a lot of other novels where derp MCs are really lucky and get some overpowered artifact that basically makes then awesome.

The difference is this thing isn't much more powerful than he would be naturally, it just takes out a lot of the time he would have taken practicing/memorizing things. It's not much more op than the time freeze pocket cheats used in other novels. It needs data to come up with anything, and can only make deductions he would have been able to make, given enough time. It's not weird for him to study a single topic with this chip for 10s of years.

Also, he doesn't win every battle. There is tension you wouldn't normally have when reading these kind of books. The goals for cultivation change quite a bit between each tier and his goals politically and personally change.

That said. This MC will trick you into thinking he's a decent person. Don't let him. =_= he will disappoint you in the end. Just remember. He looks out for number one. He will stab close friends in the face, if he can gain an inch in cultivation. He's that kind of mc. He'll be nice if he feels like it, but he'll murder a village if he feels like it.
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"Luckily I had the A.I. Chip this time, if not I will be finished!"   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by VWombat
June 15th, 2016, 2:50pm
That's basically the entire novel. Up to chapter 72, it's disgustingly generic xianxia that doesn't live up to the description. MC isn't particularly scientific, relying completely on the A.I. and not exploring the mysteries behind the world's magic. To be fair, he does look into potions and substitutes, but that's not science. Xianxia is basically anti-science, not in that it doesn't exist, but in that the older something is, the better it is. There's the usual "power is everything," which seems odd for a scientist from a futuristic world unless he had a very special life. Also, MC may be calculating, but that's boring when he mostly calculates how to be low-profile and not start feuds while also not plotting against other people or introducing any sort of conflict to the story. Smart approach, but not an interesting one.
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Have a problem? Ask the AI to solve it. That's all this novel is about.   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by orario
June 13th, 2016, 6:50am
Also, @Forgotten10

The MC just massacred an entire city of innocent people for is he not a bastard?

To the others that will comment afterwards, don't say that he didn't know that his power-up would make those radiations because he knew pretty damn well that just the radiations emitted by the mere presence of an offical Magus could easily kill ordinary people.

I get it, with all the "It's not my job, I only care about myself" personaity that the MC has, he won't help anyone unless he gets some benefits. But that doesn't mean he can casually kill thousands of innocent people for nothing.

At any rate, the MC is a scumbag, a lowly piece of shit. He doesn't have any redeeming qualities or at least some extraordinary flaws like an evil MC should have. No, he can't even be called evil.

He's just a scrub abusing of his AI to get everything done. There's nothing extraordinary about him.on top of that he's a murdering asshole

... Last updated on June 13th, 2016, 6:51am
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Pretty fun.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Forgotten10
March 2nd, 2016, 11:46pm
@orario Love how you haven't responded to my message yet.

Also I haven't read a single chapter past 59, so if you would be so kind as to not spoil for me, That would be great...
I didn't expect to like this one that much. After reading 59 chapters, it wasn't actually all that bad.

The overall concept has been done before, your re-incarnation/take over another's body scenario is what kicks off this Xianxia. Although the twist is, the main character comes from a more scientifically advanced era (They really don't expand that much on the other world, other than there being A.I chips).

The story started off a little stupid with a mini-revenge arc. Just a little view into the main-character's mind. The previous body's owner was a scumbag, and tried to rape a girl who had a high-background, so her fanboy army killed the previous owner, then something happens and walla the MC from the scientific world takes over his body. He says, "Wow what a sneaky girl, your fanbase killed the previous owner? Time for revenge!" Yea, stupid right? Like dude, he tried to fking rape her!

Anyway, there is a lot of stupid stuff in this overall Xianxia, but that MC isn't as much of a bastard as you might think. While my review has been mostly negative and the score contradicts that, there are fun things that happen. I like where the story is at right now. The MC takes his time to help people, but at the same time accepts no bs.

Overall, give it a shot if you're looking for a blend of science in the terms of magic.

I wish I would get more chapters on the daily bigrazz ,

... Last updated on July 12th, 2016, 9:11am
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An original, cynical reincarnation Xianxia relying on the usual tropes   
Rating: 5.8 / 10.0
by doucha
February 12th, 2016, 12:01pm
It's a bit of a pity this series got such useless and misleading comments so far. They read as if for some reviewers it was their first Xianxia or even fiction novel.

In short, this is a web-novel with a unique, entertaining and intelligent yet typical reincarnation Xianxia story with well planned, barely foreseeable, however, repeating and convenient plot with average to good Xianxia writing quality.
Writing quality refers to the language and expressions the author uses, and average Xianxia level of quality equals to barely acceptable general novel quality.

You should understand that the protagonist is completely self-centered, cruel and evil not exclusively but in particular because he quickly grasps the brutality and cynicism of the new reality he ended up in, and that the sense of equality and moral justice of his previous world have no chance to prosper, gain him anything or preserve his life.

Hence, while the conditions of the law of the jungle are similar to other Xianxia stories the author doesn't notably justify the main character's actions with his circumstances or moral justice. Instead, this cynic lead casts away the now useless ethics and embraces the life of following one's personal benefit, pursuing a specific goal.

That said, despite the interesting portrayal of humans' vanity and egoism in its uninhibited form and the reminder on how essential our biological equality is to our social equality, this is still intended to be a leisure read of action and adventure for an established audience of Xianxia fans. So it isn't surprising that the MC chooses and encounters, respectively, a surprisingly fortunate chain of decisions and opportunities, and that the novel, similarly to many other works of this genre, suffers from occasional babbling, simplification, retrospective relativization, and redundancy. Still, although the writer cannot be exactly praised for literal creativity and elegance it is still acceptable and doesn't affect the reading experience too much.
Unfortunately, since the Chinese audience perceives language and consumes international media differently the author's generous use of names, environments from popular literature, media, cities, etc. appears quite cheesy or lazy to a Western reader.

Regarding specifics, I guess, I have to emphasize that the power of the chip isn't overwhelming, it is actually barely any different from powerful teachers or items MCs in other Xianxia stories can rely on during their accelerated progress. The MC isn't trash without it either, it is just his physical body that he took over which is average.

Considering how so many people vote 10/10, 5/5 unless something consciously bugged them, and that this novel's quality is, in my opinion, on par with popular stories like Wu Dong Qian Kun (Novel), Chaotic Sword God (Novel) or Ni Tian Xie Shen (Novel), I'd say it deserves more of such full ratings. However, for my own list I'm employing a much stricter grading system, that's why the number above is so low.

Lastly, I would like to point out that the tags "Technology Gap", "Hardworking Protagonist", "Scientists" do not fit here because this series doesn't represent what they imply.
There isn't a technology gap but different technology and distribution of it. While the MC is indeed hardworking in various ways it isn't an explicit subtext in the story. Similarly, while sorcerers are indeed researchers the tag "Scientists" implicitly refers to research of scientific fields as we know them in the real world.
In case anyone's wondering I'm the one who added most of the other tags as I was probably one of the few who had already caught up with the progress of the original while the translation had barely progressed.

... Last updated on February 12th, 2016, 7:24pm
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2nd or 3rd rate novel   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by David9513
January 14th, 2016, 8:53am
Author naming sense is.. well.. Leylin (MC), Beirut, Hancock.. Beside that, MC relies too much on the A.I chip, in short : a problem? ask it! another problem? ask it! He needs just to randomly gathering information and let the A.I analyse it, later he will just follow it.
Moreover the A.I chip is the only thing which look like a futurist thing in this novel, without that MC is just a "trash".
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