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HOW TO AVOID DEATH ON A DAILY BASIS

Funny And Insightful

By robertotest26, member

Feb 16, 2019: Is you are a racional individual and open minded i believe you can enjoy the story. Don’t take it too seriously just enjoy the good stuff and tolerate the bad (there are moments in the story that are subpar but there are few in my opinion). The MC is a cynical prick, His way of expresing his ideas to both readers and characters is with a variation of sarcams, pessimism and self deprecation but even then you would enjoy his take on the world both because there are very funny (plenty of times his internal monologues are hilarious but not all) and insightful (if you reflect on the core idea of what he says you would find that is a very valid argument, again not every time). Anyway is a pretty good read, it is not a exeptional novel but i don’t think that the author had that kind of goal. Enjoy and Think.

I have just read the other reviews now so i’m adding this paragraph. The best one that i think that the person actually read most of the whole thing is "the cynic’s progress". It really describe the story well.

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By Jester0fDeath, member

Apr 24, 2017: This story is worth taking a look at. The main drawing point is the main character, who’s cynical, intentionally provocative, and has a unique view on life in a world that constantly shows different moral structures. You’re either in it for the setting or the character, however you must at least tolerate the main character to determine if you will find anything you enjoy in the story or not. I think it’s best you try a few chapters and decide on your own opinions on the main cast.

If you want a bit more description before diving in, some things you may encounter in the story are somewhat negative portrayal of female characters, plot armor for days, useless side characters, things ranging rape to genocide, emotional anvils (depending on your investment in the characters), minor character inconsistency, interesting fantasy societies, and out-of-place tangents on gender roles.

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HOW TO AVOID DEATH ON A DAILY BASIS

Why are you reading this? Go Read the Novel!

By WriterHubris, member

Mar 12, 2017: I actually dropped this novel when I first started it. It wasn’t the novel’s fault, something else that I was reading at the time had done a huge release of like ten chapters and I got pulled into it. I almost completely forgot about this novel even before I really gave it a chance . . . Gotta admit, I goofed when I did that.

This novel is a great piece that manages to buck a lot of cliches and tropes that are normal for stories like these. On top of that, the main character is interesting enough that being in his head doesn’t get boring. Rather it makes his reactions to the world around him all that more interesting thanks to his viewpoint on them.

Many other authors tend to make gary sue characters for these stories, and rarely does it create a character so apathetic toward what’s happening without it becoming a dark and dreary story of teen angst. But while this story SHOULD be going that way, it doesn’t. I’m actually expecting for some goth teenager to show up using a razor blade to play violin using his arms, but nope, never happens.

That’s actually good too, considering it has great portions in it that are actually funny, and would lose that dark comedy aspect if it got too serious of it’s own self.

I give this story a 5/5, and hope the author enjoys writing it as much as I and hopefully many others enjoy reading it.

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