The Void Wolf

by Monad

Original ONGOING Action Fantasy Romance Tragedy Anti-Hero Lead Magic Male Lead Non-Human lead Strong Lead Supernatural
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A ritual, with the sole purpose of obtaining immortality, goes horribly wrong. What's left in its aftermath is a boy who receives an inheritance from the Void, a mysterious place which does and doesn't exist simultaneously. With a newfound power, he is given a chance to carve his own way into the world.


*A/N: The MC is Op, ruthless, has a clear lack of empathy for most people, and has psychopathic tendencies. Certain circumstances don't allow him to express himself correctly, but that slowly changes. Innoncent people may die occasionally due to the MC and he won’t show any guilt. 

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Prologue (Revised) ago
Chapter 1: Rebirth (Revised) ago
Chapter 2: A Quiet Village (Revised) ago
Chapter 3: A Timely Intervention (Revised) ago
Chapter 4: A Rough Start (Revised) ago
Chapter 5: Another Timely Intervention (Revised) ago
Chapter 6: A Short Break (Revised) ago
Chapter 7: The Very First Job (Revised) ago
Chapter 8: The First Hunt (Revised) ago
Chapter 9: Four Generations Of Grief (Revised) ago
Chapter 10: The Men In Red (Revised) ago
Chapter 11: The First Hunt Is The Hardest (Revised) ago
Chapter 12: The Brother (Revised) ago
Chapter 13: A Costly Mistake Pt.1 (Revised) ago
Chapter 14: A Costly Mistake Pt.2 (Revised) ago
Chapter 15: A Costly Mistake Pt.3 (Revised) ago
Chapter 16: As The Dust Settles (Revised) ago
Chapter 17: Love Makes You Do Crazy Things (Revised) ago
Chapter 18: A Prior Engagement (Revised) ago
Chapter 19: Setting The Stage (Revised) ago
Chapter 20: The Domino Effect (Revised) ago
Chapter 21: Big Brother's Watching Pt.1 ago
Chapter 22: Big Brother's Watching Pt.2 ago
Chapter 23: Avery Thynne's Epiphany ago
Chapter 24: Book Learning ago
Chapter 25: Eat While You Can ago
Chapter 26: Because There Is A Long Road Ahead ago
Chapter 27: A Monster In The Depths Pt.1 ago
Chapter 28: A Monster In The Depths Pt.2 ago
Chapter 29: A Touching Reunion/ Brotherly Love ago
Chapter 30: An Introduction ago
Chapter 31: You've Got A Wedding To Get To ago
Chapter 32: The Red Moon And The Big Bad Wolf ago
Chapter 33: Alas For The Poor Sheep (Revised) ago
Chapter 34: Between Life And Death ago
Chapter 35: Shadows in The Distance ago
Chapter 36: They're Looking For You ago
Chapter 37: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Pt.1 ago
Chapter 38: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Pt.2 ago
Chapter 39: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Pt.3 ago
Chapter 40: All The King's Horses and All The King's Men ago
Chapter 41: Everything's Going To Be Just Fine ago
Chapter 42: Harper Doesn't Like The Snow ago
Chapter 43: Wings Made Of Wax/Too Close To The Sun ago
Chapter 44: Nothing Is Set In Stone ago
Glossary (Not A Chapter) ago
Chapter 45: Expect Visitors ago
Chapter 46: A Few Words ago
Chapter 47: A Series Of Friendly Questions ago
Chapter 48: Good Things Happen to Bad People ago
Chapter 49: An Ambush, Boredom, And Some Introspection ago
Chapter 50: One Thousand Years Too Soon ago
Chapter 51: A Helping Hand ago
Chapter 52: Your Inner Demons ago
Chapter 53: Harper's Big Day Pt.1 ago
Chapter 54: Harper's Big Day Pt.2 ago
Chapter 55: Harper's Big Day Pt.3 ago
Chapter 56: Leaving The Capital ago
Chapter 57: The Journey Forward ago
Chapter 58: The First Checkpoint ago
Chapter 59: Don't Believe Everything You Hear ago
Chapter 60: Look Toward The Sky ago
Chapter 61: A Private Dining Experience ago
Chapter 62: An Unwilling Pawn ago
Chapter 63: The Sword Saint, The Sword Of The East, The One With The Sword ago
Chapter 64: True Love, False Love ago
Chapter 65: A Team Building Exercise ago
Chapter 66: There Is An Order To These Things ago
Chapter 67: Avery's Guidance ago
Chapter 68: A Slap On The Wrist ago
Chapter 69: The Topic Of Discussion ago
Chapter 70: Concerning The Continent ago
Chapter 71: Praise The Keeper ago
Chapter 72: Three Is A Crowd ago
Chapter 73: Are You Not Entertained? ago
Chapter 74: Go Home Ira, You're Drunk ago
Chapter 75: Those Who Play In The Dark ago
Chapter 76: Ambition and Obsession ago
Chapter 77: A Humble Merchant ago
Chapter 78: Found You ago
Chapter 79: A Friendly Wager ago
Chapter 80: The Wolf And The Dragon ago
Chapter 81: Cool, Calm, Collected ago
Chapter 82: An Open-Minded Individual ago
Chapter 83: Mind Over Matter ago
Chapter 84: The Storm Wall ago
Chapter 85: The Blood Of A Dragon ago
Chapter 86: The Unexpected Inheritor ago
Chapter 87: Ira's New Abilities ago
Chapter 88: What's Done In The Dark... ago
Chapter 89: Raising Them Right ago
Chapter 90: Can You Hear The Trumpets? ago
Chapter 91: A Minor Injury ago
Chapter 92: Back To The Capital ago
Chapter 93: A Trusted Friend ago
Chapter 94: The Fire Inside Of A Furnace ago
Chapter 95: Thinking Of The Future ago
Chapter 96: What Is Reality Anyway? ago
Chapter 97: A Life Or Death Situation ago
Chapter 98: The Reunion ago
Chapter 99: Death Can Be Enlightening ago
Chapter 100: The First Trimester ago
Chapter 101: Who Said Lightning Never Strikes The Same Place Twice? ago
Chapter 102: Moment of Clarity ago
Chapter 103: A Growing Divide ago
Chapter 104: The Hope Of The Dark Elves ago
Chapter 105: If The Keeper Wills It ago
Chapter 106: The Little Wolf ago
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servus
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 overall liking the story and where it's going it's drawn me in

could definitely be more polished, and needs to be proofread better but it's tolerable depending on who you are

author has a tendency to repeat things/descriptions just written in the next sentence or two, but say them in a slightly different way

you should always go for quality over quantity, no need to add fluff or repeat stuff readers already know

people will remember a very good short story before they remember a mediocre long one (if they even finish it)

also, bold authors notes in the middle of the chaps are annoying and bring me out of the story

make an asterisk or something and put them all at the end if you feel you need them

Skada88
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Great, interesting read.

First of all, let me say that I was sad when I caught up with the latest release. This was one of the rare stories I planned to take my time with, as I enjoyed it so much, but ended up binge reading. 

There are a lot of conventional/standard plots and twists but, it is done in an entertaining way that makes you care about the MC (even though, really you shouldn't) and the characters.

Saying that, sub/support characters are a bit 1/2d and lifeless (more background characters( and even though the author tries to elicit 'care/a link' between the 'bad guys' there isn't enough history to elicit that emotion. 

Grammar is OK with a few, blunders/spelling mistakes but, at least to me, it didn't impact the story.

Well done author! please keep it up, I am interested to see where this goes.

duhbigotaku
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I'll start with the boring stuff. Grammar is impeccable, and your style feels unique yet familiar as all good stories do.

Critiques next. I'm unsure where the story is going? I like all the nuance you're putting into it, and it seems like it's going to be an incredible over arching plot with lots of mini plots happening in the background, but right now it feels like I'm just getting a lot of beginnings, and no concrete progression. But I respect that this may be stylistic, and I am reviewing this as of chapter 18 so it's entirely possible this will be fixed soon, and I'm just impatient.

Praise now. Your characters are wonderful. Even with such little interaction with the wolf, I understand his character. The void has a personality that is easily descernable, but not one that's easily understood, which is amazing. There are a few characters that feel either unnecessary, or just kind of weak at the moment, but again, it is only chapter 18.

Biggest praise of all, you pulled of insanity well. Insanity is not maniacal laughing, or being sadistic, or licking blood. Insanity is trauma, a broken mind, someone in intense pain all of the time who cannot express it, and deals with it with strange actions. Not always cruel, but never normal. Ira's reactions to poison, his constant smile that can change, while never going away. He is still able to be friends with people, but that does not change the fact that he is broken, and acts that way. And it's wonderful. He lost himself, yet survived, as the wolf said. And I think that that is a beautiful sentiment, in a sort of twisted way.

Legalt
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What a pleasant surprise

Same with SERVUS, this is also somewhat of a booster review.

So far so good. The story has me hooked and my opinion is pretty much the same as SERVUS. Could definitely be a bit more polished as that's really the only glaring problem I have.

Anyway, this has the makings of being a really popular story on RRL if this stays updated ,because as far as I'm concerned, it's superior to most novels on here.

*EDIT* Ok I had to edit this because I just saw DUHBIGOTAKU'S review. What he said about the character interaction is solid (reason mine is 4* because there hasn't been a ton so far), but the insanity part is especially true... seriously, he put it so well. Man, this story has been great so far.

Riptide
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Monad does an excellent job presenting an engaging storyline.

 

The style of the overall story is easy to follow and flows rather well. I find that the combat is written well considering I can easily picture the actions taken in my own mind. 

The author knows what he wants out of the story and appears to have an outline in place for every character. The story does a good job keeping readers interested and entertained. With new and exciting events happening in every chapter and certainly keeping me reading until the most recent update.

As I'm sure the author already knows, the grammar is to be desired. He or she seems to address this though with some new chapter revisions. The most important thing to me is that even with the grammar mistakes I can still easily read the story. 

I find the MC in this story to be far better than most stories I've read. He's simple and rather straightforward, and does what he wants because he has the power to do so. He is not bound by the conformities of a "sane" person because he has no reason to be sane in the eyes of others. Side characters are good, and each seem to contribute to the story in some way to better the overall quality of the read.

Roktah
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I ususally dont write reviews but because i fear that this story is going to be ruined for me i´ll do it.

Now the reason that i think that is simple, i enjoy the story a lot as you can see on the scores i gave. But the reason for the low character score is that i feel like the main character is a mess.

Spoiler: Spoiler

 

you cant explain the randomness of the character. with him being a battle freak or crazy.

He doesnt try to improve himself even though he meets more powerful being constantly.

why bother setting his character in the prologue if you shit on it the moment he is reborn.

 

sorry for this rent but i had to say it and i wouldnt bother writing it if i didnt like the premise of the story.

Hexwolfx
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I love novels with MC that have somethng to with wolfs It what drew me to this novel. It has it's own unique fill to it, and gives this type lore lay useing some common type of fantasy races. The grammar could use a little work but over all great novel. Also you should but a romance/harem tag for this novel sinch the MC is in a relathship now.

IcyResistance
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This is a basic review but will be updated when I have the time.

One thing I can say immediately is that the AverxIra ship will be the best couple ever on this site.

:D

 

 

 

Scandalf
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This story is amazing

I love it. After all this time, reading hundreds maybe even more than a thousand novels, I believe I can easily judge a novel and be pretty accurate with my opinions of it. And my opinion of this novel? It's a novel anyone who's planning on writing a long story should read. Even though it's still (relatively) short, there has been so much character development I can't even believe it. You can decide yourself, if those developments were done well or not but the important thing is, author actually DID develop the characters. Most of the times when some new guy attempts to write his own story on RRL he'll say something like this: "I will focus on developing characters first and then action will start". Well, tell you what, all of them forget about what they said and they just throw you into a world of chaos and wars, forcing you to keep waiting for some parts/chapters you can learn more about your favourite character. And they never give you those chapters. Then one day you realize, you've been reading that novel for months now, and it has hundreds of chapters of content. But the main character is still the same shit he/she was when the story first started. And I hate that. Probably everyone hates that. And that is where this novel comes in. Showing us some ACTUAL development in terms of characters. They don't just get over their trauma with a single line from some beautiful girl/ hansome man they happen to fall in love with. People with some of their screws missing don't just become normal without any reason. Overpowered people don't just go out of their way to make some weak-ass peoples life miserable, without any reason. People who do wrong don't just get away with what they did or what they attempted to do. Not everyone gets a happy ending like some shitty disney movie.

Obviously, not everything is great in this novel but I sincerely think that this novel is one of the most fun reads on this site. I never skipped a single line troughout the entire thing and that is a HUGE thing, after reading so many novels and becoming sick of things I see over and over again in different works. 

 

TL;DR: Definitely a must read simply because of how fun it is to read. Another great thing about this novel is, it won't annoy you to death with some illogical decisions made by main characters. 

PettyOfficer
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Kind of Misleading but I like it

One big bad thing: it's missing the "traumatising content" tag. And this fiction DESPERATELY needs it.

The title's "Void Wolf" is not the main focus of the story. Instead, the fiction focuses on the results from its traits being passed onto a misfortunate child. Also, this child does not fall into the "abyss" of hellish experience nor dark emptiness. Instead, he reacts to his experience of the "abyss" and it reflects upon his interactions with the world.

Only with Clark does this actual normal "abyss" experience occur, which is funny because his name reminds me of Clark Kent, which is the false persona of Superman...

Still, the content is appealing. I want to lower the Grammar score but... other writers have a much harder time with Grammar so I'll scale it to its comprehensibility.