The Arcane Emperor

by Aternus

Original Action Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy LitRPG Romance Anti-Hero Lead Harem Magic Male Lead Strong Lead
Warning This fiction contains:
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  • Sexual Content

Rainer, an amateur arcanist and college student, sought to create a new spell far surpassing the magic of the few he inherited from his grandfather. Yet the interference of an unknown event during the casting of his spell led him to be thrown through space and time.

Where status screens were accepted as normal and class distinctions were quite clear. Leveling and achieving a class beyond a simple farmer or peddler was an affair of life and death combined with years of hard training. Goblins were not the fodder that they should be, orcs filled bedtime stories in order to scare children into behaving, and a dragon? You might as well pack up and move to another country.

He, however, enters this world with the rare and powerful class of the Arcanist. How will the recently ardent seeker of magic find greater heights, or will he land in deeper depths?

Additional Tags: Game elements, Another World, Mature Themes

Cover Art: by NGT

Current Word Count: 413,193
Weekly Schedule: Long Chapter(s) Every Saturday Night EST

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Chapter 1: New Beginnings ago
Chapter 2: I'm Sorry I Doubted you Grandfather! ago
Chapter 3: The Arcane Scholar ago
Chapter 4: A Fairy and a Broken Seal ago
Chapter 5: Fae Contractor ago
Chapter 6: Run with the Wind! ago
Chapter 7: Resistance ago
Chapter 8: The Arcane Elementalist ago
Chapter 9: Monster Hunters ago
Chapter 10: Winter's Guardians ago
Chapter 11: The Dungeon's Entrance ago
Chapter 12: The First Step ago
Chapter 13: Fallen City of Nalmar ago
Chapter 14: A Change of Scenery ago
Chapter 15: The Fog ago
Chapter 16: An Unexpected Addition ago
Chapter 17: Arcane Power ago
Chapter 18: A Vanquishing Spear ago
Chapter 19: The Horde ago
Chapter 20: Soar ago
Chapter 21: Deliverance ago
Chapter 22: Wyvern's Roost ago
Chapter 23: Domain ago
Chapter 24: Rising Caverns and Falling Flames ago
Chapter 25: Descent ago
Chapter 26: The Return ago
Chapter 27: A Temporary Home ago
Chapter 28: The Hunt ago
Chapter 29: Back to Where it All Began ago
Chapter 30: Standardization ago
Chapter 31: Final Preparations ago
Chapter 32: Advancement ago
Chapter 33: Fruit of the World Tree ago
Chapter 34: A New Wind Blows. ago
Chapter 35: The Low Road ago
Chapter 36: Toward the Tower ago
Chapter 37: A Familiar Sensation ago
Chapter 38: The Mana-Well ago
Chapter 39: Voidwalker ago
Chapter 40: Maiden Elru ago
Chapter 41: A Trade ago
Chapter 42: A Ring's Value ago
Chapter 43: Flame-Touched ago
Chapter 44: Of Mages and Arachne ago
Chapter 45: A Message ago
Chapter 46: Arcane Presence ago
Chapter 47: Druidic Magic ago
Chapter 48: The Ice Wolf Queen ago
Chapter 49: Not Even a Footnote ago
Chapter 50: Arcane Invigoration ago
Chapter 51: Devil King Agmar ago
Chapter 52: An Unexpected Destination ago
Chapter 53: A New Arrival ago
Chapter 54: The Arcane Order ago
Chapter 55: Frozen Sun ago
Chapter 56: Tiers of Magic ago
Chapter 57: The Ball ago
Chapter 58: The Soul ago
Chapter 59: Call of the Void ago
Chapter 60: Abyssal Plane ago
Chapter 61: Creeping Darkness ago
Chapter 62: The Mind ago
Chapter 63: A Serpent's Cry and A Dragon's Help ago
Chapter 64: Lords of the Void ago
Chapter 65: Plunging into Water ago
Chapter 66: The Second Trial ago
Chapter 67: Abyssal Elf ago
Chapter 68: A Difference of Time ago
Chapter 69: Death's Thief ago
Chapter 70: The Memories of a Soul ago
Chapter 71: Arcane Revelation ago
Chapter 72: Another gift from the Divine ago
Chapter 73: Home ago
Chapter 74: To New Horizons ago
Chapter 75: Magus of Cursed Lightning ago
Chapter 76: Of Enchantments and Dragons ago
Chapter 77: White Void ago
Chapter 78: A Broken Soul ago
Chapter 79: Sacrilege ago
Chapter 80: Gateway ago
Chapter 81: Void-Step ago
Chapter 82: Bard of the Moonlight ago
Chapter 83: Arcanum ago
Chapter 84: Threads of Aura ago
Chapter 85: The Wolf King ago
Chapter 86: Changing of the Guard ago
Chapter 87: Moonlighting ago
Chapter 88: Neutral City ago
Chapter 89: Blood on the Walls ago
Chapter 90: Creature of Shadow ago
Chapter 91: Manipulator of Reality ago
Chapter 92: First Impressions ago

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Gran novela, me encanta el mc y la historia en si , espero poder seguir leyendo, gracias por el gran trabajo.

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Best Mage novel I have read in a looooong time

Ok, so I'm a bit of a magic and mages nut. If there were ever a VRMMO game released, I would go for a pure mage build 100% of the time and damn the consequences.


You manage to do magic very well in this novel I feel. And I dont have much time right now, but i promise to write a long er review later.

Gotta go, double bio right now.

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One of least intelligent mc's I've ever read about

I'm a bit confused about your reasoning behind the way your mc uses his sleep learning skill.  You've said many times he doesn't want to use it leveling spells, and waste the very small amounts of exp he gets from doing it while awake.  Which means, instead of leveling and increasing his damage 3x or 4x over night, and slaughtering monsters the next day for insane exp, he's stuck running away from monsters, while doing low damage, and getting 5% exp here and there.  And despite mana being being his main problem every single fight, he doesn't put a single point in int or will to help fix it, so he can kill the bad guys, he puts them in dex to run away faster, or a useless language, or frigging faerie physiology ... wtf?  I don't think he's made a single resonable decision about his stats yet.  Stupid MC's really take all the fun out of a story.

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  this novel took me a couple of tries to get started but once I passed chapter 2 I flew through it.  I Really enjoy your work and there is nothing more I can ask of you.  Keep doing what you are doing. 

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Top notch, i would pay to read this novel, I would even buy it for my eBook just because the author deserves it, really worth to read!

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Well-paced and suspenseful with plenty of action. I am currently visiting RR solely for this series.

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The kind of book I have been looking for!

I binged the entire story up to chapter fourty one and was so disappointed to see that there were no more chapters I was actually sad!

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Overall this fiction is excellent

The characters are really well made: the MC isn't the type of character that thinks that he can do anything on his own, the romance between him and the female character is not forced or too sudden as they risk their lifes for each other time and again, the other characters that help him have their own unique personalities and they are not dumped like a lot of authors like to do with the side characters

The grammar has little to no issues and it is very easy and smooth to read it

Now onto the most important thing, the plot: It is very well made, the MC's unique power does not make him the most overpowered character in the story as he always faces enemies stronger than him, the fights are good but sometimes it ends so fast that it I couldn't feel the climax of the battle, the MC's past is not that clear yet, but I feel that the author is doing something about it and although the concept of the story is almost the same as other novels and fictions I read, this story is lot better than those, because the plot is carefully made and the everything within the story are linked

some final notes: I just don't understand how the MC (who is not known to have and incedible mana-pool in the story) could teleport to another world with some accident in his experiments without dying or entering in a coma because of mana depletion 

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This is a great book. I started it on the first, and pretty much all of the second I was looking forward to the next chapter being released. The story is great, the characters believable, and the mc having limitations even while being powerful.

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Just wanna say Good Job 👏