From the Final World

by Acarnina

Original Fantasy Sci-fi Tragedy Female Lead Magic Strong Lead

I have lived a long, long time. Longer than the universe knows; longer than any star has seen or traveling light records. My memories; that is all that is left that knows that length, and that which was seen within it. Then again, that is all that ever did. When I am gone, it will be forgotten, a truth and a history lost forever no matter who or what tries to find it. I think that is why I write this now. A record, or a lament, of the most significant being of all time. It is a prideful exaltation of endless triumph, or the dread condemnation of infinite evil. I don’t know which; I shall leave it for others to judge.

I could explain further, of course. I could list the sins that have been committed, the deeds that have been done. Yet for now, I believe this is enough. Her story will speak for itself. About the good, and evil, in the heart of a single girl burdened with more than her fair share. And how she reacted to it.

So, I will tell her story. Of gods and devils, mortals and monsters, of legends long forgotten and civilizations long turned to dust. And in the end, I hope she knows herself, whether it is salvation, or destruction, she should receive.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Prologue: Awakening ago
Chapter 1: The Dark Beast ago
Chapter 2: Void Origins ago
Chapter 3: Shadow Negotiations ago
Chapter 4: The Great Desert ago
Chapter 5: Her Name ago
Chapter 6: Of Memories ago
Chapter 7: Cultivators ago
Chapter 8: Eight Paths ago
Chapter 9: Inconvenience ago
Chapter 10: Fate ago
Chapter 11: Twin Opposites ago
Chapter 12: Tidewalker Port ago
Chapter 13: Two Saviors ago
Chapter 14: Politics ago
Chapter 15: Strength ago
Chapter 16: Everyone's Human ago
Chapter 17: In Transit ago
Chapter 18: The Rose Kingdom ago
Chapter 19: Looming Crisis ago
Chapter 20: The Lives We Live ago
Chapter 21: I Don't Need Friends ago
Chapter 22: Investigation ago
Chapter 23: My Heart is My Own - 1 ago
Chapter 23: My Heart is My Own - 2 ago
Chapter 24: The Black Prince ago
Chapter 25: To Kill a King ago
Chapter 26: Flight or Flight ago
Chapter 27: My Last Gift ago
Chapter 28: ago
Chapter 29: War of Roses ago
Chapter 30: A Bit Like Me ago
Chapter 31: For This, You Have Created Me ago
Chapter 32: The Battle for Hel's Throne - 1 ago
Chapter 32: The Battle for Hel's Throne - 2 ago
Chapter 32: The Battle for Hel's Throne - 3 ago
Chapter 32: The Battle for Hel's Throne - 4 ago
Epilogue: Salvation ago
Afterword ago
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Pyottl
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Interesting attempt that didn't quite work for me

As of chapter 33/Epilogue

Style

The writing tries to be a bit more advanced than typically seen on RRL, which I appreciate, but particularily during dialogues it goes to far into a direction of somewhere along the lines of purple prose and overdone pathos.

It tries very hard to be dramatic, but apparently forgets that there's merit in simplicity, too. And too often seems to obscure dubious narrative arguments behind verbosity. 

Grammar

Nothing much to complain about here. If there were more than very few errors, I didn't spot them (or forgot about it...).

Story

It's a two-in-one story; one part "now" and one part "past". I'm not a huge fan of that, especially if those two strings of narration don't come together in the end in some sort of "revealing twists" - these here largely stay seperate (obviously one provides the background for the other, featuring the same main character, but that's not the same as being interwoven).

The heroine is OP, which I found was a bit of a problem for the "current" story. It didn't matter too much for the past arc, which I therefore actually liked better. 

Characters

The heroine is presumably meant to be some sort of very powerful, but nonetheless kind of tragic figure. Could have been interesting, but going back to style and the issue of overdone pathos I can't say she managed to convince me with her "arguments" as to why she's so "tragic". 

There's few other characters and most of them could have been plucked straight from the anime-stereotypes character-bin. There's some attempts to at least add depth to some of them, but I don't think it quite succeded. 

Overall

Has its moments, but unless you go with the heroine and suspend your disbelief the story just doesn't work very well. You'll also need to not mind OP protagonists.

Stands out a bit from the typical isekai/harem/yaddayadda stories on here, which is definitely praiseworthy, but didn't quite make the cut for me.

ulrc
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Beautiful and logical story

At the start you'll think thatbit some cliched story about god and demon. But no it even beyond that about a being so powerful that even the word OP isn't enough to describe her but the story is done in such a beautiful way thtpat it's not boring at all. I really hope that the author will continue to write this story.

M.A.N.A
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An really amazing story. A story about an ancient being who has lived so long whe has faded from living memory. The grammar is excellent and the characters are interesting. 

I really liked how you merged technology into your story. One of the best scifi/magic/xianxia stories I've read.

Maou Shojou Areil chan
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before i start this i want to say what i wish that everyone would put in their reviews -  OP female mc sexuality is undefined but has a female love interest so...  YURI!!!

style - this is a royal road story so the style will be similar to many you can find on this website.  i gave it a perfect score because this is exactly the style that i came here for.  

story - fantastic story telling abilities,  normaly i get annoyed or bored during flashbacks in stories since i just cant bring myself to care about characters that arent around anymore.  however in this story i found myself loving the flashbacks as much as the regular timeline.  i found myself unable to stop reading and actually declining league of legends games (i read in que) just to finish the chapter.  i have been reading on this sight for a long time (a couple of years now)  and i can say that i have only ever done this while reading one other story https://royalroadl.com/fiction/301/twisted-nerves and if any of you remember that story you would know it was a very long time ago and i have read literaly hundreds of stories if not even thousands since then and i cant express how amazing this story is compared to everything else i have found on this sight.   

grammar - grammars not my strong suit...  i mean i read like all of Re-monster light novel so as long as its in english im good...  

character - one of the few stories where i found the character development interesting and not extremely cringing.  most of it is done in flashbacks mind you but its nice to find out why the main character is how they are now.   i also have a weak spot for female mc's (and by that i meen i literaly cant bring myself to care about male characters in stories that i read at all...)  so i might be slightly biased...

just please give this story a chance i cant stress enough how hard it is to find stories of this quality these days

Deoxy
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bretty gud 

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EtherialEphemeral
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A really good read, probably one of the best things I've ever read (and I read a lot). It'll give you healthy doses of seriousness, tears, giggles and a dash of Philosophy. And almost always follow the 'Show, not tell' rule. It astoundingly mixed Sci-fi, Magic and Xianxia. I also have lots of speculations about Arcane's secrets. I hope to be enlightened of these in Book 2(especially about what she is apparently looking for). 

The only problem I had with this was I realized this was a tragedy novel... though the tragedy part of Book 1 was milder than what I was expecting. It made me hesitate whether to continue this story or not, since I really don't like sad endings, those just feel... incomplete(to me, at least). The grammar was almost perfect, but I found some errors on it, some of the characters lacked depth, not that much but they need more depth. Arcane is blazing OP , but unlike the other stories out there, the author actually pulled this one off.

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