Transcending The Nine Heavens
Title: 傲世九重天 (Transcending The Nine Heavens)
Chu Yang, the Ninth Master of the Nine Tribulations Sword, sacrificed almost everything he had for the sake of improving his martial arts, including the love of his life. After spending three years locating the fifth fragment of the Nine Tribulations Sword, he was ambushed by all sides at that very place. Mortally injured with no means of escape, Chu Yang executed a sacrificial technique by plunging the Nine Tribulations Sword into his very own heart. “With the blood of my heart, ten thousand tribulations will collapse!”
After witnessing the death of all his ambushers, Chu Yang’s vision began to darken. At a distance, moments before his death, he saw the mastermind who had plotted his downfall — Mo Tian Ji, the elder brother of his beloved. With that, his eyes finally closed.
However, with a start, Chu Yang once again awoke to find that he had returned to when he was sixteen years of age! Furthermore, the Sword Spirit of the Nine Tribulations Sword now resided within his Dantian, the energy center of his body! From that very moment, Chu Yang would then begin to right all of his past regrets, and carve his very own legend by fulfilling his destiny as the final Master of the Nine Tribulations Sword, and defeating the Heavenly Devils beyond the realm of the Nine Heavens Continent.
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Personal Review: This novel is very well written, The characters are well written, they all have their own unique personalites which are well filled out and greatly portrayed. one of the best point of this novel is its portrayal of the antagonists as the readers feel respect for the mc's enemies and look forward to how the mc will defeat them instead of disliking the enemies like in many other novel. the plots of the protagonist and the antagonist and various people are all extremely deep and brillent. with each other trying to counter each other with their plans and calculations. 1 on 1 fights isn't the main focus of this novel unlike for exemple MGA, the main points and planning, calculations and plots. The written style is very artistic with many poetic devices and poetic lines. I highly recommend reading this novel if your interested in those brainy novels with smart and calculating protagonist and antagonist, in this novel its not "Strength is everything" but "Planning and smarts are the importent points".