Chapter one ENDS with our now quadruple-amputee MC squirming across a dirty floor, painting a self-made pentagram using the blood from the remains of her sliced out tongue so she can sacrifice herself and turn back time, knowing full well this alone could never atone for the crimes she committed for her own selfish gain. The only people that survived this purge were his nephew, Cedric, and his 12-year-old little brother, Roygar. The only real counter to his authority is the Empress, but she cannot directly oppose him. That was one of the biggest reasons why the Emperor did not have time to mourn the death of his children and hit the Duchy of Riagan. Later, after she realizes she's just a bit incompetent as a mother at worst rather than actively harmful, she gets pregnant. Cedric and Tia agree to marry for mutual gain, and it is through her actions after they meet, that truly impress him. Cedric doesnt freak out at the thought of Tia talking to other men, nor does he obsessively try to control her. The fashion is hideous, anachronistic, and at points, clearly copied from something else. Home / Novel The Villainess Lives Twice Chapter 129. The woman he has grown to love has been forcefully taken away all because of the actions of someone he thought he could rely on. No matter how we finish this task safely, if next year prices soar and damage the health of our people, how will we be able to withstand the continuing accusations and responsibility that follows?. Tia is then is left to reflect on her actions for some time, growing to regret what she has done. Enji Todoroki vows to be a hero remembered through any means necessary. The fashion is hideous and all over the centuries. Her knowledge of her previous life is valuable, but again is never feels that she only succeeds because of it. It either just happens and isnt explained, or it might play an important part of the story. Emperor Gregor is the illegitimate child of the previous emperor. Here's an example of her doing objectively dumb shit; hey, if you know you're going to the poorest area in the whole empire, why would you roll up in a noble carriage and put your black cloak disguise on after you get out and the beggers have already seen your noble-exclusive golden hair+rich people dress? It was hoped that the coarse salt smuggling would not be revealed. Letfemaleprotagsbetoxic. The Villainess is the Heroine's Biggest Fan. ", Say no more, im here for you whether i liked the series or not sis. "This time, I won't fail." Returning back to her 18 years old self, Artizea decides to become a villainess for the sake of Grand duke Cedrick. She is conscious that it will one day fade, and that the emperor will abandon her for someone else. For now, it seemed that Cedric was struggling to adapt and fulfill his duties in central politics. He found it difficult to speak this way to the great nobility of the capital. It's not until after she's taken a light sedative in order to frame a political opponent that a doctor examines her and reveals the situation. If that was the case, it must have been decided when the Dukes petition went up., So I have come to ask Grand Duke Roygar., Why will people like us do the things that neither His Majesty the Emperor nor Her Majesty the Empress will do?. However, Artezia's devotion was repaid with betrayal. Soon after being rescued by Grand Duke Cedric Ebron, she vows to help . You have no idea how refreshing this is to see. This of course doesnt happen that way and Tia ends up going back as well. The emperor passed a law that only married people can have affairs - why?? Because Lawrence is in line for the throne, Miralia is aware that he will always favour the emperor and that Tia is the only one who will be left to support her. This is gonna contain spoilers but not a lot since I gave up on this because it was causing me mental duress. Its only redeeming qualities are its protagonist and its introduction which are both equally great. reviews. He cleared the depths of his heart. The wealthy and powerful nobles and the enterprises who entered politics had to be completely lifted for the sake of future reign. After being summoned into time and space by a strong force, Ah Xin was determined to appease the broken hearted younger sister, help her live a normal life, and finally, help her getting rid of the vicious villainess' fate! The manhwa's English translation is provided by TappyToon. The man has memories of the original timeline, so he knows that Gregor trying so hard to have Laurence succeed him will end poorly. isn't a completely self destructive psychopath. When they're at risk of execution, he straight up. However, he orders her tongue and limbs to be removed and then throws her in a dark dungeon. "Riches arent important," he says that verbatim. Spoiler The Villainess Lives Twice/ . And he bowed his head. She is probably the smartest MC I have come across in an OI, but at no point do you feel it is unjustified or overbearing. There was no point when I was reading the story that I wished for a plot point to hurry along, or that an arc was dragging unnecessarily. Even Laurence regaining his memories ultimately serves as a distraction because with his memory of having been emperor once, he starts obsessing over goals he, while Cadriol, the prince of Eimel, also retained all his memories from the past. However, when Laurence no longer needed Artezia, he exposed all of her crimes to imprison and silence her by cutting off her tongue and limbs. Kek! A genius schemer, creating an emperor! Her little brother being sickly like Artezia doesn't hurt though. In the second timeline, it's incredibly easy for Artezia to manipulate Millaira, because she is not the smartest person and her outbursts are predictable. If Your Grace listens to this petition, I believe you will also be able to introduce people who can be trusted and entrust the distribution in the eastern region.. It meant the salt that the Emperor was not aware of, that is, coarse salt. It has been 18 years since Duke Riagan took over the management of South Sea salt. I have seen him called boring or generic, falling into Northern Duke, exemplary warrior stereotype. That's frankly par for the course for the genre, but I could understand being particularly frustrated if everything else annoyed you. Every single chapter after had me desperately searching for the potential I saw in the first. But I feel like I'm in the twilight zone every time it's recommended or praised over any other otoisekai staple. it turns out Gregor's health was declining because his chief servant has been poisoning him slowly for a few years. It has its issues, as do all series, but I think what it does well makes up for it. Artezia was also notorious for doing this. Laurence claims he lets Artezia live because she is his sister. The marriage arranged by Artezia between Laurence and Lisia happens because Laurence being married to the saintess of the empire gives him the legitimacy he lacks. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Literature/TheVillainessLivesAgain. Her jokes suck, like booooo get off the stage boooooo. Proofreader: somnium. Why didnt you meet His Majesty the Emperor first? An illustration of an audio speaker. But her dedication was rewarded with betrayal. Otherwise, in its current disposition, I can't recommend it. "Devise a plan.". Roygar can then just make another heir. Cedric and Artezia share their first time after the former rescues her from Cardriol. Honestly all otome isekais are laughably bad when it comes to fashion. While Im not 100% backing up this rant, I have to admit those characters are all quite a bit bland, and the FL whos supposed to be a villainess that played with people life with no fucks given is back at being a shy and embarrassed little girl in the last few chapters. ML is stated to be the people's Duke, a duke who cares, a duke who is disgusted by the treatment of commoners. Dont worry. I used despicable means to help him ascend, now I'll use despicable means to drag him to hell. After rescuing Artezia, Cedric begs her to help the rebellion he is leading and come up with a plan to overthrow Laurence and put an end to his tyranny. The Duchy of Riagan had monopoly rights on the South Sea salt. Therefore a engagement was planned which would also protect her from unwanted suitors. 4 Chapters Every 42.5 Day (s) 260 Readers 0 Reviews 09-13-2022. The Villainess Lives Again ( , Agnyeoneun du beon sanda; also known as The Villainess Lives Twice) is a Web Serial Novel from 2018 written by Mint Han and published by Golem Factory. The Villainess lives twice breaks this trend by having Tia play an active role in her regression. But she was terribly offended that the traitor had brought the bribe from the Duchy of Riagan that was accumulated from the stolen wealth, and she could not stand it. great rant tho . (Cedric will save Tia and I think this is where he will confess), Thank you! woopread translations. This isn't that big a deal but it feels like this comic ripped a hole in my side with the above points, then sprinkled lemon juice on it with this one, or this one, or this one. I will die on the hill that Cedric is one of the most underrated male leads in the genre. I must have overlooked it, Thanks broi wanted to know the same thing. Using her power as a marchioness, Artezia helped her brother succeed the throne of the Kratez Empire from the shadows through countless evil schemes. If I had to isolate one defining factor that makes the Villainess live Twice great, it would be that everything feels earned. Still I don't feel I can blame the manwua, is obviously made in a budget like many others and if they tried to explain all the details just in text they probably would accused of being the novel with drawings Are manwuas like anime that sometimes only serves as a way of promoting a Manga? The South Sea salt flickered in front of his eyes, and so there was no way Grand Duke Roygar would not do anything. I'm sure people love it, but unfortunately I'm not much of a romantic. Her relationship with Tia is warped and completely toxic. It came out of the mouth of the one who had Duke Riagans power of attorney. I agree with you, especially point 2. He knew very well that all of the members of the Guard were those who risked their life for what was . Cedric notices that Artezia's bully only has eyes on him and disregards her state: in poor clothes and bruised. From childhood, Artezia Rosan's happiness was dependent on ensuring the success of her brother. If it is news from the Duchy of Riagan, the Imperial Palace must be waiting for it., Actually, Duke Riagan also told me to plead with His Majesty., But, His Majesty, will he save the Duchy of Riagan just because of my appeal? She doesnt get executed and then wake up suddenly deciding to live differently. I knowingly killed innocent people so my brother could ascend the throne. Boertz was a thoughtful man in his own way, so he fell into a trap. Artezia is malnourished and not used to social gatherings because of her social isolation by her family. She openly calls herself a tool, doesnt eat well at the start of the story, willingly put herself in the firing line for the sake of her plans and thinks of herself as incapable of love. You can't be on the up and up, trying to usurp the throne upstage all the other nobles when you have an obvious weakness like your daughter going out in public in only one dress. The emperor's daughter is seen doing stupid stuff because coming to complain when the emperor is in his happy place is inherently stupid. After sleeping with Cedric for the first time, missing a few periods didn't set off any alarm bells for her because thanks to her poor eating habits and health would often miss her period anyway. However, she threw the jewelry she had received out of the window. but the epilogue indicates that there are rumors of Skyla and Cadriol having an affair. Was Grand Duchess Evron also deceived by the Empress? Idk if he's really a second male lead but he still likes tia even though she killed him in their past . I think this scene is already spoiled on novel updates. Puffy princess sleeves? Lisia was engaged to Cedric before Artezia intervened. His opinion on Tia changes based on what she does for him. The Villainess lives twice breaks this trend by having Tia play an active role in her regression. Cedric eventually admits he remembers everything she did, but since this includes her grief at the trouble she caused he can overlook it since he fell in love with her before he fully remembered. but wasnt her whole point of going back being she doesnt want to commit the bad shit she did in the first life? That's exactly why her brother's betrayal cut so deeply when Artezia was imprisoned as punishment for all of her crimes. Yup, honestly I feel OP got a bit overworked by this one. (Death is the only ending for the villainess) In [The Great Wish] the FL towers over other people because she is a divine being. She managed to appoint her brother as a king even with a more suitable heir and a powerful politic enemy and she did it fucking people over. 4.8. We then spend a bit under 20 chapters exploring the northern duchy, seeing the warm family dynamic that Cedric believes in, and Tia begins to relax a little. And in the meantime, the Riagan Ducal couple kept their silence in the South. Now that was a long-winded outline but I think it is necessary because what it highlights is the agency in Tias actions. To do this, she becomes a very effective plotter/schemer, removing any who would oppose Lawrence through shady and nefarious tactics. However, that is unfair to him, and he is a much deeper and more nuanced character than he is often credited for. Guffaw! 4.6. But. A light novel series written by Sarasa Nagase and illustrated by Mai Murasaki, I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss is an isekai fantasy romance title about an otome game's villainess who has to conquer the final boss' heart in order to survive. Gregor misjudges this trait, so after Roygar commits a mild act of treason his way of cutting down Roygar's power is to pardon him but execute his wife Garnet and their eldest son, assuming that Roygar won't. Soon after being rescued . The event that starts the story is something that the MC usually has no influence over. thanks to his doctor poisoning him, so the throne is abdicated on his behalf and he's left to die in reasonable comfort stripped of absolutely all power. she did all that cus she was manipulated into it she regretted it and why would you do smth you regret all over again, but yeah some of what you said makes sense i was fully expecting her to blackmail everyone. plot conveniently happens to MC in a way she could not have planned but we'll pretend she did". He admonishes Cedric for raising a political issue in the presence of his daughter, but then quickly encourages him to discuss it later. The Villainess Lives Twice. How dare you. Great. Brooke's words unnerve Sheila. It's justified by the fact that Mirailla, her mother, keeps Artezia isolated and deliberately makes Artezia ugly to feel better about herself. Why is there none. I'm the Villainess Presents the Next Trapped in a Dating Sim Challenge for Aileen,Aileen d'Autriche finds herself in a world where the sexes are unequal -- the same problem that Leon Bartfort the otome antihero once had. But as they work closely together, so do their feelings for each other grow. He wants to succeed, but he wants to succeed in what he thinks is the right way. After spending time with her, he slowly starts to notice he finds her attractive. As a master manipulator and schemer, she became his most valuable ally in seizing the empire's throne. Summary: A scheming genius, making an emperor! But Bill reassures her that he loves her, and nothing can stand in their way. While Artezia had no plan to stop Laurence, she knew a way to help Cedric. He killed her parents and possibly even his own children with her to take over the Riagan Duchy. Gregor's attempt to launch a preemptive counter coup against Cedric spurs him to start a real one and seize control over the palace and armed forces. Since the child is Cedric's, it also becomes an attempted murder on a member of the imperial family, escalating things further. MC explicitly refuses to apologize or justify her actions. Dripping wet at the thought of being princess carried in front of the wretched poor before my boyfie glares at them, sword exposed, in case one of them tries to touch me, MC "roasts" like the actual context of this gif. Otherwise, there is something else going on inside her mind. This is bad for literally everyone since not only is this much more drastic than Gregor wanted, it also drives the eastern nobles towards revolt and even threatens Tia and Cedric's positions. It was because he now knew that what Boertz was talking about was the story of the South Sea salt. The Duchy of Riagan is even blamed for the assassination of Queen Eimmel., Doesnt Your Grace think that its unfair? I don't accept them. This creates an obsessive possessiveness that manifests in her hitting, bully and demeaning Tia. Instead, Cedric was already a good person, one with his own doubts and struggles, but able to live independently without her. If her head butler is so worthless, then her home life cannot be great. But there's a way. We, the reader, should root for his ascension to the throne because he's not like the other noble boys ;). Mirailla gets away with this and a ton of other things, including murdering all the direct descendants of the Rozan estate, which is one of the wealthiest families in the entire empire because the emperor allows her to. Artizea decided to immediately take the property that was in the carriage and dispose of it. Countess Martha asked. by that time the empress (their mom) was still alive and she went literally crazy after her daughter died, on top of that, Florella really admired Gregor and she . But that's not what I got. Chapter 320 January 5, 2023 . She protects and defends his actions, encourages him at all points and is filled with endless praise. Artezia abuses this to cut off ties with her mother and remove her influence on Laurence, thus making him lose favor with Emperor Gregor. Hostile to beggars living in what we're told is the most poverty-stricken part of town for having the audacity to ask rich people stepping out of a noble carriage for money. You can see how much it hurts him to be betrayed by someone he trusted unconditionally. After making that post, and after chatting too several people in the comment section, I began to ponder why I liked the series so much. If you follow his orders and dont oppose him, he is kind and will favour you. Played with in that while she may have forced Lisia, Lisia herself is the one who willingly accepted the match as she hoped to change Laurence. What seems to be pretty consistent, is that it is out of the hands of the MC. This is a slow and ongoing process, and as she starts to value her current life more, so does her guilt grow. Idk if we just interpreted it differently, but the two chapters read to me as: I am being wrongfully accused, but what I've actually done is far worse. It would not have been enough to prepare for that yet. I fully expect not everyone will agree with my opinion, and I am not going to act like the series is perfect, but I do hope you will indulge me another long post and many thanks for those who bother to read this. Artezia could then also directly assist Cedric without causing suspicion. The concept? WARNING: The following contains spoilers for My Hero Academia Season 5, Episode 22 "Sad Man's Parade," now streaming on Funimation, Crunchyroll and Hulu.. With the "My Villain Academia" arc now in full swing in the My Hero Academia anime, the League of Villains takes center stage in their fight against the Meta Liberation Army.Being thrust into the spotlight means mysterious characters we've . Roygar is only greedy to protect his family. Still upvoted because it's a well written rant, You gotta admit the stakes for chapter 1 and the stakes after were very different though right, I think one of the main reasons I was so bothered by this webtoon was this implication I'm supposed to care about random queen bee high school ew-who-dressed-you drama, like no go back to the dragging your ripped tongue across the floor in preperation of ritual self-sacrifice thing, that was the real queen shit, Fucking hell OP made me ashamed to like it haha, but well I guess now I know precisely why I have trash taste. 3 comments. An example of the former - MC walks downstairs, gets randomly slapped for no other reason than MC needs a reason to lecture the slapper "you need to get your father's attention in a different way than throwing tantrums at his mistress's house." Create an account to follow your favorite communities and start taking part in conversations. What is interesting about this relationship is that he at no point considers that Tia could ever be working against him and finds it natural that she would aid him. It's implied that this is what Emperor Gregor effectively did with Empress Katrine. Actually the countess had wore the cute brooch on purpose . From what I remember the red haired guy remembers the past and kidnaps tia to help him get the throne of his country or something like that. But the artist really is lazy lol (the dresses lmao. There is none. After his ascendance to the throne, Emperor Gregor killed most of the imperial family who could threaten his rule. Artezia manipulated Saintess Lisia into accepting a marriage between her and Artezia's brother, Laurence, to give his rule the legitimacy he lacked. The male lead loves her, the male supporting character loves her too. i mean, yeah it's cute but also, what the fucK??? * I should really start all my posts with "I loooooove writing dissertations and analysis of stories and story structure, writing impassioned essays on fiction is literally my hobby so while this may come across as unnecessary emotion over a silly romance, I promise you I had a blast writing it.". The problem is with Grand Duchess Evron. Cherry on the top is color choice tbh). But he himself was a knight from the bottom up. In her effort to please her mother, Artezia went on a diet and eats very little even to the present of the story. Even when he encountered Grand Duke Roygar, he only greeted with the same calm face as before. i don't see mc as "badass" at all just more logical and thats it. In order to not be told by the outside that he robbed it while purging the predecessor Duke Riagan, he merely established the present Duke Riagan and entrusted it to him. It works, especially since she happened to be pregnant at the time, which both makes the public outcry harsher and makes it seem less likely that she did it to herself. I dropped this one at chapter 20 too. When Aubrey, the youngest daughter of his castellans' family, betrays Artezia and Ebron due to her jealousy towards Artezia to Cardriol, Cedric is outraged. SSS-Class Suicide Hunter. They're the best. ; Friend to All Children: He was very kind to Lisia and Aubrey when they were children.In Aubrey's case it backfired on him as she became extremely clingy to the point of disaster. Read the official series by PEACHBERRY, Mint. Too bad, there was potential. I didnt expect to be back as soon as I did. They don't work in the context given (in my opinion of course). Top. 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