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Enemy of the World

By: Road Warrior,OppaTranslations - Translator
Narrated by: Nick Podehl
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Summary

The gods have set forth in motion five Calamities for the inhabitants of the Other World, and only by enduring them will mankind be allowed to live on. 

The leaders of the Other World do not believe in the possibility of triumph against the will of the gods, and instead squander their time indulging in their desires while the world rots away around them. Mankind’s only hope rests on the shoulders of a man they hate the most. A man who has taken every possible measure, both accepted and forbidden, to attain power. Sungchul Kim, the man who reached the pinnacle of strength, now stands alone against the Calamities. Not because he is a hero, but because of a promise.

Reaching the Demon King’s palace, Sungchul soon realizes his shortcomings. He failed to resolve the first Calamity due to his inability to wield Magic. He is forced to journey in secret, hiding his identity and strength to steal the knowledge of Magic from the very people who branded him as the Enemy of the World. However, to do so, he must hide among the weakest group of people in the Other World: the newly arrived humans from his homeworld, Earth.

Translated by OppaTranslations.   

©2016 Roadwarrior (P)2021 Podium Audio

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great

cant wait for the second book, the story was very engaging and with the narrator, better.

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The narration saved the book.

The book follows a narcissistic, hypocritical main character who wasn’t likeable at all. The conversations are awkward. However i would still recommend this audiobook because Nick Podehl did a phenomenal job narrating. He managed to embody the characters personality very well and it was the only reason I finished the book.

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Not great or bad, best summed up as Meh.

Book is not bad nor good, it's easy to listen to but as the story is essentially beggining at its end most of the details pertaining to the world make no sense has we have no context, should of made the book longer and summarised the past, narrator was great though and saved it.

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Gary stu

Not a Long review, can't be bothered.

5 hours in and i've had enough.
MC knows everything, if you didn't listen to him you'll regret it. The performance was the one tving keeping me from dropping it earlier. Peace

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couldn't finish it

I don't usually leave low reviews because I tend to enjoy a lot of everything, but I feel like the mc in this book is just a little too self-righteous everything bad guy just seems to be kitten stomping to prove how bad and evil they are.

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Enjoyable if flat, and oh so many onomatopeias.

It's hard to rate books like this because even if they aren't great they still manage to entertain and keep you interested. The story centres around a super op mc so there is absolutely no tension in the story except whether he will involve himself in a situation or not, and seeing as he's quite passive even when people are doing horrific things it can be more annoying than tension inducing. There are some interesting hooks in there and a sense of progression so it's enough to keep reading. It's a good book if you're waiting for something to be released or can't find anything else to catch your interest. Nick Podehl is a good narrator but the onomatopeias (ie the narration of words like CRASH/KACHING/ARRGGGHHHH) are a bit much. The length of the book makes up a lot in terms of just having something to listen to.

Tw for those who have a hard time with graphic descriptions of violence. You probably should just skip this one.

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Like to hear it

It was one of the first Korean Web novels that I have read (albeit only halfway through).
Very good. Much better than THOSE Kr novels that are popular now. Honestly, they're probably ripped off many stuff from this novel (and the Everyone Else is a Returnee, hope it will also receive an audiobook XD)...
and the NARRATION. It's just top grade! Although I suspect that it was voiced by at least two people, if not that dude have got some cosmic talent :D But anyway, I'm a fan now. Gonna look into other stuff voiced by him :3

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Lackluster

So, the story is translated and it shows. On the nose anti-korean insults was thrown in there( instead of just plain anti-asian) which was weird...and threw me out of the story. The bad guys are just comically bad and plain evil. "Oh I got power, let's rape and murder!".
Plenty of "that person" or " that guy" when side characters thinks about the main character and it just sucks, doesn't add anything to the story, plain filling.

Main char is as flat as a paper with his only saving grace being a chef. Also solves problems with hammer. Always the hammer. Now I don't mind a murder spree but most times it just felt like the author wanted to get rid of characters because their 10 min spotlight was over. Let's just say no "villain" survived more than an arc.

The narrator is simply lacking. Hard time hearing who was who when in dialogue and somehow made a DEMON and a SQUIRREL sound the same...

I'll give it 2 stars because it made me laugh twice and it was somewhat interesting hearing about a new world.

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