This is without a doubt one of the worst shit I have ever read. If not the worst.
I started reading it at because I read the comments saying it was good. Pffffff tough shit! Don't fall for that like I did.
The whole story in itself is torture. The female lead is tired of her life. Tried to kill herself but failed but instead get turned up in to a kid. And she comes to the conclusion that the only reason she is alive is because of love. Yep another cliche shit. She wants to fall in love. That concept in it self is fine. But it's just the way the it is written that ruins everything. For her to fall in love she "needs" to get another identity and leave everyone of her disciples. She leaves just like that. With them believing she is dead. For most of them she was like a mother figure. That's what she was in their eyes. But in hers eyes they were only in the way. It's disgusting, how the author tries to normalize irresponsible and selfish behavior as a good thing. She never tells them anything, she only thinks about herself and herself only. Not even the guy who's been friends with her from the beginning can get trough to her. He likes her. But she is sooooo dense. I hate mange where the whole purpose is already there but the Mc does not see it. And is going to take for ever until she finally realizes that. The only thing that saves it is the art. That is totally fine. Not the most impressive one but just okay. God I wish I never wasted my time reading this shit. Please don't red this. For ur on good. It sucks. It will leave a bitter taste in your mouth.
I made an account solely to praise this work. It's nowhere near finished, but it's already absolutely fantastic. The pacing is slow at first, but that makes the story all the more enjoyable. The MC is strong, logical, but she's still funny and sweet. All the characters that have been introduced so far are likeable and fun to read. 20 chapters in and I can already tell that I will be invested in this manhwa for the next few years.
This is a Manhwa based around the worlds greatest Archmage Charlotte Eleanor who once fought the Demon King only to be cursed by him, though after 32 chapters it hasn't elaborated as to what the curse is exactly... but upon his impending defeat the Demon King swore that he would one day return...
Charlotte lived a very, very, very long life and after teaching five disciples who she felt relied on her far too much she felt it was time to pass on and let the next generation take charge, so she secretly goes to perform a ritual to release her magic and let go of her life, knowing that if anyone were to know of her plans that they would stop her...
Only, as she's growing weaker and feels her time coming to an end, she reflects back on her life and admits her one regret... that she never fell in love. And thus, the spell goes awry and she finds herself de-aged and her magic unstable and basically nonexistant.
She finds herself in a tough spot because she does not want her disciples to rely on her anymore and wants to make a fresh start and a new life so she goes out to seek the help of her oldest friend who had once fought the Demon King with her, the Duke, Jeffrey Thane Lewister...
Poor Jeffrey was friendzoned so hard lol that Charlotte, now Aria Lissen, doesn't even notice what is obvious as hell to the readers from almost the very beginning... the guy is crazy about her! I feel so much sympathy for him. Will he ever get her to see him as more than a friend?
So, of course, a lot of the plot revolves around Charlotte/Aria trying to start fresh, but having her obsessed stalkers-erm, disciples, desperately trying to find her, Jeffrey trying to hide her and make her SEE him as something more, and then her stumbling upon mess upon mess of what her disciples are like WITHOUT her...
Now, it may or may not feel like I spoiled something, but trust me... I left sooooo much out! Right now, I have no idea who she's going to end up with because while I ship her with Jeffrey, I also ship her with Ivan because of... well, that would be a spoiler lol, but aren't they adorable?! (psst, look below)
So I have no idea who to root for right now... it's so difficult to choose! Or will she end up with anyone at all?! It's so hard to say... but I HIGHLY recommend this series!
This manga is just amazing. It's got an amazing plot, beautiful art and wonderful characters. I like how not all the MLs have a romantic relationship and it's more like mother and son instead.
Edit: As a reader who has just finished Black Haze, I now see the similarities between the two manhwas. Both are amazing. I recommend reading Black Haze if you were a fan of this!
I really enjoyed this in the first 50-60 chapters, so I initially gave it a 5/5 stars rating. However, I've currently caught up to chapter 95 and I feel that it is getting quite draggy and boring /: I don't see much progress in the storyline in the past 30 chapters and I'm currently reading just so that I can know the ending. It has decent art and really nice comedic scenes so I don't think I'll be dropping this.