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welcome to the omniscient reader's viewpoint page.
here i can infodump about omniscient readers viewpoint to my hearts content. there will be links to read it here eventually, bc you will read it. its 1.2mil words long but thats not that bad ppl usually get very absorbed into it so it takes the average person a month to 2 months. it took me about 2 bc of executive dysfunction, and im a pretty fast reader. i finished the book a day before my birthday in 2021. it was the first knovel i ever read which sent me down a slippery slope of reading. it gave me so many diseases, and it can give you them too! read it read it read it read it read it. you can start with the webtoon (its pretty okay i'd say. the beginning can be slow so you can substitute parts with that) but the real fun is in the novel! orv needs to be a webnovel, it cannot properly be any other medium. it is a love letter to literature in the form of literature!

the plot
let me tell you about it. its about an office worker named kim dokja who is the sole reader of a really long and boring webnovel for ten years. when the novel finally finishes, it starts coming to life around him. he meets his comfort character who immediately tries to kill him but eventually is gay for him, he adopts several children, and "saves" the world while dying like 10 times. hes so pathetic i love him. hes bisexual, hes an absent father, hes a babygirl, he loves to kill himself for the greater good, he's god. he is jesus for the mentally ill.

fave quotes
"it was a really great story, isn't that right?"
"i'm only good to people who are dead. i'm sorry we met when you are a living person."
"tell me you fool,"
"this story is for just that one reader."
"isn't it okay for him to be happy?"
"the constellation 'demon-like judge of fire doesn't wish for your death!"
"please don't live your life alone."
"that man is the world i wish to save."

while writing the quotes list tears were in my eyes. i love orv. if you have ever used fiction as escapism, you will love it. if you were a voracious reader as a kid you will love it. a story needs a character, a writer, and a reader. be the reader! you are supposed to see yourself in kim dokja, for better or worse. orv will cure mental illness, but it will also give you more. i make it sound scary but its honestly one of if not the best thing ive ever read. i am a missionary of orv and kim dokja is my jesus. as someone once said to me, "you ruined my life i can't go one day without tell me you fool". i have (in)directly ruined at least three people's lives by getting them to read orv. thinking about the novel too hard makes me want to bash my head against a wall.

epub the full novel in epub format. i personally read it online, but the epub is much easier to handle.
you can read the comic on webtoon, or on sites like webtoon is the fastest way to get updates for the comic, but i long since abandoned keeping up with it.