He Who Fights with Monsters

He Who Fights with Monsters (Book 1)

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Jason wakes up in a mysterious world of magic and monsters.It's not easy making the career jump from office-supplies-store middle manager to heroic interdimensional adventurer.

At least, Jason tries to be heroic, but it's hard to be good when all your powers are evil.He'll face off against cannibals, cultists, wizards, monsters...and that's just on the first day. He's going to need courage, he's going to need wit, and he's going to need some magic powers of his own.

But first, he's going to need pants.After cementing itself as one of the best-rated serial novels on Royal Road with an astonishing 13 million views, He Who Fights with Monsters is now available on Kindle. It's perfect for fans of Pirate Aba, Dakota Krout, and Luke Chmilenko.


Jason woke up naked, face down in the grass. That was not how he expected to wake up, having gone to sleep in his own bed and his own Darth Vader boxer shorts. From the feel of cool grass on his unmen...

Ratings (71):

Incredible (32)
Loved It (22)
Liked It (10)
It Was OK (3)
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It Was OK

Liked the book at the beginning. Read through to about book 4 and then didn't understand the story anymore. I think the author like a lot of other authors in this genre had something to preach in their story and it kind of lost me. Like a normal human being I just pick up a book to enjoy it and not be preached on how I'm supposed to think or view the way of the world. I just didn't know where the character was going and I stopped reading. Even if this book was free on Unlimited on Amazon I wouldn't waste my time with a preachy author. Just tell me a story and get on with it. No one likes to be preached to.

8/24/2023 2:18:43 PM
fantasy, litrpg, isekai

I enjoyed the book as my first introduction into litRPGs. I have always enjoyed the fish out of water stories like this one as well as progression from an average person to a hero. It was well written with a good mix of political intrigue and humor.

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3/18/2023 6:24:16 PM
Liked It
litrpg, portal , isekai-ish

Fun series- got a little tedious books 5-6, but not bad overall

1/30/2023 12:49:34 PM
Loved It

Really didn't expect to like the story. I started the story and abandoned it at first but decided to try the audio (because so many people liked this story). That really made a HUGE difference.

Lots of snark and humor. MC, Jason, is very likable though snarky and idealistic/rigid in his belief. But he and is companions are fun to read about and hang out with and contrary to lots of people, I really enjoyed the second arc (book 4-6).

1/8/2023 8:39:58 PM

This was good, never mind the naysayers.Some readers complain about how smug the MC is as well as his liberal political views. But I thought this was just part of the set up and added to the storyline.

The world building was good. This is a portal fantasy- wise cracking mc, decent progression and leveling.

12/1/2022 2:13:05 AM

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