In the distant future, the empires of mankind span the galaxy, and glorious Earth has devolved into a peripheral backwater. In Shanjing city, Wang Zheng’s dreams of becoming a mech pilot are crushed. But his college entrance exam genetic score turns out a pathetic twenty-eight. To make things worse, people get the impression he attempted suicide after being rejected by the campus beauty. Then the closest thing to a family he has is the old man in the book store across the road. The man is leaving him only a mysterious birthday present. This novel is one of the best solo leveling web novels.