The Pale Horse
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The Pale Horse

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Japanese: 창백한 말
English: The Pale Horse
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Type: Manhwa
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 307
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 15, 2011 to Nov 18, 2020
Genres: Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Historical Historical
Serialization: Daum Webtoon
Authors: Choo, Hae-Yun (Story & Art)


Score: 7.741 (scored by 930930 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15002
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4414
Members: 4,714
Favorites: 76


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In a French town wracked by fear, Rose Dupre is bullied as a witch's daughter. Marie and Pierre don't believe such rumors at first. But when a wave of strange deaths sweeps in, the three children are no longer safe from wary eyes. Can Rose survive the curse of magic and suspicion? An expansive yet colorful gothic tale begins.

(Source: Tappytoon)


The Pale Horse was partially published digitally in English by SpotToon and Tappytoon.


Oh, Jack
Hunter, Ian
Blangé, Marianne
Grand, Théodore


Sep 7, 2021
The art compelled me to read this webtoon and is probably the only thing keeping me tied to it right now. All the characters are kinda depressing (including their backstories) but they have glimpses of happy moments. I plowed through the first story arc and then skipped to the most recent arc because I couldn't stand how sad it was. It's cool to see insight into each of the characters and how they grow. The storyline is well written but probably too depressing for me (I just need some sense of peace :( ).

Unfortunately, English translations are not up to date. The spoilers of the ...
Nov 29, 2020
Preliminary (200/307 eps)
A dark, gothic Victorian fantasy story that explores the different facets of humanity and blurs the duality of good and evil. How this manhwa is not more well-known is frankly criminal. This is one of the most sophisticated and beautifully written manhwa I've ever read with its complex characterization, heavy thematic messaging and deep introspective meaning. It portrays the nuances of love and family, revenge and betrayal, the loss of innocence and the best and worst of human nature.

Story - 10/10
Well-paced with carefully crafted storylines and interweaving flashbacks. The writer really takes her time to set up all the elements and building to the ...
May 18, 2024
Mixed Feelings
While this is webtoon is pretty amazing... I could never recommend it to anyone. I had to drop it because I was getting too pulled into... well everything happening in the webtoon.
Again, this is really good, but I can't handle it. It is too sad, too depressing, too dark for me.

I wasn't enjoying myself reading it, I wasn't happy. I just needed to know what happened, I just wanted the suffering to stop... I had to cut myself off haha...

Personally I think this is a long enough review, not much more needs to be said. But MAL seems to think I need to ...

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