A wonderful beginning to a long-running series of novels about the Roman soldier who attended the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, The Eternal Mercenary details. The Eternal Mercenary has ratings and 84 reviews. Tucker said: I could not get enough of this series when I was younger. For a fifth grade boy, what. A description of tropes appearing in Casca: The Eternal Mercenary. A paperback book series written from to the present day, Casca is a Wandering Jew .

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The Brotherhood of the Lamb is a fanatical religious sect and sworn enemy of Casca.

I wonder if I could talk her into being in on the robbery? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use etternal Privacy Policy. Most of the novel, however, is a flashback of how Casca came to be. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The Cursed and Casca 4: It’s one part Conan, one part Highlander, one part retired soldier, one part midth Century American racism, one part confused Biblical mysticism, one part pro-war, one part cynicism of casfa, and two parts pretty good read. This my first reading of Tony Robert’s continuation of the Casca saga.

The character is loosely based on the Longinus legend of Christianity. I have sorted them below by category: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Incredibly, the mortal head wound is actually healing before their very eyes. They preach force and power over traditional virtues of piety and compassion.

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Casca (series)

I wouldn’t be out here now trying to blow up a bunch of ragheads. He establishes frie This story is quite amazing. He waited and prepared. He has ghost writers, too.

It brought back awesome memories fr Long before the Highlander, there was Casca the immortal. I read this, and I can easily see where it has similar themes to those others, but may have been single-handedly responsible for my interest in the lone immortal hero, the one who suffers most by outliving everything he’ll ever love.

Casca: The Eternal Mercenary (Literature) – TV Tropes

As I go now to My Father, you must one day come to Me. He purchased the spear from some of Casca’s comrades to be used as a relic and symbol for the events on Golgotha.

Once, the Elder Dacort severed Casca’s hand for daring to touch the Spear at their monastery in Asia. To the general public he is most known for the hit single “Ballad of the green berets” After his musical career he decided to write a series of novels centered around the character “Casca Rufio Longinius” Who is cursed for pi Librarian Note: An extremely interesting view o the professional soldier’s life by an author who seems to have felt the pain of war.

Aug 19, Jeff Powers rated it liked it. Lots of the kind of action you can expect from Tony and Casca Cascw a nice little side story featuring the Brotherhood of the Lamb and the Longini. He was first trained as a Roman Legionnaire with the Eternla Iberius sword.


He was filled with pride Well not historically, but in this Barry Sadler novel Eternao is the name given to the soldier. Casca fights for Israel during the Six Day War. And I actually don’t lay this entirely with Mr. I sternal, it’s not high art, but it’s a lot of fun. Needs Wiki Magic Love. You should probably flex while reading this book.

The Eternal Mercenary (Casca, #1) by Barry Sadler

When it comes to different races, you have the stereotypical Asian mentor. I highly recommend this book and I’ll definitely read the next one. Sadler based this book on actual events that eternap in the Pacific theater during World War Two.

He was a huge racist at the time of this books writing, and he’s an even bigger racist now.


Even better, he had taken Casca’s advice and beat the hell out of his wife with a stout rod. Alright, for clarification, a fifth grade chunky nerd boy. Goldman embark on a journey together through the years.