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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As part of the elite panzer corps, he forms part of the spearhead of Operation Barbarossa, the codename for Hitler’s invasion.

Unbeknown to the Eternal Mercenary, this family slowly grows and seeks to thwart the efforts of the Brotherhood. It is too brief and does not describe the theme of regret and repentance that this legionnaire follows through mmercenary for his actions as simply a foot soldier following orders without thinking.

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Barry Sadler appears to care about ancient fighting and Asian philosophy, and that’s about it. Also, his body is heavily criss-crossed with old scars; eterna, seemingly from edged weapons. Languages Svenska Edit links. Immediately, Casca underwent a physical mercenarg into an immortal.

The second, and bigger one, was that Casey had been fighting for two thousand years, ever since that day on the hill of Golgotha when he thrust his lance into the side of the man on the cross. The black character, Shubala, literally reminisces about raping and sacrificing a blonde white girl and sacrificing her to his dark gods.


Casca: The Eternal Mercenary (Literature) – TV Tropes

In Casca 28 we are introduced to the Longini, a family that is created to protect Casca through his long life. He then fights in virtually every major war that has occured in the past yearsfighting alongside and against some of history’s greatest generals and soldiers.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Also, the only black character in the whole story is the sort of stereotype I expected from an African character written in the ‘s, eterjal the ‘s.

I had bought this back when I was in high school but never had time to sit down and read back then. Tony Roberts has taken Casca, for the third time, as Carl Langer the German tank commander on another great ride. One day he promised himself, One day, white dog The historical facts were interesting but it sometimes felt like I was reading meercenary textbook mecenary Roman military tactics and who wants facts in a story based on medieval legends?

I have prowled internet sites and book stores to collect all the paperbacks in the series written by Barry Sadler.

The Eternal Mercenary

The character reminds me a bit of Marvel Comic’s Wolverine and the main character from the Highlander movies, an immortal. Such an idea that spawned a great series. Lists with This Book. For some reason Casca is the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus on the cross.

He outlives his masters during his time as a slave in the copper mines, a stint as a gladiator, and years on a rowing chain, surviving extremely poor conditions. Now looking forward to Roberts versions of the Eternal Mercenary Well done. The circle is composed of mercwnary elder and twelve other specially chosen brothers who run the militant religious organization.


Casca (series)

He learned that he is immortal, although he can feel all pain inflicted on his person. She had given him fifty gold denarii for one evening. The mercenaary of characters are few, but they are indeed rather complex creatures He spent 7 months in a coma and died more than a year later. Apply that knowledge, don’t just settle for being a follower. I found myself actually looking forward to book 2 while only half-way through 1!

Oct 03, Rick rated it really liked it. Well not historically, but in this Barry Sadler novel Casca is the name given to the soldier. They preach force and power over traditional virtues of piety and compassion.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I read many of these novels when I was younger and recently managed to get the whole collection wondering if it withstood the test of time. The doctors surgically removed the shrapnel from Romain’s rternal simultaneously with the unidentified metal mass in Romain’s thigh.

Son of God, crucified for the sins of the world, rose from the dead? Casca acquired the scar while trying to short-change a local prostitute in the Holy Land.