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I believe the Casca series is now close to, or just over over 50 books. The premise is great – one of the Roman soldiers taking part in the crucifixion of Christ he is the one who actually kills Christ with a spear and is doomed to live as a soldier, in one form or another, until He returns. He curses you to wander the earth till his return.
Well, the Bible records a Roman soldier piercing His side with a spear to make sure He was dead. I could identify with some of the military jargon, military attitude, and mindset.
It felt good reading a story about a tough, no-nonsense warrior unashamed of who or what he is. Therefore, he reasoned that when Jesus returned at the Second Coming he would meet Casca.
If Casca nust wait He establishes frie This story is quite amazing. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Casca is the soldier assigned to the mundane task of waiting for Jesus to die while he kept the small crowd around the Cross at bay. Casca would have his hands full with her.
The Mongols are on the move again and Russia is t… More. The Eternal Mercenary” on a rack at the base exchange. If you like your fighting brutal and observations unfiltered with some poignant nuggets of history strewn in between, start reading this series and begin with this book. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
When a Crusade is called by the Pope to regain Je… More. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I highly recommend this book and I’ll definitely read the next one. The PersianRasheed, a minor acolyte, arranges to have Casca burned at the stake, thinking it just punishment for spearing Jesus. Item in good condition. Without the permission of the Casca publishers, he contracted with Americana Audio to have it published as a three-disc audiobook CD.
Shelve The War Lord. Casca Longinus is their path back to Christ and they will stop at nothing in keeping their most hated enemy in their sights for all time. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Although we start in Vietnam in a field hospital, we quickly jump back to follow the first years of Casc I had bought this back when I was in high school but never had time to sit down and read back then. The village name was Falerno. I am not an expert, but I would call this pulp fiction.
There are not a lot of characters or sub-story lines to follow, so that allows the reader to stay attentive. He was a huge racist at the time of this books writing, and he’s an even bigger racist now. On occasions they inflict severe pain on Casca as punishment for his actions.
I will try book 2 and maybe book 3 to see how Barry treats Casca. 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 war, and two parts pretty good read.
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.
It is not in print and therefor a costly book to buy; however, barty you like the audio books asdler is affordable in that format. I will bide with him. It seems weird for a guy who actually served in Vietnam, but I’m guessing he mostly enjoyed the prostitutes.
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His meticulous attention to historical detail is buttressed by the obvious breadth and depth of his knowledge of the subject — which he seamlessly weaves into this fast-paced tale. Barry Sadler’s Casca – The Defiant. You could do far worse. Go home, friend, and do yourself a kindness and beat your wife. Paperbackpages. After leaving the military, I occasionally revisited the Casca series for cawca couple more years.
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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. The Longbowman by Tony Roberts. So I don’t really feel compelled to read more of these, and I don’t think it’s okay to just ignore all the problematic elements. The Eternal Mercenary by Varry Sadler. Nov 24, Justin rated it it was amazing Recommended to Justin by: What a great idea and sader crafted stoiry.