The Eternal Mercenary has ratings and 86 reviews. Tucker said: I could not get enough of this series when I was younger. For a fifth grade boy, what. A character profile for the hero of a lengthy series of pulp adventure/war novels, Casca Longinus the eternal mercenary. Biography, skills, powers, etc. Casca. Today’s Cover The Eternal Mercenary created by Barry Sadler, forever fighting until the Second Coming. This website is dedicated to the history.

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You need to login to do this. Needs Wiki Magic Love. I will bide with him. 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. Immortal Dragonand 33, Casca: The Eternal Mercenary 1.

Casca The Eternal Mercenary Author s: At every turn of his sword, at every miraculously healed wound on his body, at every escape from death, the words of Jesus echoe madly through his mind, “Soldier, you are content with what you are.

His uncle, Tontine, enlisted into the army under Julius Caesar. Sadler had his crew of ghost writers. Return to Book Page. From the moment Casca ran his spear through the torso of Jesus, the self-proclaimed “Son of God,” he began an endless lifelong journey filled with war, death, love, and heartache. See this thread for more information. Casca is straight up pulpy shlock. While eteral written by Barry Sadler of “Ballad of the Green Berets” fameghostwriters took up the job in the late ’80s.

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

It seems like a lot of words to stem from… this. I will try book 2 and maybe book 3 to see how Barry treats Casca. Still, I found it to be quick and enjoyable. Although we start in Vietnam in a field hospital, we quickly jump back to follow the first years of Casca’s life after his encounter at the cross. Top Reviews Most recent Meercenary Reviews. 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.


To their incredulous shock, the mass was an ancient, handmade, bronze arrowhead. He was convicted of killing a man over a woman mecenary a gunshot to the head. Only one woman in the whole story who he enters into a relationship with is met when he debates whether or not he should let bandits rape her, and decides to intervene mostly because she has nice legs.

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

I actually read this when I was really young; around the time it came out, so 6, 7 years old. In this first book we meet Casca Rufio Longinus who is the Roman soldier that stabbed Christ during the crucifixion.

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

In your name I told him I was doing it. Lists with This Book. The Eternal Mercenary Author s: Casca meets a young mercenray boy named Temujin and trains him in the military arts. Surprisingly, instead of counterattacking, she had become instantly meek and anxious to please. While some of the writing is far from the best I’ve ever read since first reading this book as a teenager, and I’ll scream if I read, “Until we meet again” one more time, I just love the character and dternal adventures Casca has as his lives his damned life the best he can.

On the island of Ramree, a group of one thousand Japanese infantrymen was reduced to a group of twenty survivors after encountering the nightmarish reptiles.

He becomes The Eternal Mercenary. This is not a story of gentle reminders to live without sin or seek redemption. Casca and his forces accept a contract to overthrow tyrannical dictator Matthew Dzhombe, who is clearly modeled on Idi Amin, Ugandan leader.


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I found it fairly light, fast reading. He becomes slowly aware of the fact that he does not age and cannot be killed or seriously wounded, thanks to the curse of the dying Christ. He screamed like a woman, too. He chuckled to himself.

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I would recommend this book only to casual racists, misogynists, and people who enjoy doing what they are told. This time he must smuggle a Chinese family to safety while being pursued by both the Viet Cong and Chinese gangsters.

Casca is imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition after claiming to have been present casa the crucifixion. This first book Casca spent most of his time as a slave in one form or another. I loved his music, and his bravery and patriotism, but this expands that respect and admiration.

Casca manages to have the hand sewn back on by one of his traveling companions. I imagine a lot of crappy tea sets and wall scrolls purchased in China cssca, a dog-eared copy of the book Shogun, and some cheap replicas of terracotta soldiers.

The Eternal Mercenary

Read reviews that mention eternal mercenary barry sadler years ago second coming green beret rufio longinus content shall entire series ballad of the green casca the eternal shall remain roman soldier look forward jesus christ casey romain wandering jew casca rufio green berets soldier content remain until we meet. The Eternal Mercenary opens during the Vietnam War, where some medical professionals are examining a soldier with a severe brain injury.

Not just doing the same thing for hundreds of years.