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 description of tropes appearing in Casca: The Eternal Mercenary. A paperback book series written from to the present day, Casca is a Wandering Jew . 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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Then that you shall remain mercenar we meet again. Casca is a galley slave, a mine laborer and wins his freedom in the gladiatorial ring.
He becomes slowly aware of the fact that he does not age and cannot be killed or seriously eteranl, thanks to the curse of the dying Christ. Casca befriends the gigantic Viking warrior Glam and shares a bittersweet love with Lida, Viking princess.
Distraught after Lida’s death, Casca journeys to present day Mexico with Viking seafarers and encounters the bloodthirsty Aztec priests who cut out his heart as a sacrifice to their gods. Casca reclaims his still beating heart from the eternzl of the priest and is declared a god by the terrified onlookers.
In 2nd century China, Casca first encounters the fanatical disciples of the Brotherhood of The Lamb who amputate his hand. Casca manages to have the hand sewn back on by one of his traveling companions. He is also buried alive by a vindictive Chinese ruler tthe is freed by an earthquake.
Casca serves as a general in the army of a Persian caliph and is burned at the stake when he becomes too popular with the troops.
Ending date of A. Casca survives a bout with the Black Plague. Beginning date of A. Casca avenges himself by crucifying the Brotherhood’s current leader. Casca is drafted into service by the Old Man of The Fhe to serve in his fanatical sect, the Assassins. Set during the period of the Gempei wars of Feudal Japanese history. Casca fights in the battles between the Minamoto and Taira clans which resulted in the Shogunate system which ruled Japan for almost the next years.
Casca meets a young peasant caxca named Temujin and trains him in the military arts.
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Temujin became known to history as Genghis Khan. Casca is imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition after claiming to have been present at the crucifixion. He escapes after a long imprisonment and sails for South Mercenarh with the expedition led by Hernando Cortes. Casca sails the high seas with Blackbeard and other dread buccaneer chieftains.
Beginning date of – Events of Casca: Casca is marooned on a South Seas island inhabited by warring cannibal tribes. He fights his way to the chieftanship of one of these groups using his knowledge of modern etenral and tactics. Casca fights with British forces in World War I.
The epic tank battle at Kursk is described. When the Fuehrer is unrepentant to the Jews’ suffering, the enraged and saddened Casca shoots him to death and fights his way past the Russian forces to etetnal Berlin and the war behind him.
The Eternal Mercenary
Casca accepts a contract to rescue the daughter of a munitions manufacturer held captive by a Berber tribal chieftain. Casca fights for Israel during the Six Day War. Casca fights in Vietnam as a U. Sadler based this book on actual events that occurred in the Pacific theater during World War Two. On the island of Ramree, a group of one thousand Japanese mercsnary was reduced to a group of twenty survivors after encountering the nightmarish reptiles.
Another rescue mission for Casca. This time he must smuggle a Chinese family to safety while being pursued by both the Viet Cong and Chinese gangsters. Casca and his forces accept a contract to overthrow tyrannical dictator Matthew Dzhombe, who is clearly modeled on Idi Amin, Ugandan leader.