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The Defiant by Paul Dengelegi. It is run by an elder, who oversees the sect’s hierarchy, the Inner Circle.
I imagine a lot sadlr crappy tea sets and wall scrolls purchased in China town, a dog-eared copy of the book Shogun, and some cheap replicas of terracotta soldiers. Son of God, crucified for the sins of the world, rose from the dead?
He generally doesn’t even say her name, mostly referring to her as woman, probably because Sadler kept forgetting her name.
I have prowled internet sites and book stores to collect all the paperbacks in the series written by Barry Sadler. Always loved the Casca series. 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 Casca’s first experiences as a man damned to walk the Earth as a soldier until Christ’s return. Also, he never really got the concept of Jesus.
He fights his way to the chieftanship of one of these groups using his knowledge of modern firearms and tactics. Calling his CO, Colonel Bob Landries over to consult, they’re both shocked the soldier isn’t already dead from the sheer magnitude of the head trauma. The women in Casca have two functions, being whores and getting raped, often both. But I still had the satisfaction of using him like a woman.
Casca Rufio Longinus
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: In 2nd century China, Casca first encounters the fanatical disciples of the Brotherhood of The Lamb who amputate his hand.
He is often visited by Casca for updates on his life and experiences throughout the ages.
As a priso… More. Casca is drafted into service by the Old Man of The Mountain to serve in his fanatical sect, the Assassins. Read more Read less. I loved his music, and his bravery and patriotism, but this expands that respect and admiration. I used to read these books as a kid in high school. I know we don’t know how people actually sounded in the first few centuries of Rome, but the least an author can do is try to minimize how much the characters sound like people from the year the book was written.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. And I definitely can’t compliment the research or historical accuracy. Temujin became known to history as Genghis Khan. 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 leave Berlin and the war behind him. 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.
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Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Dh Audio; Unabridged edition November 1, Language: The Liberator by Paul Dengelegi. Casca is a series of paperback novels, created and written by author Barry Sadler in Most of the novel, however, is a flashback of how Casca came to be. Specific descriptions of weaponry used by the Viet Cong, for instance including the accurate detail that their mortars were firing Soviet-made munitions sacler, help immerse the reader into a realistic and accurate depiction of military reality.
For his efforts Casca was doomed to wander the Earth aimlessly, always as a soldier. Incredibly, the mortal head wound is actually healing before their very eyes. The village name was Falerno. Bafry reclaims his still beating heart from the hands of the priest and is declared a god by the cadca onlookers. Casca acquired the sadleg while trying to short-change a local prostitute in the Holy Land. He becomes The Eternal Mercenary.
The series opener shows off Sadler’s dual rhetorical gifts for both colloquial high, stylized speech. The circle is composed of an elder and twelve other specially chosen brothers who run the militant religious organization.
It’s not like Sadler bwrry came from a specific point of view with a thesis that you could argue with, just off-handed, lazy stereotypes littering the entire novel. In the Eternal Mercenary Casca life goes from soldier, to slave, to extreme popularity very quickly, but I don’t want to give too much away.