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Casca: the Eternal Mercenary by Barry Sadler

Casca: the Eternal Mercenary (1979)

by Barry Sadler

Series: Casca (1)

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A friend recently gifted me with all 22 books in this series, a favorite of hers and her entire family. I like the premise, but will need to read another one or two to see if the series, for me, is worth pursuing. The problem is, I have read other books and manuscripts on this premise that I have truly adored, and while this is engaging, the writing didn't sweep me away as those have. But, as I said, I'm willing to give the series at least one more book, if not two. ( )
  bookczuk | Nov 24, 2018 |
The premise is a mercenary who can not die until the Second Coming. Thus, although beginning in Vietnam, Sadler's own war, the story of the mercenary really begins in ancient Rome. It details the eternal mercenary who is a soldier, gladiator, and for a time a free man
  gmicksmith | Feb 7, 2015 |
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When they flew Casey into the hospital at Nha Trang, the medics were sure he would die. That he didn't was only the first surprise. The second, and bigger one, was that Casey had been fighting for two thousand years, ever since that day on Golgotha when he thrust his lance into the side of the man on the Cross.… (more)

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