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Casca 19 The Samurai (Casca, No 19) by Barry…
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Casca 19 The Samurai (Casca, No 19)

by Barry Sadler

Series: Casca (19)

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Feudal Japan: A forbidden island, where honor is a warrior's prized possession, and his sword a swift and deadly instrument of pride and vengeance. Casca joins forces with the legendary samurai warrior Muramasa. Together they embark on an odyssey of bloody conquest, a journey that ends in the savage fury of samurai against samurai.… (more)

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Casca ends up washed ashore in feudal Japan and is taken under the wing of expert swordsman Jinto Muramasa and together the two embark on a bloody spree through Japan to bring a warlord to victory over his deadly rivals.

The passage relating to the manufacture of a sword is brilliantly done and some aspects of Japanese court ritual are interesting but sometimes the plot wears a little thin and some of it feels like its mere filling. But nonetheless its a good story and worth keeping.

For the world of Casca see www.casca.net ( )
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