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Partly out of superstition and partly out of personal ambition, she convinces the soothsayer known also by the name ” Prolix ” to remain in soothaayer hiding near the village, where she and the other villagers may question him at will.
The only plausible explanation is that the disturbing cover may put people off. On a dark and stormy night a Soothsayer arrives in town. The Secret of the Magic Potion. So Prolix recants his powers, but the leader of the Roman camp wants to believe his positive predictions of gaining Caesar status, so Sooothsayer has to play both sides of his own act.
Now the credulous villagers believe every word he says, but Asterix has his suspicions of the smooth-talking Prolix. Insert GIF of me blinking. Good and funny book. Also, as others have said, the astterix battle of wits between the soothsayer, the centurion and the optio is very well handled.
Asterix and the Soothsayer
Jul 29, Sharon rated it it was amazing. The Gaulish village, however, is soon at peace, enjoying themselves for the present and not worrying about the future — with the exception of Cacofonix, who still dreams about being a famous singer. Asterix and Obelix take on Caesar. The fact that the story is small allows it all the room to move and breathe it needs and I adore the way it develops and twists. Getafix the druid suddenly returns from his conference which seems to be a facsimile of a twentieth-century asyerix conference.
One of my favourites, with some excellent satire of psychics generally and the usual array of puntastic names. Get Known if you don’t have an account. The Roman have their Jupiter.
While the Romans take the village, Asterix and Obelix wander the forest and run into the returning Getafix. I love every moment of the Soothsayer caught in the Roman camp and completely unable to use logic to squirm his way out of it.
Prolix returns to the village and claims that they are now cursed, and their village will soon emit a foul stench that will turn all that breathe it a noxious hue. A bit later wants to “read” Intefix bones and Ovelix is furious The Optio brings Prolix before the Centurion, who decides to make use of the imposter’s persuasive voice. It deserves a special mention for that.
Albo dichiaratamente contro gli indovini e i veggenti e a favore dell’emancipazione femminile le donne qui per la prima volta bevono la pozione magica. Want to asteeix your future?
Prolix, who claims to be a soothsayer, prophesies that when the storm is over the weather will improve. Spannend wie asteeix ein Comic dabei helfen kann und Zweifel aufkommen lassen kann, dass man dem Gesagten zwar Beachtung aber auch Kritik zukommen lassen kann.
There probably others but they are the ones that come straight to mind.
Feb 13, Richie Brown rated it really liked it. Jul 29, Shravanthi rated it it was amazing. That was good fun as usual.
Asterix and the Soothsayer – Wikipedia
So ist zum Beispiel der Zwischenfall, bei welchem Miraculix siothsayer einem Hinkelstein getroffen wird, aus dem zweitgenannten Band, wohingegen die Geschichte mit dem Seher aus diesem Band stammt wie der Titel ja auch schon sagt.
Too much stuff happens, with far too much traveling. Humorous, with the obvious themes being gullibility and superstition. Character profiles of the album Tapidesourix T In fact, he has been taken by a Roman patrol from the camp of Compendium, the centurion at which, Arteriosclerosus, tells Prolix they are under orders to arrest all Gaul soothsayers. The future is told by the fortuneteller, however he is in for a surprise when Asterix is determined to prove him fake.
Jan 30, Biondatina rated it liked it Shelves: The whole thing felt very Monty Python to me in some ways, and perhaps the second-in-command most of all. Shortly after the Roman commander sends a messenger to report all of Gaul has been pacified, a foul stench erupts over the village, turning all who breathe it a noxious hue. It was a bit of a hot mess. While Prolix manages to distract Obelix, Asterix is confused by everyone’s behavior, and goes into the woods as well, only to find that the soothsayer has disappeared.
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Mar 28, Anna rated it liked it. I laughed so hard on this comic: Scientific community has always been skeptical of astrology and soothsayers, but yet they themselves try to predict the future.
On Goodreadsit has a score of 4. Other books in the series. While the talents of Prolix the soothsayer have yet to be proved, predictions about the future more or less intentional abound. Hachette Livre First published by: As the now former centurion is set to sweeping the barracks, Prolix is ordered out of the camp. Maria Carmo, Lisbon, 20 Zoothsayer He sends word to Caesar that all of Gaul is now conquered “All?
You can see a picture of it at Getty Images. They return nad their expedition to find some Roman officials there to investigate the report of the village being taken in the village. A good all-village brawl after a fish slapped to the face is the source of endless humor. Can someone explain that name to me?