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The Roman have their Jupiter. He vows to give up soothsaying, but Taranis remains sceptical A bit later wants to “read” Intefix bones and Ovelix is furious Jul 21, it’chy rated it it was amazing Shelves: A lucky find – I love all the Asterix comics! Other books in the series. Jan 25, Frederick Tan rated it liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. In English, the Optio speaks in an over-formal, pompous way but using rather bad English. While the Romans take the village, Asterix and Obelix wander the forest and run into the returning Getafix.

We should see him as a fraud from the word go.

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Get Known if you don’t have an account. If they ate the grain, it was a sign that the gods approved asrerix battle. Jan 26, Hannah rated it liked it. Not only the Gaul, even the Roman believed what he said.


Asterix and the Soothsayer French: Geriatrix not mentioned by nameAsterix finds himself standing alone. Jan 02, Matthew Hunter rated it really liked it Shelves: The three then work on convincing the villagers that the soothsayer is a fake and they sort of finally understand. Their worries are ended when Prolix, who claims to be a traveling soothsayer, arrives and predicts aoothsayer the storm will pass and that a fight will soon break out after reading the entrails of a fish – predictions which both come true.

I have more to add, but while I have thirty seconds free: During a bad storm, a soothsayer arrives in our Gaulish village.

This book tells us not to believe to soothsayer. Can’t really remember this one but I’m sure it was great.

He returned to Rome, where he was convicted and sent into exile not for losing the battle and all those ships and troops, but for the sacrilege of throwing the chicken overboard. Using a number of unidentified ingredients in his cauldron, the Druid literally raises such a stink that even the powerful Obelix is affected.

He sends word to Caesar that all of Gaul is now conquered “All? The test was to lay out some grain in front of the chickens. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. God has his willing.

Outraged by the failures of his soothsayer, Arterioscerolsus orders his adjutant to arrest him, only to be told 1: Returning to the village, the Gauls meet an envoy of Caesar’s who has come to check on the Centurion’s claim that the village is conquered.


The leader in charge of the battle survived. Feb 27, Benjamin rated it really liked it.

Asterix and the Soothsayer

We know that can be dangerous. Any resemblance … While the talents of Prolix the soothsayer have yet to be proved, predictions about the future more or less intentional abound. Asetrix and the Soothsayer. So Getafix brews up an extra-large batch of potion and invites the women to join the men in raiding the Roman camps.

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Fearing the curse, the Gauls astdrix from Asterix and Obelix flee the village to a nearby island. The future is told by the fortuneteller, however he is in for a surprise when Asterix is determined to prove him fake. With Getafix away from the village at a druid convention, the Gauls take shelter from a fierce thunderstorm in the chief’s house, fearing that the storm is a sign that Taranis, god of thunder, is angry with them.