Goof: When George and Madeline go pick up the saw blade, telephone poles and a power tranformer can be seen behind their carriage.
Goof: George refers to Charles' son as August, bu the kid's name is Augustus.
It is rather strange that Stanley Hazard working successfully at the United States War Office when he should have been in jail for war profiteering.
Ashton confesses to Madeline that it was Bent who murdered Orry.
Goof: The new kid that depicts Gus Main has way lighter hair than the one who played his character when younger.
Goof: Bent is wearing a different earring than the one he stole from Constance after he murdered her.
It is not likely that Isabel would know Cooper Main if he had been in Columbia for over 20 years.
Kent wears the earring he stole from Constance when he murdered her.
Fen calls the piano he has designed Ashton.
Bett is living in California.
Goof: When the Cheyenne camp is attacket by the army, the Indians run randomly around the tents clearly to be shot according to the script.
Only his fellow army fiend used to refer to Charles as Charlie, but in Book 3, everyone does so.
Goof: When Charles first starts to court Willa, he is a Corporal. Then, he is a First Sergeant, then he goes back again to Corporal.
Goof: Charles tells Willa that Gus' mum was killed in Virginia. However, Augusta died in the birth of their child.
Goof: Isabel Hazard is blonde haired in the third book while she was a brunette for the first two installments.
Ashton is extremely angry after finding out that Bent has killed Orry to the point of trying to kill Bent herself. However, she was most pleased about the idea of getting rid of his brother in the previous book.
Bent has apparently convinced Orry to meet together because he wants to start helping him and Madelline to feed the refugees of the south. There is no way Orry would have bought such a plan.
How is Ashton supposed to know exactly where Rose and her husband hide the gold? When she and Fen steal it, they head directly for the precise spot on the floor.
Bent kills both Orry and Constance in this episode.
Bent has severe scars in his chest and left shoulder as a result of the explosion at the end of the previous book.