Ducos shows up alive and well in this episode, despite having been shot and killed in Sharpe's Honour
(1994) (he survives in the novel). Presumably, this was to bring the series in line with the novels where he plays a major part in both episodes. See more
You make your bed, Marquerre, and then you lie in it.Without complaining.Trouble with you is you wanted it every way.You wanted to be a spy for years, then you want to come back home, want everybody to gather round and say what a big hero you've been.The world's not like that, Marquerre.You made your bed with Bonaparte. Well, maybe he'll give you a medal.Maybe not.Me-next time you're in my sights and outside a flag of parlay, I'll shoot you.