Except for the bad language I would have given it a 4 star. But that language didn't advance the story, in the cave of Bess it degraded her character ..Show More »& every time I heard inappropriate words it jerked me out of the story. I suspect the language choice was an editorial one, moving the story into more "liberal minded or modern may be a better term " yes modern day reader who is used to it & expects it. For a historical/western I think it was a. bad move. Don't think I'll be the only one to feel this way either.