The decision to keep devo max off the ballot paper may come to be seen as the Unionists' biggest error.
Pro-independence side takes the lead for the first time with less than two weeks to go.
Scottish independence negotiations could give the rest of the UK something like the civic conversation that Scotland is currently enjoying.
Fighting against Scottish independence, the former PM makes the case for social justice far better now than when he was in office.
It is easy to imagine him as the popular mayor of a minor American city. What works when he is playing to the gallery, however, will not work if he becomes the head of a sovereign nation.
Telling Scotland not to “go” is a bit like saying: “We don’t want you to run your own affairs. You must always have the governments we give you.”
The possibility of a Conservative victory in 2015 is one of the Yes campaign's biggest trump cards.
The rest of the UK's reaction to Scottish nationalism is one that shows the independence debate is more tied to Holyrood's success than to how bad Westminster is.
A poll on Scottish independence for the Times has found the Union "on a knife edge" with the Yes campaign only three points away from victory.
Along the Anglo-Scottish border from Dumfries to Berwick, activists and swing voters give their opinions on the Scottish independence question.