noun. a long, narrow knife, used from the High Middle Ages to deliver a merciful death stroke to a mortally wounded knight. the blade's name derives from the Latin misericordia, "act of mercy."

a digital commonplace book/collection of writings. links to horror stories, commentaries on writing, fantasy, history, drama, tenderness, a scrapbook of things shoved into some slightly faulty html. please imagine this website as a leather-bound journal stuffed to bursting with ephemera. choose your own adventure with one of the roses below.