I once consulted on a capital murder case where the accused was, I believe, innocent of the crime he was accused of, a simple murder in the course of a burglary. The real reason everyone knew he was innocent is that he always raped the women he murdered in the course of burglaries. This person had not been raped, only murdered.
But it made me think of relative innocence -- not to mention, that the "deep, dark secrets" so many people hold to not hold a candle to the real darkness that is out there. Guess there is relative darkness too.
Just remembering and pondering, a little.