In one of my stories (that I have yet to write/create an outline for), I have a character that uses a thong-and-bolas as a weapon. I have a general idea of what this weapon does. It's two or three stones or other heavy objects attached to some kind of stick with leather or chain, and that it's whirled around very fast and can strangle.
If anyone else knows anything about this, 'twould be much appreciated if you told me. ^.^