The Convent was founded November 18, 1713 on the Isle of Shun. The nuns arrived to the island on November 9, after escaping captivity from pirates. The nuns poisoned the pirates and seized their ship, and later used the timber from the ship to build the convent. They dedicated themselves to restoring the natural environment of Shun, which had been ravaged by a rabbit infestation.
- Which would like everyone to know that they are taking steps to protect the health of the fisheries around their island. Any unauthorized boats found in convent waters will be boarded, scuttled, and sunk, and the captains excommunicated. We tried to allow voluntary compliance with the new ecological regulations, but you just had to be greedy with the herring harvest, didn’t you? (Episode 212)