Guy Gardener wrote:
There's a movie called Virgin Territory, with that Anikan Skywalker kid, but 2 hundred years ago, nunneries were not religious bastions full of the devout... It's where rich old bastards sent their virgin daughters to remain unplowed. So in truth a nunnery back then was just a cache of fine tottie starving for the interest of bad man to take advantage of their situation.
Or a bad woman.
I read an article recently about some notorious historical adventuress who deliberately joined a convent to get at some pretty young thing she had a yen for. (The girl's parents had shipped her off to a convent in hopes of avoiding just such an "unnatural" attachment.)
She eventually burned down the convent and ran off with the other nun . . . .