Adapted from the original graphic novel by Noe and Barreiro and acknowledging all their rights as the original creators of the story and characters.
It was mid autumn of the year 1952 and the full moon rose over the Cloistered Convent of the Marionite Sisters. Sitting on the top of Temple Hill, the imposing building cast a long shadow over the sleepy hamlet of Milton nestling in the valley below.
The Mother Superior was a French woman who had taken the name of Sister Juana and she was sitting in her study writing her monthly report, for the Cardinal, when there was a knock at the door. Before she could raise her head to answer it, the door burst open and Sister Bernadette and Sister Mary half carried and half dragged Sister Isa into the room.
Sister Isa was sobbing and struggled to free herself from the tight grip of the Sister on either side of her but their combined strength was too much for her.
Sister Juana gently lowered her quill pen into its holder and took a deep breath before standing up with her hands clasped in front of her body.
"What is the meaning of this intrusion?" she asked, looking at Sister Bernadette who was the oldest.
"We caught Sister Isa in the bath Mother Superior," Sister Bernadette replied.
"Sister Bernadette," Juana replied patiently. "I'm sure that you are aware that every nun is allowed one warm bath every month and I believe that Sister Isa had permission to take hers tonight."
"Yes Mother Superior, I am aware of that," the older nun retorted, "But Sister Mary and I caught Sister Isa touching herself while she was bathing."
The Mother Superior looked at Sister Isa for a long moment and noted that she had stopped struggling and that she wouldn't lift her head to look at her.
"Go on Sister Bernadette," Juana said quietly. "Tell me exactly what you saw."
The nun swallowed and then squared her shoulders as she replied, "Sister Isa obviously didn't hear us come into the bathroom and she was lying back in the bath with her eyes closed and moaning. One leg was thrown over the side of the bath and she had two fingers in her.... Well her..."
"Cunt," Juana said helpfully.
Sister Bernadette's face went cherry red but she nodded her agreement.
The Mother Superior stepped forward and placed a finger under Sister Isa's chin and gently lifted the nun's head until they made eye contact.
"Is this true Sister?" she asked.
Sister began to sob again but she nodded her head.
"My child," Juana said gently. "I want you to know that I don't blame you for what you did. It wasn't your fault."
Sister looked up hopefully but cringed as the Mother Superior continued, "The devil has entered your body and forced these lustful thought onto you. We will remove Satan from your body."
"No. NO!" Sister Isa shouted in anguish as the full horror of what was going to happen penetrated her brain. "I promise you that it will never happen again."
The Mother Superior took a step back and shook her head ruefully. "Take her to the cell," she commanded.
This story is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
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