Pearl's Gleam Island

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From Shishinza’s Dossier

While Pearl’s Gleam Island itself is rather unremarkable the waters around it are rich in clam and oyster. Several years past a heimin diver discovered a pearl in an oyster he had harvested. Shortly after the discovery of the first pearl, a second particularly fortunate peasant, one who had no experience diving for clams I might add, discovered three pearls in a single catch. Many commoners rushed to collect clam and oyster in hopes of making a similar discovery, often times without even bothering to bring the pearl-less clams to market. The island was named during this pearl fervor, and unfortunately, a large amount of potential seafood went to squalor upon its shores. The island earned another name during this time, Sea-Bird’s Paradise. Upon further investigation, the local magistrates discovered that the particularly fortunate heimin had, in fact, trained a monkey to steal pearls for him. The heimin was hung and the pearl rush was over, but the island’s names, both of them, stuck.

Pearl's Gleam Island

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