In the Shipwrecked and Single story, the protagonist discovers the Shady Lagoon while exploring the island and finds a cure for the mysterious disease he/she caught from Spaulding. Inside the hut, the protagonist also finds old parachute ropes to use for the raft. The Shady Lagoon becomes a residential lot when the protagonist moves in, after leaving his/her first home lot, Castaway Beach. Later in the story, the other survivors also move to the lagoon, which bothers the protagonist and influences his/her decision to live among the natives at the Village Residence. The Shady Lagoon becomes a community lot after the protagonist moves out.