Betting

Amaterasu、Susanoh

Betting

Susanoh got irritated because he was chased out from the country by Izanagi.

Susanoh

Susanoh

F*** you! I just said I wanted to see my Mom!

When he walked down the road, the alongside trees died and the thunder rumbled.

Susanoh

Susanoh

But anyway, I have to go now. I have better say goodbye to my sister before leaving this country.

He flew to the Celestian Plain. The ground wobbled drastically with his move.

Whooooomp!!!

Amaterasu heard the extraordinary sound in the palace of the Celestian Plain.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Wh...what is this sound? ...Earthquake??

At the same time, Omohikane ran into her room in haste. He was Takagi's son and a very clever god.

Omohikane

Omohikane

Amaterasu! Look! Susanoh is coming with a furious expression!!

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

What!? Is Susanoh coming? Something bad must have happened...!

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

I doubt he intends to attack the Celestial Plain. Oh, no...what should I do? What can I do to protect my country!?

Amaterasu rushed into the arsenal and put her hair up like men.

She put on a long beads necklace and a bracelet as charms. Plus, she also put on protective gears and brought a thousand and five hundred arrows.

It was the first cross-dressing in Japan.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Now, I'm ready!

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When she went outside, Susanoh had almost come. Amaterasu stood straight and aimed at him with arrows. She looked quite strong. Clouds were thick.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Susanoh! Stop there! Why are you coming here!?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Oh, god! Amaterasu, what a great attire...!

Susanoh was aghast.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Call me Highness!

Susanoh

Susanoh

......

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

You've been crying and influencing all the people terribly, haven't you? It's too late to come here!

Susanoh answered indignantly.

Susanoh

Susanoh

I didn't intend to cry! I just wanted to see Mom!

Susanoh

Susanoh

But, Dad didn't allow me to do so...

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Will you take it out on me!?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Not at all! Please calm down.......Your Highness. It's ridiculous.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

I can't believe you! Prove yourself not having any evil intentions!

Susanoh

Susanoh

You tosser. ...OK, so let's take a bet.

They decided to make a bet about the sex of their kids. The loser would have to obey the winner.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Why not? So please pass me your sword.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Here you are! Then I'll take your beads.

Amaterasu received Susanoh's sword and bent it three times with her bare hands. Then after washing them with well water, she started chewing on them.

Obviously she wasn't an ordinary girl.

When she exhaled, three goddesses were born from her breath. They were gods of navigations, called Munakata Three Goddesses. They're now famous for the fact that Japanese government has tried to enlist their shrine into the World Heritage.

Susanoh also washed Amaterasu's beads and chewed them. As he whiffed them, five gods were born. They were Oshihomimi, Hohi, Amatuhikone, Ikutuhikone and Kumanokusubi.

The oldest son, Oshihomimi, was the ancestor of the Japanese royal family, and the second son, Hohi was the ancestor of the priests of Izumo shrine.

Amaterasu looked all those kids and said,

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Three goddesses were born from your sword, and five gods were born from my beads.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hum. If I've had a bad intention, my sword couldn't have made elegant female gods. It vidicated my honesty.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Yeah! I won!

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Eh!?

Amaterasu didn't realise that she lost the bet until Susanoh told her, because they hadn't actually made the rules of the bet. Both of them totally forgot to do so.

But in the end, she believed his words.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Hmm...Sorry for suspecting you.

Susanoh

Susanoh

I did say so! In fact, I haven't decided where to go yet. Please let me stay here for a little while.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

If you insist. But don't bother other people, OK?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Of course!

However, Susanoh's stay triggered that famous happening in the sequels...

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