Ordeal

Ohnamuchi,Susanoh

Ordeal

Next morning...

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hey, Suseri! Is breakfast ready?

Susanoh called Suseri from the dining room as usual. Instead of her, Ohnamuchi wearing an apron appeared from the kitchen.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Good morning, Mr.Susanoh. Here you are!

Susanoh

Susanoh

Eh? Did you make it? Oh, Gosh! What a sissy man!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

I used to be trained by my brothers.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Apparently he could survive the room. He's done so to speak the first stage. He seems more competitive than I expected, but he still looks weak...

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hey, could you sleep well?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Yes, very well. Thank you for asking.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Good for you. ......Oh! This meal is quite good!

Ohnamuchi chuckled.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

I'm honored.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hum! I'll let you use another room tonight.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Really? Thank you, sir.

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Then at night...

There were a lot of buzzing sounds in the room.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

I'm not a bee expert but I know this one at least! They are vespids!!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Err...what is this room?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Eh? Can't you see? It is a guest room of bees and worms. You can use the bed today. Make yourself at home!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Oh....That's true. I was distracted by the big bees, but there are also a lot of worms on the floor...

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

You are so kind, Mr.Susanoh. It is very luxurious to sleep next to worms!

Susanoh

Susanoh

They have strong poisons which might kill you only with one sting.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Oh...I see. I might sleep very very deep....I'm glad to hear that.

Susanoh

Susanoh

See you tomorrow, if we can.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

See you. Good night, Mr.Susanoh.

Susanoh went out of the room.

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Ohnamuchi

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Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Gaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!

 

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

He must know what happened with his daughter!! Definitely he knows that!! He will kill me!!

Ohnamuchi fell on his knees.

Though he tentatively swang the scarf of snakes, nothing happened.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

I know...

When Ohnamuchi got stuck in front of the room, someone called him from behind. It was Suseri again.

Suseri

Suseri

Ohnamuchi.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Suseri! Good to see you. In fact I expected you to come here and give something useful!

She chuckled.

Suseri

Suseri

You're funny. Anyway sorry for my Dad. I brought the scarf for bees and worms today. How to use is almost the same as yesterday.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Thanks a lot! I really really love you!

Suseri

Suseri

I love you too. Good night.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Good night.

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The next morning...

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hey! Breakfast please!

Susanoh called with more frightening voice than usual, because he thought Ohnamuchi would appear from the kitchen again. However, Suseri replied.

Suseri

Suseri

Here you are, Papa.

He became a bit anxious.

Susanoh

Susanoh

He....hey! Where is the sissy man? Did he die?

Suseri

Suseri

No kidding. These dishes were made by him.

Susanoh

Susanoh

I relieved to hear tha.....No, It doesn't matter.

Ohnamuchi came into the dining room. He was wearing the apron again.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Don't you have any male pride or something like that?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Good morning, Mr.Susanoh. Here you are the miso soup.

Susanoh

Susanoh

I didn't think you could survive the room. You seem quite tough. ....and this soup is good too.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Thank you for your compliment. By the way, do you like soy sauce or brown sauce with the fried egg?

Susanoh

Susanoh

I like brown.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Here you are.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Thanks.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

I prefer soy sauce. But salt and olive oil also do well with fried eggs. Especially pink salt is good.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Who knows? I don't have any posh things like that!

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hmm...It's quite tricky to talk with him.

When Susanoh finished the breakfast, he called Ohnamuchi.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hey, sissy man! How about going out together today?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Oh! You and me?

Will you tell me something special to attack my brothers?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Something like that.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

That sounds great! I'll willingly accompany you!

Ohnamuchi jumped with joy.

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In the afternoon...

It was a desolate field. The wind blew tumbleweeds like in the scenes of Westerns.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Err...Where are we now?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Eh? Can't you see? It is a heath.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Yes. Definitely. It is nothing but a heath. It's a good place to teach the esoteric technique, isn't it?

Susanoh

Susanoh

Sissy man, look!

Susanoh bended a bow. He released the arrow with a small block of metal. It made a high sound when it flew in the air.They used this type of arrows as signals in the war.

Ohnamuchi couldn't find where Susanoh was aiming. He just looked far away. Then he loosed the arrow.

The arrow flew rapidly with a loud sound and went out of their sight.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Wow!! Your archery skill is so good! Will you teach me how to do that? I have to admit that I'm not a person for hand-in-hand combat, but I think I could do well with archery. It is quite useful if you have such type of person in your group and...

Susanoh

Susanoh

Bollocks! Go and fetch the arrow.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

.......What?

Susanoh

Susanoh

I said go and fetch the arrow! Can't you hear me?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Eww.....What a nice idea...!

Ohnamuchi didn't feel motivated, because he had thought it was the opportunity to know the esoteric technique. Susanoh hinted.

Susanoh

Susanoh

If you could this task................I might think about the marriage of you and Suseri.

Suddenly Ohnamuchi looked at him with his sparkling eyes.

Susanoh

Susanoh

What the hell...!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Dad!!

Susanoh

Susanoh

I never allowed you to call me Dad, did I? Go and take it as soon as you can!!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Yes! My pleasure!

Ohnamuchi went into the field briskly. At the same time, Susanoh fired the grasses between him and Ohnamuchi.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

What? What are you doing?

As Ohnamuchi turned around, Susanoh had already started going back home. He grinned.

Susanoh

Susanoh

Hey, sissy man! You can't get Suseri's help today. If you want to survive, you have to manage it by yourself!

Ohnamuchi was stunned but he could't stand still because the fire came close to him soon.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Mr.Susanoh...! Shit! Can you see through everything? ......I'll bring the arrow!! I'll definitely bring it! Please don't forget your words!!

Ohnamuchi ran towards the arrow. He couldn't look Susanoh anymore because of the fire. Unfortunately there was tail wind. He was surrounded by the fire before he had known it.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Shit! I can't escape!

Small fire grew and got closed to him. It was a terrible pinch.
Then he heard an unexpected cute sound.

Mouse

Mouse

Squeak-squeak!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Yes, I need to have a narrow squeak!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

....What? Is it a mouse?

When he looked towards the sound, there was a small mouse. It seemed to talk to him heartily.

Mouse

Mouse

Squeak!! Inside is fluffy, outside is squidgy! Inside is fluffy, outside is squidgy!

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

What is it? I'm busy now....Inside is fluffy and outside is squidgy?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

..............Swear words?

Mouse

Mouse

Squeak!!

Apparently he was wrong.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Oh, am I wrong?

Mouse

Mouse

Squeak-squeak!

The fire got closer to them. The mouse was still enthusiastic. It proceeded forward with looking back at the fire and Ohnamuchi.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Is it showing me to follow it?

Just when he took his first step, his foot sank into the ground. Then....

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!

He fell into a big hole like in an old-fashioned comedy.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Ouch! What a big hole it is! Did the mouse try to tell about this? Who could learn it just with those weird words?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Anyway I can stay here until the fire disappears.

While he was lying in the hole, the mouse came again and squeaked. It was holding a long stick. It seemed quite heavy for a small mouse.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

Thank you for your help. I really appreciate you. What's the stick? ....Oh! It is that arrow? Did you also fetch the arrow for me?

Mouse

Mouse

Squeak-squeak!

The mouse looked confident. Ohnamuchi found that the feather of the arrow was terribly bitten by the mouse. He giggled.

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

You ate the feather, didn't you?

Ohnamuchi

Ohnamuchi

But I think it still works. Thank you.

After Ohnamuchi stroked it gently, it disappeared to its den sheepishly.

He decided to stay in the hole overnight.

The battle between Ohnamuchi and Susanoh continues to next episode...


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