Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

 

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..............................What?

 

..........My story?

 

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......Never mind…..It’s not interesting…..It’s almost the same as Susanoh’s one. ...........Do you really want to know it?

 

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...........Well....

 

....Well just a little bit...

 

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Remember it’s a short story indeed........

 

.....And I’m not good at telling stories...please don’t expect me anything.

 

...........Then, if you really want......

 

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.........So...

 

..Well.........

 

....................Err...

 

On that day, I was asked to go on an errand by my sister, Amaterasu.

 

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I was still living in the Celestial Plain.

My sister suddenly got into my room.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Hey, Tsukuyomi. Are you here?

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Oh, Ama. I told you not to enter my room without any permissions, didn’t I?

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Oops. Sorry. It might be so awkward to open the door of an adolescent boy’s room.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

We gods don’t care about the period of adolescence, I suppose. Anyway, why did you come here?

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Yes. Would you mind going to see Ukemochi instead of me? I have another thing to do today.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Ukemochi? She is the goddess of food, isn’t she? What should I do there? I’m not good at people…so if you expect me talking or something like that...

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

No, no. All you have to do is just eating dishes she makes and coming back here. Isn’t it simple?

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Just eating? Well...I think I can.

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When I arrived at Ukemochi’s house, I found many empty plates on the table.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

I think I was asked to eat something but…what are these empty plates?

I was just sitting awkwardly. Ukemochi came into the guest room.

Ukemochi

Ukemochi

Good evening, Mr.Tsukuyomi. Nice to see you. I’ll make dishes as soon as possible. Please wait here.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

......Sure.

I thought she must be particular about food, because she was the goddess of food, and wanted to offer me freshly cooked dishes. I decided to wait her cooking without complaining.

However, she raised her both arms to the sky, and shouted out of the blue.

Ukemochi

Ukemochi

The land, the sea, and the earth!! Give me the power!!

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

....!!??

Ukemochi

Ukemochi

Owww.

Ukemochi

Ukemochi

selijgjafbjilgebgh.......

ビチャビチャビチャ

Ukemochi started throwing up. Rice, fishes, and vegetables came out from all the holes of her body.

They spread all over the room. It was absolutely horrible.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

What…!? What’s going on!? Owwww........I also feel like throwing up....

All plates on the table was soon filled with a lot of foods.

Just when I thought I couldn’t stand it anymore, she smiled at me. She was still drooly.

Ukemochi

Ukemochi

(Panting)

Ukemochi

Ukemochi

Here you are, Mr. Tsukuyomi. Help yourself.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Don’t be ridiculous!!

ザクッ!!!

I killed her with my sword in the spur of the moment.

I thought I was insulted. Or rather, I just couldn’t stand seeing her ‘delivering’ the food.

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Oww...I may remember this at night and cry......

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I came back to the Celestial plain immediately and told my sister what had happened.

Surprisingly enough, she hit the roof.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

What? What on the earth did you do? Didn’t you know it was her best way to entertain you!?

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

But she ended up shitting the food through her arse hole!! Can you believe it!?

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Even if you’re correct, you went too far in killing her!

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Ama, you should have warned me in advance, if you knew her nature.

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

I’d never thought that you would kill her! It’s out of the problem!

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

I think you’re also going too far in accusing me....

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Ah, wait a minute

Why are you here now? You said you had some other works today, didn’t you? Perhaps, you knew all the things and just didn’t want to go to Ukemochi’s house, and so....

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Err...

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

What are you talking about? Do you doubt your own sister?

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

No way! I can tell it from your face!

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Shut up! It’s wrong! You’re rude! I don’t want to see you anymore!

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Ah!? I bothered to go there for you. I don’t want to see you anymore, either!

Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Okay, okay! You can go anywhere you want! Get out of here now! Get out of the Celestial Plain!

Tsukuyomi

Tsukuyomi

Shut up! I’ll go even if you beg me to stay here!

 

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.......It was our last time seeing each other. I came to the moon and haven’t go back to the Celestial Plain.

 

That’s why day and night are now separated. (Amaterasu is the goddess of the sun, and Tukuyomi is the god of the moon.)

 

I still remember my sister’s face at that moment. I’m sure that she knew everything.

 

Did she say she didn’t want to see me anymore? Look whose talking!

 

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..................Ah?

 

・ ・ ・ ・ ・ ・

 

Do you sometimes see the moon during the day?

 

Hmm...Well....just occasionally......

 

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.........In fact, I’ve been there to see her a couple of times....

 

Anyway, it was just occasional.

 

I’m not trying to justify my crime, but many crops like rice, wheat, and soybean grew from Ukemochi’s dead body.

 

Many people eat those crops now, don’t they? It means that I also did a very crucial role for the development of this country.

 

That’s the end of my short story.

 

Thank you for your listening.

 

They didn’t write about me in Kojiki, because the pages were limited.

 

I’m glad to see people like you.

 

I know I have the lowest profile in the great three gods (Amaterasu, Susanoh, and me.) If you remember me when you look at the moon, I’m very happy.

 

So...

 

Good night. Have a nice sleep.

 

Tsukuyomi

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