The Twins Visit the Underworld Test
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to avenge the death of their father and uncle
The twins play tlachtli with the lords of Xibalba
they believe the twins won't survive the night
The lords put the twins in the House of Gloom because
with the help of the ants
The twins get flowers for the lords
will become immortal
If the twins survive
Ixbalanque shapes a turtle into a head
A bat severs Hunahpu's head but
Ixbalanque snatches Hunahpu's head
When the Xibalba chase the rabbit
burn them to ashes in a bonfire
The lords can't defeat the twins so they
awe the lords with their magical fire
The twins return to the underworld and
the twins don't resurrect them
The lords of Xibalba die in the twins' fire because
sun and moon are created
When the twins toss the two heads into the sky, the
indeed the two made such a (commotion) that the earth shook beneath their feet.
There's a strong chance that we're good enough to defeat the Xibalba, It would also give us a chance to (avenge) the deaths of our father and uncle
cut in the earth
The twins crossed a deep (ravine) with boiling hot river steaming below.
Nevertheless, when morning came, Hunahpu and Ixbalanque boldly marched out to the ball court and they (soundly) defeated the lords of the underworld.
The fiends exchanged glances and slowly nodded. The twins really didn't look very (appetizing)
There they were surrounded by hungry (felines), who growled and spit and clawed at them
But the twins found some old bones and threw them to the beasts. The jungle cats were satisfied, and the twins (emerged) unhurt the next morning.
Swift rabbit, strong-wing hawk and (agile) goat - at least one of every kind of animal - gathered around the brothers.
"Brother," said Ixbalanque, "sit still and I'll shape your (features)."
The lords of Xibalba talked and argued for a long time. Finally they (devised) a plan.
The Ixbalba sent an owl to challenge the twins to a game of tlachtli
The twins brought their own equipment to play the game
The House of Gloom lived up to its name as the boys spent their first night there
False - ants
The crickets solved the flower problem for the boys
The legend was that anyone who could survive a night in each of the six houses in the Underworld would become immortal
Hunahpu was not dead even though his head was cut off
The turtle made himself Hunahpu's new head
False - The rabbit
The animals and the twins devised a plan to get Hunahpu's real head back
The twins did not fear the fire because they were now immortal
False - Sun and Moon
The father and uncle's heads became the moon and the stars
House of Gloom
Their first night of lovely rooms began here
House of Knives
The twins almost were dinner for fiends holding sharp spears in this house
House of Cold
The twins burned pinewood and knots to survive in here
House of Jaguars
The twins survived by throwing bones to hungry inhabitants of this house
House of Fire
After dodging dancing flames, the twins only tied the Lords after staying here
House of Bats
Hunahpu lost his head in here
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