Popol Vuh World Literature Project
Updated: 3/29/2021
Popol Vuh World Literature Project

Storyboard Text

  • The hero twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, descend into Xibalba to face the challenges of the Xibalban lords.
  • Their first challenge is to stay in the Pitch Black House without using up their torch.
  • The second challenge was to survive the deadly hail and freezing cold of the Cold House.
  • The third and forth challenge was to survive the Jaguar House and Bat House, full of jaguars ready to attack and bats with sharp beaks.
  • The final challenge was to survive the Razor House, full of knives that move on their own.
  • The hero twins best all the challenges put forth in front of them by the Xibalban lords and finally arrive to face them in the ball game.
  • Where are you, One Death and Seven Death?! Do you hide from us?!