Odysseus returns to Ithaca to find many suitors trying to marry his wife and many people plotting to kill his son.
"Let no one hear Odysseus is about." -pg 999 line 1156
Penelope is being pressed by suitors for marriage. She doesn't want to marry anyone else
"Every night by torchlight I unwove it" -pg 1005 line 1333
Odysseus has to find a way to punish everybody without getting outnumbered.
"Odysseus's arrow hit him under the chin" -pg 1009 line 1419
Odysseus decides to disguise himself as a beggar until he knows more of the situation. He tells his son and together they start planning. Odysseus is informed that they will be easily outnumbered if they don't plan well.
Making a comprimise with the suitors saying she wouldn't marry anybody until she finished weaving a shroud for Odysseus. So she starts to weave the shroud but during the night she unweaves it to give Odysseus more time
Odysseus corners everybody into a room for a "competition" and then kills them off one by one, punishing everybody who turned traitorous against him.
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