Odysseus is taken prisoner by the beautiful goddess Calypso. He’s held on her island for 10 years, while on his journey the goddess Athena helped him. She asked Zeus, the god of all gods, for help. He then sent a messenger to order Odysseus’s immediate release. Calypso then let Odysseus go, however lead him to believe it was her idea to release him.
Hello?! Where am I?!?
Welcome to my island
7 years later
Let me go home
NO!! you will stay here with me!
Let Odysseus go!
Ok, I guess it’s time
“O forlorn man, be still. Here you need grieve no more; I have pondered it, and I shall let you go...” (88)