Approach: On the island of Aeolus, the wind King gives Odysseus bags of wind to blow him home. But his shipmates open the wrong bag and blow them in the wrong direction.
Ordeal: Giant cannibals throw boulders at Odysseus ships. Then, Circe, temporarily turns men into pigs, and they cant travel again for a year. Circe lets them go after making Odysseus promise to visit the land of the dead.
Ordeal (Death): Odysseus travels into the land of the dead to meet with a dead prophet, Tiresias. He tells Odysseus to stay away from Helios cattle & gives him info about his future.
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Ordeal: Odysseus encounters sirens, and survives by strapping himself to a mast. He also survives Scylla, and Charybdis (a whirlpool).
Ordeal: Odysseus crew forces them to land on Helios island. They eat Helios cattle, anger him, & Zeus sinks the ship. Odysseus is the only one to survive, he makes it to Calypsos island and is stuck there for 7 years.
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Reward: Odysseus goes home, Athena descises him as a beggar, after his reunion with his son. Odysseus stays with a pig farmer for a night. And he has a plan for the over 100 men that are going to be going for Penelope.