"Across the bay from the land of the Cyclopes is a lush, deserted island. Odysseus and his crew land on the island in a dense fog and spend days feasting on wine and wild goats and observing the mainland, where the Cyclopes live. On the third day, Odysseus and his company of men set out to learn if the Cyclopes are friends or foes." 68-73
No! We need to see who he is, and what it likes.
"Why not take these cheeses, get them stowed, come back,throw open all the pens, and make a run for it?We’ll drive the kids and lambs aboard. We say put out again on good salt water!" 126-129
"Neither reply nor pity came from him, but in one stride he clutched at my companions and caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat their brains out, spattering the floor." 191-194
"straight forward they sprinted, lifted it, and rammed it deep in his crater eye, and I leaned on it turning it as a shipwright turns a drill in planking, having men below to swing the two-handled strap that spins it in the groove." 290-295
"I tied them silently together, twining cords of willow from the ogre’s bed; then slung a man under each middle one to ride there safely, shielded left and right. So three sheep could convey each man. I took the woolliest ram, the choicest of the flock, and hung myself under his kinky belly, pulled up tight, with fingers twisted deep in sheepskin ringlets for an iron grip."337-345
"I hushed them, jerking head and eyebrows up, and in a low voice told them: Load this herd; move fast, and put the ship’s head toward the breakers." 383-385