Odysseus has to sail to Troy in an attempt to end the Trojan war. He doesn't want to leave because of his son just being born but he knows he has to lead his people to victory.
After 10 years, odysseus and his men finally conquer Troy and can finally go home to Ithaca.
After awhile they come upon an island of the cyclops. they have no rules and don't follow the gods. instead of greeting the men, they start to eat them. Odysseus comes up with a plan to stab the creature in the eye so it can roll away the stone. when it happens, Odysseus escapes.
Odysseus returns home
The come to an island of the sirens. The sirens sang a song that will distract people so that they can eat him. Odysseus told his men to tie him up. as he watched them sing, He knew what was going to happen, but doesn't do anything as his men are being eaten
There was an abandoned island by Zeus but is now populated by people. those people wanted Odysseus to stay, especially Calypso. she said that she could make him immortal if he stayed. Hermes the messenger god told her that she must let him go or she will suffer the consequences. So she let him build a raft for him to go home.
Odysseus returns home to suitors trying to take over the place. Athena turns him into a beggar to see how he wants to get revenge. Penelope said that whoever could string Odysseus' bow would marry her. No one was able to. Then the Beggar came and strung the bow and shot through the axeheads. Then he turned back to his own self and killed all the suitors. He then finds Penelope and they embraced. Odysseus finally got back home to his family.