The Greyeyed Goddess will keeps enemies out of the city if we keep the rock here
I should steal the Luck of Troy! The people would take the loss in a bad way and loose all of the heart that they have left.
The guards are protecting the black stone that fell from the heavens long ago. They called it the Palladium or the Luck of Troy. The men believed that as long as it was still there, the grey eyed goddess would keep enemies out of the city, so they guarded the stone day and night.
Odysseus wanted to take theLuck of Troy to get revenge and he soon thought of a plan to dose. And he captured the three princesses. He sailed away promising to be back in a month. While he was gone he was whipped several times and Helen helped him heal.
Odysseus is whipped by the men of Troy because he stole a gold cup from Nestor. Helen sees this and goes on to help Odysseus heal his wounds.
Odysseus steals the Luck of Troy, leaving the Greeks hopeful, yet the Trojans left in despair.