Odysseus and his men beach at the island of the Cyclops. Odysseus takes his 12 best men with since he is expecting there to be a company.
While Odysseus is exploring with his men the Cyclops is tending to his sheep he will soon be returning to his cave/home.
Odysseus and his men find a cave and they look inside and see food. They go inside and eat all the food. " We lit a fire, burnt an offering and took some cheese to eat." Then the Cyclops Returned and trapped them inside.
After being trapped for a night and a day Odysseus comes up with a plan and kills the Cyclops by stabbing him in the eye, All the men then quickly escape.
The Cyclops slightly recovers and he runs out and throws and big rock at the ship but misses. "Now he (Cyclops) laid hands upon a bigger stone and wheeled around, Titanic for the cast, to let it fly in the black-prowed vessel's track."