Be careful!! She´s a great and clever goddess (PG. 91)
Eurylochus, you will be group leader here. (PG. 92)
I don´t like this....
After getting blown away from the Laestrygonians Island, Odysseus and his men sailed to Circe´s island. Once they had stayed there for 2-3 days, Odysseus goes exploring for food.
Stay where you are, then, but I must go. For it is my duty.(PG. 94)
´Sir, do not force me to go with you. I know you will not bring one of them back with you. You will not return alive yourself. (PG. 94)
When Circe strikes you with her wand, draw your sword and jump upon her as though you were going to kill her. She´ĺl be frightened and want to take you t bed. (PG. 95)
In 3 days time, Odysseus sets his men out in companies of two to search for Circe in the woodsy area. Odysseus would accompany one group, while Eurylochus watched over the other.
YES! WE ARE FREE
Eurylochus and his group of men found Circe´s house in the woods. When they called upon her, she came outside and invited them in, but had poisoned their food, which turned them into pigs. She then locked them up in pigsties.
You will need no guide. Raise your mast, set your white sails and the north wind will blow you there itself. (PG. 101)
After having to wait for Eurylochus to tell what happened at Circe´s, Odysseus set out himself to get his men back. On the journey there, Hermes stops him and gifts him a special herb to stop Circe and her tricks.
As he comes to the door of Circe´s home, she invites him in, same thoughts in mind to poison Odysseus. Instead, Odysseus never got poisoned due to the special herb, and began fighting Circe off. She then asked to take him to bed, and promised to free his men.
FREE MY MEN!!!
As Odysseus and Circe lay in bed, she gives him a message, saying that his next destination is the house of Hades and dread of Persephone to speak to the ghost of the blind prophet Teiresais. The next morning, Odysseus woke his men and got ready for his quest to Persephone´s country.