Odysseus and his men arrive on the coastline of the Lotus Eaters.
After arriving, Odysseus sends out two picked men and a runner to go learn what race of men that land sustained.
Odysseus's men were offered Lotus flowers from the Lotus Eaters, only those who ate the lotus flowers never cared to report or return to the ship. They were their like they were trapped and never wanting to leave.
After Odysseus realizing what's happening to his men, he first ties the rest of the men that he is with to their rowing benches on the boat so they too don't get sucked into the Lotus flower trap.
Odysseus is yelling at the rest of his men in great anger.
Odysseus and the rest of his men sail off to Cyclops Island.