Odysseus and his crew were on the sea for 9 difficult days. Then they landed on a weird-looking island which was actually a flower. After landing, Odysseus decided to make 2 people and 1 runner to go check out the island and also to see if the people living on the island were hostile toward them.
They found the people who inhabited this island and they were very friendly. The Lotus Eaters gave the 3 men lotus flowers as a gift for meeting them.
As a result of eating the lotus flower the person that ate didn’t want to go anywhere but stay on the island Odysseus noticed this and as a result, he had sure that everyone made it back on the ship and sailed off.
After leaving the land of the lotus-eaters Odysseus arrives on the island called Sicily. Odysseus' crew was quite hungry after leaving the island in such a hurry so they did some hunting as soon as they got opon the island.
However, the issue about this island they weren't aware of was is was a land of Kyklopes. When his crew went into a cave to hunt sheep they ran into the Kyklopes and it attacks the crew and they loses 2 men.
Whoever he must overcome the Kyklopes by outsmarting them and stabbing one in the eye where then he makes his great escape.