Telemachus is invited to a feast along with Athena, there they pray to Poseidon for good health, etc. Athena grants there wish since she is a goddess. Next Nestor ask them why they have come here, Telemachus says he is trying to find out what happened to his dad Odysseus and Nestor gets reminded of the Trojan War and tells him a story.
After winning the war, Menelaos and Agamemnon argued about what they were going to do next. Menelaos decided to take half the fleet to go home while Agamemnon stayed praying to Athena. On the way Odysseus decides to go back taking half of Menelaos fleet with him, Agamemnon ends up getting killed by his wife and Aigisthos who has been having an affair with his wife.
After the story Telemachus and Athena go back to the ship but Nestor offers them beds to sleep in for the night, Telemachus accepts but Athena says he will stay on the ship and watch over it. Nestor wanted to repay Athena for wanting to help Telemachus by offering a cow sacrifice the next day. After that he gives Telemachus some horses to go to Sparta with, his son Peisistratos accompanying him.