After defeating the cyclops, Odysseus and his men are trapped on the enchantress Circe's island. They are stuck there for a year before leaving for the Underworld.
Odysseus travels to the Underworld to learn how to return home, risking his life by doing so.
Finally learning how to return to Ithaca, Odysseus leaves the Underworld behind.
On his return, the remainder of his men die due to the deadly sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis.
After surviving alone, Odysseus becomes trapped on the nymph Calypso's island. After seven more years, she allows him to go home.
King Alcinous finds Odysseus washed up on his shores and decides to help him return to Ithaca. Odysseus happily greets his son, who helps him kill his wife Penelope's suitors. After killing these men, Odysseus proves to Penelope that he has truly returned after 20 years away from each other.