Our ship has brought us back to your island, will you please help us get back home again?
I will not help you again, I now believe that you have been cursed by the gods. You must leave my island.
Circe the Witch
I am Odysseus
I am Calypso and you will be stuck here.
Odysseus and his men land on the island of Aeolus, the wind king. When they leave Aeolus had captured all the stormy winds in a bag and gave it to Odysseus. His men opened the bag thinking it was gold and sliver and the harsh winds blew the ships back to Aeolus but he wouldn't help them again. The mariners went to the land of Laestrygones, fierce cannibals who bombard the fleet of ships with boulders.
The Land of the Dead
Odysseus runs to into another problem when landing on the island Aeaea, that a powerful witch owns. She uses her mishievous powers tricks to lure in his men into a trap and turn them into pigs. Euryolochs helps him avoid circes evil tricks so that he can plead for their freedom.
Sirens, Scylla, Charbdis
Will I be able to fight them off?
Odysseus I'm just here to warn you about the dangerous things you will face.
To appease the angry Helios, Zeus struck down Odysseus's ship, killing all his men. He eventually drifts to Ogygia, the island of Calypso. Calypso decides to hold Odysseus for seven years.
Odysseus and his crew member set sail to the land of the dead. Upon their arrival, immediately they find where Circe has directed them. Odysseus then goes to the Underworld and speaks to his mother's spirit. She tells him there that he is being grieved for by many. Odysseus is explained that his mother died from a broken heart, and other spirits came to speak to him. However, full of terror Odysseus gathers his crew and sails away.
Do not abandon me unwept, unburied, to tempt the gods' wraith, while you sail for home.
When Odysseus and his men return to Circe's island, Circe takes Odysseus aside to hear about the underworld and to give him advice. Circe warns Odysseus about many things they will encounter like the Sirens, Charybdis, and Scylla.
Odysseus tries to persuade his bypass Thrinicia, the island of the sun god, Helios. But driven by hunger, the men ignored him. And angered by the disobedience, Helios threatened to stop shining if payment was not given for the loss of his cattle.