CALL TO ADVENTURE Odysseus leaves Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. The war lasts 10 years. Odysseus helps end the war by creating a large wooden horse. After the horse was over, Odysseus and his men sail home for Ithaca.
MENTORS/HELPERS Athena was one of the biggest mentors and helpers to Odysseus. She helped him out of many tough situations and also helped him get his kingdom back by disguising him as a beggar.
TESTS/ENEMIES A big test put in front of Odysseus was Charybdis, a sea monster who tried to drown Odysseus and his men.