This is where the Odyssey begins, Odysseus and his men just won the Trojan War.
As Odysseus continues his journey his runs into the Cyclops Polyphemus. This cyclops traps him and his men and also kills some of his men. Odysseus and his men finally escape by poking the cyclops in the eye.
After they escape the Cyclops , they visit Aeolia. She gives them a bag of wind to help them get home. He does not tell his men about the bag and they get curious and open it.
Odysseus sent his men to go get food and water. They end up running into Circe and she turns them into pigs. Odysseus then has to convince her to change them back and they stayed with her for a year.
Odysseus runs into Scylla and Charydbis. He ends up having to hang from a branch to survive.
After 20 Years Odysseus finally made his return home to Ithaca. After he figured out everyone was loyal, He told everyone who he was when he killed all the suitors who tried to marry his wife and kill his son.