Finally, after 10 years of fighting we can sail home to Ithaca!
I'm going to disguise you as a beggar so you can see what your palace has become.
My name is Nobody.
Who are you!?
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 war was over, Odysseus and his men sail home for Ithaca.
MENTORS/HELPERS On Odysseus's way home, he receives help from many people/gods, including Tiresias (predicts his future), Athena, and Zeus (releases Odysseus from Calypso). In this scene, he's receiving help from Athena after he learns suitors have taken over his palace.
TESTS/ENEMIES During Odysseus's journey back home, he faces many enemies including Charybdis, Polyphemus, Poseidon, the Lotus Eaters, and more. As you can see here, Odysseus is trapped in Polyphemus's cave after he returns from tending to his sheep