Odysseus

Odysseus
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  • Aeolus and the Laestrygones
  • Thank you for blessing us, great Aeolus!
  • Take these gifts Odysseus, a fair west wind that will lead to Ithaca, and take this bag of stormy winds too.
  • Circe the Witch
  • No.
  • Circe please! Free my men of their trance! Please!
  • The Land of the Dead
  • Son of Laertes and the gods of old,Odysseus, master of land ways and sea ways,  why leave the blazing sun...
  • When Odysseus and his ship land on the island, they were greeted by the wind king, Aeolus, which, as a gift, ave him a bag of strong winds for emergency and blessed them with winds that lead them to Ithaca, Odysseus' homeland. After Odysseus' men open the bag of bad winds, the king refuses to help them again, thinking their voyage is cursed.
  • Sirens, Scylla, Charybdis
  • yummy food...
  • After sailing to Circe's island, the crewmen went to investigate mysterious noises, which were made by Circe to lure them. She then turned the crew into animals and put them in a trance after Odysseus came to try and save them. After a year of Odysseus begging, Circe turned the crew into humans and released them from their trance.
  • Thrinacia
  • IF PAYMENT IS NOT MADE FOR MY CATTLE, YOU WILL PAY!
  • Under Circe's help, Odysseus' men head to the land of the dead. Odysseus commits a sacrifice to get help of the blind seer, Tiresias. Odyseeus speaks to the ghost of his mother and his fellow crewmate, then finally speaking to the seer who gives him a prophecy. After hearing the prophecy, horrified, Odysseus and his men set sail.
  • Calypso's Island
  • Odysseus, please, stay!
  • Save us! Odysseus!
  • Odysseus' men sail past the sirens, towards Scylla and Charybdis. When they see the monstorous Scylla, the men panic and desparately oar away, where they find themselves near Charybdis. When the crew is stunned in fear, Scylla makes her move, eating six of Odyseeus best men, and he was unable to help them. Horrified and saddened by their sudden loss, they sail away to Thrinacia, the island of Helios.
  • Odysseus! Help us!
  • After the ship lands at Trinacia, the crew eats Helios' cattle, against Odysseus' orders. Helios becomes enraged by this. As payment for the lost cattle (and to appease Helios), Zeus send a thunderbolt that destroyed Odysseus' ship. He is the only survivor. 
  • Odysseus drifted to Ogygia, the island of Calypso, after his crew dying in Thrinacia. There, the witch Calypso kept Odysseus on her island for seven years.
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