" Lets share a feast together as we did when you was a little boy."
" Journey to Sparta." "Seek further news from Menelaus."
"His boast was heard by Poseidon and the lord of earthquakes swung his mighty trident and knocked the earth out from under Ajax , who fell into the sea and perished."
" Odysseus lives still, though marooned, without a crew of oarsmen to stroke him home."
" And the other?"
" You jealous gods! cant you bear to see one of us keep a mortal of her own?" " Oh very well no arguing with Zeus."
" I'm not here because I enjoy crossing the desolate sea I bring a message from Zeus: send Odysseus home."
" But just before town is a road side grove, sacred to Athena. Wait there until you're sure I'm gone , then enter the city gate. Ask directions to the palace and when you've found it do not hesitate. Come straight into the hall and seek out my mother."