After visiting the god of the winds Aolis, that so happens to have helped odysseus. Odysseus tells his men to not open this mysterious bag. One their long voyage back they become curious and greety, and soon decide to open the bag. Them doing this sends them into a whirl wind of bad winds, planting them half way across the world.
Road back/ Return
After they get gusted all the way across the world they ship wreck on the island of circie, a beautiful goddess. His men end up getting turned into animals and he has gotten a message from hermes. The message told him to listen to the goddess and do what she says. So he eventually ends up leaving the island but he has to first go to the underworld and this could be a life or death situation.
Atonement/ New life
I missed you!
After surviving the underworld he washes up on the island of Alsinuous and finally gets told that the gods have granted him a safe passage home.
When odysseus arrives home in a diranged outfit. He has noticed something changed his own home is full of suitors and they are only trying to marry his wife and take his kingdom.
Odysseus has to think of what he should do and what would be most effective fast. So he goes around hinting to his staff that the great odysseus may be back and seeing if any of them are still on his side. He thinks things out very strategically and the old odysseus would've just ran to battle fighting the suitors.
Odysseus is given tests by Penelope and she knows its him when he can string the bow and knows that their bed that he made will never move. The suitors soon find out who Odysseus is and either Odysseus kills them, or they run away with fear. Leaving Odysseus and his family in perfect harmony ad peace.