On thrones she seated them, and lounging chairs, while she prepared a meal of cheese and barley and amber honey mixed with Pramnian wine, adding her own vile pinch, to make them lose desire or thought of our dear father land.
The men are all turned into pigs, and Eurylochus runs to tell Odysseus.
On the way, he meets the god Hermes, who gives him a magial plant called moly to protect him from Circe's power.
Circe gives Odysseus a magic drink, but it does not affect him and he threatens to kill her with his sword. Circe turns the pigs back into men but puts them into a trance. They stay for one year, until Odysseus finally begs her to let them go home.
Circe replies that they must first visit the land of the dead and hear a prophecy from the ghost of Tiresias.