Calypso's suprised by the visit but extends hospitality before asking its cause. Seating Hermes, she puts before him nectar and ambrosia, the sustenance of the gods.
I bring a message from Zeus: Send Odysseus home.
You jealous gods! Can't you bear to see one of us keep a mortal of her own? Oh very well, there's no arguing with Zeus.
If I told you that there's heartbreak and shipwreck in store,would you trade immortality and me for that mortal wench?
Very well then, you may go
Yes, though she's nothing in comparison to your radiant self, I'd gladly endure what the sea deals out.
Calypso fell for Odysseus and wanted to make him her immortal husband and give him the eternal youth. But Odysseus didn’t accept her generosity – he was dreaming about going back to his Ithaca and his wife.
Odysseus finally meet Calypso, sea nymph
What the men didn’t know was that the nectar made you lose all desire of home and you feel really dreamy.
THE LOTUS EATERS
I never want to go home!
When the men met the Lotus Eaters they got some food and a drink that had nectar from Lotus flowers in it.