Circe drugs a band of Odysseus's men and turns them into pigs. When Odysseus goes to rescue them, Hermes approaches him in the form of a young man. He tells Odysseus to eat an herb called moly to protect himself from Circe's drug and then lunge at her when she tries to strike him with her sword.
Sirens, Scylla, Charybdis
Soon after Odysseus landed on the island of Ogygia, Odysseus met Calypso. She soon fell madly in love with Odysseus, and she forced him to remain on the island as her husband and hostage. In total Odysseus spent seven years on the island
Odysseus traveled to the river land of the cimmerians. He poured beverages and performed sacrifices as Circe ordered him to do. The first to appear was Elpenor, the crewman who broke his neck falling from Circe's roof.
After they passed the Sirens' island, Odysseys and his crew had to search the straits between Scylla and Charybdis. Scylla killed one salior per ship that passed her. Charybdis is a Huge whirlpool that threatens to devour the whole ship.