Whilst on my raft, I was caught out by another massive storm, and ended up washed up on the shore of the land of the Phaeacians. The storm must have been very large judging by the distance it moved me. I was found by a local princess called Nafsica who took me to her father's palace. While I was there I heard a local storyteller reciting the events of the Trojan war and of the horse, which was my invention. I was very upset as I realised that it has nearly...
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The island that I washed up on is actually called Ogygia, the home of Calypso, the nymph who found me on the beach. She gave me immortality in exchange for my love which I accepted at the time. However, after spending seven years with Calypso I still wanted to get home to Ithaca. When I asked her to leave, she refused to let me go until Hermes came with a message from Zeus to release me. So I set about building a raft to carry me home and left when it was f...
I have just woken up on the shore of an island I do not recognise. After we left Thrinacia my fears came true. The ship was struck but a bolt of lightning, which killed every man on board apart from me.
After passing between the monsters I ordered the ship to stop at the nearby island of Thrinacia. Before we went ashore I instructed my men not to kill any of the cattle on the island as Tiresius had told me they belonged to Helios, the sun god. My foolish men however decided not to listen to me and went about killing the cows and eating them. I ordered them to return to the ship at once but I fear we may be punished for this.
Following the advice that Tiresius gave me, I sailed my ship between Scylla, a six headed monster and Charybdis, a dangerous whirlpool. As I was told by Tiresius, I sacrificed six men to Scylla as we sailed between them to ensure a safe passage.