S: THE ODYSSEY
BC: ..EVERY JOURNEY MUST END SO A NEW ONE CAN BEGIN..
FC: THE ODYSSEY | ODYSSEUS'S | LONG JOURNEY | BACK HOME
1: "Upon the tenth we came to the coastline of the Lotus Eaters, who live upon that flower." "..but those who ate this honeyed plant, the Lotus, Never cared to report, nor to return they longed to stay forever"
2: ""NOHBODY, NOHBODY TRICKED ME" | i encountered Polyphemus, Poseidon's one-eyed monster son
3: The wind king , Aeolus, did me a favor. He put all the stormy winds in a bag and | bull's-hide bag so that they would not harm the crew | but they disobeyed me and opened it and they faced the consequences
4: i got of the ship and ran to Circe's hall but Hermes stopped me just in time to give me the plant that would weaken her powers
5: in the land of the dead i seeked to learn my destiny so a famous blind prophet told me "son of Laertes and god of old, Odysseus, master of landways and seaways why leave the blazing sun"
6: "Listen with care to this, now, and a god will arm your mind. Square is your ships path are Sirens, crying beauty to bewitch men coasting by.." "That is the den of Scylla, where she yaps abominably, a newborn whelps cry, though she is huge and monstrous." "and Charybdis lurks below to swallow down the dark sea tide." "dear friends, more than once man, or two, should know those things Circe foresaw for us and shared with me, so let me tell her forecast"
7: At last together again... this time forever
8: Loyalty is something that is earned over time i have the luck to have such a loyal dog and loyal servants | the faithful dog, man's best friend
9: "Believe in yourself our strength grows out of our weakness" -Ralph Waldo Emerson
10: these men must be punished for being loyal
11: ODYSSEUS AND PENELOPE | your love is my LIGHT, SUN of all mornings, FIRE of all my nights