- BOOK 9 - FLASHBACK
- Cicones - men plunder, ignore Od (6 men killed from each ship)
- Lotus eaters - 2 men and 1 messenger explore eat fruit, forget home - dragged by Od
- Cyclops - stay on island nearby. Od + 12 men got to Cyclops cave (Polyphemus)
- Men want to take food and run. Od wants to stay for xenia
- Poly traps and eats men; Poly drunk, blinds him with olive branch, Od says his name is'nobody'
- Escape under sheep. Tells Poly his name and where he lived. Poly curses him!