Strange - no, bizarre things are happening in Odyssey. And it all seems to be connected to one place - Novacom Broadcasting. The mysterious company is involved in all kinds of questionable schemes. And now the townspeople - maybe the whole world - are in danger. Whit's starting to figure things out, but will it be too little too late? Find out as the Novacom saga races to a startling conclusion!
The name Odysseus means something close to “one who suffers the pain of birth.” Indeed, when Odysseus leaves the Underworld, his journey is meant to symbolize his rebirth. While readers may enjoy the various challenges he is forced to undergo, they should also know that Odysseus and his men were delayed getting home because Odysseus refused to make proper tribute and sacrifice to Poseidon, thus angering the sea god. This introduces the idea of hubris, which in Greek mythology occurs when humans overstep their bounds. Thinking he was too great to have to make a sacrifice to Poseidon, Odysseus angers the god and delays his return home another ten years—not to mention losing the lives of his entire crew by the time he returns to Ithaca. The fact that he must disguise himself as a beggar represents his newfound humility.
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