In the story “Calypso, the Sweet Nymph”, Calypso was a beautiful goddess. She lived on an island that attracted everyone, it was her singing that made them come to the island. Odysseus came to the island with no men and no ships. Just him and the log from a ship that was destroyed. He was devastated over the loss of his shipmates. He begged Calypso to release him. She made him the offer that she would release him if he went to bed with her. After being on that island for seven years, Hermes comes with a message from Zeus the Calypso is to release Odysseus from the island. Calypso was very sad to let him go because she loved him. Odysseus apologized and told her he still loved his wife.