Told through the eyes of a young girl who is like a daughter to Penelope, wife of Odysseus, this follow-up to "Troy" captures the quiet strength and patience of a womans enduring love for her husband and the ensuing chaos as Penelope is pressured to remarry.
Many years have passed since the end of the Trojan War, and Penelope is still waiting for her husband, Odysseus, to return home. The city of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors hoping to marry her, thereby gaining control of the land. But when a naked, half-drowned man washes up on the beach, everything changes. Told through the eyes of Klymene, a young girl who is like a daughter to Penelope, this is a timeless story of passion, jealousy, gods, and royalty in the aftermath of war.