Travelers or Assassins?
Someone yelled that they saw land approaching, and the boat started to go even faster. Everyone began to work harder and faster, eager to get on land again. By the time they got on shore it was a few hours from sunrise. Odysseus and his men did not think it was that odd that they did not see anyone, seeing as it was barely even morning yet. They went walking around, looking for an inn to stay in for a day or two while seeking help on their way home. All the inns they came across had ‘closed’ signs. This they did find a little odd. Why were they all closed? Did they all fill up? Is there some big event going on? They started paying more attention to where they were, trying to figure out why all the inns might be full. As they wandered around, they saw many French signs, and they thought they saw the Eiffel Tower in the distance. They came to assume that they were in Paris, France (location). Eventually they saw a few people and hurried over. The people they soon found out were the guards at Élysée Palace, where the president lives. The guards were confu...
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