Athena, the goddess of war and wisdom, appeals to Odysseus and shares her hope for him to wage and lead war against the Trojans. She stresses that his valiant efforts will be remembered for generations.
The Greeks construct a giant wooden Trojan Horse and hide a select force of men inside. The Trojans believe it's a gift to the gods and decide to bring it inside the city of Troy, unaware that there are men inside of it. At night, the Greek soldiers creep out of the horse and open the gates of Troy so the Greek army can invade the city.