Half Cyclopes, Half Serial Killer
- son of Poseidon and nymph Thoosa
- lives in solitude in Sicily
- lives off of flesh from goats, sheep, and humans
- youngest, strongest, and most powerful giant
- trapped Odysseus and twelve crew members in cave with boulder
- ate half of Odysseus' crew
- drunken by Odysseus
- speared in the eye by Odysseus after passing out
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