The Perils of Penelope
It's been years since Odysseus left you behind. "I'll be back in a jiffy, honey," he'd said airily, twirling his spear. "Those Trojans will hand over Helen on a plate, easy-peasy. War? It'll be all over in five minutes, and it only takes a couple of weeks to go from Troy back to Ithaca. You won't even know I'm gone."