"And blissfully they lay down on their own familiar bed"

Some scholars have maintained that this is actually the last line of the Odyssey, pointing to ‘un-Homeric’ language and inconsistencies in the story as proof. Others disagree, claiming that the writing is typical of Homer’s style, and that several themes still need to be rounded off – what happens when the town learns of the slaughter; what of the Suitors’ relatives; and what of Laertes, Odysseus’ poor grieving father?