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Agamemnon's son; he kills Klytaimestra and her lover Aigisthos as
vengeance for his father's death. When the gods meet at the beginning of
the Odyssey, first on the agenda is the murder and whether it
was warranted. This is no coincidence. See "Symbols, Imagery, Allegory"
For more on this guy, check out Shmoop's guide to Orestes.