Daphne is beastly in chapter 16 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Andromeda Daniel Chester French

A woman in chains, as Daphne is in this chapter, is often a subject for paintings and sculptures with an erotic content. I saw this sculpture of Andromeda, chained as a sacrifice to a sea monster, in the studio of Daniel Chester French (1850 – 1931). It so much impressed me with its power at the time that I bought a poster of it that looked similar to this photo, and hung it in my office at work.

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