Lyke
Field fairy…
Sicilian shepherds find Daphnis who is the son of the God Hermes and a mountain fairy and they bring him up. The God of the field Pan teaches him to make music. As the years went by, Daphnis grows up and he becomes an attractive and a talented young man . Although all of the fairies admire him, the beautiful and the jealous field fairy Lyke has a much more passionate love than anyone. She makes Daphnis swear that he will never be in love with anyone else but Lyke. In the meantime, the daughter of the king is also in love with him. Daphnis never requites this love because of his deep love for Lyke.  Unfortunately, the king’s furious daughter never gives up chasing after him. Finally, she finds a way to reach him. She puts some love potion into Daphnis’ drink to make him fall in love with herself. As soon as Lyke recognizes his lover’s betrayal, she gets so wrathful and she makes Daphnis’ eyes blind as a vengeance. After a few days, poor Daphnis passes away.