Goes to see the world. Flies over Ethiopia - ruled by Cepheus
, and beautiful daughter Andromeda
. Cass. brags that her daughter is more beautiful than the nereids, so poseidon floods the city and sends sea monster. They must sacrifice their daughter to pay --> chained to a rock to be eaten by a sea serpent. Perseus goes to Cepheus and says I will save your daughter, but then i want to marry her (even though already engaged to uncle Phineus
). he saves her, then they hold a banquet and Phineus tries to attack with his men, but Perseus turns him to stone.
Perseus becomes the new king of Ethiopia, marries Andromeda and they have a son Perses
- Finally goes back to Argos w/ Andromeda
- Flying back - blood of Gorgon dripping on desert --> scorpions, vipers, over sea, puts seaweed to clean --> coral