"You're the one who wants to go into the lion's den"
Daniel's Answer to the King by Briton Rivière, R.A. 1890
Public DomainDaniel's Answer to the King by Briton Rivière, R.A. 1890

The term "the lion's den" comes originally from the Old Testament story of Daniel, who was thrown into a Babylonian pit of lions for his faith but was protected by God from their hunger: Book of Daniel, chapter 6.