Retouch “the tortoise and the hare"
The origins of harass according to lexico.com, is 17 century French and Germanic: hater or hare meaning while paraphrasing “put the dogs on it".
Think of it as modern greyhound race, where the willing hounds all want the basket incased hare.
The property of which slayes and layes solely with the most proper and steadiest of racers.
For how else would you allocate all ones summoned cardiac abilities throughout a race.