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Mahi is the Goddess of Love in the Gunni pantheon. In some legends, Mahi is the mother of Kina.

Mahi was mentioned by the Radisha Drah in a mythological origin story of Kina in Dreams of Steel. In the myth, Mahi was tricked and seduced by an evil prince of Shadow who was wearing the physical appearance of the most handsome Lord of Light. Mahi then gave birth to Kina, who would later become an enemy of both the Light and the Shadow, and wreaked havoc among the gods and goddesses.

The Radisha's disclosure of this myth to Willow Swan, Blade, and Cordy Mather was recorded by Lady and is the only time Mahi is mentioned in the Annals.

Mahi and Mata may be different aspects or avatars of the same goddess. A slightly different origin story of dreadful Kina was recorded by Murgen in She Is the Darkness in which Mata, not Mahi, is the mother of the dreadful Kina. Mata was deceived and impregnated by Ranashya, one of the Gunni Lords of Darkness, who was disguised as Fretinyahl (the handsomest of the Lords of Light).

It is possible that Mahi is also recognized in the polytheistic Shadar cults as well, since they share many deities with the Gunni, but this was not specified.

Unlike Kina – a real entity about whom countless myths have sprung up – there is no indication in the Annals that Mahi was anything other than a mythological character.

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