Gahiji is revered as a god by the fierce Rahode tribe, who call him the wild heart of their people. He came to their aid during the epic Battle of Flat Sky, when the Rahode were being slaughtered by their enemies. Gahiji appeared on the hills above the battlefield. The huge beast let out a great roar and charged headlong into the midst of their foes, with the Rahode warriors rallying behind him, their spirit stirred to wild ferocity. He saved the tribe, and now Gahiji dwells with them in a place of honor.
He hunts in the surrounding jungle by night but willingly returns to the palace during the day. Worshippers pilgrimage for months to bow before Gahiji, who they call the Honored One.