It is so many things at once. Force, primordial divinity, effect and cause, matter and motor, creation, beauty and power… It exists in all cultures, but it reigns in Polynesia. Where does it come from? What is it made of? Who is its custodian? Does it have a dark side? Should it be feared? What does it represent today for Polynesians? The answer is perhaps the question. Such is mana: It is.