In ancient times, the Gods of Olympus reigned supreme over the realms of man. They were worshiped by the masses, with thousands paying tribute to each god for whatever they needed, whether it be love, a good harvest, or even the safety of a loved one in the afterlife. Considered the most powerful, the Olympians were just such gods. And Kore was the youngest of them.
Born to the union of Hades, king of the Underworld, and Persephone, daughter of Zeus and Demeter, Kore was sometimes considered a child of rape. The myths say that Persephone was abducted by Hades and forced to live with him against her desires. Persephone and Hades loved each other, in a way that only they could. Stories state that Kore (or Cora, as it is pronounced) was a name given to Persephone. Those stories are wrong; Kore was the name given to the daughter of Persephone and Hades, who was hidden from the world for the longest time. Not out of shame, but concern, especially from her mother about what the world may due to her.
As a child of both life and death, the so-called �Princess of the Underworld�, Kore was unique, even among the gods. The �second� daughter of the rulers of the Underworld, Kore was prone to a split-personality, deigned as two different deities in mythology. Kore, the Goddess of Blessed Innocence, and Makaria, Goddess of Blessed Death. Most stories omit Kore as a child of the two, even as existing at all.