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|“||In case what? Oh, funny. That's why we're here! So feel free to take a hike.||„|
|~ May telling Marrow to leave Robyn's rally.|
She is voiced by Kdin Jenzen.
May became a Huntress after graduating from Atlas Academy, and went on to become a member the Happy Huntresses (whether they were a team in training or not is unknown). Her leader Robyn became a well-respected and liked member of society, often using her traits to seek vigilante justice for Mantle citizens, including stealing from the wealthy to give to the impoverished. Her popularity as a charismatic leader and advocate for justice led her to run for a seat in the Atlas council, publicly voicing her opposition to her opponent Jacques Schnee as well as General Ironwood, who, after the Fall of Beacon, tried to maintain order through use of an embargo.
Robyn's popularity and public opposition to Ironwood and Schnee is noted by Arthur Watts and Tyrian Callows, who begin systematically killing Robyn's supporters in order to incriminate Ironwood.
Ironwood's plan is to use Atlas resources to build a communications tower on the floating Amity Arena, away from the Grimm, to reestablish communications around Remnant. However, because of Tyrain and Watts, Ironwood does not know who he can trust and keeps the construction a secret from the people, only haring the information with his closest supporters. This, however, creates tension when Robyn believes that the materials should be going to the people. She stops a shipment and demands to know what Ironwood is working on, but Clover Ebi informs her that the information is confidential. Robyn tries to have May use her Semblance to hide the other Happy Huntresses and attack the shipment, but Penny Polendina advises them against it, pleading for Robyn to stand down so she will not have to use force. Robyn steps down, though she demands that her Huntresses find out what Ironwood is up to.
On the day of the council election, Jacques and Robyn are very close in the polls, but most expect Robyn to win. Robyn and her Huntresses attend a victory celebration, and Marrow Amin, Ruby Rose, and Penny Polendina show up to ensure security. May is insulted by this, and tells Marrow to leave. However, the rally is sabotaged by Tyrian and Watts, who murder several of Robyn's supporters and frame Penny for the massacre. Despite Ruby and Marrow assuring Robyn that they were not responsible, Robyn grows angry and desires vengeance.
With Watts' hack, Schnee won the election. An enraged Robyn, in retaliation against Ironwood (whom she still blamed for the massacre as well as Mantle's state), began a more violent form of vigilantism, where she and her Huntresses attacked Atlas shipments and convoys, incapacitated the workers and guards, and stole the materials. May uses her Semblance to hide the crimes from view, creating an invisible barrier that keeps anyone from seeing their crimes. Ironwood, despite knowing that Robyn's intentions were good, requested she be taken into custody so they could negotiate. Even after Robyn is clued into what Ironwood's intentions are, she refuses to call off her Huntresses until she gets the whole truth.
After Robyn is informed of the truth, she temporarily sides with Ironwood to protect Mantle from a Grimm attack caused by Watts, and she, Qrow, and Clover go and apprehend Tyrain. However, after feeling betrayed by Team RWBY, Ironwood declares martial law. In the chaos, Robyn attacks Clover while Tyrain gets loose, and after a battle, Clover is killed with Qrow and Robyn framed for the crime.
The Happy Huntresses reluctantly aid Team RWBY and their allies after martial law is declared, agreeing to help them stop Ironwood. May is sent with Ruby, Weiss, Bake, Nora, and Penny to infiltrate the Atlesian Command Center to begin launch on the Amity Communications Tower. May uses her Semblace to sneak them all on board, and then commandeers a ship while the others activate their portion of the launch. They manage to escape the Ace Ops, but one of Penny's swords is stolen.
The group flees to Schnee Manor to aid an injured Nora, though May grows irritable about Team RWBY's desire to lay low. They state that they do not care what happens to Atlas, blaming their elite family on why they left to protect mantle and assumed a different gender. May coldly criticizes Weiss' suggesions for being an Atlas elite herself, and demands that Team RWBY choose a side, despite them explaining that there should not be any sides in their war against a common enemy, though May grows frustrated by Team RWBY's lack of disdain towards Atlas and the military.
May is cold and serious when around their opponents (especially the military), talking down to them and treating them poorly. To their allies, she is open and supportive, and will aid them without question, even if their actions are immoral or even illegal. When they finally open up to Team RWBY, May reveals themself to be jovial and playful, though mischievous as well.
- May has been confirmed to be the cousin of Henry Marigold.
- May is transgender.