Anna Resik was a young woman who lived in the nation of Zandia
in the early 20th century. Shortly before America entered World War II
, she was captured by the Church of Blood
and forced to marry the cult's leader Brother Blood
(the sixth). Anna adopted the name Mother Mayhem
and gave birth to Blood's son. When her son was still a teenager, Anna realized that Brother Blood intended on killing her, so she and her son ran away and traveled the world. Resik's reputation as a mistress of Brother Blood earned a lot of acclaim as well as a lot of wealth. She eventually married a second time to Yakeem Sota, the High Raja of the Muslim nation of Qurac
. Her marriage to the Rajah proved to be just as violent and abusive as when she lived with Brother Blood. Brother Blood manipulated the Rajah into murdering Anna Resik, but Anna's son avenged her death, and in so doing, fulfilled a seven-hundred year curse by slaying his father .
May Bennett was one of the worshippers of the
and was chosen personally by the seventh Brother Blood
to be his consort. Blood dubbed her "Mother Mayhem
" and used her as his right-hand woman.
Mother Mayhem initially believes that Brother Blood is omnipotent. She is a hostile, cunning villainess, and is the only person besides Brother Blood who is aware of the 's plans and schemes.
Mother Mayhem often went on missions for Blood, such as capturing Raven after Trigon's defeat. Mother Mayhem never questioned Blood's orders, but became jealous when he focused much of his attention on Raven. While Blood was in power, Bennett became pregnant with his child. After The Church of Blood fell, the very-pregnant May became a target of the Wildebeest. After the Titans rescued her, May gave birth to a baby girl, Jessica. May softened in the end, due to becoming a mother.
May is currently on good terms with the Titans, especially after they rescued her from Wildebeest.