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We understand if you bear any skepticism towards these claims. The White Fang's tactics are admittedly, more aggressive since you stepped down as High Leader and became Chieftain of Menagerie. But this, this is no way to make our message heard.
—Corsac Albain, about the White Fang

Corsac Albain is an antagonist in RWBY. He first appeared in "Menagerie" alongside his brother Fennec Albain. He is a representative of the White Fang on the continent of Menagerie. His weapon of choice is a spiral dagger laced with either Fire or Wind Dust.

After losing the battle with the Belladonna Family Household and the loss of his brother Fennec as a result, Corsac is arrested by the Guards.

AppearanceEdit

Corsac wears a red hood that functions partially as a cloak, made of two pieces held together by yellow buttons and string. He wears a black tunic with two sections extending farther down than the rest at his front, and a hole is cut out for his tail. Both the hood and tunic have white trimming. He also wears detached white sleeves, bound at the mid-bicep and the wrists. Black gloves serve that function and attach to his middle fingers. His white pants are pleated. He wears black open-toed sandals with fabric extending up to his knees.

PersonalityEdit

Corsac is not too dissimilar from his brother personality-wise. He is a rather soft-spoken individual, but this belies the lengths he is willing to go to promote the White Fang's beliefs in what is best for the Faunus, which includes assassination. Unlike Fennec, Corsac appears more readily willing to follow Adam Taurus' leadership, despite acknowledging the questionable state of Adam's mental health. He acknowledges that Adam's leadership may not last very long, but believes it to be the best course of action, for the time being.

Like Fennec, Corsac is shown to be manipulative, convincing Ilia Amitola that assassinating Ghira and Kali Belladonna is necessary, and that Ilia should use her former friendship with Blake to help accomplish this.

However, after his brother’s death and Blake Belladonna’s rallying speech, Corsac starts to show regret, and to a degree, remorse towards his actions.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

In "Alone Together", he and his brother Fennec show leadership skills as they lead the assault and both are seen wielding spiral patterned daggers. In "A Perfect Storm", it is shown that their weapons can be loaded with Dust. Corsac's is seen channeling Fire Dust, which can be combined with his brother's Wind Dust in an collaborative attack.

Corsac demonstrates his strength in "True Colors", engaging Ghira, a much larger and stronger opponent, in hand-to-hand combat.

TriviaEdit

  • The Albains were planned pre-Volume 1 and were intended to be the original antagonists of the Volume before Roman Torchwick's role was expanded.[1]
  • Corsac is most likely named after a species of fox known as the Corsac Fox.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Volume 4 Directors Commentary 1:08:26
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