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T he S.O.S Council
An unfolding novel
By MICHELLE HOLLINGER
It wasn’t until the cell door closed behind him that Nod realized things
were far more serious than he was willing to admit. With the exception
of space on a bench occupied by Wilson, a lanky, emaciated man with
thick matted dreads, the seated areas were full. The only available
space in the crowded cell was on the floor. Nod opted to stand, leaning
against the cell bars.
“What you in for,” asked a burly white man with piercing blue eyes and
a large tattoo of a black woman on his large bicep.
“Cause one of my nosey ass neighbors don’t know how to mind her
own business,” Nod replied in an unexpectedly loud tone. A couple of
the cell’s inhabitants in distant thought looked up at him as he spoke.
“I can’t hold it no more,” shouted Tina, a petite, quite feminine look-
ing man with bleached blonde hair before yanking down his pants,
straddling the ancient, discolored toilet in the corner and violently
releasing his bowels.
“Damn, bitch, your funky ass got the whole place smelling like shit
now,” barked Wilson, who is apparently a leader of some sort in the
cell. His demeanor is laid back, but authoritative. A chunky black man
with severe acne is nearest Tina, who is so busy trying to clean him-
self that he doesn’t see the sign from Wilson that sends Fat Boy into a
The dozen or so men nearest Tina all back away as Fat Boy goes in
with punches, slaps and kicks, knocking Tina from the toilet, pants still
around his knees.
“But I tried to hold it…” Tina screamed before a kick landed in his face,
propelling him backwards as blood spewed forcefully.
Still standing near the bars, Nod’s instinct to call for the guards was
quickly shut down by a man seated nearby, who mouthed “Stay out of
it.” It was nearly impossible for the guards, whose office was a mere
ten feet away, to not have heard the commotion and pitiful screams.
As the crowd around the attack dispersed, Nod could see Tina’s lifeless
body curled into the fetal position; causing him to blink his eyes and
rub them furiously because for a split second, he could have sworn he
saw Shelby lying there.
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from cover to cover!”
The Sisterhood is a South Florida
publication like no other. Each month, it delivers information,
wisdom, insight and guidance with a singular purpose of
motivating you to live your absolute best life.
On its pages, you will not only read about tips and strategies for moving
beyond fear, overcoming obstacles, becoming fi nancially independent and
living the life you were born to live – you will read about women who are
who are doing all of that and more.
We will regularly spotlight powerful characteristics in real life women
because repetition is an extremely effective approach to empowerment.
The more you read about women overcoming fear, the easier it becomes
for you to do the same thing. The more you hear women talk about money,
building wealth and how they took control of their fi nancial life, the easier
it is for you to embrace prosperity as your birthright. The more you see
women checking dreams off their bucket list, the sooner you will check
important dreams and goals from yours.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The S.O.S. Council is an unfolding novel being written by Michelle Hollinger. Each month, a new chapter will be included
in The Sisterhood. To read preceding chapters, visit https://issuu.com/thesisterhood/docs/the_s.o.s._council_1.4.
THE SISTER HOOD | A PR IL 2017
THE SISTER HOOD | A PR IL 2017