Mholo is introduced as a young Black women that has finnished her matric exam and has come to johannesburg to stay with her older sister. She is staying with her sister in the back room.
Mholo's sister is very conflicted and doesn't understand why Mholo doesn't stop reading and therefore shouts at her by saying that Mholo wont be a great mother and that she will have to marry a man that is happy with being starving.
After waiting for her sister Mholo decides to sneak into the back room to see if her sisters already inside.
After she found that the door was locked. She was waiting outside her sisters room when the dogs started barking at her. The lady of the house found her terrified against the door.
After she went out of the house Mholo waited for her sister to return home. When her sister returns she is very angry and frustrated that mholo didn't wait for her to come home.
When Mholo found that the toilet was locked she realised that the toilet wasn't hers and she went to sit on a bench to write a story.