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Texas. You understand what I’m saying?” “I don’t think he hear you,” another voice said. “Nod your head if you hear me, so I don’t have to hurt you again.” Michael found that he could nod. “See, he hear me all right. You go back to Texas, there be no more trouble.” The voices, still laughing, moved away. When he could no longer hear them, Michael rolled onto his side. He reached between his legs, and his hand came away covered with thin, sticky brown fl uid. He sniff ed at it. Coca-Cola. The empty plastic bottle lay a few feet away. For a second he was giddy with relief, then he began to feel the pain—in his raw chin, in his ribs and stomach, in his temple, in the sockets of his arms. He pulled up his pants and looked around to see if there had been any witnesses. The streets were empty. He saw Denise’s car, thought of her sitting inside a few feet away while they worked him over, and the image was so humiliating that he had to push it away. He got in his car and locked the doors and started the engine. Then, as he was backing
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