#CleaningHouseNovel Meet the Characters Number 6: Nida Rhodes (Mama)

Sixth, in my post series about the characters in Cleaning House  – An Appalachian Contemporary Fantasy, comes Nida Rhodes.

1) Name/Nickname – Nida, Aunt Nida, Mama

2) Occupation/ Title/ Purpose – Centenary Rhodes’ mother, Unstable Seeker of Stability, Suppressed Half-Magic on Shakey Ground

3) Associated Song – “Straight Jacket” Theory of a Deadman

4) Descriptive Sentence, Phrase, or Excerpt –

Mama had grown her graying hair long and was wearing it pulled back in a loose ponytail further contained by an oversized white headscarf. Her black skirt lapped the bottom of her calves, her legs were covered by black stockings, and she wore simple black flats.

5) Quotable – “Sinful when you were a child. Sinful now. Why don’t you go back to where you were?”

Read more Cleaning House Meet The Characters Posts HERE.

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