The wife of one of Luke’s teammates on the Cobras football team, Jeremy Fincher. Luke grows close to Cherry while Nadia is at college in Michigan. He even starts making excuses to go to Finch’s house in the hopes of being able to talk with Cherry. One day, while Finch is out of the house, she tells him that a group of Cobras were at the house the previous night watching a video of Luke’s injury. Apparently, they were laughing, whooping, and playing the scene over and over. This upsets Luke, who suddenly thinks his teammates see him as a joke. As he thinks this way, Cherry asks if she can see the scar on his leg. He rolls up his pants and shows her, and after a moment, she stoops to his shin and kisses the scar tissue. Just then, one of her kids appears at the other end of the hall and sees Luke and Cherry engaged in this intimacy. Several days later, Finch and a group of other Cobras find Luke at work and beat him senseless, destroying his bad leg so that he’ll never again play football.
Cherry Character Timeline in The Mothers
The timeline below shows where the character Cherry appears in The Mothers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.