Michelle first appears when she arrives at her parents house for dinner. Afterwards, she asks her father Winston Furillo for money to repay Black Arrows leader Jessie John Hudson for a gambling debt. However, Winston refuses since he and his wife Darcy are dealing with their son: Nathan "Nate" Furillo, Michelle younger half brother. Nate asks Michelle if he could go with her, but Michelle declines, not wanting to cause problems for his mother. Upon arriving at Jessie's place, Michelle and Jessie get into a fight when Michelle tries to pay half of her debt. When Jessie's crew break up the fight, Michelle declares war with Jessie.
The next morning at the gym, Michelle meets James Logan who takes an immediate likening to her. The two have sex at Michelle's place later the night, but are interrupted when Nate arrives. After having a drink and talking with her brother, Michelle drives Nate home.
Appearance and personality
Frank is Michelle's older half brother and the new chief of police. The two have an estranged relationship.
- Michelle's storyline is a lot like Jake Mazursky's from Alpha Dog.
- Both characters are in debt and owe their rival character money.