Thirteen Steps in the Underworld
by Su-Yee Lin
Edited by Liz Gorinsky
Cover Artist: Sam Wolfe Connelly
Review by Sam Tomaino
Date: 29 November 2013 / Thirteen Steps in the Underworld / Show Official Info /
Every month, Tor posts stories on their website along with excerpts from novels, comics, and articles. They are free so I recommend you check them out. Each new story will be reviewed separately. This story was posted on November 20, 2013.
"Thirteen Steps in the Underworld" by Su-Yee Lin -+- A man, called "you" in this second-person narrative searches for his wife in the Underworld. The story is broken down into thirteen steps. Within each step, a chemistry teacher, makes lists to organize his thoughts. Very poignant ending.