A new member unsettles and disrupts the normal flow for a group of survivors of suicide attempts, with disastrous consequences.

The story is told from a collective point of view, the group members as a sort of chorus (though individual members are identified, quite strikingly, by the after-effects of their suicide attempts). This has the effect of building a distance between us and Tenley, who is very much not a member of the chorus, and given the way things turn out that’s probably for the better. My claustrophobia was certainly given an uncomfortable jab by this story …