Signs Preceding the End of the World

by

Yuri Herrera

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A rotund man with ties to the criminal underworld who Makina meets in a steam room at the very beginning of the story. Cora once sheltered him during a difficult time, and for this he still owes her and Makina a favor. Accordingly, he sends Chucho to help Makina across the border.
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Mr. Double-U Character Timeline in Signs Preceding the End of the World

The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Double-U appears in Signs Preceding the End of the World. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1: The Earth
Immigration, Myth, and Identity Theme Icon
Family, Heritage, and Sense of Self Theme Icon
Gender Roles Theme Icon
Following Makina’s “longing for water,” she visits Mr. Double-U at the baths, passing the “proud, sanguine” sentry with whom she once had awkward sex.... (full context)