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Which Flight Of The Siren character are you?

On a dwarf body in the √Čostray system's outer ice belt, scientists discovered a crashed alien space probe with a faster-than-light engine. The discovery triggers a race for technological superiority and political dominance like nothing before in the planet's history. How would you respond?

Based on Flight of the Siren, a social science fiction novel by Brendan Myers.

Question 1 Which of these places on Earth would you visit as a tourist?

(1) Wuhan mountains of China

(2) The city of New York, USA

(3) Ghana, west Africa

(4) Mumbai, India

(5) Vogelsberg region, Germany

Question 2 Which of these qualities best describes you?

(1) Intellectual

(2) Fun-loving

(3) Cynical and pessimistic

(4) Religious

(5) Disciplined and goal-driven

(6) Entrepreneurial

Question 3 Given the chance, which of these careers would you choose?

(1) Professional athlete

(2) Professor in a university.

(3) High-tech development.

(4) Government.

(5) Who cares? As long as it pays well.

(6) Religious leader.

(7) Military officer.

(8) Businessperson.

Question 4 Which of these questions is the most noble?

(1) The Soldier's Question: What are you fighting for?

(2) The Prince's Question: Who do you follow?

(3) The Merchant's Question: What is your price?

(4) The Gambler's Question: How far will you go?

(5) The Engineer's Question: What is your work?

(6) The Muse's Question: What inspires you?

Question 5 Where did you grow up?

(1) In a slum, among precariats and the working poor.

(2) In a middle-class suburb. No alarms and no surprises.

(3) In the lap of luxury. My family is rich.

(4) In an orphanage, and then a boarding school.

Question 6 What do you like to do for fun?

(1) Quiet things at home or by myself.

(2) Study religious texts, and meditate.

(3) Play team sports.

(4) I'm always working. I don't have time for fun.

(5) Play card games with friends, sometimes for money.

(6) Work out in the gym.

Question 7 What is your greatest personal talent?

(1) My intelligence.

(2) My fighting spirit.

(3) My social connections.

(4) My business instincts.

Question 8 If we meet any aliens out there, what will they be like?

(1) Peaceful, enlightened, and helpful.

(2) Aggressive and territorial.

(3) I prefer to think about what's going on down here on Earth.

(4) Dead. They will have destroyed themselves in war, centuries ago.

(5) Basically good, but also flawed. Like us.

Question 9 Faster-than-light travel is:

(1) Not possible. There is no point researching it.

(2) The most awesome trip an adrenaline-junkie could ever have.

(3) An engineering challenge: the hardest, but also the best.

(4) Very dangerous: the aliens are sure to be hostile.

(5) A way for us to become more curious, cooperative, and human.

(6) The greatest economic opportunity of all time.

(7) A religious endeavour: a search for the One-And-All.

Question 10 Which is your favourite style of architecture?

(1) Brutalism. Bare concrete walls, sharp corners.

(2) Solarpunk. White ceramic, stained glass, rooftop gardens.

(3) Mediaeval. Timbre-frame, stone, brick, and bright ornaments.

(4) I don't care, as long as it's clean.

(5) Ruins.

(6) Modernism. Clean geometric shapes, bright colours.

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