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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 is your favourite style of architecture?

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

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

(3) Ruins.

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

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

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


Question 2 If we meet any aliens out there, what will they be like?

(1) Peaceful, enlightened, and helpful.

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

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

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

(5) Aggressive and territorial.


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

(1) Religious leader.

(2) Professor in a university.

(3) Military officer.

(4) Professional athlete

(5) High-tech development.

(6) Government.

(7) Businessperson.

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


Question 4 What is your greatest personal talent?

(1) My intelligence.

(2) My fighting spirit.

(3) My business instincts.

(4) My social connections.


Question 5 Faster-than-light travel is:

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

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

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

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

(5) The greatest economic opportunity of all time.

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

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


Question 6 Which of these qualities best describes you?

(1) Religious

(2) Disciplined and goal-driven

(3) Entrepreneurial

(4) Cynical and pessimistic

(5) Fun-loving

(6) Intellectual


Question 7 Which of these places on Earth would you visit as a tourist?

(1) Wuhan mountains of China

(2) Ghana, west Africa

(3) Mumbai, India

(4) The city of New York, USA

(5) Vogelsberg region, Germany


Question 8 What do you like to do for fun?

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

(2) Quiet things at home or by myself.

(3) Work out in the gym.

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

(5) Play team sports.

(6) Study religious texts, and meditate.


Question 9 Where did you grow up?

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

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

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

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


Question 10 Which of these questions is the most noble?

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

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

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

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

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

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


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