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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 qualities best describes you?

(1) Entrepreneurial

(2) Religious

(3) Fun-loving

(4) Cynical and pessimistic

(5) Intellectual

(6) Disciplined and goal-driven

Question 2 Faster-than-light travel is:

(1) The greatest economic opportunity of all time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Question 3 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 Gambler's Question: How far will you go?

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

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

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

Question 4 Given the chance, which of these careers would you choose?

(1) Businessperson.

(2) High-tech development.

(3) Government.

(4) Religious leader.

(5) Professional athlete

(6) Military officer.

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

(8) Professor in a university.

Question 5 Where did you grow up?

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

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

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

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

Question 6 What is your greatest personal talent?

(1) My business instincts.

(2) My intelligence.

(3) My social connections.

(4) My fighting spirit.

Question 7 Which is your favourite style of architecture?

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

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

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

(4) Ruins.

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

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

Question 8 Which of these places on Earth would you visit as a tourist?

(1) Wuhan mountains of China

(2) Mumbai, India

(3) The city of New York, USA

(4) Ghana, west Africa

(5) Vogelsberg region, Germany

Question 9 If we meet any aliens out there, what will they be like?

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

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

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

(4) Peaceful, enlightened, and helpful.

(5) Aggressive and territorial.

Question 10 What do you like to do for fun?

(1) Study religious texts, and meditate.

(2) Play team sports.

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

(4) Quiet things at home or by myself.

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

(6) Work out in the gym.

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