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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) Ruins.

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

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

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

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

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

Question 2 Faster-than-light travel is:

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

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

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

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

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

(6) The greatest economic opportunity of all time.

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

Question 3 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) Aggressive and territorial.

(4) Peaceful, enlightened, and helpful.

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

Question 4 What is your greatest personal talent?

(1) My fighting spirit.

(2) My business instincts.

(3) My intelligence.

(4) My social connections.

Question 5 Given the chance, which of these careers would you choose?

(1) Military officer.

(2) Government.

(3) Businessperson.

(4) Religious leader.

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

(6) Professional athlete

(7) High-tech development.

(8) Professor in a university.

Question 6 Which of these qualities best describes you?

(1) Religious

(2) Entrepreneurial

(3) Cynical and pessimistic

(4) Disciplined and goal-driven

(5) Intellectual

(6) Fun-loving

Question 7 What do you like to do for fun?

(1) Study religious texts, and meditate.

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

(3) Quiet things at home or by myself.

(4) Work out in the gym.

(5) Play team sports.

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

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

(1) The city of New York, USA

(2) Ghana, west Africa

(3) Mumbai, India

(4) Wuhan mountains of China

(5) Vogelsberg region, Germany

Question 9 Where did you grow up?

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

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

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

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

Question 10 Which of these questions is the most noble?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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