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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 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) Work out in the gym.

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

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


Question 2 What is your greatest personal talent?

(1) My intelligence.

(2) My business instincts.

(3) My fighting spirit.

(4) My social connections.


Question 3 If we meet any aliens out there, what will they be like?

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

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

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

(4) Peaceful, enlightened, and helpful.

(5) Aggressive and territorial.


Question 4 Where did you grow up?

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

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

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

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


Question 5 Faster-than-light travel is:

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

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

(3) The greatest economic opportunity of all time.

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

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

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

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


Question 6 Given the chance, which of these careers would you choose?

(1) High-tech development.

(2) Professor in a university.

(3) Businessperson.

(4) Military officer.

(5) Government.

(6) Religious leader.

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

(8) Professional athlete


Question 7 Which of these questions is the most noble?

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

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

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

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

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

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


Question 8 Which is your favourite style of architecture?

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

(2) Ruins.

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

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

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

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


Question 9 Which of these places on Earth would you visit as a tourist?

(1) Mumbai, India

(2) The city of New York, USA

(3) Vogelsberg region, Germany

(4) Ghana, west Africa

(5) Wuhan mountains of China


Question 10 Which of these qualities best describes you?

(1) Religious

(2) Entrepreneurial

(3) Disciplined and goal-driven

(4) Cynical and pessimistic

(5) Fun-loving

(6) Intellectual


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