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

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

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

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

Question 2 Faster-than-light travel is:

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

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

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

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

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

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

(7) The greatest economic opportunity of all time.

Question 3 Where did you grow up?

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

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

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

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

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

(1) High-tech development.

(2) Religious leader.

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

(4) Government.

(5) Military officer.

(6) Businessperson.

(7) Professional athlete

(8) Professor in a university.

Question 5 Which of these qualities best describes you?

(1) Disciplined and goal-driven

(2) Fun-loving

(3) Cynical and pessimistic

(4) Intellectual

(5) Entrepreneurial

(6) Religious

Question 6 Which of these places on Earth would you visit as a tourist?

(1) Mumbai, India

(2) Ghana, west Africa

(3) Vogelsberg region, Germany

(4) The city of New York, USA

(5) Wuhan mountains of China

Question 7 What do you like to do for fun?

(1) Work out in the gym.

(2) Quiet things at home or by myself.

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

(4) Study religious texts, and meditate.

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

(6) Play team sports.

Question 8 What is your greatest personal talent?

(1) My fighting spirit.

(2) My intelligence.

(3) My business instincts.

(4) My social connections.

Question 9 Which of these questions is the most noble?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Question 10 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) Aggressive and territorial.

(3) Peaceful, enlightened, and helpful.

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

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

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