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Which House Of Shattered Wings Magical Faction Do You Belong To?

In a Paris devastated by a magical war and peopled with Fallen angels, alchemists, magicians and witches, safety is scarce--unless you pledge allegiance to the proper people... Find out which magical faction you belong to in this quiz based on Aliette de Bodard's THE HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS.

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  1. What philosophy best embodies your approach to life?

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    Never let go of what belongs to you.
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    Whatever works
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    Do what is right
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    Divide and Rule
  2. Your ideal banquet

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    Expensive dishes imported from the various regions of France, like shrimp from Brittany, pâté from the Southwest,...
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    Venison with cream-based sauces
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    An extravagant 23 course-banquet with dragon and phoenix, jasmine under the mountain, whole steamed fishes--and plenty of the best quality fish sauce
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    Simple fare with complex preparation, which highlights your cooking skills
  3. Your favourite animal

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    Mongoose
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    Tiger
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    Wolf
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    Dragon
  4. Your position on the use of magic

    A lady seeking knowledge of her lover from a wizard. Process print after Sir E. Burne-Jones. Iconographic Collections Keywords: catalogue no. 38008i; Magic; Witchcraft; edward burne-jones; wizard; ic; Edward Coley Burne-Jones (Wellcome Trust)
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    Magic should be used in harmony with the environment
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    Whoever has the most magic is the most powerful
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    People are too dependent on magic and forget what can be achieved with good old-fashioned manipulation
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    Magic is a tool like any other
  5. Where would you go on a holiday?

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    A castle in Brittany on a crumbling cliff
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    Any absence from the city is a lack of dedication to the House
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    Anywhere but Paris
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    Where my current worst enemy goes--in an unfamiliar setting, they will be less vigilant
  6. You find out someone has betrayed you

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    You forgive them, but always hold their betrayal over them as leverage
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    You make a painful, public example of them so that no one does it again
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    You cast them out.
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    You find out who they were working for, and kill them all.
  7. You must convince a powerful Fallen angel to join your cause

    Illustration for John Milton’s “Paradise Lost“, Gustave Doré (Public Domain)
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    Threaten their loved one and get their help only for as long as it's useful to you. Then kill them if you can, or weaken them if you can't.
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    You don't need to convince them: they already know that your cause is the righteous one.
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    You find out their darkest secrets and blackmail them.
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    You set them up to lose everything, and come to them in their moment of despair.
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