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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. After Annette Ekelund talks to Ralph, what kind of cloud descends to form a physical barrier between the possessed and the living?
2. When Bonney gathers together the possessed to hunt and kill Dariat, what does Dariat agree to enter in Valisk?
3. Who transforms herself into a giant, winged creature to fly up to the spaceport?
4. Whose ship makes contact with the Mindor, a blackhawk turned hellhawk possessed by Rocio Condra?
5. What kind of ritual does Quinn conduct on Jesup to bind his followers to him?
Short Essay Questions
1. How can Gerard, Beth, and Rocio take down Kiera if they work together?
2. What does the revelation that Mzu's husband Peter was left on Beezling reveal about her motivations?
3. How is Quinn's deranged mental state evident in the bloody massacre of Dwyer?
4. Why does Monica press a gun to Joshua's back after escaping the basin?
5. In Chapter 9, how does the possibility of defeating Capone seem plausible?
6. What is the cliffhanger pertaining to Tranquility at the end of the book?
7. Why does Quinn torture the Christian priest?
8. How have the main characters of Mzu, Joshua, Liol, Samuel, Monica, and others grown by the end of the novel?
9. When is a person able to escape the Anstid?
10. How does Quinn's operations room evoke images of genocide?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose a character that Calvert grows to like and become familiar with. How does their relationship evolve?
Essay Topic 2
Hamilton employs bold and and effective language with some powerful symbolism. Choose an example of symbolism, briefly describe it, and identify the technique which it embodies.
Essay Topic 3
Describe Rubra. What is his role in "The Neutronium Alchemist Conflict"? What was Hamilton trying to accomplish by creating Rubra's character in the novel?
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