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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. At the beginning of Chapter 9, who is ushered into Capone's hotel suite at gunpoint?
2. What is the person waiting for Syrinx as she approaches the bungalow in the glade on Eden responsible for inventing?
3. When docking privileges are denied at Ayacucho, who is aboard the Samaku?
4. When the story shifts from Syrinx to the editing suite showing fifteen holoscreens along one wall, who is the senior news editor in charge?
5. For how long has Dariat been working on his plan to destroy Rubra?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kiera Salter consider Dariat to be a dangerous liability?
2. When the Admiral meets with the doctor at the Confederation Navy Intelligence Service's isolation facility, what is Capone doing according to the Edenists that are monitoring the events on New California?
3. When the Far Realm is readying itself to dock on Mars, what has Fletcher Christian finally been able to accomplish with several days of intense practice?
4. According to what Syrinx remembers Aulie telling her, what does separation generate?
5. According to Kiera, what is an indication of Dariat's true instability?
6. What is Al Capone's only requirement for the non-possessed men who will be crewing Capone's new ships?
7. What did the report from Darcy and Lori received by Gilmore indicate that Gilmore is currently researching?
8. What is the multiplicity made up of?
9. Why does Endron suggest that Louise, Genevieve, and Fletcher register at the new destination as refugees?
10. When Syrinx emerges from the jumbled trees into a glade with a lake, how is the bungalow she sees different from the other bungalows in Eden?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several habitats of crucial importance in the story, among them Rubra and Tranquility. Describe the characteristics and personalities of these bitek habitats, as well as the interactions of these habitats with their inhabitants. How do these habitats all tie together under Edenist principles? How does the affinity link impact a habitat and its inhabitants?
Essay Topic 2
The theme of loyalty is evident throughout the novel. Al Capone's loyalties, for instance, lie with himself and, to a lesser degree, Jezzibella. Discuss how the theme of loyalty is portrayed through the eyes of Al Capone, Jezzibella, Genevieve Kavanaugh, and Joshua Calvert.
Essay Topic 3
In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they impact the story's plot, as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what impact would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development, and the readers' involvement?
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