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by Dan Simmons

Hyperion: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Hyperion? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The pilgrims often tell their stories after what?

Waking up
Boarding a new vehicle
Eating a meal
Fastening their buckled shoes and breeches
Q. The cruciform is a symbol of what theme?

Sheer creepiness
Q. Which of the following is a symbol of the ease of 28th-century travel?

The windwagon
The farcaster portal
The Consul's ebony spacecraft
The rocket-powered Segway
Q. The Shrike : humans :: _____ : a dolphin?

The octopus
The killer whale
The shark
The sea cucumber
Q. What color are Shrike's multi-faceted eyes?