Is Your Character A Homo Superior?

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Homo superiors are characters that are generally better than human. That typically makes them bland and two-dimensional, like Superman and Legolas. This quiz will help you identify whether you have a homo superior and suggest some possible ways to improve him. It usually takes around 5 minutes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is this character (or species) generally stronger, faster or otherwise physically better than humans?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 2. 
    Is this character (or species) generally smarter than humans?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 3. 
    Does this character (or species) have technology that is significantly better than what the humans in your story have?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No/not applicable.

  • 4. 
    Does this character (or species) complain about human morality?  For example, he might criticize humans for being warlike or being insufficiently charitable.  
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 5. 
    Do you find this character (or species) generally morally superior to humans?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 6. 
    Are humans significantly better than this character (or species) in any way?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 7. 
    Does this character (or species) have supernatural powers, like magic or telepathy?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 8. 
    This only applies for nonhuman characters and species.  Does this character/species look mostly like a human?  For example, Legolas and most elves are pretty much humans with pointy ears. 
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No / not applicable.

  • 9. 
    Again, this only applies for nonhumans.  Does this character (or species) look exactly like a human?  For example, Superman.  
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No / not applicable.

  • 10. 
    Does your story include many members of this species? 
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 11. 
    Would readers find this character (or species) smug or arrogant?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 12. 
    Can this character (or species) polymorph?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 13. 
    This question only applies if the character is a nonhuman.  Are either of the following true about him?  1:  He was adopted by humans.  2:  He's otherwise very familiar with a human culture. 
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      Neither are true / not applicable.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No / not applicable.