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* Disney's ''WesternAnimation/{{Hercules}}'': The Gods are, by nature, immortal, and this movie is no exception to the rule. It is clearly stated that they're immortal, and can't be killed, and don't age, andů they don't seem particularly happy about it. It's just part of their lives. When Baby Hercules becomes mortal thanks to one of Hades's schemes, they are more concerned by the fact that he can't live on Mount Olympus because of that, than "Oh my! Now our baby will die ! While we have the incredible luck of NOT dying!". In this case, this is because we deal with characters ''born'' immortal, while most LivingForeverIsAwesome and WhoWantsToLiveForever apply to characters who gain immortality through some magical way.
* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': A Toon doesn't age, although ''mentally'' their spirit can evolve. Death is literally unknown among toons, may it be by old age or injury. They're crazy enough not to care about it.
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* Disney's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': The Gods are, by nature, immortal, and this movie is no exception to the rule. It is clearly stated that they're immortal, and can't be killed, and don't age, andů they don't seem particularly happy about it. It's just part of their lives. When Baby Hercules becomes mortal thanks to one of Hades's schemes, they are more concerned by the fact that he can't live on Mount Olympus because of that, than "Oh my! Now our baby will die ! While we have the incredible luck of NOT dying!". In this case, this is because we deal with characters ''born'' immortal, while most LivingForeverIsAwesome and WhoWantsToLiveForever apply to characters who gain immortality through some magical way.
* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': A Toon doesn't age, although ''mentally'' their spirit can evolve. Death is literally unknown among toons, may it be by old age or injury. They're crazy enough not to care about it.


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Some immortal characters are disappointed by eternal life, find it boring at best, unbearable at worst, and ''wish'', more than anything, to die. They are covered by WhoWantsToLiveForever. Then on the contrary, we have those who take advantage of their immortality, and enjoy it: LivingForeverIsAwesome. And thenů there are ''those'' characters.

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Some immortal characters are disappointed by eternal life, find it boring at best, unbearable at worst, and ''wish'', more than anything, to die. They are covered by WhoWantsToLiveForever. Then on the contrary, we have those who take advantage of their immortality, and enjoy it: LivingForeverIsAwesome. And thenů there are ''those'' ''[[TakeAThirdOption those]]'' characters.

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* ''Webcomic/KuroShouri'' features a whole society (and some main cast) of demons that appear to live forever and age slowly. That being said, they live in a world with few resources, so many die regardless from starvation, violence, and illness anyway.


* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Gems, being sentient gemstones, don't age, though it is possible to kill one by smashing their gem, and even then it's implied that [[spoiler: the remaining shards are [[AndIMustScream still somewhat conscious]]]]. The Crystal Gems, the ones who reside on Earth, have already lived for thousands of years, with their youngest full-Gem member being five to six thousand years old. It doesn't bother them in the slightest, and to them, their lifespans are as natural as humans having skin. None of the humans that know of them make a big deal of their immortality either.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Gems, being sentient gemstones, don't age, though it is possible to kill one by smashing their gem, and even then it's implied that [[spoiler: the remaining shards are [[AndIMustScream still somewhat conscious]]]].conscious]]. The Crystal Gems, the ones who reside on Earth, have already lived for thousands of years, with their youngest full-Gem member being five to six thousand years old. It doesn't bother them in the slightest, and to them, their lifespans are as natural as humans having skin. None of the humans that know of them make a big deal of their immortality either.

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* This seems to be a pretty common attitude among immortals of all kinds in ''Literature/PerryRhodan'' including the eponymous protagonist and his circle of long-term friends. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] on closer examination because this is a setting where "immortality" has been repeatedly shown to be less than absolute (open-ended lifespan, sure, but even SufficientlyAdvancedAliens and PowersThatBe aren't completely immune to violence or even sheer bad luck) and so opting out by dying would always be an option if they really ''wanted'' to; it's just that they're generally not in any hurry and so simply keep going on with their lives in the meantime.

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Tends to be the general mindset of a SocietyOfImmortals.


* The immortals like Hob Gadling in ''ComicBook/TheSandman'', who can be anywhere from centuries to millions of years old, tend to lead perfectly ordinary lives in the everyday society without making a big deal out of themselves. One recently-immortal who protests that he died is told by Death that he had as long as everybody else: one lifetime.

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like Hob Gadling in ''ComicBook/TheSandman'', Gadling, who can be anywhere from centuries to millions of years old, tend to lead perfectly ordinary lives in the everyday society without making a big deal out of themselves. One recently-immortal recently-deceased immortal who protests tries to brag to Death about how long he lasted is told that he died is told by Death that he had got as long much as everybody else: one lifetime.lifetime.
** Hob is the first to admit that his centuries-long lifespan hasn't given him any special wisdom. He's learned from his mistakes, but he's also had more time to commit ''more'' mistakes.

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* ''Anime/MaquiaWhenThePromisedFlowerBlooms'': A character who turns out to be a hybrid between an ordinary human and an immortal one upon his second appearance is quite nonchlant about his immortality.


* In ''Literature/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'', everyone alive is at least 15,000 years old, since birth and death ended in the 21[[superscript:st]] Century for unknown reasons. For the most part, they go about their business as usual, having engineered a post-scarcity society precisely advanced enough to let them pursue their hobbies without making life trivially easy for them.

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* In ''Literature/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'', ''WebOriginal/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'', everyone alive is at least 15,000 years old, since birth and death ended in the 21[[superscript:st]] Century for unknown reasons. For the most part, they go about their business as usual, having engineered a post-scarcity society precisely advanced enough to let them pursue their hobbies without making life trivially easy for them.

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* In ''Literature/SeventeenThousandSevenHundredSeventySix'', everyone alive is at least 15,000 years old, since birth and death ended in the 21[[superscript:st]] Century for unknown reasons. For the most part, they go about their business as usual, having engineered a post-scarcity society precisely advanced enough to let them pursue their hobbies without making life trivially easy for them.
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* The Twilight of the 24th chapter of the [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic]] fanfic [[Fanfic/TheCelestiaCode The Twilight Enigma]] has seen thousands of years, but shows no signs of ceasing her eternal duties as a facilitator of maintaining what she believes to be the optimal social structure for Equestria. The following quote about the original Twilight's objections to five statues through which the alternate Twilight can channel her five friends who have long since passed sums up her acceptance of her world: "I have no interest in debating it. I settled the matter to my satisfaction thousands of years ago, and whatever thoughts you have about it will not change my mind."

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* The Twilight of the 24th chapter of the [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic]] ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic [[Fanfic/TheCelestiaCode The Twilight Enigma]] has seen thousands of years, but shows no signs of ceasing her eternal duties as a facilitator of maintaining what she believes to be the optimal social structure for Equestria. The following quote about the original Twilight's objections to five statues through which the alternate Twilight can channel her five friends who have long since passed sums up her acceptance of her world: "I have no interest in debating it. I settled the matter to my satisfaction thousands of years ago, and whatever thoughts you have about it will not change my mind."

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* The Twilight of the 24th chapter of the [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic]] fanfic [[Fanfic/TheCelestiaCode The Twilight Enigma]] has seen thousands of years, but shows no signs of ceasing her eternal duties as a facilitator of maintaining what she believes to be the optimal social structure for Equestria. The following quote about the original Twilight's objections to five statues through which the alternate Twilight can channel her five friends who have long since passed sums up her acceptance of her world: "I have no interest in debating it. I settled the matter to my satisfaction thousands of years ago, and whatever thoughts you have about it will not change my mind."


* Disney's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': The Gods are, by nature, immortal, and this movie is no exception to the rule. It is clearly stated that they're immortal, and can't be killed, and don't age, andů they don't seem particularly happy about it. It's just part of their lives. When Baby Hercules becomes mortal thanks to one of Hades's schemes, they are more concerned by the fact that he can't live on Mount Olympus because of that, than "Oh my! Now our baby will die ! While we have the incredible luck of NOT dying!". In this case, this is because we deal with characters ''born'' immortal, while most LivingForeverIsAwesome and WhoWantsToLiveForever apply to characters who gain immortality through some magical way. Even more important is the character Phil. He's trained all the heroes of the past, which logically let the viewer understand that he's physically immortal, but he doesn't even ''mention'' he is.

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* Disney's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': The Gods are, by nature, immortal, and this movie is no exception to the rule. It is clearly stated that they're immortal, and can't be killed, and don't age, andů they don't seem particularly happy about it. It's just part of their lives. When Baby Hercules becomes mortal thanks to one of Hades's schemes, they are more concerned by the fact that he can't live on Mount Olympus because of that, than "Oh my! Now our baby will die ! While we have the incredible luck of NOT dying!". In this case, this is because we deal with characters ''born'' immortal, while most LivingForeverIsAwesome and WhoWantsToLiveForever apply to characters who gain immortality through some magical way. Even more important is the character Phil. He's trained all the heroes of the past, which logically let the viewer understand that he's physically immortal, but he doesn't even ''mention'' he is.

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