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* In ''Series/BabylonFive'', all the [[{{Precursors}} First Ones]] are immortal, and thus [[TimeAbyss immeasurably old]]. But Lorien, the guy they all kowtow to, is the first lifeform to achieve sapience in the Milky Way galaxy. He is nothing less than ''[[SpellMyNameWithAThe THE]]'' First One, and essentially a God for atheists.

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* In ''Series/BabylonFive'', all the [[{{Precursors}} First Ones]] are functionally immortal, and thus [[TimeAbyss immeasurably old]]. But Lorien, the guy they all kowtow to, is the first lifeform to achieve sapience in the Milky Way galaxy. He is nothing less than ''[[SpellMyNameWithAThe THE]]'' First One, and essentially a God for atheists.the first lifeform to achieve sapience in the Milky Way galaxy. The other First Ones are billions of years older than any of the current "younger" races, to the point of being [[SufficientlyAdvancedAlien borderline godlike]]. But to Lorien, they're still children.


** Ao is the oldest being of the Forgotten Realms (as far as we know), though his status as omnipresent makes that claim kinda ambiguous. Shar and Selune claim is far more concise, since they were the first gods created.

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** In the Forgotten Realms, Ao is the oldest known being of on the Forgotten Realms (as far as Material Plane (he might be outmatched by Primordials or Obyriths, we know), though his status as omnipresent makes that claim kinda ambiguous. don't really know). Following him, were Shar (goddess of night, darkness and Selune claim is far more concise, since they nihilism) and Selûne (goddess of light, the moon, and [[OddJobGods lycanthropes]] born from the creation leftovers in the Astral Sea. Following them, were the first gods created.their daughters, Chauntea, goddess of life, and Mystryl, (the first) goddess of magic.

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* In ''ComicBook/DemonKnights'', the immortals Xanadu and Jason Blood are wandering after the fall of Camelot and wind up in a bar where Sir Ystin, the Shining Knight, is hold up. Ystin is thousands of years old and thinks these two pups are upstarts and starts insulting them in a language long since dead. Ystin in turn is the beloved of the Amazon warrior, Exoristos who is even older than Ystin and sometimes patronizes the Shining Knight. Then there's ComicBook/VandalSavage who's so old that his dad isn't even considered human on the evolutionary scale and he's initially just happy to travel with these "kids" as it might be something fun to do.


* All the [[MoeAnthropomorphism characters]] in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' are old, but most are maybe a thousand. China is over four thousand and was the contemporary of several other nations who have since died.

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* All Most of the [[MoeAnthropomorphism characters]] in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' are old, but most are maybe a thousand.thousand or two. China is over four thousand and was the contemporary of several other nations who have since died.


* In ''Videogame/ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura'', the Silver Lady is considered incomprehensibly ancient even by the oldest of elves and dwarves. [[spoiler:The very much alive Nashrudin]] was considered incomprehensibly ancient at the time when a certain annoying little Silver child kept bothering him.

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* In ''Videogame/ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura'', the Silver Lady is considered incomprehensibly ancient even by the oldest of elves and dwarves. [[spoiler:The very much alive Nashrudin]] Nasrudin]] was considered incomprehensibly ancient at the time when a certain annoying little Silver child kept bothering him.


** In [[Series/{{Highlander}} the series]], it's implied that however old you are the first time you "die", you're stuck looking that age. Presumably, Ramirez was in his fifties the first time.

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* [[http://www.gregegan.net/BORDER/Complete/Border.html "Border Guards"]] by Creator/GregEgan is set 7500-odd years after humans achieved immortality through BrainUploading. Jamil and his fellow quantum soccer players are in the neighbourhood of 1000 years old, except for Margit, who's a TimeAbyss and one of the one-in-a-million humans who remembers what it was like when people died.

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*** Specifically, it has been established in the show that the universe will burnt out, collapse and undergo a Big Crunch (and subsequently another Big Bang), sometime after the year 100,000,000,000,000 (100 trillion) CE. Even the Face of Boe has nothing on Me's lifespan.

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* ''ComicBook/CaballisticsInc'': Solomon Ravne is several hundred years old, having extended his life through {{Blood Bath}}s and other dark magic. However, his "father", [[spoiler:Ethan Kostabi]], is revealed at the end of the series to be [[spoiler:a FallenAngel created at the dawn of time who has been walking the Earth for at least two thousand years.]]


This way you can have age contrasts and generational tropes between people when all of them are really old. After all, it's hard to pull off ThePatriarch in a family of immortals unless you're a good deal older than the rest. It can also be used for comedy or misdirection if the oldest ''looks'' the youngest.



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', [[BadassGrandpa Hudson]] is obviously older than the rest of the Gargoyles, and Gargoyles have a really long lifespan.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', [[BadassGrandpa Hudson]] Hudson is obviously older than the rest of the Gargoyles, and Gargoyles have a really long lifespan.



** We don't even know if there's ''any'' upper limit for [[OurSoulsAreDifferent spark lifespan]], but Cybertronians can last millions of years if they take care of themselves. Especially old protagonists tend to be BadassGrandpa / OldSoldier types. We've got Kup from ''[[Franchise/TransformersGeneration1 Generation 1]]'', Ratchet (and other Great War veterans) in ''[[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Animated]]'', and Jetfire from [[Film/{{Transformers}} the film series]]. Jetfire was only showing his age due to lack of energon, but he was still established as much older than the average Cybertronian.

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** We don't even know if there's ''any'' upper limit for [[OurSoulsAreDifferent spark lifespan]], but Cybertronians can last millions of years if they take care of themselves. Especially old protagonists ones tend to be BadassGrandpa / be OldSoldier types. We've got Kup from ''[[Franchise/TransformersGeneration1 Generation 1]]'', Ratchet (and other Great War veterans) in ''[[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Animated]]'', and Jetfire from [[Film/{{Transformers}} the film series]]. Jetfire was only showing his age due to lack of energon, but he was still established as much older than the average Cybertronian.

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** Ao is the oldest being of the Forgotten Realms (as far as we know), though his status as omnipresent makes that claim kinda ambiguous. Shar and Selune claim is far more concise, since they were the first gods created.

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', though Immortals are technically all older than recorded history, they usually reset their identities about every 200 years to avoid going insane with boredom. Pandora Raven, however, prior to her most recent reset, held on to an identity for what can be inferred as being over 599 years which made her in some sense the oldest known Immortal.


* In Creator/SergeyLukyanenko's ''Literature/NightWatch'', the [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Others]]' aging process slows down to an immeasurable crawl after Initiation (except for children who continue to age until maturity). The most powerful Others can expect to live for millennia, and even the weakest Others can expect at least a few centuries. The head of the Moscow Night Watch is named Gesar. If we are to assume that he is the same Gesar as described in the ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_of_King_Gesar Epic of King Gesar]]'', then he would be at least 800 years old. The novels imply that he's even older than that, having fought the Dark Others in the time before the [[BindingAncientTreaty Grand Treaty]]. He is familiar with a much older Other named [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rostam Rustam]], who had since retreated into the Twilight. Rustam knew Merlin, one of the most powerful Others in history. Gesar's ArchNemesis Zabulon is also pretty old, although his age is never stated or even hinted (he's implied to be either English or Irish although later revealed to be [[spoiler:Judean]]). While his chosen name comes from TheBible, WordOfGod is that the novel's Zabulon is not that guy. The novel ''Sixth Watch'' has three ''extremely'' old Others: two of them are vampires (a Cro-Magnon and a Neanderthal) and one is a shapeshifter (a weresmilodon, as in "sabertooth"). This is explained as vampires being the first kind of Others to appear in the world, followed by shapeshifters and witches. Mages appeared much later.

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* In Creator/SergeyLukyanenko's ''Literature/NightWatch'', the [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Others]]' aging process slows down to an immeasurable crawl after Initiation (except for children who continue to age until maturity). The most powerful Others can expect to live for millennia, and even the weakest Others can expect at least a few centuries. The head of the Moscow Night Watch is named Gesar. If we are to assume that he is the same Gesar as described in the ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_of_King_Gesar Epic of King Gesar]]'', then he would be at least 800 years old. The novels imply that he's even older than that, having fought the Dark Others in the time before the [[BindingAncientTreaty Grand Treaty]]. He is familiar with a much older Other named [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rostam Rustam]], who had since retreated into the Twilight. Rustam knew Merlin, one of the most powerful Others in history. Gesar's ArchNemesis Zabulon is also pretty old, although his age is never stated or even hinted (he's implied to be either English or Irish although later revealed to be [[spoiler:Judean]]). While his chosen name comes from TheBible, Literature/TheBible, WordOfGod is that the novel's Zabulon is not that guy. The novel ''Sixth Watch'' has three ''extremely'' old Others: two of them are vampires (a Cro-Magnon and a Neanderthal) and one is a shapeshifter (a weresmilodon, as in "sabertooth"). This is explained as vampires being the first kind of Others to appear in the world, followed by shapeshifters and witches. Mages appeared much later.


* [[HumanoidAliens The Gems]] in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' are [[TheAgeless able to live for tens of thousands of years without aging at all]]. Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Lapis, Bismuth and formerly [[PosthumousCharacter Rose Quartz]] are well over 6000 years old. Jasper is about 5500 years old. Amethyst is about 5000. Peridot is younger than Amethyst, but still likely to be centuries old. The [[EvilOverlord Diamonds]] are the leaders of the whole race, who are said to have been ''made'' for the Diamonds, meaning at least one of them is older than even the oldest established Gem. Of the Diamonds, it seems the so-far-unnamed white member is the eldest due to her mural depicting her with the most planets. Likewise, the youngest was probably [[spoiler:[[WalkingSpoiler Pink Diamond]]]], who only had one (Earth).

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* [[HumanoidAliens The Gems]] in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' are [[TheAgeless able to live for tens of thousands of years without aging at all]]. Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Lapis, Bismuth and formerly [[PosthumousCharacter Rose Quartz]] are well over 6000 years old. Jasper is about 5500 years old. Amethyst is about 5000. Peridot is younger than Amethyst, but still likely to be centuries old. The [[EvilOverlord Diamonds]] are the leaders of the whole race, who are said to have been ''made'' for the Diamonds, meaning at least one of them is older than even the oldest established Gem. Of the Diamonds, it seems the so-far-unnamed white member likely that [[spoiler:White Diamond]] is the eldest due both to her mural depicting her with the most planets. colony planets [[spoiler:and the deference she is given by the other Diamonds]]. Likewise, the youngest was probably [[spoiler:[[WalkingSpoiler Pink Diamond]]]], who only had one (Earth).one: Earth.


* Nalini Singh's ''Literature/GuildHunter'' series has a particularly egregious example- where most Archangels are implied to be somewhere in the 1000-10,000 years margin, which is considered ancient even by immortal standards, Caliane is believed to be approximately 200,000 years old. Whether this is true or not is up for debate in-universe, but it is agreed by Caliane herself that she is much, much older than the others.

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* Nalini Singh's ''Literature/GuildHunter'' series has a particularly egregious extreme example- where most Archangels are implied to be somewhere in the 1000-10,000 years margin, which is considered ancient even by immortal standards, Caliane is believed to be approximately 200,000 years old. Whether this is true or not is up for debate in-universe, but it is agreed by Caliane herself that she is much, much older than the others.

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