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** Alice gets TheFogOfAges.


** Alice is an [[EldritchAbomination]].

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** Alice is an [[EldritchAbomination]].[[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abomination]].

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** Alice is an [[EldritchAbomination]].


** Alice is a [[CosmicEntity]].

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** Alice is a [[CosmicEntity]].[[CosmicEntity Cosmic Entity]].

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** Alice is a [[CosmicEntity]].
** Alice is an angel.


** Alice is a time traveller from a dying Earth millions of years into the future.



** Alice laughs it off, explaining that she majored in Ancient History twice, and Paleontology and Geology once each, and that Bob has a [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory too wild imagination]].

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** Alice laughs it off, explaining that she majored in Ancient History twice, and Paleontology and Geology once each, and that Bob has a an [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory too all-too wild imagination]].

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** Alice is an archangel.


* '''Implied''': Alice remembers all these things, but Bob doesn't believe she was there for any of it. When Bob ends up time travelling to one of the events Alice said she witnessed, Bob thinks he sees her there but he can't be sure.

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* '''Implied''': '''Implied''':
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Alice remembers all these things, but Bob doesn't believe she was there for any of it. When Bob ends up time travelling to one of the events Alice said she witnessed, Bob thinks he sees her there but he can't be sure.sure.
** When someone asks a knowledgeable third party how old Alice is, they simply say "''very'' old" and [[TheseAreThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow strongly advise against prying further]].

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** Alice's vast age is contrasted with a truly grand level of ImmortalImmaturity; mortal Bob still has to essentially babysit her.


* '''Straight''': Alex the OccultDetective meets Betty the MysteriousWaif who comments on his resemblance to the palace guard chieftain of King Alulim of Ancient Sumer. His investigation eventually uncovers hard evidence of Betty's [[BeenThereShapedHistory presence during the Crucifixion, the Sack of Troy, the Exodus, the Xia dynasty, and the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza]].
* '''Exaggerated''': Betty existed before the ''formation of the universe, and witnessed it.''
* '''Downplayed''': Betty is pretty old, and has some very good memory, but she really couldn't tell you anything a knowledgable historian couldn't.

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* '''Straight''': Alex Bob the OccultDetective meets Betty Alice the MysteriousWaif who comments on his resemblance to the palace guard chieftain of King Alulim of Ancient Sumer. His investigation eventually uncovers hard evidence of Betty's Alice's [[BeenThereShapedHistory presence during the Crucifixion, the Sack of Troy, the Exodus, the Xia dynasty, and the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza]].
* '''Exaggerated''': Betty Alice existed before the ''formation of the universe, and witnessed it.''
* '''Downplayed''': Betty Alice is pretty old, and has some very good memory, but she really couldn't tell you anything a knowledgable historian couldn't.



** Betty is {{immortal|ity}}.
** Betty is {{God}}.
** Betty is a time traveller from a dying Earth millions of years into the future.
* '''Inverted''': Alex meets Celine who looks like a teenager. It turns out, she ReallyWasBornYesterday, pumped with FakeMemories, and will die of old age before midnight.

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** Betty Alice is {{immortal|ity}}.
** Betty Alice is {{God}}.
** Betty Alice is a time traveller from a dying Earth millions of years into the future.
* '''Inverted''': Alex Bob meets Celine Claire who looks like a teenager. It turns out, she ReallyWasBornYesterday, pumped with FakeMemories, and will die of old age before midnight.



** Betty laughs it off, explaining that she majored in Ancient History twice, and Paleontology and Geology once each, and that Alex has a [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory too wild imagination]].
** Betty has been around for a hundred thousand years, but was [[HumanPopsicle frozen]] for most of them.
** Alternatively, Betty is a time traveler.

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** Betty Alice laughs it off, explaining that she majored in Ancient History twice, and Paleontology and Geology once each, and that Alex Bob has a [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory too wild imagination]].
** Betty Alice has been around for a hundred thousand years, but was [[HumanPopsicle frozen]] for most of them.
** Alternatively, Betty Alice is a time traveler.



** Betty was frozen for most of her existence... [[AndIMustScream but still conscious]].
** Betty is a time traveler... who's experienced thousands of years of ''subjective'' time while exploring the past and future.

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** Betty Alice was frozen for most of her existence... [[AndIMustScream but still conscious]].
** Betty Alice is a time traveler... who's experienced thousands of years of ''subjective'' time while exploring the past and future.



** Betty had a bunch of wacky adventures with almost every famous historical person.
** Alternatively, Betty is a slacker, and spent the last million years chilling. She knows very little of history, not much more than the Average Joe would know, because even though she was there, she didn't care.
** "Name: Betty* Date of birth: None, predates time *predates last names"
** Betty wakes up one morning to cheers and crowds celebrating as Emperor Justinian retakes much of Italy. She then falls asleep, and wakes up when Constantinople is being sacked by the Ottomans. She then wakes up again when the Battle of Gallipoli is heard in the background - and she shrugs it all off.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Betty was a modern teenager who was transported to ancient Sumeria, given an immortality serum, and left to take TheSlowPath through history back to the present day. Then that timeline was erased somehow. Now Betty is a modern teenager again, and she really is 17 years old, but thanks to AppliedPhlebotinum she also remembers her adventures in ancient Sumeria and can draw on her experience as the plot demands.

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** Betty Alice had a bunch of wacky adventures with almost every famous historical person.
** Alternatively, Betty Alice is a slacker, and spent the last million years chilling. She knows very little of history, not much more than the Average Joe would know, because even though she was there, she didn't care.
** "Name: Betty* Alice* Date of birth: None, predates time *predates last names"
** Betty Alice wakes up one morning to cheers and crowds celebrating as Emperor Justinian retakes much of Italy. She then falls asleep, and wakes up when Constantinople is being sacked by the Ottomans. She then wakes up again when the Battle of Gallipoli is heard in the background - and she shrugs it all off.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Betty Alice was a modern teenager who was transported to ancient Sumeria, given an immortality serum, and left to take TheSlowPath through history back to the present day. Then that timeline was erased somehow. Now Betty Alice is a modern teenager again, and she really is 17 years old, but thanks to AppliedPhlebotinum she also remembers her adventures in ancient Sumeria and can draw on her experience as the plot demands.



* '''Enforced''': Betty is introduced solely to [[MrExposition explain historical backgrounds]] to the target audience.

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* '''Enforced''': Betty Alice is introduced solely to [[MrExposition explain historical backgrounds]] to the target audience.



* '''Defied''': Betty [[WhoWantsToLiveForever gives up her one shot at immortality]] to spend a regular lifetime with her lover.

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* '''Defied''': Betty Alice [[WhoWantsToLiveForever gives up her one shot at immortality]] to spend a regular lifetime with her lover.



** Alex attempts to learn even more from Betty but [[GoMadFromTheRevelation her revelations eventually make him crack]].
** Betty has seen countless wars, murders, enslavements, dictatorships... One too many, [[BreakTheCutie and she snaps]]. [[DrivenToSuicide Results]] [[DrivenToMadness may]] [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds vary]]...

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** Alex Bob attempts to learn even more from Betty Alice but [[GoMadFromTheRevelation her revelations eventually make him crack]].
** Betty Alice has seen countless wars, murders, enslavements, dictatorships... One too many, [[BreakTheCutie and she snaps]]. [[DrivenToSuicide Results]] [[DrivenToMadness may]] [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds vary]]...



** Alex's insanity is just a stepping stone in [[ViralTransformation himself becoming just like Betty]].
** No matter what she saw, Betty has proof (Humans Rights, better treatment for diseases, regress of famine...) that no matter what, things [[EarnYourHappyEnding CAN get better]].
* '''Implied''': Betty remembers all these things, but Alex doesn't believe she was there for any of it. When Alex ends up time travelling to one of the events Betty said she witnessed, Alex thinks he sees her there but he can't be sure.

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** Alex's Bob's insanity is just a stepping stone in [[ViralTransformation himself becoming just like Betty]].
Alice]].
** No matter what she saw, Betty Alice has proof (Humans Rights, better treatment for diseases, regress of famine...) that no matter what, things [[EarnYourHappyEnding CAN get better]].
* '''Implied''': Betty Alice remembers all these things, but Alex Bob doesn't believe she was there for any of it. When Alex Bob ends up time travelling to one of the events Betty Alice said she witnessed, Alex Bob thinks he sees her there but he can't be sure.



* '''Played For Drama''': Betty is horribly scarred by all the things she has witnessed, and has nightmares about them every night. ''Every night.''

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* '''Played For Drama''': Betty Alice is horribly scarred by all the things she has witnessed, and has nightmares about them every night. ''Every night.''



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* '''Straight''': Alex the OccultDetective meets Betty the MysteriousWaif who comments on his resemblance to the palace guard chieftain of King Alulim of Ancient Sumer. His investigation eventually uncovers hard evidence of Betty's [[BeenThereShapedHistory presence during the Crucifixion, the Sack of Troy, the Exodus, and the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza]].
* '''Exaggerated''': Betty witnessed the Big Bang. Twice. And then some.

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* '''Straight''': Alex the OccultDetective meets Betty the MysteriousWaif who comments on his resemblance to the palace guard chieftain of King Alulim of Ancient Sumer. His investigation eventually uncovers hard evidence of Betty's [[BeenThereShapedHistory presence during the Crucifixion, the Sack of Troy, the Exodus, the Xia dynasty, and the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza]].
* '''Exaggerated''': Betty existed before the ''formation of the universe, and witnessed the Big Bang. Twice. And then some.it.''


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** Betty is a time traveller from a dying Earth millions of years into the future.


* '''Enforced''': Betty is introduced solely to [[MrExposition explain historical backgrounds]] to the [[ViewersAreMorons target audience]].

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* '''Enforced''': Betty is introduced solely to [[MrExposition explain historical backgrounds]] to the [[ViewersAreMorons target audience]].audience.


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Betty was a modern teenager who was transported to ancient Sumeria, given an immortality serum, and left to take TheSlowPath through history back to the present day. Then that timeline was erased somehow. Now Betty is a modern teenager again, and she really is 17 years old, but thanks to AppliedPhlebotinum she also remembers her adventures in ancient Sumeria and can draw on her experience as the plot demands.


** No matter was she saw, Betty has proof (Humans Rights, better treatment for diseases, regress of famine...) that no matter what, things [[EarnYourHappyEnding CAN go better]].

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** No matter was what she saw, Betty has proof (Humans Rights, better treatment for diseases, regress of famine...) that no matter what, things [[EarnYourHappyEnding CAN go better]].get better]].
* '''Implied''': Betty remembers all these things, but Alex doesn't believe she was there for any of it. When Alex ends up time travelling to one of the events Betty said she witnessed, Alex thinks he sees her there but he can't be sure.
* '''Played For Laughs''': "I had just finished puberty when the moon rose for the first time. But who cares about that? This is my cat, Muffins!"
* '''Played For Drama''': Betty is horribly scarred by all the things she has witnessed, and has nightmares about them every night. ''Every night.''



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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** Betty wakes up one morning to cheers and crowds celebrating as Emperor Justinian retakes much of Italy. She then falls asleep, and wakes up when Constantinople is being sacked by the Ottomans. She then wakes up again when the Battle of Gallipoli is heard in the background - and she shrugs it all off.

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