You are Immortal.

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You have just discovered that you are Immortal. The simple kind, no having to repair any injuries, no aging just the best kind of immortality. What do you do first.
Myself, I go to the middle of London (my closest big city) and start to advertise the fact, jumping of buildings playing in traffic, all that stuff. Why? To see people react, do they call it a trick, am I heralded as the messiah or devil. How long before the government turns up. And if I am carted off so what. I just sit around for a century or two and then walk out of whatever ruin I'm in.

So what if you lose limbs? Do you just grow them back? What about decapitation? Do you grow the head back or the body?
When does the aging process stop? What happens if I go into deep water? Can I still feel pain? What happens to my blood? Does that regenerate? I wonder how long I can keep giving blood for before people freak out?

So yeah, I guess that's what I'd do. Question it a lot until I find out exactly how it works...
Then once I find out about the lack of aging I'll have to live with the depressing fact that I'll out-live my girlfriend.

Start investing.

Seriously, if I'm going to be around forever I can't exactly be getting by on my current, meager salary.

Create a costume then masquerade around as a super-powered individual for the rest of my life.
I didn't say hero or villain because it's more fun just doing whatever you feel instead of appeasing the public. And should I ever want to resume my boring life I just have to take off my mask.
Win win!

Well as my favourite Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy character is Wowbagger the infinitely prolonged I would have to say that if I became immortal I would spend my time visting everybody on the planet and insulting them all. In alphabetical order.

Try to figure out how I could reverse the process. I probably wouldn't reverse it immediately, but I'd want to know how to do it both to understand my own limitations and because, let's be honest, being stuck living alone after the heat death of the universe would be a fate far worse than oblivion. And given that I have no idea how hard reversing immortality would be, I'd want to get on it ASAP so I'm less likely to run out of time. ("Sorry, but the remedy requires a plant that has been extinct for the last 10,000 years!")

I will start learning new things like learning to draw or get back to 3D modellings seeing how I have all the time in the world to master it.

I would probably start a lot of research in science and computers and try and build up a business empire. Then just help improve the earth, and colonise the stars. Then I'd probably find a way to kill myself as I don't think the human mind would function that well over hundreds of years.

Fight crime.

Honestly, what else could you do?

Katatori-kun:
Start investing.

Seriously, if I'm going to be around forever I can't exactly be getting by on my current, meager salary.

Well, okay, sure, that too, but I mean really, people.

Start performing catching the bullet tricks where I actually catch the bullet.
I'd blow Penn and Teller out of the water.

Other than that, just live with the cash I'd make from my magic.

Kill myself in all sorts of imaginative and fun ways just so I will know how it feels and live to tell the tale.

LTlewis:
How long before the government turns up. And if I am carted off so what. I just sit around for a century or two and then walk out of whatever ruin I'm in.

What if you're caught, dissected, dismembered and each part of your body gets sent to a different facility to be carefully examined?

First question: Do I still feel pain?

If not, or at least a severely reduced amount of pain, then I become Batman.

Might take a little while since I've got no money, though.

I would get into shape, because who wants to be fat for eternity?

Next I would start working on meeting powerful influential people, so that as time goes on, I can use those contacts to become a man of power and influence myself, all culminating in my rise to power. Also, I would start investing money, because while I might try it, I don't want to live on the street until the world ends.

GrimTuesday:
I would get into shape, because who wants to be fat for eternity?

Next I would start working on meeting powerful influential people, so that as time goes on, I can use those contacts to become a man of power and influence myself, all culminating in my rise to power. Also, I would start investing money, because while I might try it, I don't want to live on the street until the world ends.

grim pretty much nailed it, but i wouldn't want to "rise to power" i'd rather stay in the shadows and manipulate others

I'm Immortal? Why thank you very much! ^_^

What would I do first? Frankly I'd relax. Seriously. I'd realize that all the problems I'm dealing with now are passing concerns and I'd truly take the long view.

I'd relax.

Why, start planning world domination more seriously. And when I get there....*rubs hands with glee*

Professor Lupin Madblood:
Fight crime.

Honestly, what else could you do?

Commit crimes.

I'm going to jaywalk like a mother fucker.

Find a way to get rid of it.

Seriously, immortality is worse than death in so many levels, and any man who earns it is going to live a hellish existence. If I don't find a cure, at least find something that will bring me to a permanent coma.
Before I do all that, though, I'm going to do something worthwhile like taking up firefighting, singlehandedly bringing down North Korea, and swimming in a volcano.

Get stuck.
Scream for eternity.

To put it in the geekiest way I can think of...

I'd become Vandal Savage, minus the evil.

EDIT: Actually....wouldn't that be kinda boring?

I would jump into an active volcano and proceed to swim to the centre of the Earth. I've always wondered what the core looks like.

Skydiving without a parachute sounds fun, right into pavement.
Eventually I'd end up fighting crime like everyone else though with one difference, I'd fire myself out of a cannon to get to the location.

These would only be the my big feats, I'd also have a list of small things to do like;
Shoot myself in the face.
Decapitate myself.
Starve.
Light myself on fire.
See how high I can go from being hit by a car.
Rob a bank.
Do military testing.

Create a massive legend. Go on a killing rampage. Show my face in public videos online or on TV or whatever. Somehow not get caught. Become a hermit for thirty or so years and then come back, doing the same thing again. Disappear for five more years. Make a massive impact (I dunno...kill a really lot of people). Disappear. Come back in a hundred or so years.

But srsly? I'd just live life as I am now, only not die.

I'd just keep living. I'd take more risks and be more heroic, granted, but I think I'd just go on being a person, living my stuff. No one has to know, either. Presumably I could fake my own death at some point just before my failure to age became apparent, and then send a little message to all my loved ones telling them not to worry, that I couldn't contact them again in person but I was fine, and then go off to do some stuff. Just keep on living. Adventure. Go wherever I wanted. I don't have to worry about eating anymore, so I could just hitchhike across the continent or walk, if need be. Money doesn't matter that much anymore. I've always been pretty okay with going for a long time without conveniences, so long as I know that someday soon I'll have them back. The lack of showers might be annoying, though. After a while, that'd probably get boring, and I'd want to settle down, have a proper life with a family somewhere. Which I could get eventually, being immortal and all. Of course, one day I'd have to leave them behind to, and so on and so forth, but I honestly believe I could handle that. That's kind of a neat idea. An immortal guy, traveling all over the world, living lifetimes, most small and inconsequential, but some grand and important, and then moving on. Pockets of people, all knowing the same man by different names and in a different life. It's probably been done before, but I still think it's cute.

First rob a few banks to get rich.

Second

Join the army.
Go into a battle.
Drop my assault rifle and slowly walk towards enemy lines with nothing but a sidearm and a knife.
After that, mercenary time once my term runs up.

That, or go to North Korea and challenge their leader.

I'd take over the world.

I'm immortal, who the fracks going to stop me?

Establish my own religion and topple some governments with an unholy crusade, then setup a super nation dedicated to the glorification of me. Ask me again in three hundred years what I will be doing next :P
Whats the go with everyone attacking North Korea, I'd attack America, its a far bigger threat to the world.

Surprising I am giving one of the first serious answers, but 'nothing'. I would do absolutely nothing. Perhaps quietly amass a fortune over time to assure my endless life is comfortable. There is a good reason immortals never draw attention to themselves in all works of fiction.

To be entierly honest, there are other lesser powers I would find far more enjoyable then "god mode". Like the ability to become whatever I want, or the ability to time travel.

1. Invest money to accumulate wealth over time.

2. Learn as much as I can about everything. Hey, I've got the time.

3. Rinse and repeat for a century or so.

4. Use accumulated money and knowledge to begin making high society connections over a generation or two.

5. Establish a secret society (not with myself at the head, obviously, the chairman would be a hereditary position filled by a patsy who's family line I will have personally groomed to carry out my will).

6. Rule world.

7. Eat all the pies.

Hunt down and kill Conner McLoud

Rawne1980:
I'd take over the world.

I'm immortal, who the fracks going to stop me?

someone with a jail? it's not like you have any other powers

I would master every known fighting style on the planet then start a clan of assassins, then try every religion out there to see which is most correct without dying then fade into obscurity.

revjor:

Rawne1980:
I'd take over the world.

I'm immortal, who the fracks going to stop me?

someone with a jail? it's not like you have any other powers

Aye but i'm hardly going to walk into jail myself.

They have to get me there and force isn't going to get them anywhere.

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