Across the Universe Characters

Beth Revis
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Elder/Eldest

Elder/Eldest is the name given to the ship's leaders. The Eldest is the main leader; Elder is a leader in training. Each Eldest/Elder is created in a lab on Godspeed. The DNA for all leaders is identical. In the story there are three Elder/Eldests.

Eldest is the ruler of the ship for the majority of the story. He is a gray haired man, age 56 years. Eldest has become a bit twisted with power and leadership. His manner is abrupt and he is a cold and cruel leader.

The first Elder, also known as Orion, was believed to be dead for the majority of the book. Although all of the Elder/Eldests share the same DNA, Orion had his own ideas. Eldest had sent him to be killed in the mental ward but Orion escaped and created a new identity for himself.

Elder, 16, is the...

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