I've been thinking that for fucking ages! I just don't... OH MY GOD! I've literally just come up with the solution as I'm typing this. THEY'RE ALL FUCKING ELVES! THEY'RE ELVES! FROM MIDDLE EARTH! THEY ARE IMMORTAL! SO THEY DON'T AGE! Oh my God! Philosophical breakthrough going on here! THEY. ARE. ELVES! Whahoo!