I'll be here by you, always. A part of the earth you tread.
~ Chip, Sonic Unleashed
Chip (チップ Chippu?), real name Light Gaia (ライトガイアRaitogaia?), is a fictional character from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a primordial entity from the dawn of time and the incarnation of light, day and rebirth. Since theearth's beginning, Chip has been in an eternal conflict withDark Gaia to protect the planet, where they maintain a cycle of destruction and rebirth of the world.