In 1949 the Smokejumpers were still so young that they referred affectionately to all fires they jumped on as “ten o’clock fires,” as if they already had them under control before they jumped. They were still so young they hadn’t learned to count the odds and to sense they might owe the universe a tragedy.
Norman Maclean, Young Men and Fire
Someone posted this quote on Facebook and I wanted to save it here, because I find that last line absolutely compelling. And because I am me, also absolutely associate it with the Winchesters. I'm sure nearly all of you would, too.