Ah, it’s good to be young. You’ve got your entire life ahead of you, every experience seems new and exciting, and you can usually be daring without suffering too much. (There’s a lot of spring in that ol’ hip joint, you know?)
One of the downsides to being young and restless, of course, is that oh-so thrilling sense of invincibility. Youths haven’t quite developed a proper sense of mortality yet—and sometimes that comes back to bite them.