"They stood there, quiet and still, and it struck me with a sudden shock that not one of them carried a spear or bow and arrow. As they peered into the dusk and cocked their heads first on this side then on that, satisfying themselves that we were really alone, it seemed that they felt themselves so much a part of the forest and of all the living things in it that they had no need to fear anything except that which was not of the forest. One of them said to me later, "When we are the Children of the Forest, what need have we to be afraid of it? We are only afraid of that which is outside the forest.""
This passage from an awesome case study I’m reading gave me goosebumps, just wanted to share :)