When he refused to wear armour, the king thought him truly mad. But David knew that no armour would protect him from the giant; even a single blow would be fatal. He took only his staff, his sling, and five smooth stones, stepping onto the field before his foe. Goliath could only laugh at the folly of this little man who believed he could challenge a behemoth such as him with no weapons, no armour. In that moment he did not see the look in David’s eyes, a baleful glare that had already sealed his fate. He just didn’t know it yet.