it gets me here how well bucky does know steve, sees right through him, in fact.
steve might be this little ball of idealism and pure spirit, but his stubbornness was born from years of being disregarded and underestimated, losing every fight he’d ever started.
steve doesn’t even respond because it’s true. his virtue might be his morality but his sin is stubborn, defiant pride, and both are larger than his sense of self-preservation
and bucky sees this and he’s afraid