- Numenera Corebook, Page 68
- Cypher System Rulebook, Page 146
Protecting yourself is obviously important in dangerous situations, and you are particularly good at it. Cautious and prudent, you learn techniques to defend against all kinds of attacks, both physical and mental. The winner is often the last person standing, and you’ve done all you can to ensure that person will be you.
You carry a shield and probably wear the best armor you can find.
Glaives make excellent defensive masters, but jacks and nanos also find at least some of these skills of great value.