All I know is that he gets defensive when I mention Uncle Fabrice.
Every time the subject of your father came up, you got defensive and I backed off because I was afraid of losing you.
"I did it as a defensive measure," Cynthia said.
Some of his innate defensive powers remained, or she would've turned him to stone or the Other would've vaporized him.
He emerged from his defensive position, pausing near her.