|protector (n., adj.)|
|Synonyms||guardian (n., adj.)|
A protector is a headmate whose role is to protect other members of the system from external harm, traumatic memories, harmful members of the system, or other threats.
Any system can have a protector, traumagenic or otherwise.
There's a large amount of subtypes too, including but not limited to: eraser, amnesian protector, avenger, janusian, warden, and swordsperson.
Persecutor and malicitor are headmates that could cause harm to the system, which a protector may be protecting against.
Protectors can also be mixed with other role types, including the above.