|See also:||Shaman of the Great City, Caveman!Jim, Primal!Jim|
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Canonically, at the end of the episode, "Cypher", Blair tells Jim that since Jim had saved his life, he was now responsible for Blair, a sort of "blessed protector". Canon never refers to this again, but fandom took it and ran with it. The fanfic Jim is liable to become a hyper-protective "Blessed Protector" at the drop of any potentially dangerous hat. Being a BP is portrayed as a genetic part of Ellison's being a sentinel.
Blessed Protector Syndrome and Blessed Protector Mode are two ways Jim's being a Blessed Protector play out.
Examples of Use
From Many Waters by Lanning Cook: "Jim had a tendency to do the I-don't-like-this-feeling-so-I'll-get-angry mambo, which was a dance that got his sentinel into more trouble at times than even a Class A Intrepid Guide and Shaman-in-Training could successfully deal with. The last thing this situation needed was a Blessed Protector run amuck." And: "Relax, Simon, he’s just BPSing again," said Blair wearily."
From Sentinel Sanctuary, a GDP story by Susan Foster: "Ellison and Sandburg were getting back into synch after the head injury that had caused Jim to turn into a sentinel out of Blair's worst nightmares. Now, injury healed, the sentinel was fussing around his guide. What did they call it? 'Blessed Protector Mode?' He chuckled softly, and a healthy dose of Mother Hen as well."