protectorless

protectorless

(prəˈtɛktərlɪs)
adj
without a protector
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May I be a guard for those who are protectorless, A guide for those who journey on the road; For those who wish to go across the water, May I be a boat, a raft, a bridge.
Like Prince Siddhartha, Hood must overcome an outlaw's life of sex and violence to become a Bodhisattva who in the words of famed Buddhist scholar Shantideva is "a guard to those who are protectorless, a guide to those who journey on the road and for sentient beings poor and destitute a treasure ever plentiful.