Desperate Defense

Event. Cost: 1.

Response: After a sentinel character is declared as a defender, it gets +2 for this attack. If this attack deals no damage, ready the defending character.

...but alone in the porch upon the topmost step stood Beregond, clad in the black and silver of the Guard; and he held the door against them. The Return of the King
Adam Lane

The Flame of the West #9. Spirit.

Desperate Defense

Another good tool for the Beregond tool box, but not necessarily limited to him. It can make a good combo with Raven-winged Helm for those pesky "deal damage" shadow effects and also make some weaker Sentinel defenders like Aragorn a powerhouse for one attack in a pinch.