Vera sighs in exasperation. "Wear the necklace," she says, "Don't take it off. When you are in trouble, say the words inscribed on the medallion. Then, anybody or anything who tries to harm you in anger, can't harm you! Duuuh! If, on the other hand, someone is perfectly happily running you through with a spear, not angry at all, then you're in trouble. Dooo yooo un-der-stand?" she says very slowly to account for your obvious mental incapacity.