It isn't so much "help me, or get out of my way" as "if you're nice to me, I will devote my life to protecting you and furthering your interests, but if you get in my way, I will make you curse the day you were born." Anyone who does neither is pretty close to beneath the Deviant's notice. That's not a choice for the Remade. That's the consequence of living with a shattered soul.

I regard the Phantom of the Opera as a pretty good example of how some Deviants interact with a Loyalty Touchstone. Normally pretty reclusive, but on rare occasions, he reaches out to...