Young, rich and sexy wrote:
If your question is about the meaning of the perk: One of the cards of the brute's character attack modifier deck says "+1, shield 1". When you take that perk you just add that card to your attack modifier deck.
this. And then when that card is drawn during an attack, you get +1 damage to your attack, and then the Brute gets Shield 1 against any attacks that target him for the rest of the round.