Re: Iron Man 3 Discussion/Photos/ETC.
When he has nightmares his subconscious activates the armor. Stark's priority to "Protect" leaks into the armor
The armor follows by "Protecting"
Isn't this more-or-less how the "Tony as abused spouse" plot in the comics went? The suit going overboard to protect Tony?
Just because it's futuristic doesn't mean it's practical.