Nothing says you've entered full-on beast mode like a bit set of traps. They’re a clear indicator of strength and a weight training background, they help frame a well-built chest, shoulder and biceps perfectly, and quite frankly they look.
The bigger the issue, the smaller you write. Remember that. You don't write about the horrors of war. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying on the road. You pick the smallest manageable part of the big thing, and you work off the resonance.