I ended up going down to the Dollar Store and picked up a soft sided eyeglass style case that I can slip the TB into. Might have to hold me till someone comes out with a proper fitting skin. Till then, I'll try not to drop it.
Would a soft case protect from trauma? I'm mostly concerned about the screen but this thing has so much mass that the battery might get damaged from a drop. Aside from that I don't want any connectors inside getting busted loose but this phone doesn't feel that cheap.
I got a cheap silicone case and cut the back off, like 91zcpe said. It isn't pretty, but it gives some bumper padding on the corners. Additionally, the bulge of the battery tapers pretty well into the contours of the case, making it less... well... bulgey.
Get a silicon case, cut the back out, put on phone, and there you go.
I have a silicon case that I haven't cut the back out of yet. If I dropped my phone on the battery, the battery would be toast. There's my 50 dollar battleship sinking to the bottom of the ocean. Another fun fact: my insurance plan is 50 bucks to replace the phone. A soft case might be able to soften the impact of dorpping this beast which is all you really need out of a case.