I always imagine that in his heart of hearts he knew, but made up excuses to himself in a very un-Stannislike fashion.

yeah he does sound like he’s just fanning the smoke so he can hide behind it, doesn’t he. it intrigues me, really, and just goes to show that while stannis aims for justice he’s not a saint himself. and he has had to do really morally gray things for his cause.

  1. teamchernoalpha said: NO NO NO NO. he was justified in killing renly. because renly opposed his claim to the throne. and that for him is treason. kinship and whatever is just second to that duty to destroy him.
  2. whoistorule said: but his cause is I WANT THE THRONE I WANT IT IT SHOULD BE MINE I WANT IT GIVE IT TO ME I DESERVE IT I WANT IT PLS PLS MINE PLS I WANT IT RENLY U SUCK STOP STEALING ALL MY TOYS!!!!! >_>
  3. baratheon said: and honestly when he talks about treason in asos and how he needs to sentence florent to death because THAT’S THE PUNISHMENT FOR TREASON, I feel like he’s justifying Renly’s death.
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