Dreams of a King, Dreams of a KnightSTANNIS
His knight's very presence made him feel more calm and soothed his anger. Davos was not handsome or gallant, but he had always been simple, honest and respectful. And respect was something Stannis desired above all. He never got it from his brothers. Their lack of love had also made him suffer, although he kept saying to himself he didn't care, but it hurt even more how Robert liked to mock him and humiliate him for no reason. He had always been obedient as a younger brother ought to be, and although he didn't like Robert's lifestyle, he tried not to criticize him often - and not when others could hear it. When he was a boy, Robert had been his hero, much as he had been little Renly's hero, long after Stannis was old enough to see his flaws.
And he didn't like to think about Renly. No matter how many times he told himself he didn't kill him, he never dared to ask Melisandre just how she did it. He knew, deep down, that he had a part in it, however unwillingly, and he felt guilt