Why Did Melisandre Kill Renly?

Did Stannis regret killing Renly?

Stannis does not see it that way.

To him Renly was a usurper, who had to be put down and brought to justice.

Regrettably he was his own brother, and hence regret is what he feels.

He sees himself not as the criminal but as the victim on whose shoulders fate had to put such a terrible burden..

What happened to the shadow that killed Renly?

Renly never cast that shadow. Death came in that door and blew the life out of him as swift as the wind snuffed out his candles. If Catelyn had seen the shadow slide out of the tent, or just move around in any way, she would have instantly noticed it. In the show, it looked like the shadow dissipated into nothing.

Why did the Tyrells support Renly?

The Tyrells are a wealthy and ambitious house, by supporting Renly, they place one of their own as queen, meaning that the next generation of rulers will be half Tyrell. In addition, this tie between them and the future king would doubtlessly give them a favored position with the crown from then on.

Who killed Renly Baratheon in Game of Thrones?

Renly marches there, intending to kill his brother in battle, and turning down an offer to become Stannis’ heir. Before the battle he is assassinated by a shadow conjured by Melisandre, though it is unclear if Stannis is aware of this or not.

Who killed Renly in the books?

While preparing for battle with Stannis’s forces the next dawn, however, Renly is slain by an animated shadow conjured by his brother’s sorceress adviser, Melisandre. After learning of Renly’s death, an enraged Loras slays three of the king’s guards, including Ser Emmon Cuy and Ser Robar Royce of the Rainbow Guard.

What happened to melisandre shadow baby?

After the failed parley between Stannis and Renly, Melisandre is revealed to be pregnant. She gives birth to a Shadow in a cave close to Renly’s encampment while Ser Davos Seaworth watches in horror. The creature infiltrates Renly’s camp and kills him in front of Catelyn Stark and Brienne.