You know, I really love that for all that Loras can be prickly and vain and completely insufferable, he’s a pretty excellent big brother.
And maybe I just wanted to draw precious baby Tyrells in delicate flower crowns and Loras dressed like a violent little Fabergé egg. I know what I like, and it’s that.
“I buried him with mine own hands, in a place he showed me once when I was a squire at Storm’s End. No one shall ever find him there to disturb his rest.” He looked at Jaime defiantly. “I will defend King Tommen with all my strength, I swear it. I will give my life for his if need be. But I will never betray Renly, by word or deed. He was the king that should have been. He was the best of them.”
- Ser Loras Tyrell, A Storm of Swords.