Battle at Rook's Rest

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Battle of Rook's Rest

Battle of Rook's Rest
Conflict Dance of the Dragons
Date 130 AC
Place Rook's Rest
Result victory for the greens
The greens The blacks
Rhaenys Targaryen King Aegon
Prince Aemond
Rhaenys and her dragon Meleys Aegon II and his dragon Sunfyre, Aemond and his dragon Vghar
None, though both Aegon II and his dragon were severely injured. Rhaenys Targaryen+

The new Hand of the King Criston Cole, the Lord Commander of the Kingsguard devised a more aggressive strategy than his predecessor. His forces sacked Duskendale and set a trap at Rook's Rest.

Cole's forces fought against Rhaenys Targaryen| and her dragon, Meleys, until Aegon's dragons arrived. Rhaenys and her Meleys were slain. Aegon was severely wounded and Prince Aemond took over as regent while he recovered for the year.