"Rhaegar fought valiantly, Rhaegar fought nobly, Rhaegar fought honorably. And Rhaegar died." – Jorah Mormont
One of my favorite passages from the first book, the revenge of Robert Baratheon in the battle of the trident, and the fall of Rhaegar, heir to the Iron Throne and consequentialy, the fall of house Targaryen.
Always loved the description of the rubies falling in the river, naming it "Ruby ford".
Uppon reading the second book, i kinda feel sorry for Rhaegar. He aparently was a good man, not as strong as Robert unfortunately... No one got the girl in the end.