*-These characters belong to Disney and the creators of OUAT. I am simply a humble fan.
*Inspired by Sunday’s mid season finale. If you haven’t seen the episode, the fic contains major spoilers.
He loved them all. He would do anything to save them.
Rumplestilkin had to stop his father. To do that, he had to kill them both.
He watched them in suspended animation, his eyes drifting from one to another.
He loved his son, their brief reunion made up for all of the years that they had been separated.
He loved Belle; she was the only woman he had ever truly loved. If things would have been different, he would have married her a long time ago. Perhaps Rumplestilkin would have another shot at fatherhood, be the father he couldn’t be for Baelfire.
For them, he would make the ultimate sacrifice.