*-These characters belong solely to the creators of OUAT. I simply a humble fan.
*Takes place during Quiet Minds.
It was too much for Rumplestilskin. The voices, the memories were all jumbled up in his head. Except for one.
His Belle. The thought of her was his only hold on his sanity.
Belle, with the sweetest lips he had ever tasted.
Belle, with the bright blue eyes.
Belle, who shared their bed, night after night, not afraid of the beast inside of him.
Belle, the only person beside Bae who could call his bluff.
Belle, who continually reassured him that he was not a beast, but a man. He was her man.
Belle, who helped to heal the scars of his past. Belle, who helped him forget that Millah and his father abandoned him.
Belle, who helped him to forgive himself for putting magic before his son.
Belle, the woman he wanted to marry, the one he should have married a long time ago.
Belle, the woman he wanted to have children with, to have the opportunity to be the father he couldn’t be for Bae.
He would find a way to make Zelena pay for what she did to him. And when his task was completed, he would return to Belle and have the life that they were meant to have.