Bring Back What Once Was Mine || belle-and-her-books
“And that,” Rumpelstiltskin sighed deeply, “is exactly why you have to go. Terrible things happen to the people I care about. You’ve learned that first hand. ”
Belle finished with the carrots and looked for the large cast iron pot to start adding ingredients. She realized she hadn’t filled it with water. Finding two buckets by the kitchen door she said, “I’m going to get the water.” She knew she was being stubborn, but Belle had to think of a different tactic to get him to realize what he was throwing away. She loved him so much she couldn’t fathom any sort of life without him. Their once kiss had not only begun to transform him, but it changed her completely. She could no more imagine living life without him, now that she had him back, then losing a limb.
Rumpelstiltskin nodded wordlessly, knowing perfectly well now that telling her to rest and let him make dinner was useless.