Playing the hero means that Rumpelstiltskin gets a whole new outfit. Here he's rockin the leather, including the pants. Between that and the sword, he's looking pretty good as a hero.
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Did you ever think you'd see Rumpelstiltskin as a hero? It appears he and the Author have turned the tables in the Once Upon a Time season 4 finale.
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We all know that Gold will do absolutely anything to ensure he finally gets his happy ending, even if it means destroying someone else's.
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Unfortunately, despite Emma's best efforts, it appears that Mr. Gold has found the author first.
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What will happen when Hook reveals to Emma that Gold's plan to find his own happy ending entails filling her heart with darkness?
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Will Gold, Cruella and Maleficent catch on that Regina is leading them away from Henry and the possibility of finding the author.
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When Henry makes a breakthrough in the search for the author, Regina does everything she can to send the villains on a wild good chase.
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Mr Gold has been banished from Storybrooke but we don't expect to see him curling up and licking his wounds any time soon.
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Once Upon a Time Quotes

True love isn't easy but it must be fought for because once you find it, it can never be replaced.

Prince Charming

You know what the issue is with this world, everyone wants a magical solutions for their problems and everyone refuses to believe in magic.

Jefferson