It's probably a safe bet that the curse wiped Archie's memories. Why else would he be so cozy with the villain? Unless of course he's been a bad guy all along. That would be an interesting finale twist!
I'm not hiding. You may not see it, but I'm strong. Because my moms taught me that family makes you stronger than you'll ever be by yourself. But that's something you'll never have because you'll always be alone.