Rumpelstiltskin being the crocodile.
Rumpelstiltskin’s library for Belle
“So, she needs…a home.”
“The Queen has created a powerful curse, and it’s coming. Soon you’ll all be in a prison, just like me, only worse. For your prison, all of our prisons, will be time. For time will stop and we will be trapped someplace horrible where everything we hold dear, everything we love, will be ripped from us while we suffer for all eternity, while the Queen celebrates victorious at last… No more happy endings.”
“Perhaps… Perhaps you just want to learn the monster’s weaknesses.”
Rumpelstiltskin can be downright creepy, yet still turn us on at the exact same time.
How bipolar Rumpelstiltskin and Regina’s relationship is.
Rumpelstiltskin’s references to Harry Potter like the “Time Turner” he mentions when questioning the Blue Fairy and the golden egg he hides the bottle of True Love in.
Rumpelstiltskin in every fairytale.
Rumpelstiltskin calling Belle “sweetheart.”