This relationship started out as a pleasant surprise. In one of the show's subversions of a classic fairy tale, the "Beauty and the Beast" story was retold with Rumple as the beast. Despite his terrible behavior, Belle saw through it time and time again. Even though they eventually get married, they are faced with even more lows in their relationship when Rumple struggles with his inner darkness. While they manage to put the past in the past, at the end of season five, the two reach a standstill when Belle voluntarily put herself under a sleeping curse and Rumple's kiss isn't able to wake her. Oh yeah, she's currently pregnant with his child!
Rumplestiltskin and Belle
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