Never imagined

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When Rumpelstiltskin first held his son he never imagined that one day he would become the dark one in order to protect him and he never imagined that he would sometime afterwards abandon him. Yet that is what he did and as he looked at the crater in the ground where the portal that took his son had been Rumpelstiltskin promised Bae and himself that he would not rest until a curse was created and he could find his son again.