David needed answers. He needed a way to stop the curse and save his family as well as the good people who lived in Mist Haven. There was no way he would allow the curse to overtake this kingdom. He knew he could not do this without help, though. He needed an ally that could stop curses and stop the Evil Queen. Charming knew of only one person for that job.
“Rumplestiltskin,” he said, coming to the cell where the Dark One was housed. Crossing his arms over his chest, the Prince gawked into the darkness. Distant dripping water sent a chill down his spine. The flickering flames from torches made his skin crawl. The dungeon was his least favorite spot in the castle. “Rumplestiltskin, come from your hiding spot. I need to talk to you. I don’t have long.”
Snow White had no idea that he was here. She would probably set a netted trap and leave him hanging if she found out. Rumplestiltskin was the enemy of all enemies. It was insanity to try and make a deal with him. Only a person full of desperation would even think to try this. But these were desperate times. He was a desperate man.
There had to be a way to fix everything. There had to be a way to break the curse. He would not stop until he found the answers. He hoped Rumplestiltskin could and would help him. Charming would pay his price – whatever the Dark One’s price would end up being. No matter how steep it was he would pay it. Rumplestiltskin