Summary: What if Belle had gone with Rum to Manhattan? Fluffy fluff.
A/N: So, it’s hiatus. Which means I go back and rewatch stuff. And this happened. Obviously this assumes that The Outsider ended differently. Let’s just pretend that Hook is a really crappy shot with a gun and Belle remembers everything.
He was squeezing her hand really hard. It was probably hurting her but she just leaned into him, free hand wrapped around his bicep. She pressed a kiss to his cheek, working her hand free. “I’ll be right back. I just want to use the washroom before we leave.”
She strode away, casting a reassuring glance over her shoulder. He stared after her, eyes locked on the corner she had turned, and struggled to regulate his breathing. He’d finally found him. Bae. The son he’d lost so very long ago. It was almost more than he could believe.
Summary: More than a decade after leaving Storybrooke, Belle is forced to return, divorced and pennyless, with her daughter in tow, where she has to face her past and the man tied to that past through vines of love and passion.
Rating: NC-17 (at some point… but not yet)