GET TO KNOW ME MEME: [5/5] favorite female characters

↳Belle French

She wasn’t beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul.

a gifset having no deeper purpose, created simply to swoon over his perfect face

That monster is gone. The man beneath him may be flawed, but we all are. And I love you for it.


You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.

In defense of the Rumbelle proposal


Hear me out.

Okay so in regards to the proposal/lying/trust thing, I actually liked this plot point. I actually thought the breach of trust went both ways: Belle basically ransomed Rumple’s freedom to save Zelena, the woman who tortured him and murdered his son. Rumple then reacted in kind. It’s a really good analogy of why their relationship is actually interesting when the zomfg dramaz aren’t keeping them physically separated: she expects him to be far more noble than he actually can or even should be, and he cares too much about her opinion of him - and loves her too blindly - to be able to straight-up reason with her.

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And bravery will follow


Belle galloping in on a horse like a badass! Belle sitting at the Charming’s war council table! Belle being included in major plot points with the other mains! Belle being appreciated and treated like a real person and not just a pawn to get to Rumple! BELLE!