I do find it interesting that very few people spur Rumpelstiltskin to physical violence, but when they do, he doesn’t do things by half-measures. He killed Milah, he threatened to knife August, and this is the second time he tried to kill Moe if someone hadn’t stopped him (Emma and Charming both playing the same role as foil for Gold).
You don’t threaten, dismiss, pretend to be or disparage the people this man loves, or he WILL hit you, and he’ll do it hard and fast and utterly without mercy.
So heartbreakingly true. You mess with Belle or Bae, Rumpelstiltskin with kill you without any hesitation. At this point, Rumpel is able to use magic. Instead….he uses physical force to make his statement known. That tells you so much.
Mr. Gold is the proof that we can kick ass even when the other guy is bigger. He can physically intimidate someone like Moe French. Respect