Deep in the enchanted forest, long before he became the Dark One, Rumpelstiltskin walked alone. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, came a woman holding something. As she walked closer Rumple realized it was a baby. The woman approached him with a baby girl, placed her in his arms and said, "Here she's yours, are you satisfied now?"
Rumple stared at the woman confused; he had never seen her before in his life. As he stood there, holding this baby girl, he said to the strange woman, "I don't know what you are talking about, why would I want your baby?"
The woman stood there laughing at Rumple for a minute, then she turned around and started to walk away leaving her baby in his arms. "WAIT!" he called, "What is this about? Who are you?" The woman turned around abruptly, "You honestly don't remember?" she laughed, "Well, that's your baby and no longer my responsibility, goodbye".
The woman called back over her shoulder as she walked away, "I didn't give her a name. You can call her whatever you'd like, I don't care." With that she disappeared in a cloud of purple smoke. Rumple wanted to follow her, to tell her that there was no way that this baby was his, but he looked down at the baby's face and her sweet, delicate, little smile persuaded him not to.
Rumple took the baby home with him and thought for days. She was the most beautiful thing Rumple had ever seen and he wanted her name to be something special, not the first thing that came to his mind. For three days he kept looking at the baby's every feature, her soft brown eyes, her tiny nose and her uneven dimples. As night was falling on the third day he thought of it, the perfect name for his little beauty, Riley Rumpelstiltskin.
Riley recognized that her relationship with her adoptive mother was not as strong as the others, but she knew that she was just as evil as the rest of them. There was something different about her, however, as the Queen of Hearts was, in fact, heartless. She did not believe in love, nor did she believe that anyone deserved it, if such a thing as love did exist. Riley had always wondered if the Queen of Hearts was wrong, but now that she was sixt