It makes sense for us to dream about the things we’ve lost, and the things we hope for. But eventually, you find new things to dream about. And when you do, they’ll start to come true. How do you know?Because that’s what I did.
She has the spirit of a warrior, she just uses her weapons differently. - Eddy Kitsis Yeah, we really wanted to show someone being heroic and brave and doing it with a book. Then you can be just as strong and powerful that way as you can be with a sword. - Adam Horowitz
You have no idea what I've lived with … You’re so worried about you, you know what I've dealt with? Every night, for more years than you could know, the last thing i see before sleep is the image of you. You and me, over that pit. Your hand, wrapped around mine. And then you open your grip. And as i fall away all i can see is your face. Choosing all this crap over me. Letting me go … Now it’s my turn. Now i’m letting you go.
Once AU: Aurora and Phillip’s pre-curse flashback;
Sweet princess, if through this wicked witch’s trick, a spindle should your finger prick … a ray of hope there still may be in this, the gift I give to thee. Not in death, but just in sleep, the fateful prophecy you’ll keep. And from this slumber you shall wake, when true love’s kiss, the spell shall break.