You've got a very interesting bit of dialogue accompanying your blog. I am beginning to think the mythology behind the Dark One Curse is very much bigger and more complicated than anybody realizes. So much so, that I am just going to shut up and see if Cora's attempt to keep the Dark One Power from boiling off into the air is more urgent than we realized. She may have understood something that nobody else did. What happens when the Dark One Power boils off into the air? It does not vanish?
I do think that OUT would be epic if the writers focus on the great stories they wrote like the dark one curse.
For me, the dark one curse is some evil essence that searches for a host. We dunno how many hosts it had or how long they lived with it.
The dark one’s vault is a great mystery that ,sadly, I bet they will never explain. Is Zoso there ? What changed while Rumple was dead at season 3b?
I like to think that FTL and all realms with magic live in a certain balance. Maybe the dak one curse is an opposite of fairies’ magic, for example. But what would happen if that balance is broken?
I hardly think that a world only with godness would work. People would stop fighting for an objective since nothing would stop them after all or realize that the problem is not the dark one, but the human being’s nature that sometimes is totally selfish (reminding that almost all rumple’s deal has the other’s ambition as reason).
Cora lived many years at Wonderland and got used with other kind of magic. As far we know she was the evilest soul there, but what if she is not? Maybe her experience there made her learn more thing about the dark curse, maybe things that even Rumple does not know.
And I have the feeling that Blue fairy wants that Rumple remains evil bc of this balance.
the Dark One Power boils off into the air?
“ Sadly, we dont have much info about it, but I dont think it vanishes, only its host or keep waiting when someone needs some dark magic.
a thing more: a friend , when we were talking about my “balance theory” , came with other theory that maybe the sorcerer created the dark one curse just make him more important and liberates his dark side on it