Once Upon a Time Sneak Peek: Will 'Rumbelle' Reunion Be Short-Lived?

This Sunday on Once Upon a Time (ABC, 8/7c), brave Belle rides to husband Rumplestiltskin’s rescue — for better, or for worse.

As seen in the sneak peek above, Belle (played by Emilie de Ravin) has somehow spirited Rumple (Robert Carlyle) away from spelled Merida’s (Amy Manson) clutches, but their reunion may be short-lived once the scarlet archer’s arrows come a-thwipping. What’s more, the saucy Scot’s target is not who you think.

“Emma commands Merida to kill Belle in hopes of forcing Mr. Gold’s heroic transformation,” reads the official synopsis. As such, “Gold must find the courage to fight for Belle’s life or risk losing her forever.”

Elsewhere in the episode “The Bear and the Bow,” Regina and the Charmings grow suspicious of Arthur in Storybrooke, while in Camelot a chance encounter with Merlin, David, Hook and Belle gives Merida new hope in her quest to save her brothers from the usurping clans of DunBroch.

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