[text] Am I in trouble, Swan?
why did she want to talk?
[text] Fine. I’ll be there in a few minutes.
"—I thought that was it," he said morosely. He didn’t even know where to begin. With Ariel in the Enchanted Forest? That would have made the most sense, he supposed, but he was reluctant to admit to Emma what had happened aboard the Jolly Roger. Even if what she had said was true, and she didn’t care about the past.
"It’s not as long a story as I made it seem," he said after a moment, deciding to simply cut to the chase. She didn’t need the background to understand the gravity of the situation. "To put it simply, I had a run-in with the Wicked Witch a few nights ago, and she’s placed a curse on me."
She had a sinking feeling. What if the reason he’d become so cold with her was because this curse could… well kill him. She couldn’t lose someone else. She couldn’t lose Killian.