I think that August is actually Bae. I think someone might have said this before, don’t remember who or when. Bae probably wanted his “old” dad back, and probably search for a way to rid Rumple of his powers/curse. He could have traveled around, in not only FTL, but in SB and maybe other worlds (Wonderland?). Maybe he even got help from Jefferson and his magic hat. Now, if August is grown Bae, then imagine his surprise if he found a way to do that, in SB. The sneak peek showed August pointing Rumple's knife at Gold/Rumple. That could be his way to rid Rumple of his powers/curse, and for Bae to have his dad back.
yes this is what i’m thinking… if you join this with an earlier theory in this forum discussion, – the one where the fairies send Bae and kids into neverland, it kinda fits seamlessly. It would explain why:
- Bae may not have aged all that time
Gold hates Nuns
the appearance of the knife in august's hands in the preview… we wondered in a forum what did rumpel do with the dagger. I said he will NEVER loose it, he's too smart to do something that stupid, but if he had to give the dagger to ANYONE it would be his son… which explains how august has it!!!
whether because of a tree in neverland, or because like he protected himself, rumpel manages to free his son from the curse, august is outside the curse… so … bae gets frozen in age because he is in neverland, but when sent to our land – because of the curse, he can age because he is outside it, making him exactly 13 years + 28
August would also know about the curse, because rumpel would have told him and he would remember the old life, just like mr. Gold
Finally, the return would be of Bae
So did August write the book in the first place? to guide henry and emma?
and why did he kind of stain it, dipped it in something before giving it back to emma?
But why would he tell Belle he’s dead … :'( so so can’t wait for the 22nd!!!