I don't think Henry will Die. I think it will look like he died but Emma brings him back. I think that's the catalyst for getting Emma to believe.
I'd be in awe at the guts of the writers if they actually went that route, but this is suppose to be a show for the whole family and it's tied to Disney. I have a hard time believing they would kill off a child like that.
Plus Henry is Emma's motivation. If he dies I can't see her chracter progressing with any curse breaking.
We've already seen though from Graham that they aren't opposed to killing off characters. I don't know if I'd really call it a family show. Some parts are a little dark for younger kids,like the whole ripping hearts out of people's chests thing and when Rumple goes sysco and starts killing people who he thinks threaten him or Bae for just a few examples. It's also a lot darker series than anything made by Disney except maybe Pirates of the Carribean. If the kid's parents don't want him acting anymore or wanted the kid to go into a higher paying project or something, I could see them doing it to write him out of the show.
I see it as the opposite. Her desire to be with and protect Henry thus far has done nothing but distract her from mission to break the curse. Perhaps Henry's death will give her a wake up call and she won't be so distracted anymore. I could totally see her wanting to break the curse in order to get revenge on Regina for killing her son.
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