They began thinking about a reboot in S4?? After their “big red button reset” in S3B? Geez.
“Not beholden” to established mythology–well, duh. When has this show ever kept to their established mythology?
I’m guessing this is fancy talk for “Having to write around our pre-established timeline for several years was becoming more and more of a pain, so we felt like it was easier to just create this new Enchanted Forest, so we could truly have a fresh start and more flexibility. Not to mention, we got tired of hearing all the continuity criticisms.”