In an attempt to find out what really happened in the past, Regina casts a simple ritual to summon her mother, Cora, after the Wicked Witch succeeded in stealing her heart. In the Enchanted Forest during the past, a man who claimed to be a prince asked for young Cora’s hand in marriage, only to get tricked, leaving her with a child.
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In order to move forward with her wicked plans, Zelena lets the Dark One off his leash to get what she wanted. Will they succeed or can Regina stop them before they can move on? Meanwhile, Regina uses an old relic to do a simple ritual that will hopefully give answers from the one person who really knows her past.
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Following Neal’s passing, the Wicked Witch sends her condolences by paying a visit to her little sister, then later challenges her on a fight to death. Is Zelena going to get what she wanted, or will the Evil Queen melt her down despite having the Dark One on her side? Meanwhile in Oz, Zelena seeks the one person that can help her find something she knows nothing about, thus turning her green with envy… literally.
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While Emma and Charming goes out into the woods to find Rumple, Regina went to see what the Wicked Witch is cooking up with him and finds herself a partner in the process. Back in the Enchanted Forest, however, Belle and Neal attempted to resurrect the Dark One with the help of a candle that knows many things, only to pay an irreversible cost.
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In an attempt to bring Rumplestiltskin back, Neal and Belle did whatever it takes to take him back, even if the price will cost them something very valuable. In the present, Emma and Charming searches for Rumplestiltskin in the woods whereas Regina finally found the man with the lion tattoo.
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Emma, Regina, Charming and Hook continues to look for the green-skinned witch while Snow and Charming meets their new midwife. Nine months earlier, Snow White broke a good news to her husband, causing Charming to go on a solo journey to find a root that can help him overcome his fears but instead, found himself saving a princess up a tower who was being haunted by a hooded figure.
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The search for the Wicked Witch continues as Emma, Regina, Hook and Charming worked together to track down the witch’s whereabouts. In the past, a trapped princess lets her hair down as she screams for help, allowing Charming to climb up and attempt to rescue her from a hooded figure.
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Without anyone’s knowledge, Emma and Regina worked together to figure out who cast the new curse on Storybrooke. In the Enchanted Forest, Regina journeys back to her castle with Robin Hood in an attempt to break the protection spell that was cast by the Wicked Witch.
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The search is on for the one who cast the new curse on Storybrooke but how long will it take ’til they figure it out? Now that Regina and Robin Hood have met, will she let her guard down and welcome Robin in her life, or will she remain cold-hearted as ever?
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As Emma and Henry’s new life in New York continues, their family and the rest of the residents of Storybrooke went back to the Enchanted Forest, only to find that someone else has taken over their kingdom. Can Hook convince Emma of who she really is and what she’s destined to do?