While Regina tries to convince Cora to help her stop Zelena from leaving the Underworld with Hades, James tries to get revenge on his twin brother David.
The group arrives in the Underworld and finds a dark counterpart to Storybrooke. While Regina deals with her mother--now the mayor of the other-Storybrooke--the others try to find Hook. In the past, Regina's father tries to convince her to turn from the path of vengeance before her soul is forfeit.moreless
Emma takes Lily to Storybrooke to reunite her with Maleficent, while Isaac seeks out a new source of magic ink after Gold's condition worsens. In the past, Cora offers to make amends with Regina for killing her true love, but Regina isn't convinced her mother has her best interests at heart.moreless
The Knave must choose between his friends and the Red Queen when Jafar threatens her life. Meanwhile, Alice and Cyrus launch an attempt to rescue Jafar's prisoners. In the past, Anastasia makes a new friend--Cora, who Will confronts with a request.moreless
In the fairytale world, Rumplestiltskin tutors Cora in magic, but the king demands that she prove her abilities to spin gold from straw.
Mary Margaret, David, and the Mother Superior try to find Rumplestiltskin's dagger before Regina and Cora do. Meanwhile, Hook travels to New York to find Gold and kill him. In the fairytale world, the Blue Fairy offers Snow White a chance to save her dying mother.moreless
In Storybrooke, Regina and Hook try to track down Gold's most prized possession. Meanwhile, Gold goes to Manhattan with Emma and Henry to find Bae. In the fairytale world, Rumplestiltskin fights in the Ogre Wars and discovers his destiny.moreless
While Dr. Whale treats the outsider, the townspeople decide what to do with the man who may know Storybrooke's secret. Meanwhile, Cora meets with her daughter and Gold tries to meet with Belle. In another world, Victor tries to convince his father Alphonse that he can bring back the dead.moreless
When Regina is accused of murder, everyone assumes the worst... except for Emma. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Snow and Charming must decide what to do with the Evil Queen once they've brought her to justice.moreless
After Emma's betrayal, Hook allies himself with Cora to recover the compass from Emma and Mary Margaret. Meanwhile, Regina and Gold learn that Cora plans to open the portal and prepare to do whatever it takes to stop Cora and Hook from coming through to get their revenge.moreless
While Regina and Gold put David at risk in the hope that it will lead them to Mary Margaret, in the Enchanted Forest Emma and Mary Margaret must stop Cora from taking the recently-acquired compass from them.moreless
While the dwarves try to find fairy dust in the Storybrooke mines, Belle gives Gold an ultimatum. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Rumplestiltskin goes after a band of pirates that have abducted his beloved.moreless
Emma and Mary Margaret join forces with Aurora, Mulan, and Lancelot to find a way back to Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, King George poisons Snow White and Charming must go to the Lady of the Lake for a cure.moreless
After the disappearance of Mary Margaret and Emma, David seeks them out. Regina attempts to recover her magic powers while the seven dwarves go on a quest of their own. In the fairytale world, Regina makes a deal with a sorcerer who offers her the power to free herself from Cora.moreless
Emma continues to try and prove Mary Margaret's innocence in the murder of Kathryn Nolan. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Regina must choose between marrying for true love, or accepting her mother Cora's choice for her husband.moreless