Isaac completes his new story, giving the villains happy endings and turning the heroes into villains, thieves, and cowards. Only Henry is unaffected, and must find a way to undo Isaac's spell and restore things to normal.moreless
The race is on to rescue Beth, who is fighting for her life against Ray, who has sinister plans for her.
While Regina keeps Gold and his allies from finding the Author, Henry finds a clue to the Author's location. In the past, Snow and Charming are given a way to secure their unborn child's goodness but at a terrible cost.moreless
Hook makes a deal with Ursula to find out what Gold is planning. Meanwhile, Regina dreams of a reunion with Robin, and Gold finds out where the door may be hidden. In the past, the circumstances behind how Ursula lost her singing voice are revealed.moreless
Emma, David, and Mary Margaret monitor Regina as she attempts to infiltrate the Queens of Darkness. However, they require the former Evil Queen to prove that she is worthy to join them. Meanwhile, Hook asks Belle for a favor, while Henry closes in on the Author. In the past, Regina and Maleficent become friends.moreless
The team tries to help a young woman when it looks like she is being stalked by not just one person, but a whole group of them.
After a high school coach receives threading text messages and is almost crushed by the school's bleachers, the clues lead to a teenage girl who has a rocky relationship with her boyfriend. The team starts to investigate and learn some dark secrets about the teen's life. Meanwhile, Perry and Ray start to think of a plan to help them get their hands on Beth.moreless
Beth and Jack investigate the break in of a popular anchorman's home after his stalker sends a video of his daughter to his phone. Perry learns more insight about Beth's past.
In the season finale, Mickey hatches a new plan while Abby must choose between Ray and Jim.
Ashley's stalker, Bob Lepecka, returns and makes trouble for Steve Knight. Meanwhile, Cochran is officially nominated for the FBI directorship and tries to protect himself from the vetting process; Kate confronts Ray about his past; and Mickey gathers a team for his pot store robbery.moreless
Ray tells Bridget she needs to lie about where she was during the shooting for her own safety; Ray convinces Lee and Ezra to give Cookie the rights to Marvin and Rekon's music; Mickey makes plans to rob a pot store with Shorty; Kate visits a Walpole inmate to find out what went wrong with her article.moreless
Tension runs high when the whole Donovan family come together for Conor's birthday. Meanwhile, Ashley's stalker returns and her boyfriend demands that Ray get rid of him; and Ray sees Cookie Brown when he shows up to take Bridget out for a night.moreless
Ashley asks Ray to help a friend who beat up a waiter. Meanwhile, Ray makes contact with Volcheck to seek his help in taking down Cochran. Mickey gets a stipend from Ray but hopes for more when he meets with a movie executive. Bridget argues with Ray and Abby about the diamond earring from Marvin.moreless
A gang rape at a concert involves a former soldier who was working as a security guard, but the case and his fate is dependent upon his faulty memory of what happened that night.moreless
While Mary Margaret attempts to come to terms with her part in Cora's death, she finds August. Meanwhile, Neal's fiancee Tamara comes to Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the past, August tries to find a way to prevent himself from turning back into a wooden boy.moreless
In the Enchanted Forest, Emma teams up with Captain Hook to find a magic compass that could help her and Mary Margaret return to Storybrooke. In the past, Emma is still on the streets, steals a car, and meets a lover,moreless
Regina and Emma share common cause when they try to find a cure for Henry. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world James tries to escape the Queen's dungeon and save Snow... unaware that he's too late.moreless
While Regina schemes to get Emma out of Storybrooke for good, Henry begs Emma to stay. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Snow calls upon her allies to save Prince Charming and defeat the Evil Queen.moreless
While August offers to show Emma how she can defeat Regina and gain custody of Henry, Regina plans to seduce David. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Gepetto agrees to save Snow and Charming's daughter, but seeks to save his son Pinocchio as well.moreless
While Emma confronts Regina about Kathryn's disappearance, David tries to make amends to Mary Margaret and Mr. Gold tries to learn August's real identity. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Baelfire gets his transformed father to agree to return to his original self, untainted by magic.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
While Mary Margaret is arrested for the murder of Kathryn, in the fairy tale world James tries to stop Snow from killing Evil Queen Regina.
Emma hires Ruby to help her at the sheriff's office, and to give the woman a chance to determine what she's good at. Meanwhile, the sheriff questions David about his possible involvement in Kathryn's disappearance, while in the fairytale world, Red Riding Hood and her fellow villagers are trapped in their village by a bloodthirsty wolf.moreless
David promises Mary Margaret that he will tell Kathryn about his true feelings. In the fairytale world, Prince Charming offers to help Abigail while looking for Snow.
While Sydney seeks out Emma's help against Regina, Mary Margaret and David continue their clandestine meetings. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Snow's father King Leopold receives three wishes from a Genie, who warns him to be careful what he wishes for.moreless
Emma and Regina share a common suspicion over a newcomer to Storybrooke, while David and Mary Margaret try to cope with their feelings. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Prince Charming's wedding with King Midas' daughter approaches while Snow tries to cope with her feelings.moreless
Emma tries to find the birth father of two children to keep them from meeting the same fate she had as a child. In the fairy tale world, the Evil Queen uses Hansel and Gretel steal an artifact for her from a rival.moreless
When a CIA operative gets caught in a hostage crisis in Mexico, Joan and Annie use a cover as a news team to extract the operative.