Once again tonight, we entered the Once Upon a Time vortex. I sat down to watch an hour show, and 20 minutes later it was over. How do they do that? And since in a lot of ways they were starting a new story up, it's very interesting to see what happened.
And boy did a lot happen.
For one thing, Henry is definitely older. He really seemed to age from the season finale 3 months ago to now. And was it just me or was his voice deeper? But that's not what we're really here to discuss.
There were two storylines going on in the episode - one in the
of a year ago as our characters
were returning home and one in our world of a year later as Hook tries to
convince Emma that he is telling the truth. Enchanted Forest
Let's start in the
. We arrive there to find Phillip and Aurora
about to have a picnic lunch when they are interrupted by a storm of purple
magic. Yep, it's our characters
returning. Aurora and Snow greet each
other, and we find out the Ogres are gone.
The group plans to meet up with others returning from Storybrooke and
then travel to Enchanted Forest Regina's
castle to start building their life anew.
protected it from the curse while everything else was destroyed.
As the group sets off, Phillip and Aurora have a private conversation. "Should we tell them?" "They'll find out anyway, and if we tell her, maybe she will leave us alone?"