Welcome to the Magical Moments for the Season 4 Winter Finale "Heroes and Villains" episode of Once Upon a Time. Here you'll find highlights and insights for the recent events affecting Storybrooke, Fairy Tale Land and more. WARNING: There are spoilers here if you haven't yet seen the episode. Enjoy!
The Queens of Darkness: In Fairy Tale Land past, Rumplestiltskin asks Belle to clean up a magic gauntlet that he brought back from Camelot. It has the power to find anyone’s greatest weakness. In other words, it’ll usually point out what a person loves most. Later, Belle is held for ransom. Her captors prove to be a formidable foe for Rumple.
Different Worlds: Marian springs back to life the moment Regina returns her heart to her body. Unfortunately, she still has remnants of the spell in her system. The only way to save her is to have her cross the town line into a world without magic. Regina knows she can’t go out there alone. Robin Hood and Roland need to go with her. She knows that once they leave, they can never return.
Home Is Where the Heart Is: Elsa is able to turn the ice wall surrounding Storybrooke into nothing more than harmless snowflakes. She and Anna finally find a way back to Arendelle to deal with Hans and his brothers. Once they say goodbye and make their return, Elsa reclaims her rightful place as queen. After a long delay, Anna’s wedding day finally arrives. The two sisters walk hand-in-hand to usher in a new era of happiness.
Crossing the Line: Mr. Gold tries to crush Hook’s heart, but can’t seem to do it. That’s because Belle is using the dagger to command him to stop. The magic hat is sucked back into the box. Belle commands him to take them to the town line. They need to be alone for what comes next.
Come On Get Happy: Emma puts Hook’s heart back in its proper place. A passionate kiss is shared. Later, Emma joins Regina for a drink. They are interrupted by Henry, who found a secret library in the sorcerer’s house. It’s full of storybooks with blank pages. This could be the home of the author who wrote his storybook. Emma offers to join them in Operation: Mongoose. After all, everyone deserves a happy ending.
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