Welcome to the Magical Moments Report for the "Breaking Glass" 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!
An Icy Illusion: Outside Regina’s place, Elsa hears a voice in the night coming from a cemetery. It sounds like Anna calling for help. Elsa sees her sister in the distance. She creates an ice bridge in order to cross over to an area in the woods. She’s overjoyed to finally be reunited with her sister. Unfortunately, it’s all an illusion created by the Snow Queen.
A Cold War: Regina gets the location of the Snow Queen from Sidney. She runs into Emma, who is searching for Elsa. The two of them are caught in a swirling storm on the ice bridge. Regina realizes Sidney has betrayed her. She and Emma run for their lives as the ice bridge breaks apart. They make it to safety only to find a hulking ice warrior in their path.
You’ve Got a Friend: Back in Minnesota in 1998, a young Emma is almost caught shoplifting. Another girl, Lily, saves her from getting busted. The two of them become friends. A short time later, Emma learns that Lily lied to her. She hurt and opts to dissolve their friendship. In the present day, Elsa advises Emma to not give up on Regina.
Bundle Up: The Snow Queen tells Sidney she needs the mirror for her plan. She advises him to get a warm coat. Things are about get a lot cooler in Storybrooke. Soon the Snow Queen will have exactly what she wants.
Let’s go to the Videotape: Emma shows Hook the contents of a box of stuff from her childhood. There’s a camcorder inside. It has the video she recorded with Lily on it. There’s additional footage on it from Emma’s foster home days. A familiar face steps into frame.