However, the Darkness is too powerful for the hat to contain, and it escapes, attacking the Apprentice. The fantasy tv series, created by director Greg Biman, invites viewers to the two worlds at once modern and fabulous. At the asylum, Regina gloats to Zelena about having Isaac write her out of existence, but when Zelena accuses Regina of being like their mother, Cora, Regina decides to spare Zelena's life for now. Hook discovers his restored hand brings out his dark side, and is forced into doing a favor for Gold to rid himself of the hand. On July 28, 2014, and were both announced to be playing and Grand Pabbie, respectively. On March 15, 2015, Horowitz confirmed that the last 2 episodes of the season will form a 2-hour episode.
Meanwhile, Ingrid directs the Spell of Shattered Sight towards Storybrooke, and Gold threatens to kill Ingrid following the end of the spell, to which she allows him, Belle, and Henry safe passage out of Storybrooke. When David and Emma encounter Will Scarlet, they find out about the Snow Queen, only to discover that the Snow Queen knows Emma from a past encounter that Emma doesn't remember, though Mr. Meanwhile, back in the 1920s in London, Cruella, who was kept prisoner by her mother, meets Isaac, who vows to take her away from her mother. Lily's anger over this action causes her to transform into a dragon, which leads to a confrontation with Mary Margaret, and Maleficent intervening to convince her that she wants to make up for lost time. When the Snow Queen threatens Gold not to hurt Emma, he uses magical dust made from the urn's remnants to temporarily trap the Snow Queen within her palace, to keep her from intervening. Rumplestiltskin declines Ursula's offer to join them, to get villains their happy endings, claiming he will always win.
Once Upon a Time season 4 episode 23 Operation Mongoose 2 The Author proves to be a formidable wild card and forges an alliance with Gold. Meanwhile, back in Storybrooke, Gold enlists Will to steal Belle's heart back. When Henry picks up the Author's quill, it glows. His heart is left light but Rumpel is still unconscious. Episode Details On Once Upon a Time Season 4 Episode 23 things come to a head as goodness battles evil and stories are changed forever in the season finale. The task becomes one of regret when the Sorcerer and the Apprentice send Maleficent's unborn daughter, Cruella, and Ursula, into the modern world. When Gold experiences a heart attack, he enlists Robin to steal an elixir to save him, in exchange for letting Robin stay in the apartment, but after Robin completes the task, Gold discovers that the elixir was switched by Zelena.
It was also revealed that had been cast as , who is also Ursula's Father, and as King Stefan. In the present, Gold learns that Ingrid's lingering magic will keep those who leave Storybrooke from ever returning, so he has Hook help him uncover a portal in the Sorcerer's mansion, where Elsa and Anna depart. The following day, it was announced had been cast as Elsa. He gives the duplicate to Regina, but Regina is quickly found out to be a double agent by the Villains. When Maleficent reveals that they're after Pinocchio and wants Regina to kidnap him, the plans take a different turn after Regina succeeds.
Gold, since Emma no longer trusts her. Regina gets to the church but she turns back when she sees Rumpel is about to kill Henry and she jumps in the way. She will definitely try to take away the spell's spell and revive the old fairy tale. The special focused on the topic of what it takes to have familiar fairy-tale characters who have been flipped on their heads from their respective origins. Ingrid conjures up an ice warrior to stop Regina and Emma, and uses an illusion of Anna to lure Elsa into chains, keeping her out of the way. It is revealed that after being frozen by Ingrid, Anna and Kristoff were unfrozen after 30 years, and they were sent to Storybrooke after Elsa used a Wishing Star Anna's Necklace to wish for her.
Gold appears in Storybrooke undetected, and is stunned to see Belle and Will kiss. She uses the gauntlet to find the real Dagger, in Storybrooke's clock tower, where Rumplestiltskin has begun the ritual to sever himself from the Dagger. In November 2011, Emma arrives in Storybrooke, and Ingrid takes Emma's memories of Ingrid. Regina apparently saves Marian, but Ingrid's Freezing Curse still lingers, so Regina has Robin Hood take his wife and Roland into the real world, to cut off the magic sustaining the Freezing Curse. They ask him why they wanted to hurt them.
Regina attempts to find out if Pinocchio when he was August Booth knew about the Author, but a riff prompts Marco to keep him away from Regina; She later apologizes to Marco, who then gives her a bag that may hold the answer to the Author's whereabouts. Horowitz later clarified via Twitter that the extra hour was in addition to the already announced 22 episodes. Amazing character development and relationship development. Note: This episode aired as a 2-hour special. They go to Regina, and Emma succeeds in provoking Regina into shooting a fireball in hatred at them, which dissolves the ribbons.
Emma is put in charge of David and Mary Margaret's baby, even as the Spell of Shattered Sight hits, while Emma, Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff look on. It was announced on November 5, 2014 that would be portraying in a recurring capacity later on in the season and that hints will be placed in the next few episodes. In the present, Sarah allows Emma to capture her, but uses a ploy to make Emma's family fear her, after she loses control of her magic. After completing the task, Gold reveals that if his heart continues to darken, he will eventually die, and then gives his blessing to Will to take care of Belle. Emma is followed by the Snow Queen.