Rumple’s evil reaches an all-time high, and his wicked ways might cost him everything. Belle is forced to make a sacrifice that will impact everyone on ‘Once Upon A Time.’ Read our recap of the Nov. 27 episode now!
Rumple’s wreaking havoc, as per usual. God, can’t this guy just get a grip? The Evil Queen wants to be part of his master plan, but he doesn’t want her to tag along until she kills Zelena. He swears he’s over Belle. Unlike the Evil Queen, Belle will never be able to accept his wicked ways.
Rumple decides to send a message to the gang with one of the fairies by speeding up her aging process. Belle knows his game. Rumple is warning her that he is going to speed up her pregnancy so he will be able to control their child’s fate.
While Belle is in the library, she receives a message in a book. She follows a red strand until she reaches those coveted shears. She’s in the dream world again with her son. He warns her that Rumple wants to cut the strand of his fate. He tells her that the answer to stopping Rumple is right in front of her.
In the past, Rumple brings a baby back to the castle and leaves the little one with Belle. She is appalled that he would steal an innocent child from loving parents. He has a plan and it’s not going to be a good one. Because Belle never gives up, she tries to find a reason why Rumple kidnapped the baby. In a shocking turn of events, Rumple tracks down his own mother, the Black Fairy. He demands to know why she abandoned him.
Forgiveness (Or Lack Thereof)
Dang, the Evil Queen really does want to be with Rumple. She throws her own sister against a barn. “Enough games, let’s end this,” the Evil Queen says. Before the Evil Queen can kill Zelena, Regina arrives with her heart in her hand. She’s willing to sacrifice herself to save Zelena. Regina practically laughs in the Evil Queen’s face when she realizes EQ is doing all of this for RUMPLE.
Hook shows up to Gold’s shop to distract Rumple so Emma can freeze Rumple in place. They go searching throughout the shop. Suddenly, Emma has another terrifying vision.
Rumple goes to Belle at the library. She tries to run away from him. She pleads with him not to do something he’ll regret. Rumple knows he can’t take things back with Belle and she’ll never be able to love him for who he truly is, but he can get a fresh start with their child. Belle cries that he’s the one who pushed her away. She asks him if he’s really willing to lose her forever.
Regina and Zelena have a talk that will change their relationship forever. She admits that she still blames Zelena for Robin’s death. “I can never forgive you,” she says. The Evil Queen goes to Rumple after being royally embarrassed by Regina. She thinks he’s starting to back off his evil plan because of Belle’s latest speech. “You want to know what failure looks like? Look in the mirror,” Rumple spits at her. However, her words still cut through him. While Emma and Hook are talking about her latest vision, Belle’s pregnancy rapidly progresses right in front of her eyes.
The Ultimate Sacrifice & Promise
Emma is by Belle’s side as she gives birth to her son. Belle has a sweet moment with her son in the dream world. He asks her to remember the book. After the birth, Belle asks the Blue Fairy to take Gideon to a safe place until this drama with Rumple is over. Rumple arrives just a minute too late. He watches as the Blue Fairy takes his son away. He feels Belle’s wrath instantly. She refuses to tell him their son’s name. No matter what Belle wants, Rumple promises to find their son.
Snow and Jasmine team up with Aladdin to try and find a way for Jasmine to get back to Agrabah. When they realize the genie has been freed, they think all hope has been lost. That’s when Aladdin goes inside the lamp! Emma and Hook go searching for the sword in her vision and find it in Rumple’s shop!
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