Episode Info: Emma Swan is taken to a strange town by her son Henry, who she gave up for adoption years ago, and tells her of a curse cast by the Evil Queen.
A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.
For Emma Swan, life has been anything but a happy ending. But when shes reunited with Henry - the son she gave up for adoption ten years ago - on the night of her 28th birthday, everything changes. The now 10-year-old Henry is in desperate need of Emmas help because he believes from reading a book of fairy-tales that shes the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming - who sent her away from the Enchanted Forest to be protected from a curse that was enacted by the Evil Queen. Emma initially refuses to believe a word of Henrys story but soon finds that his hometown of Storybrooke, Maine is more than it seems. Because its in Storybrooke that all of the classic characters we know are frozen in time with no memories of their former selves - except for the Evil Queen, who is Storybrookes mayor and Henrys adoptive mother Regina Mills. Now, as the epic "Final Battle" for the future of both worlds approaches, Emma will have to accept her destiny and uncover the mystery behind a place where fairy-tales are to be believed.
Emma Swan who has lived in the real world for her whole life is confronted by a child who says that she is his mother. He tells her that she needs to go to a town called Storybrooke. When she arrives Henry, her supposed son, tells her that she is they Savior that will wipe out a curse that trapped all the known fairy tale characters in the real world. She must discover the power to defeat the Evil Queen who cast the powerful curse.