Henry and his search party are welcomed back into town after leaving Neverland, but everyone’s in the dark about Peter Pan’s latest ruse. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Snow White deviates from her honeymoon plans to search for a legendary creature.
Ariel heads to Storybrooke, where she seeks out Belle to help her find a mysterious artifact. Meanwhile, Emma, Neal and Hook set out to capture Peter Pan’s shadow; and Mary Margaret is displeased with David for keeping his poisoning a secret from her.
Back in fairy-tale land, Ariel saves Snow White from drowning, so Snow White repays this act of kindness by helping Ariel bond with Prince Eric. Meanwhile, Regina and Mr. Gold unite and go after Peter Pan; and Henry’s search party focus on saving Neal.
Peter Pan presents Emma with a map of Henry’s location, but there’s a catch: Emma must come to terms with her true identity. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold gets some surprising advice; and back in fairy-tale land, the Evil Queen has a tempting offer for Snow White.
In the third-season opener, Henry’s search party arrive in Neverland and encounter some unwelcoming mermaids. Meanwhile, Henry and a fellow prisoner escape the Lost Boys; and Neal and Mulan trek through the Enchanted Forest.
Emma thinks that Tamara is behind Regina’s disappearance, and a search for the missing mayor begins. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold considers telling Lacey about his magical powers; and back in the past, a young Bae travels to London, where he meets Wendy Darling and her family.