Best Laid Plans do not always go as expected.  When Snow and Charming steal Maleficent’s egg as a vessel to rid their own child of evil intent, they are taken by surprise when they find a baby in the egg and that the Apprentice is going to banish it to another realm.  What has been done cannot be undone.  Driven by guilt, they vow to be the best people they can be, but is it too late?  Will Maleficent get her revenge and find the baby that was taken from her?

In Storybrooke, Rumple realizes that the Author is trapped behind the door on the page of the book.  Maleficent puts a sleeping curse on the town so they can find the page but Henry, Snow and Charming are not affected since they have been cursed before.  Regina, Maleficent and Cruella find Henry at the Sorcerer’s house where he found the key to the door on the page.  Regina hints at Henry to give her the forged page.  Of course, Rumple sees through this and through Regina which gives her cover away.  Maleficent puts her to sleep so that Rumple can use Regina to his advantage, but for what?  How will Robin Hood be used as leverage for Regina to do what Rumple wants?

August tells the story of the trapped Author and why the Apprentice and the Sorcerer put him there.  He was manipulating the stories when the job is to only witness and record them.  Knowing this, Emma frees the Author from the page anyway and despite all their questions, the Author escapes.  Now that the Author is free, what will he write?  Is he the one to give everyone their happy ending or will he make things worse?  Tune in as we discuss theories and more.