I think it’s time that I came to terms with the fact that Once Upon a Time didn’t reboot itself. Fuck me and my misinterpretation of the main cast exodus and pre-release press.
No, baby. This is more like The Vampire Diaries post-Elena.
And that ain’t good.
Don’t cry for me because I’m fucking free. Free of OUaT, finally.
Well, of OUaT in its present form.
Season 7: God, why?
The Black Fairy’s tragic backstory may not have been good. And may not have been satisfying. And may not have included the Blue Fairy, the only possibly compelling element, much.
But it sure was over quick.
OUaT offers us that mercy, at least.
Yes, at this dire moment when Hook has been torn from Emma, leaving her vulnerable to Gideon’s attacks, let’s spend an episode with Aladdin and Jasmine, and The Subplot That Literally Doesn’t Matter.
Also, let’s kill that Hook/Emma tension immediately, too.