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The 5th season of TV show Once Upon a Time airs tonight, at 8/7c on ABC. This season, fans will get a look into the darker side of the magic and see Emma Swan (played by Jennifer Morrison), try to resist becoming the Dark One. Naturally where there’s black magic around, you can expect trouble to brew.
Co-creator Adam Horowitz admitted that we will see, “her whole struggle as she moves toward darkness.”
Both co-creators were present to answer questions at a screening. Edward Kitsis added:
“What’s the most exciting part of Rumplestiltskin’s backstory is finding out how he went completely dark, and so for Emma, whether or not she goes dark, we want to see that struggle.”
And what a struggle it could be! He added, “A character as strong as Emma, can she resist it?”
One on hand while we get to watch Emma deal with the potential dangers ahead, her family has realized that the wizard Merlin is their next step in saving her, so they have set out on a journey to Camelot to find him.
Emma got herself into this situation by sacrificing herself to save Regina, and while most people would be glad to have avoided the fate of the dagger, Regina not so much. That’s another aspect of drama to look forward to this season.
Of course there is a lot more than that currently going on … but you’ll just have to watch to find out!