The residents of the mysterious town of Storybrooke, Maine are not what they seem. As the show Once Upon a Time opens, only one little boy named Henry realizes that something isn't right. That know one really remembers their past, including his mother Regina. He soon uncovers a special book that begins to explain the truth.
His mom was actually The Evil Queen in the Enchanted Forest and she created a curse that brought all of the residents of the forest to Storybrooke, Maine where they no longer remember who they were and are cursed to never find their happy endings.
Henry's teacher, Mary Margaret is really Snow White. David, who has been in a coma was once Prince Charming and many other well known fairy tale characters unknowingly populate the town. But once Henry figures out the strange origins of his home town, will anyone believe him?
One day something extraordinary happens. Emma Swan arrives in town even though Storybrooke hasn't had an outside visitor is years. Emma turns out to be Henry's birth mother and Henry believe she is the only person who can break the curse and set everything right? Is Emma really the savior of Storybrooke and if she is, will the Evil Queen drive her away on Once Upon a Time.