Within the Season Two premiere episode, "Damaged," actuality and delusion start to merge because the fairytale characters awaken from Evil Queen Regina's damaged curse and keep in mind who they have been. However to their dismay, they don't seem to be transported again to fairytale land. To make issues worse, Rumplestiltskin - aka Mr. Gold - in an effort to realize the higher hand in his energy battle with Regina, has launched magic into the city. In fairytales magic has its place, however in our world it could possibly have unfathomable penalties. In the meantime, again within the fairytale land, Prince Phillip awakens his sleeping magnificence, Aurora, however discovers that he and his touring companion, Mulan, will quickly should face a lethal foe.