"The Dark Swan"
Season 5, Episode 1
Featured Character Emma Swan
Air date September 27th, 2015
Written by Adam Horowitz
Edward Kitsis
Directed by Ron Underwood
Episode Guide
Operation Mongoose Part 2
The Price

The Dark Swan is the first episode of Season 5. It aired on September 27th, 2015.


Immediately after becoming the Dark One, Emma disappears and the heroes must band together to save her, but first they have to find her, which will require the help of an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, in the Enchanted Forest, Emma struggles to resist her dark urges as she searches for Merlin in the hope that he can stop her transformation. Along the way to Camelot, she gets help from the plucky and brave warrior princess Merida, as well as King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.



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