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This page lists Land Without Magic characters featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time.

Land Without Magic CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in the Land Without Magic.

New York City CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in New York City.

Emma SwanEdit

Main article: Emma Swan

Emma Swan débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jennifer Morrison. She does not have a counterpart.

Henry MillsEdit

Main article: Henry Mills

Henry Mills débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jared S. Gilmore. He does not have a counterpart.

HookEdit

Main article: Hook

Hook débuts in the fourth episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Colin O'Donoghue. He does not have a Storybrooke counterpart.

Mr. GoldEdit

Main article: Mr. Gold

Mr. Gold débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Robert Carlyle. He is the Storybrooke counterpart of Rumplestiltskin.

Neal CassidyEdit

Main article: Neal Cassidy

Neal Cassidy débuts in the first episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Michael Raymond-James. He is the Land Without Magic alias of Baelfire. Neal settles in New York after running away from his past and leaving behind a girlfriend, Emma, on August's orders. He tries to move on without her, though August visits again to inform him about his plans on assisting Emma in facing her destiny as the savior of the Dark Curse. Neal begins a romantic relationship with Tamara and eventually they become engaged. His life changes with the reappearance of Emma, a bitter reunion with his father Mr. Gold and the shocking revelation he is father of ten-year-old Henry. ("Manhattan", "The Queen Is Dead")

TamaraEdit

Main article: Tamara

Tamara débuts in the fifteenth episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Sonequa Martin-Green. She does not have a counterpart. Tamara meets Neal on the streets of New York. Unknown to him, she stages this encounter from the get-go and pursues a fake romantic relationship with him that progresses to an engagement. Her ulterior motives are unclear, though she is the secret partner and girlfriend of Greg. Like him, Tamara is on a quest to find magic and destroy it. ("The Queen Is Dead", "Selfless, Brave and True")

WalshEdit

Main article: Walsh

Walsh débuts in the twelfth episode of the third season, and is portrayed by Christopher Gorham.

Boston CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in Boston, Massachusetts.

Emma SwanEdit

Main article: Emma Swan

Emma Swan débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jennifer Morrison. She does not have a counterpart. Emma falls through into the Land Without Magic via the wardrobe moments after being born. Along with Pinocchio, they are sent to the same foster home. Although Pinocchio promised his father he would watch over Emma as she grows up, his abandons her to pursue a future in freedom. Emma grows up bouncing from one foster home to the next and becomes independent at sixteen. At eighteen, she moves to Portland and after a series of unfortunate events, has a run in with the law for stealing watches. While in jail, she births a son and gives him up in a closed adoption. In Emma's adult life, she resides in Boston as a bail bonds woman who specializes in tracking people down. One evening, she sets up a date with an embezzler named Ryan. As they are conversing, she drops the bomb about knowing his past and asks him to pay for his crimes. Instead, he tries to evade her by running to his car, which has been booted. She corners Ryan by knocking him out cold. After a hard night's work, Emma returns home to her apartment in time to light a cupcake candle and make a wish on her twenty-eighth birthday. She receives a visitor in the form of ten-year old Henry. He makes himself known as the son she gave up ten years ago. Shocked, Emma is not at all prepared for this unexpected meeting. He pleads for her to come back home to Storybrooke with him, which she agrees to. ("Pilot")

Henry MillsEdit

Main article: Henry Mills

Henry Mills débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jared S. Gilmore. He does not have a counterpart.

PinocchioEdit

Main article: Pinocchio

Pinocchio débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jakob Davies. He is the Enchanted Forest alias of August Booth.

Regina MillsEdit

Main article: Regina Mills

Regina Mills débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Lana Parrilla. She is the Storybrooke counterpart of the Evil Queen.

RyanEdit

Ryan débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Warren Christie. He does not have a counterpart. Ryan is a money embezzler who stole large sums of cash from his family and ran away to evade the police. Unknown to him, Emma tracks him down on an internet dating website and they set up an in-person meeting in a restaurant. Casually, Emma chats with him until she reveals knowledge about his background. She tries to convince him to stop running, especially since he has a wife and children. Caught in his lies, Ryan flips the table to distract her while he makes his getaway towards his parked car. However, he is unable to drive since his car has been booted by Emma. Recalling Emma told him she is an orphan, he demands what she would know about family. She knocks him out cold in the driver seat before replying, "Nothing". ("Pilot")

Hong Kong CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in Hong Kong.

August BoothEdit

Main article: August Booth

August Booth débuts in the ninth episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Eion Bailey. He is the Land Without Magic alias of Pinocchio. August goes to Hong Kong in search of the Dragon's clinic for a magical cure as he slowly turns back into wood. The Dragon asks for payment from his soul, which comes in the form of a necklace August's father once created him from. The second part of payment is a large sum of money. Broke, August has no way of handing over that much cash, though he befriends another one of the Dragon's patients, Tamara. When she is busy on the phone, August steals her envelope of money and delivers it to the Dragon. In return, he gets a potion that will keep him from ever becoming wood. August is not able to use it in time as Tamara finds him and demands the potion. He leads her on a chase throughout the streets, but ultimately loses the potion after his leg pain is too much to bear. The next day, August returns to the clinic to ask the Dragon to find a different cure, but is puzzled to see the man is dead. With no other option, he decides it's time to own up his forgotten duty of helping Emma break the Dark Curse. ("Selfless, Brave and True")

TamaraEdit

Main article: Tamara

Tamara débuts in the fifteenth episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Sonequa Martin-Green. She does not have a counterpart. Tamara is a magic seeker who visits the Dragon under the pretense of being very ill with cancer. She has heard the Dragon uses magic to cure people and wanted to see if it's true. After befriending a fellow patient, August, he steals her money and uses it to buy a potion from the Dragon. She chases him down and takes the potion back for herself. Then, Tamara has the contents of the bottle tested, which come back with results that show it doesn't contain any substance known to science. She willingly admits to the Dragon she feigned her illness, and questions him about the magic he has. Now that she has proof of real magic, Tamara has no more use for him, and kills him with a taser. ("Selfless, Brave and True")

The Dragon (Character)Edit

Main article: The Dragon (Character)

The Dragon débuts in the eighteenth episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Tzi Ma. The Dragon is a healer who specializes in curing illnesses and aliments that cannot be done with man-made science. Based in a clinic in Hong Kong, he is visited by both cancer-striken Tamara and wood reverting August on the same day. For his services, he requires payment from the soul, which is usually a precious item the patient must sacrifice to him in order to be healed. Perceptive and knowledgeable, the Dragon pinpoints August's past identity as Pinocchio, and is willing to help if he procures a certain amount of money by a deadline. When August returns with the money, the Dragon hands over a potion that will stop him from turning into wood. Much later, Tamara returns to the Dragon's clinic in possession of the potion. He is aware Tamara has been feigning the cancer illness this entire time. She questions him about the magical contents of the potion and is pleased to find a real person who uses magic. But, Tamara doesn't want anyone else to discover the same thing as her and resorts to murder to get rid of the Dragon. He attempts to fight back, but is no match for her taser, and dies. ("Selfless, Brave and True")

London CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in London, England.

BaelfireEdit

Main article: Baelfire

Baelfire débuts in the eighth episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Dylan Schmid. He is the Enchanted Forest alias of Neal Cassidy. Baelfire ends up in the Land Without Magic of London after being sucked through a portal opened by a magic bean. Though his father Rumplestiltskin promised to go to this land with him, Baelfire is abandoned by him. Alone, he wanders the streets for months until one day sneaking into a home to steal food. One of the house's residents, Wendy, feels pity for Baelfire and hides him in her nursery's cubby hole. For weeks, she takes up food to him. When caught by her parents, Wendy's mother allows the boy to stay as a house guest. Baelfire gains a new family and lives happily with them, but warns Wendy to stay away from magic despite her curious interest in a shadowy creature. She leaves one night to journey to Neverland and returns with disturbing news; the Shadow wants to kidnap one of her brothers. Baelfire promises to keep her family from separating and formulates a plan for Wendy and her brothers to hide in the cubby hole when the Shadow arrives. However, Wendy's brother Michael gets caught, and Baelfire asks the creature to take him instead. ("The Return", "Second Star to the Right")

GeorgeEdit

George Darling débuts in the twenty-first episode of the second season and is portrayed by Andrew Airlie. He does not have a counterpart. George is the husband of Mary and father to Wendy, John and Michael. Wendy begins acting suspiciously in bringing food upstairs. One evening, he and Mary catch her hiding a boy in the nursery's cubby hole. To George's surprise, Mary offers the boy hospitality by staying in their house as a guest. ("Second Star to the Right")

JohnEdit

Main article: John Darling

John Darling, also known as Glasses, débuts in the twenty-first episode of the second season, and is portrayed by William Ainschough and Matt Kane. He does not have a counterpart. John is the son of George and Mary. He is the middle child of his older sister Wendy and younger brother Michael. John welcomes an orphan boy, Baelfire, into their family. During one night, he and Michael overhear Baelfire warn Wendy to stay away from a magic shadow that looms outside the window. Wendy ignores his advice and travels to Neverland with the Shadow. She brings bad news on her arrival back; the Shadow wants to take one of her brothers away to Neverland forever. During the next night, Baelfire helps to hide everyone when the Shadow comes. However, Michael doesn't follow the plan and risks being kidnapped by the creature. To avoid the splitting up of a family, Baelfire asks to be taken to Neverland instead. ("Second Star to the Right")

John and Michael, now grown-ups, arrive in Storybrooke to stop Ariel from assisting Belle in finding a magical object that will stop Peter Pan. They succeed in capturing the item, Pandora's Box, but are thwarted by Belle and Ariel in the mines. Only then, they reveal Pan is holding Wendy captive in Neverland. Belle promises she will do what is necessary to save Wendy. ("Dark Hollow")

MaryEdit

Mary Darling débuts in the twenty-first episode of thesecond season, and is portrayed by Karin Inghammer. She does not have a counterpart. Mary is the wife of George and mother to Wendy, John and Michael. Wendy begins acting suspiciously in bringing food upstairs. One evening, she and George catch her hiding a boy in the nursery's cubby hole. Sympathetic to the boy's orphan situation, she allows him to stay as a house guest; much to her husband's chargin. ("Second Star to the Right")

MichaelEdit

Main article: Michael

Michael Darling, also known as Keychain, débuts in the twenty-first episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Benjamin Cook and James Immekus. He does not have a counterpart. Michael is the son of George and Mary. He is the youngest child of his older siblings Wendy and John. Michael welcomes an orphan boy, Baelfire, into their family. During one night, he and John overhear Baelfire warn Wendy to stay away from a magic shadow that looms outside the window. Wendy ignores his advice and travels to Neverland with the Shadow. She brings bad news on her arrival back; the Shadow wants to take one of her brothers away to Neverland forever. During the next night, Baelfire helps to hide everyone when the Shadow comes. However, Michael doesn't follow the plan and risks being kidnapped by the creature. To avoid the splitting up of a family, Baelfire asks to be taken to Neverland instead. ("Second Star to the Right")

Michael and John, now grown-ups, arrive in Storybrooke to stop Ariel from assisting Belle in finding a magical object that will stop Peter Pan. They succeed in capturing the item, Pandora's Box, but are thwarted by Belle and Ariel in the mines. Only then, they reveal Pan is holding Wendy captive in Neverland. Belle promises she will do what is necessary to save Wendy. ("Dark Hollow")

The ShadowEdit

Main article: The Shadow

The Shadow débuts in the twenty-first episode of the second season, and is portrayed by CGI. It does not have a counterpart. The Shadow travels to London in search of another boy to bring to Neverland. It attracts the attention of a young girl, Wendy, who finds delight in how the Shadow dances outside her nursery window. Against her friend Baelfire's wishes, she allows the Shadow to take her away to its land. While there, Wendy is disturbed by the Shadow's intimidation in refusing to allow the other children—who are all boys—to return home. She also learns it intends to steal one of her brothers as well. Baelfire helps Wendy to plan a defense against the Shadow. When it arrives the next night, they hide in the nursery cubby hole to evade capture. However, Wendy's brother Michael is nearly taken. To keep Wendy's family intact, Baelfire sacrifices himself to the Shadow. ("Second Star to the Right")

WendyEdit

Main article: Wendy

Wendy Darling débuts in the twenty-first episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Freya Tingley. She does not have a counterpart. Wendy is the daughter of George and Mary, and has two siblings, John and Michael. She catches a young boy, Baelfire in her house. At first, Wendy is alarmed, but realizes he is starving. Sympathetic, she allows him to take as much food as he wants. For weeks, Wendy hides him in her nursery's cubby hole and sneaks up food for him. One night, she is caught by her parents, but her mother invites Baelfire to stay as a house guest. Wendy becomes enchanted with a dancing shadow that pops up outside the nursery window from time to time. When she tells Baelfire, he warns her to stay away because magic always ruins everything. Despite that, Wendy goes with the Shadow to Neverland and has fun playing in the new world. She is disturbed by the Shadow's intimidation in refusing to let the other children return home, and its plans to take away one of her brothers. Wendy informs Baelfire, who pledges to do everything he can to protect her family from being split apart. The next night, the Shadow arrives, but Wendy, her brothers and Baelfire hide in the cubby hole so it can't reach them. To Wendy's horror, Michael is in danger of being taken, but Baelfire sacrifices himself in his stead. ("Second Star to the Right")

Phoenix CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in Phoenix, Arizona.

Emma SwanEdit

Main article: Emma Swan

Emma Swan débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jennifer Morrison. She does not have a counterpart. Emma is arrested for stealing watches and sentenced to prison in Phoenix to serve out her time. While in jail, Emma takes a pregnancy test that turns up positive. She also receives a package from Phuket, Thailand with familiar items; a swan keychain and keys to a car. Months later, she births a newborn son and gives him up in a closed adoption. ("Tallahassee")

Henry MillsEdit

Main article: Henry Mills

Henry Mills débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jared S. Gilmore. He does not have a counterpart. Henry is born to prisoner Emma Swan and later sent to an adoption agency in Boston. ("The Heart of the Truest Believer")

Portland CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in Portland, Oregon.

August BoothEdit

Main article: August Booth

August Booth débuts in the ninth episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Eion Bailey. He is the Land Without Magic alias of Pinocchio. August reappears in Emma's life to discover she is leading a life as a thief. Upset about the path she is taking, he confronts Neal and pressures him into letting her go. Neal loves Emma too much to do that, but August reveals he knows his secret by opening a typewriter. Inside, Neal is shocked to read the words "I know you're Baelfire" typed on paper. August explains Emma has something important she will need to do in the future, and won't be able to if Neal sticks around. Neal agrees to leave Emma's life. After Emma is sent to jail, August meets up again with Neal, who feels enormously guilty. He asks August to give Emma a few items, including the money he got from selling off the watches. ("Tallahassee")

Emma SwanEdit

Main article: Emma Swan

Emma Swan débuts in the first episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Jennifer Morrison. She does not have a counterpart. Emma grows up in the foster care system, but at sixteen, becomes independent. At eighteen, she begins living in Portland as a skilled thief. While stealing a car, she meets a fellow thief named Neal who is also attempting to do the same. The two form a kinship and fall in love with each other. Over a period of time, Emma and Neal make plans to start a life together in Tallahassee. But, Neal confesses to her about being a wanted man due to previously stealing watches and believes he must hide out in Canada to evade the police. Instead, Emma goes to the location of the hidden watches and takes them so they can sell everything and use the money for the future. While Neal goes to find someone who will buy the watches, Emma waits at the designated location for him to return. To her shock, Neal never returns and a police officer approaches to arrest her for stealing the watches. As Emma is being handcuffed, she is told by the officer Neal gave her up to be charged with the crime while he makes his escape to Canada. ("Tallahassee")

Neal CassidyEdit

Main article: Neal Cassidy

Neal Cassidy débuts in the first episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Michael Raymond-James. He is the Land Without Magic alias of Baelfire. Neal is a petty thief who attempts to steal a car in Portland. When another person enters into the driver's seat, he surprises her by popping up from the backseat. He learns she, too, is attempting to take the car for herself. Their shared profession turns from kinship to love. Emma wishes to start a life with him in Tallahassee, but Neal brings bad news. He admits to being a wanted man due to previously stealing watches and states hiding out in Canada alone would be best. Emma, not wanting to be separated from him, brings the watches to Neal and suggests they try to sell them and use the money for the future. Neal agrees and heads off to find a buyer for the watches while Emma waits for him. Unfortunately, he is cornered by August, who asks him to leave Emma behind so she can fulfill her own destiny. Neal stubbornly refuses until August opens a typewriter box to reveal a secret. Stunned, Neal sees the words "I know you're Baelfire" written on the paper; showing August is aware of his past. With great reluctance, Neal agrees he will let Emma go. While he leaves, Emma is charged with stealing the watches. After Emma is sent to jail, Neal meets up again with August and asks him to give her a few items; including the money he got from selling off the watches. ("Tallahassee")

Phuket CharactersEdit

This section lists characters visiting or residing in Phuket, Thailand.

August BoothEdit

Main article: August Booth

August Booth débuts in the ninth episode of the first season, and is portrayed by Eion Bailey. He is the Land Without Magic alias of Pinocchio. August spends time overseas in Phuket for an unknown amount of years and forgets his promise to his father about watching over the savior of the Dark Curse, Emma. His past catches up with him the day Emma enters into Storybrooke at exactly 8:15 P.M. In Thailand's time zone of 8:15 A.M., August awakens with shooting pain in his leg and realizes he is turning back into wood. Terrified, he goes to get checked out by a doctor at the hospital, but no one can see the wooden state of his leg. Just when August is losing hope, he is introduced to someone called "The Dragon" who can heal special aliments. To try his luck, August flies to Hong Kong to meet the Dragon. ("Selfless, Brave and True")

QuonEdit

Quon débuts in the eighteenth episode of the second season, and is portrayed by Manny Jacinto. He introduces August to "The Dragon", who may be able to cure his magical aliment. ("Selfless, Brave and True")

Storybrooke CharactersEdit