Walking right out into the crowd, she raises her hands as if getting ready to cast a spell on the townspeople. But... nothing happens. They instinctively crouch in fear, but after realizing “she’s powerless,” they storm after her.
Why doesn’t Regina have magical capabilities? Obviously in Fairytale Land, the Evil Queen is skilled with using dark magic. Has Mr. Gold (Robert Carlyle) created a special kind of magic that excludes Regina? Hopefully, we’ll find out soon!