In a recent video interview withThe Insider Lana Parrilla hinted at what Regina's driving motivation will be when we return to Storybrooke starting this Sunday (September 30).
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Lana admitted that Regina is definitely concerned with "protecting herself." That makes sense, since "the whole town is now after her." As Lana told us, Regina will have "zero" friends left after everyone remembers what she did to them.
However, Lana also said that there is something that "trumps" Regina's quest for safety: "Her relationship with Henry."
"I think she's really fearful to lose him," Lana explained. "She's going to do whatever it takes to get him back."