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The photos are from present-day Fairytale Land, where, according to the official episode synopsis, there has just been a massive ogre attack. More specifically, “an ogre massacre.” The rest of the spoiler photos from the episode are here, where we can see the land ravaged by battle.
We know that Mary Margaret (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Emma (Jennifer Morrison) will “discover a lone survivor” from the massacre, and that “Emma begins to question whether or not he’s telling the truth.” It looks like Emma (and perhaps her new badass sidekick Mulan [Jamie Chung]?) have made him a prisoner by tying him to a tree. Smart girls!
Remember, Emma’s one “special power” aside from transferring magic to others is that she can always tell when someone’s lying. Since Hook is hookless in the photo, we’re going to assume that lying is the only thing he can think of to keep himself alive.
We still can’t help pointing out how ridiculously attractive he is, evil or not!