But in the meantime, we know she's formed an uneasy alliance with Captain Hook (Colin O’Donoghue). They'll head into strange new worlds together, which isn't a euphemism for romance, but may end up heading in that direction anyway.
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A fan asked E! News for Hook and Emma scoop. Hooker-in-chef Colin O'Donoghue answered himself. "They have a very interesting dynamic between the two of them because Emma is obviously a strong character, strong-willed, and Hook is Captain Hook, you know?" Colin teased. "So they have an interesting kind of back and forth. That's all I'm going to say at the minute!"
Emma has a love/hate relationship with everyone she meets — including, sure, Regina/The Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla). We know the Swan Queen shippers are passionate, but they'll have to wait for Emma and Hook to find their way to Storybrooke, then see what happens when everyone is reunited in the same spot. Lana herself has said she would ship a Regal Hook pairing. Two pseudo-villains are better than one? Maybe Emma has some competition...
Catch the next new episode of Once Upon a Time on Sunday, November 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT onABC.