The events of the series take place in several worlds, which are strikingly different from each other. One of them is a world of fantasy and magic, the second is a modern world where ordinary people live. Emma Swan recently turned 28 years old. To everyone around her, she seems to be a successful and serious girl who walks steadily through life. However, in her past there is a terrible secret that she hides from everyone. Once she abandoned her only son. This happened due to a number of difficult circumstances. One day, Emmy's son named Henry himself reminds of himself and, moreover, with very unusual news. A boy who is only 10 years old is sure that his mother is the daughter of that same Snow White and the brave Prince. The boy is sure that in addition to the ordinary world, which everyone knows about, there is a magical world. In that colorful world is a town called Storybrooke. Emma, believing in the stories of her child, finds herself in it. Over time, the girl begins to understand that in this seemingly heavenly place, not everything is so good. Its inhabitants are in complete oblivion and it feels like they are bewitched by someone. It turns out that the evil and cunning Queen stopped time in the city and bewitched its inhabitants. Emma decides to save people from the spell of an evil and powerful sorceress.