Prompt by mirror—mirror-onthewall: Swan queen, Emma finds out why Regina hates snow white.
Fandom: Once Upon a Time
Summary: A chance meeting in the enchanted wood brings about an unexpected turn of events.
A/N: This is something I’ve wanted to post for a while now (it’s long over due, sorry mirror—mirror-onthewall!). damelola also asked for fic in her ask box and I’ve been meaning to give this to her. It wouldn’t fit so I’m posting it here.
This is…trippy and probably not what the prompter expected. I took a lot of liberties with the prompt but I definitely, without a doubt, enjoyed writing this. It’s inspired by several half-baked ideas, fandom meta, and not a small amount of fantasy/sci-fi literature.
In a land far, far away…
She sputters, her mouth lined with salt and the fishy tang of the ocean.
A stranger looms over her. “Oh, thank goodness you’re alive!”
“Wha…where am I?”
“The sea,” was the simple reply as she was hauled into a rickety boat.