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Neverland is never ending. The fifth episode of this season continues it journey in Neverland. The prolonged tasked of rescuing Henry, makes an experience for not only the rescue team but also the viewers. Both viewer, hero and villain feel the strains of being in Neverland and the need to find Henry. Although the scenery stays the same, the episode does reveal new information about the fans favorite bad boy, Hook. Before the rough pirate wore a hook as a hand, he look dashing in uniform (and who doesn't love a man in uniform). The tale of Lt. Jones brings understanding to the crystalized exterior, but the pirate continues to startle the line between good and evil. The land on which the pirate stands will determine who is to become and if true love will ever find him again. The episode, although focused around Hook, also continues on the solo battle for David's life. But with Once Upon A Time, the viewers can never guess what will actually happen because as soon as you expect something, the opposite happens.
10. Goodbye is Never Easy
By the looks of the dreamshade infection, David a.k.a. Prince Charming only has hours left before he succumbs to the poison. Hook offers him a chance of survival, but the family man refuses because it would take away from finding Henry. Charming's final request, “Tell Henry Grandpa loves him.”
9. Before the Hook
Before his life as a pirate, Hook was known as a different name – Lt. Jones. He sailed beneath his brother, the captain and worked for a kind.
8. Don't Lose Hope
Emma reminisces on her past in several orphanages. The daunting idea of Henry losing hope haunts her mind. Regina, Snow White and Emma team up to deliver a message to Henry before it is too late.
7. Jones and Pan
The first encounter with Pan, for Hook, happened before his squash-buckling days. When the Jones Brothers landed in Neverland, to find dreamshade for the king, Pan warned them off its dangers. Later Pan would assist Lt. Jones (Hook) in saving his brother, or so he thought. It makes the viewers wonder if the ring leader once cared for others.
6. The Truest Believer
Pan reveals to Henry that the heart of the truest believer comes with its perks. In a fight with a lost boy, Henry transforms a stick into a sword with his magic.
5. Losing Faith
With sword in hand, Henry fights with a fellow lost boy. A slice to the lost boy's face brings concern to Henry, until Pan explains he has no reason to be sorry. An eery, dark smiles sweeps across Henry's face to reveal Pan's plan advancing.
4. An Offer
This episodes conjures a new side of Hook, who longs to be good. The pirate chit-chats with Pan as Pan offers him an intriguing deal. The offer, passage of the island for him and Emma if he kills Prince Charming.
3. The End
After reaching the top of the mountain, Prince Charming and Hook go head to head in an argument. Charming overheard the offer made by Peter and doubts Hook's intentions. The adrenaline rushes the dreamshape to Charming's heart. Hook, though, knows the remedy to cure the dying royal but it comes with a price – the inability to leave Neverland. The Prince chooses the fortune and drinks the healing water.
2. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
After ripping out the heart of a lost boy, Regina gives the robotic child a mirror. The mirror will allow Henry to see and talk to them upon its delivery. The lost boy delivers the message and mirror. The family reunites through the mirror, but something in Henry's eyes or tone cast a shadow that it may be too late.
1. The Kiss
Since returning to Neverland, Hook follows Emma around and tends to her every wish. A part of Hook no longer wants to be a villain, but instead wishes to be with Emma. In a sign of gratefulness Emma kisses Hook, finally, to leave the pirate speechless and the savior confused. The blossoming love is short lived when Peter informs Hook that Baelfire aka Neal is alive and on the island. The decision to tell Emma about her true loves whereabouts lies with Hook.