Merida's courage is tested and Belle's fate is in Mr. Gold's hands. ABC has officially released a synopsis, clip and sneak preview from next Sunday's episode of Once Upon A Time: "The Bear And The Bow."
In a Camelot flashback, a chance encounter with Merlin, David, Hook and Belle gives Merida new hope in her quest to save her brothers from the usurping clans of DunBroch. Unwilling to leave anything up to fate, Merida brings Belle along on a dangerous journey that culminates with an invaluable lesson in bravery. In Storybrooke, Regina, Mary Margaret and David discover the spell that would allow one of Merlin’s chosen to communicate with him, but when Arthur fails to reach the missing sorcerer the heroes grow suspicious. Meanwhile, Emma commands Merida to kill Belle in hopes of forcing Mr. Gold’s heroic transformation. With Merida unable to disobey Emma’s orders, Gold must find the courage to fight for Belle’s life or risk losing her forever.
Check out the sneak preview and clip in the videos below.
The episode was directed by Ralph Hemecker and written by Andrew Chambliss and Tze Chun.
"The Bear And The Bow" episode of Once Upon A Time airs Sunday, November 1 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) onABC.