Your complete guide to the myths and legends that combine to make Once Upon A Time
Explore the Arthurian legend surrounding Lancelot, take a trip into the woods to discover the mythology behind Red Riding Hood or learn more about a modern day hero called Snow White. Origins provides unique insights and perspectives from talented writers into the characters we know and love, going far beyond the boundaries of Storybrooke.
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The courtship and marriage of Snow and her Charming throughout season one.
How does Regina Mills stack up against the Grimm Brother's 'evil queen' ?
We know that Rumplestiltskin spins straw into gold and was a spinner in his early life. But what IS spinning exactly and what has it symbolized over time?
Tale as old as time; from it's French beginnings to it's Disney spin, take a look at the history behind our Belle.
From the Grimm Brothers to Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis, explore the origins and history of Sleeping Beauty.
Music plays a huge part in Once Upon a Time and most any show or movie. Explore the roots of this art in our lives and cultures.
No, it's not a Dementor and Teresa Martin tells us why.
Viewed nowadays as stories for children, fairy tales were not always for the young and young at heart.
Zombies in the Enchanted Forest? How do they fit into the lore of this pop culture monster?
The Charming family and the power of the number three.
The governing structures of our world and Fairy Tale Land collide in Storybrooke and Teresa Martin breaks it down for us.
Delving back into Grimm's version of 'Snow White', Teresa uncovers an interesting twist to the 'evil step-mother' trope.
Exploing Eva, Snow, and Emma’s parallels with Traditional Christian Narrative
Frozen is coming to Once Upon A Time. However the origins of the smash hit movie began in 1844! Find out more about the world of Hans Christian Andersen.
The winter finale of Once Upon A Time brought one of the most cherished relationships on the show crashing down. In her latest Origins article, Teresa Martin takes a look at the Rumbelle relationship and the long road back to Happily Ever After
Move over Prince Charming, this modern princess can do all the saving for herself.