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!!Main Characters

[[folder:Alice]]
!!Alice
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->'''Played By''': Sophie Lowe

A young girl from an alternate version of Victorian London, who followed a rabbit down his hole to Wonderland. She made multiple trips, each time disturbing her father more and more, until she decided to stay with her love, the genie Cyrus. After he apparently died, she returned, inconsolable, and was sent to a mental institution by her father.
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* ActionGirl: Alice has learned both swordplay and unarmed combat since her first trip to Wonderland.
* AdaptationalBadass: She has things in common with [[VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice American [=McGee=]'s interpretation of the character]], a dangerous young girl who survived Wonderland by clever tricks. Justified in that the original stories appear to be based on her ''first'' visit to Wonderland, when she was a little girl. She TookALevelInBadass the second time.
* AntiHero: Type II. She's mostly heroic and compassionate, but she occasionally indulges in some dark behavior (threatening to behead the Mock Turtle if it doesn't help her, threatening bystanders with her sword just because they were in her way, etc.)
* BackToBackBadasses: With Cyrus in the past in "Home".
* BattleCouple: With Cyrus.
* BeenThereShapedHistory: "And They Lived..." reveals [[spoiler:''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'' is an ''autobiography'']].
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Alice is kind and loyal to the people she loves - not to mention devoted to Cyrus. Just don't get in her way.
** GoodIsNotSoft: She threatened the mock turtle to get him to help her and Will get across the lake. She threatened to ''cut off its head''. And it knew she was serious because she got its attention '''by stabbing it.'''
* BlackSheep[=/=]TheUnfavorite: [[spoiler:Upon returning home, she discovered her father had remarried and had a new family. Her step-mother pressures Alice to consider an arranged marriage, and doesn't want her to interact with her younger sister. Her ''half''-sister, as the step-mother insists]].
* BreakTheCutie[=/=]BrokenBird: After Cyrus' death Alice is inconsolable.
* CallingTheOldManOut:
** In "Who's Alice?" she asks her father how he can expect her to forget the man she loves when he spent her childhood mourning her mother.
** In "Bad Blood" she gives her the man she believes is her father a another verbal walloping for the way he treated her first ignoring her after her mother’s death and then refusing to believe her about Wonderland.
* CassandraTruth: No one is Victorian England believes her about Wonderland preferring to believe she's either insane or lying.
* ChildMarriageVeto: Alice would rather go to an asylum than allow her stepmother arrange a marriage for her.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: DiscussedTrope in 'Bad Blood.' And Jafar exploits it for all it's worth.
--> '''Alice:''' Threatening to kill someone I love so I'll use one of my wishes? You need to get a new trick, Jafar.\\
'''Jafar:''' I'll get a new trick when this one stops working.
* [[MommyIssues Daddy Issues]]: Her original driving motivation before meeting Cyrus.
* DeadpanSnarker: Has some amusing back-and-forths with Will.
* EnglishRose: Sophie Lowe certainly ''looks'' the part as Alice, though her personality defies the expectations of a ProperLady.
* GeniusBruiser: Not only capable of handling herself in a fight but is shown to be able to think he way out of scrapes. And in "Bad Blood" she is smart enough to figure out that she and Will are light enough for the bird bark to rise them up to Jafar's Island but that adding Cyrus' weight will be enough to bring them back down to Wonderland.
* GenreSavvy: She's a lot more clever in this interpretation, including intentionally [[spoiler:spreading word of where she was going specifically so she could catch whoever was after her]].
-->'''Alice:''' The only thing you can rely on in Wonderland is that you can't rely on anyone.
* GirlyBruiser: Her clothing is practical but feminine and certainly her pretty, girly looks often mean people underestimate her in a fight. Right up until she hands them their asses, that is.
* GreenThumb: Almost [[{{NightmareFuel}} ''becomes'' a plant]] in "Who’s Alice?".
* GuileHero: Much like her boyfriend. One example is her BatmanGambit [[spoiler:to find out who exactly are the specific enemies that are coming after her]].
* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: To Cyrus in the finale.]]
* HeroesPreferSwords: Alice goes everywhere with hers and she’s more than competent while wielding it.
* HeroicBSOD: After Cyrus’ death to the point where she was going to allow them to lobotomise her.
* HeroWithBadPublicity: Thanks to the Queen of Hearts, she's known as "most dangerous criminal in Wonderland" because [[DisproportionateRetribution she tried stealing a weeping willow flower]].
* HopelessWithTech: Both Alice and Cyrus are this when they visit Storybrooke to a [[{{CrowningMomentOfFunny}} hilarious result]].
* InterspeciesRomance: Cyrus is a genie and Alice is human. Subverted when Cyrus admits he was born human [[spoiler:and then, again when he becomes human after Will's wish]].
* ItsAllAboutMe: Blinded by grief [[spoiler: after getting his heart back just to witness Ana's death]] Will accuses Alice of being like this. He relents quickly, though.
* LadyOfWar: In the finale [[spoiler: she leads Wonderland citizens to fight Jafar's army.]]
* LikeBrotherAndSister: With the Knave.
* {{Lobotomy}}: Very nearly happens to her ([[HeroicBSOD with her permission!]]).
* LonersAreFreaks: How she's seen by her family.
* LoveMakesYouCrazy: Or at least obsessive. Her desire to save Cyrus can make her a bit single-minded. As an example, she shows a rather shocking amount of [[NoSympathy callousness]] towards Will when she learns that he has a phobia of drowning. (Granted, [[spoiler: the fact that he planned to steal her wishes and leave her to be eaten by the Cheshire Cat]] probably didn't do much to endear him to her.) On a much darker note, she also threatens the life of the Mock Turtle if it doesn't cooperate with her, despite the fact that it has done nothing to her personally and was just minding its own business when she showed up.
* MayDecemberRomance: Cyrus has already lived several lifetimes by the time he meets Alice.
** MayflyDecemberRomance: [[spoiler: While he’s a genie it looks like it's going to be this because he could live millennia and she'll live the length of a human lifetime. Thankfully it is eventually Averted.]]
* MeadowRun: To Cyrus in "Home".
* MissingMom: Her mother died while she was still very young.
* TheMourningAfter: While she thought Cyrus was dead. She points out her father spent her entire childhood mourning her mother's death.
* NotSoDifferent: She has things in common with both the Red Queen and Jafar (a determination inspired by love and severe daddy issues respectively, among others).
* ParentalNeglect: Her mother died giving birth to her and her father lost himself in his grief for her entire childhood.
* PlatonicLifePartners: Her and the Knave. WordOfGod has even mentioned it: their relationship is close but purely platonic.
* PluckyGirl: Once told that Cyrus is alive Alice never stops looking for him despite good sense and other people telling her to give up.
* RefusalOfTheCall: When Will and Rabbit came to get Alice she initially wanted nothing to do with them. It was only when Will told her that Cyrus was alive that she was willing to do anything but stay in the asylum.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: She hands several to Anastasia [[spoiler:after they join forces]].
* SadisticChoice: [[spoiler: Her father forces her to choose between an arranged marriage and being sent to an insane asylum. She rightly guesses it was her step-mother that pressured him into it, as he's clearly unhappy about it]].
** Jafar repeatedly has his way with presenting Alice with these kinds of choices, successfully eliciting two wishes out of her.
* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: With the Knave.
* SheCleansUpNicely: [[spoiler:She looks absolutely ''gorgeous'' during her wedding]].
* ThouShaltNotKill: Refuses to kill the Red Queen under moral reasoning.
* TookALevelInBadass: She was always clever but after learning to fight she becomes pretty unstoppable against ordinary non-magical opponents.
* TrueBlueFemininity[=/=]PinkMeansFeminine: Alice wears both colours, in clothes that are practical but very feminine to show her innocence[=/=]goodness in contrast to The Red Queen's bolder red.
** Like her Disney counterpart young Alice wears a blue dress.
** The blouse she wears in "Down the Rabbit Hole" and "Who's Alice?" is pale blue.
** Also in the latter of those two episodes adult Alice wears a blue dress given to her by her stepmother when she returns after Cyrus's death (when she might otherwise have expected to wear mourning clothes).
** She's wearing a pink, frilly, girlish dress when she meets Cyrus.
* UnfazedEveryman: Not much in Wonderland throws her as she been there so many times it's all normal to her.
* UnkemptBeauty: Very much so, and in contrast to the Red Queen.
* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: Will do anything to save Cyrus and has the [[{{Badass}} asskicking]] skills to back it up.
* [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done Daughter Girl]]: She desperately wants her father's love and trust.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Knave]]
!!The Knave of Hearts [=/=] Will Scarlet
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->'''Played By''': Michael Socha

A refugee from the Queen of Hearts's court, the Knave was settling down for a peaceful life in Storybrooke when the Rabbit arrived to recruit him to find Alice again.
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* AndShowItToYou: Alice once got his heart back for him, back when he served the Queen of Hearts. [[spoiler: He eventually reveals that he never put it back in. In "Heart of the Matter" Jafar puts it back just in time so he can murder Anastasia while Will looks on helplessly]].
* AntiHero: Type III initially, but time with Alice has mellowed him into a Type II like her.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: He '''asked''' Cora to take his heart out. When she starts using it to control him as her new Knave, he admits it wasn't exactly his best idea.
* BullyingADragon: Stealing from Maleficient. And Robin Hood is none too pleased when he finds out.
* CatchPhrase: Take a shot every time he says "bloody hell" or just "bloody."
* CompositeCharacter: He is also [[RobinHood Will Scarlet]].
** And, as of the finale, [[spoiler:the White King]].
* TheCynic: He tends to think of the more negative outcome in any situation, as opposed to Alice.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: The things he's alluded to having done that have made him possibly the most wanted man in Wonderland.
* DeadLittleSister: He has one, and sees Alice as a surrogate for her.
* DeadpanSnarker: Almost constantly. Of course, the "logic" of Wonderland (and prior experience in our world) gives him so much to snark at.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: Says as much to Alice about letting Cora take his heart.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Very nearly happens to him in "Home". Only [[spoiler:his wish to end Alice's suffering keeps him from dying in Anastasia's arms]].
* DistressedDude: For most of the series Will is pretty helpless against the more powerful forces in the show.
** After Cora took Will's heart she kept it and used it to make him do whatever she wanted him to – and Alice is the one who got it back for him.
** [[spoiler:Jafar tortures him to get Alice to give up her wishes. When Alice wishes that if the Knave dies then she dies, Jafar turns him to stone.]]
** [[spoiler:He is later captured by Jafar and forced to watch as Anastasia is tortured and killed.]]
* EarnYourHappyEnding: After everything he went through for Anastasia.
* ForcedToWatch: Jafar after [[spoiler: he broke the rules of Magic]], forces him to watch as he [[spoiler: kisses and cuddles Anastasia resurected]].
* HiddenDepths: There's a lot more to the Knave than he's willing to admit.
* LaserGuidedKarma: Despite his HeelFaceTurn, it certainly seems karmic that after a life of thievery and taking things, [[spoiler:Will becomes a genie: a being that has to ''give'' to others. Interestingly, the original three genies had basically the same origin story, as revealed by the Nyx]].
* JadeColouredGlasses: After he has Cora remove his heart [[spoiler:and then when he doesn't put it back in]].
* LikeBrotherAndSister: With Alice, he admits that she reminds him of his dead sister. Also with the Lizard, [[ObliviousToLove not understanding that the feeling isn't mutual with her.]]
* LegacyCharacter: When Alice gets his heart back for him, Cora simply takes the one of someone else to be the new Knave of Hearts.
* LovableRogue: Oh so very much.
* MindManipulation: Once Cora has his heart she can make him do whatever she wants him to until Alice gets it back.
* MommyIssues: Seemingly averted. Significant in that he's apparently the only member of the main cast who ''doesn't'' have issue with one or the other parent.
* ObliviousToLove: In "Nothing to Fear" it's blindingly obvious that Lizard is in love with him, but she has to spell it out for him to get it.
* TheOneThatGotAway: The mysterious Anastasia. [[spoiler: Except that she's not so "away", having become the Red Queen. And it's later revealed she regards him the same way]].
* [[OnlyInItForTheMoney Only In It For The Wish]]: His constant claim. Subverted when he finally ''does'' get his wish.
* PlatonicLifePartners: Him and Alice. WordOfGod has even mentioned it: their relationship is close but purely platonic.
* PunchClockVillain: Pre-series. He wouldn't have served Cora if she didn't have his heart.
* SarcasticDevotee: Very snarky towards Alice and her plans, and yet it's clear he would do anything for her.
* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: With Alice.
* [[spoiler: TakenForGranite]]: [[spoiler: As Jafar can't kill him without killing Alice, he turns him into stone. He gets better though]].
* TrueLovesKiss: How he [[spoiler:snaps Anastasia out of Jafar's control]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Cyrus]]
!!Cyrus, The Genie
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->'''Played By''': Peter Gadiot

Alice's lost love, and a genie of Agrabah. Jafar captured him in order to gain wishes, but he can't grant more until Alice uses the three she still has.
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* BackToBackBadasses: With Alice in the past in "Home".
* BattleCouple: With Alice.
* BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: What the Rabbit tries to convince Cyrus to do iafter Alice is hurt by people looking for the genie in the past.
* [[spoiler:BroughtDownToNormal: After Will's wish accidentally makes him human again.]]
* DeadpanSnarker: After [[spoiler: being freed from being a genie]], he's noticeably more quippy than before.
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler: His mother is an important character in the series but his dad is never mentioned]].
* DisneyDeath: He apparently falls to his death in the Boiling Sea only to be revealed in the pilot as still being alive, albeit as a prisoner of Jafar. [[spoiler: Later Jafar ''does'' kill him to force Amara to change the laws of magic. But did doesn't stick]].
* DistressedDude: Spent the early part of the series in a cage in Jafar's dungeon. [[spoiler:He's finally relieved of this role as of the end of "Home"]].
* GoodIsNotDumb: Is not less willing to help than Alice but doesn’t trust Will not to steal Jafar's staff when [[spoiler: it could revive Ana]].
* GoodIsNotSoft: He's kind, polite and genuinely interested in helping save Wonderland – but that doesn't mean he's a pushover.
* GuileHero: See {{Trickster}}.
* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: To Alice in the finale]]
* HopelessWithTech: Hilariously so when he and Alice visit Storybrooke.
* [[spoiler:HumanityEnsues: When Will's wish to end Alice's suffering ends in Cyrus' freedom from the bottle.]]
** [[spoiler:PinocchioSyndrome: He never wanted to be a genie.]]
** [[spoiler:MortalityEnsues: He'll live out the rest of his life as a normal human.]]
* InterspeciesRomance: With Alice, a human. Subverted in that he used to be human. [[spoiler:Averted when Will's wish turns him human again.]]
* KryptoniteFactor: Genies and silver don't mix.
* NeverFoundTheBody: Apparently the Boiling Sea destroys anything that falls into it. Which is why Jafar captured him ''before'' he fell into the sea.
* LiteralGenie: Not of his own design, but wish-granting magic in general.
* TheLostLenore: To Alice.
* MayDecemberRomance: Cyrus has already lived several lifetimes by the time he meets Alice.
** MayflyDecemberRomance: [[spoiler: While he's a genie it looks like it's going to be this because he could live millennia and she'll live the length of a human lifetime. Thankfully it is eventually Averted.]]
* MeadowRun: To Alice in "Home".
* MindOverMatter: Send an origami bird to Alice and whatever he does to it, last long enough for her to send it back.
* MissingMom: She’s looking for him and his brothers as well.
* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler: He cheats at cards and in retaliation the men he cheated burn down his house while his mother is inside. In order to save her life he steals from The Well of Wonders which leads to him and his brothers being cursed to be genies]].
* OlderThanTheyLook: As a Genie, he's pretty much immortal when it comes to aging.
* PrettyBoy: According to the Red Queen.
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: He was turned into a genie over 100 years before the events of the series.
* ThouShaltNotKill: Shares this view with Alice.
* {{Trickster}}: "Forget Me Not" shows his credentials in this category.
** And yet again at the end of "The Serpent", where we see how CrazyPrepared he can be.
** He loved cheating at cards [[spoiler:back when he was human. Suffice to say, he paid ''very'' dearly for it]].
* [[spoiler: WasOnceHuman: Long time ago]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:The Red Queen]]
!!Red Queen [=/=] [[spoiler:Anastasia]]
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->'''Played By''': Emma Rigby

The Queen of Wonderland, who lives in a chessboard castle and is working with Jafar to get wishes from Cyrus. Distinct from the Queen of Hearts, who appeared on ''Series/OnceUponATime''. The show hints that she was one of Cinderella's step-sisters, and became the focus of her mother's abuse after failing to marry Prince Thomas.
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* AbsoluteCleavage: Her outfits tend to show this aspect of her off.
* AbusiveParents: Her mother was very emotionally abusive toward her.
* AmbitionIsEvil[=/=]FaceHeelTurn: Once Ana was a sweet girl who believed that her love for [[spoiler:Will would be enough. She let herself be swayed by the king and by Cora, and became The Red Queen.]]
** HeelRealisation: [[spoiler:Had one prior to the start of the story when she realized how it's brought her nothing but loneliness and wants to change history so that she never left Will.]]
** HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:In "Home", she defects from her alliance with Jafar, then utterly discards her Evil Queen guise and crown, returning to being Anastasia, peasant accent and all.]]
* AntiVillain: Type I. Particularly noticeable when she's paired up with the absolutely ruthless Jafar. And her motives to do so will erase all events that made her a villain to start with so she can [[spoiler:get back together with Will]].
* CardCarryingVillain: She admits as much to Alice:
-->'''Red Queen:''' I am many things, darling, but pure of heart is not one of them.
* ArchEnemy: To Alice. [[spoiler:It takes Cyrus trusting the Red Queen to dissuade Alice from regarding her this way]].
** UnknownRival: As WordOfGod puts it, Alice considers the Red Queen an ArchEnemy, but the Red Queen views Alice as just a very important game piece. They both eventually change their views.
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler:Initially just wants to get Will back by changing the past. Eventually she changes to wanting to win him back and improve the lives of the average Wonderland citizen.]]
* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:''Twice'' in the finale. The first time, as part of Jafar changing the rules of magic, she's revived by Jafar as yet another way to spite Will, being mindlessly in love with Jafar instead. After Jafar is dealt with and the rules of magic are enforced again she's brought back by water from the Well of Wishes]].
* BadBoss: Gives the White Rabbit death threats anytime he asks to be let out of his job spying for her. [[spoiler: And is holding his family hostage.]]
* BerserkButton: ''Do not'' tell her what she can and cannot do.
* BigBadDuumvirate: With Jafar [[spoiler: until "Home"]].
* BlondesAreEvil: Though perhaps not as evil as at first seems (see EvenEvilHasStandards).
* CameBackWrong: [[spoiler:Jafar ''does'' bring her back as he promised to Will but he also makes her in love with him saying that Will never said she should be revived as she was before]].
* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: Pulls this card on Jafar to avoid getting force-choked.
* CatchPhrase: "Darling."
* ChessMotifs: Her castle is designed around chess pieces (which oddly enough are silver instead of red), and she likes to use game metaphors: "setting up the board", "change of hand", etc.
* CryCute: In "Home" when revealing her true motivation.
* CompositeCharacter: Is both the Red Queen and one of Cinderella's stepsisters.
** Averted as for once in that the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen are not the same person.
** As of the series finale, [[spoiler: she is also the White Queen.]]
* TheCynic: This exchange from "Heart of Stone" emphasizes this rather nicely:
-->'''Alice:''' When two people love each other, [[ThePowerOfLove there's nothing they can't accomplish together.]]\\
'''Red Queen:''' If only that were true.
** She later tells Cyrus that "Sadly, love isn't always enough", [[IronicEcho the same thing that the King had told her way back when.]]
* DidntThinkThisThrough: Her partnership with Jafar was doomed to fall apart from the start.
* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler:She dies again when Jafar is defeated and his resurrection spell is undone. However, Nyx gives Alice and Cyrus water from the Well of Wonders to bring her back.]]
* DragonWithAnAgenda: To Jafar--though she's trying to change it to a more equal relationship and has her own plans.
* EmotionlessGirl: Tries to keep up this appearance, but frequently [[BeneathTheMask slips.]]
* ErmineCapeEffect: Always dressed in elaborate gowns in her signature color, with not a single hair out of place and plenty of jewelry to match her crown. This contrasts her perfectly with the more effortless, [[UnkemptBeauty natural]] beauty of Alice.
* EvenEvilHasStandards:
** She's shocked when Jafar reduces her subjects to dust in "Trust Me".
** While her face remains expressionless, there seems to be pity in her eyes later when Jafar kills the Grendel in "Forget Me Not".
** When Jafar lifts Alice into the air and begins to torture her in "The Serpent", the Red Queen is smiling evilly. When Alice refuses to give in and Jafar continues, the smile vanishes and now the Red Queen looks actually concerned for her enemy.
** Eventually she realises that [[spoiler:Jafar's vision of the future benefits no one but himself and she executes a HealFaceTurn]].
* EvilBrit: Her posh accent [[OohMeAccentsSlipping is put on]] but both it and her natural accent are British.
* EvilCannotComprehendGood: She can't understand why Alice spared her life when she had the opportunity to kill her as in her experience you have to take the things you want, morality be damned.
* EvilMakeover: She went from a simple pink dress and loose waves decorated with flowers in the past, to elaborate gowns in her signature color and tight updos pulled away from her face.
* FromNobodyToNightmare: She enters Wonderland as a peasant and she ends up becoming the Red Queen, conspiring with Cora and Jafar.
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: People are terrified of their Queen.
* GoodGirlGoneBad[=/=]UsedToBeASweetKid: In the past she wore a pink dress and flowers in her hair but circumstance and Cora made her into The Red Queen.
* HiddenDepths: More and more revealed as the show goes on.
* IfIWantedYouDead: In "Heart of Stone", Alice asks her how she knows that sending Alice across the chasm isn't a trick to make her fall. This trope is her response:
-->'''Red Queen:''' If I wanted you to fall, ''I'd push you''.
* ItsAllAboutMe: [[spoiler: Wants to use magic to have a second chance with Will. But in order to get that goal she kidnaps the White Rabbit's family to ensure his loyalty, separates Alice and Cyrus and who knows what else. This changes from "Nothing to Fear" and onward, where she learns the error of her ways and starts acting selflessly for the good of everyone else.]]
* KickTheDog: Turning the [[NoNameGiven handsome man]] into [[ImAHumanitarian the Grendel.]]
** Also, [[spoiler: while it's unlikely she'd have killed them considering where they were stashed, kidnapping the White Rabbit's wife and kids in order to blackmail him into servitude was not cool]].
** KickTheSonOfABitch: Physically abusing the Old Prisoner in "Who's Alice?" becomes a retroactively this when the next episode reveals his true identity.
* TheLostLenore: [[spoiler:As Anastasia, to the Knave. Will is this for her as well]].
* MindRape: [[spoiler: How the Jabberwocky breaks her]].
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After being deposed and then confronted by her former subjects, she realizes that her rule was a horrible thing for the people. It kicks her HeelFaceTurn UpToEleven, turning her into a revolutionary against Jafar.
* [[spoiler: NotEvilJustMisunderstood: In the present story, she's only committing evil so that she can turn back the clock and avoid becoming the Red Queen to begin with. Cyrus, who can read people, picks up on this and realizes she's trustworthy]].
* NotSoDifferent: Says this to Alice, who vehemently denies it but seems to recognize the truth in it deep down.
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: In-universe, her stiff posh accent begins to deteriorate after [[spoiler: Jafar blows up her castle, and even more after Will refuses to believe that she's trying to help him and Alice]].
* PetTheDog: When she sets up an elaborate gambit to acquire some magic dust, ostensibly to use as protection from Jafar. It's actually to [[spoiler:free the Knave who has been turned to stone by Jafar]].
* PsychoExGirlfriend: [[spoiler:She goes to extremes to get Will back, wanting to change the past so that they never split up to start with. Unusually for this trope, she's ultimately portrayed sympathetically]].
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Only sort of to begin with - when she is shown to at least 'try' to listen to her subjects' complaints. [[spoiler:Later she becomes this for real when she joins the fight against Jafar]].
* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: This is her goal in changing the laws of magic, though it's only her personal history that she wishes to change, not the history of Wonderland as a whole.
* SmugSnake: Tries to be this but between Jafar and Will there are more than a few cracks in her facade.
* [[spoiler:StuffedIntoTheFridge: Jafar kills her in front of the Knave to ensure that his newly-returned heart "still works".]]
* TeethClenchedTeamwork: With Jafar, with whom she shares a mutual hatred.
** She does so with Alice in "Heart of Stone."
* UsedToBeASweetKid: When she and Will were young lovers in the Enchanted Forest.
* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask: A dark, villainous example. She actively cultivates her Queenly Mask, from her flawless appearance to her emotionless facade and her iron rule over her people. On the other hand, she fails to be an effective ruler regardless of trying to live up to it in appearance and action.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jafar]]
!!Jafar
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->'''Played By''': Creator/NaveenAndrews

A sorcerer from Agrabah who captured Cyrus in order to make three wishes and alter the laws of magic. Working with the Red Queen, to his annoyance.
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* [[spoiler: AbusiveParents: His father the Sultan]].
* AGodAmI: [[spoiler: Strangely, although it took Amara's help to change the laws of magic, only he is shown harnessing the new power. He raises the dead, and causes two people to fall in love, but stops short of changing Alice's past after threatening her with it]].
* ArchEnemy: To Cyrus, to the point where the genie warns all of his masters/mistresses about the man with the snake staff.
* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Survives being drowned by his father the Sultan]].
* BadassInANiceSuit: [[spoiler: In Alice's world]]. He takes it from the first person he meets.
* BastardBastard: He's the Sultan of Agrabah's bastard son.
* BastardUnderstudy: His EvilMentor Amara taught him ruthlessness rather too well.
* BeardOfEvil: A thin goatee.
* BigBad: The primary villain of the story.
** BigBadDuumvirate: With the Red Queen [[spoiler: until "Home", that is. Afterward, she is replaced in the Duumvirate by the Jabberwocky]].
* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: He attempts to kill the Red Queen, but she reminds him that he still needs her to help find Alice. He isn't happy about it, however, [[spoiler: mainly because his goal and hers are fundamentally incompatible]].
* ColdBloodedTorture: He does this with disturbing frequency.
* [[spoiler: [[MommyIssues Daddy Issues]]: They're strong enough to drive him to madness]].
* [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu Did You Just Stare Down Cthulhu]]: As a boy, he refused to look away from Amara despite his master saying it would cause her to burn both of them alive.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: His mother was the only person he ever loved. When she died, it all went downhill for him. [[spoiler: However, the finale implies that it is no longer true in present day. While Jafar does remember what it feels to lose someone you loved, he used this knowledge to manipulate the heroes. When he get's the power of resurection, he brings back Anastasia and brainwashes her to make her his slave but does not think one second about bringing his mother back from the dead.]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Subverted. He at first seems disgusted at the way Alice's father had treated her, but he then proceeds to use it to his advantage and prey off of Alice's DaddyIssues, exposing his LackOfEmpathy.
* EvilerThanThou: Jafar shows he's this to the Red Queen in the first episode and just keeps at it.
** The shoe was on the other foot when [[spoiler: he aligned himself with the Jabberwocky. However, he flipped it '''back''' around once he got complete magical power]].
* EvilSorcerer: He's a magician, and uses his magic to harm people.
* FauxAffablyEvil: He's polite when he ''really'' needs to be, and even then it's an act, but if not he'll be very ruthless and intimidating.
* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler: After his mother died, every adult that Jafar was close to was either abusive or downright evil. His own father tried to '''murder''' him]].
* FromNobodyToNightmare: Part of his motive, actually. He wants everyone to fear him.
* [[spoiler: GenerationXerox: To his father, only even more dangerous]].
* GenreBlind: [[spoiler: Believed the Sultan, his father would love and accept him even though he's an illegitimate child. Justified because his mother told him to go to the Sultan]]
* GenreSavvy: Knows a hero like Alice won't see her loved ones die and suffer and he uses this to make her use of her three wishes faster. [[spoiler: He's smart enough to keep the Vorpal Sword after he frees the Jabberywocky.]]
** DangerouslyGenreSavvy: [[spoiler:Returns Will's heart and then immediately kills Anastasia, right before his eyes, once they've reunited; now not only is Will more suggestible from the emotional roller coaster, but willing even to follow Jafar's plan to bring her back from the dead. He also kills Cyrus right in front of Amara during their wizard duel in order to finally cast his spell.]]
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:His ultimate fate in the finale is to become a genie, after being tricked by Alice into stealing from the Well of Wishes]].
* [[spoiler: InTheBlood: The appropriately titled "Bad Blood" reveals where he gets his sociopathic cruelty from: his father]].
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: He kept his father captive hoping that by breaking the laws of magic he will get his love. [[spoiler: In fact, it was a revenge to make him realize how it feels like to be killed by a loved one.]]
* LargeHam: He's usually quite calm, but when he needs to shout, he will ''really'' shout.
* MagicCarpet: His main form of transportation.
* MagicStaff: Carries around an exact copy of the cobra-head staff his Disney counterpart wields.
** [[spoiler: It's actually his forcibly transformed EvilMentor, allowing him full access to her power as well; but not her will apparently, as he can't use her against Cyrus and instead backfires on him]].
* MadScientist: Magical variation, he seeks to change the laws of magic.
* [[spoiler: NotSoDifferent: From Alice, in terms of their hang-up about getting their fathers to love them. The main difference is that Alice still has compassion for others despite her issues, while Jafar [[{{Understatement}} does not.]]]]
* RaceLift: Much darker skinned than his Disney counterpart.
* RevengeBeforeReason: [[spoiler: He was desperate enough to find the last genie, that he freed the Jabberwocky the most feared being in Wonderland.]]
* SmugSnake: Like his staff would indicate.
* TheSociopath: And [[spoiler: unlike the Red Queen, it's no cover]].
** [[spoiler: It certainly speaks of his LackOfEmpathy when the episode revealing his massive daddy issues has him completely manipulating Alice's similar daddy issues with no amount of remorse whatsoever]].
* StartOfDarkness: "Bad Blood" shows this, while "The Serpent" shows what happened because of it.
* ObviouslyEvil: The sinister snake staff, the lurking in shadows and flowing black robes should clue you in to what kind of person he is.
* TeethClenchedTeamwork: With the Red Queen. Neither of them like each other at all, to the point where he tries to kill her.
* TheUnfettered
* [[spoiler: WellDoneSonGuy: His whole motive behind his evil plotting is to change the rules of magic and force his father to love him and call him "son".]]
** In the finale, after [[spoiler:successfully changing the laws of magic, he makes his father finally show him the love he's been longing for all his life, after which he immediately drowns him. Turns out it was never really about receiving affection from his father, but about ''giving'' his father affection ''for him'' so that he'll know how it feels to be killed by someone he loves. His real overall motive behind changing the rules of magic was "to do whatever he wants."]]
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Almost pulls this on the Red Queen, but has to relent when she points out that he needs to keep her around for a while longer if he wants to find Alice and her wishes.
** This appears to be his standard MO with people who work for him. Lampshaded in "Nothing To Fear":
-->'''Caterpillar:''' Word's gotten out that working for you tends to shorten one's life expectancy.
** Takes him about twenty seconds to get there with the Grendel. After Grendel hands over his information, [[ExactWords Jafar reunites him with his wife]].
* UsedToBeASweetKid: A young boy whose mother passed away from illness leaving him with no family [[spoiler: except his birth father the Sultan, whose love and acceptance he craved and did everything to earn but did not get. Eventually the Sultan tried to '''drown''' him, but he survied on the power hate and a very deep desire for revenge.]] Afterwards he was taken in by a cruel blacksmith, before begging to being taken in by Amara the witch, who taught him dark magic and to do anything to get what he wanted. Bad idea that.
* [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown: While he shows anger frequently, he goes into an absolute '''rage''' like never seen before in "Home" when he realizes how the Red Queen has duped him]].
** [[spoiler: Has a big one in the finale when he gets turned into a genie and trapped inside the bottle.]]
* VileVillainSaccharineShow: For a series that's usually LighterAndSofter than [[Series/OnceUponATime the one it was spun off from]], everything involving Jafar is ''incredibly'' dark.
* WellDoneSonGuy: What he's always wanted more than anything is for his father to acknowledge him as his son.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rabbit]]
!!The White Rabbit/Percy
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->'''Played By''': Creator/JohnLithgow

A small white anthropomorphic rabbit with the ability to "dig" portals between worlds. Calls on the Knave to rescue Alice before her lobotomy.
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* AdaptationalBadass: He's able to "dig" portals between worlds, including Storybrooke, with absolutely no adverse consequences or apparent effort. 'Nough said.
* ButtMonkey: The Red Queen, Jafar, and even Alice (although she apologizes) walk all over him.
* DeadpanSnarker: Usually he's no good at this, but get him impatient enough and he ''will'' be!
-> "You're late ''what'' a surprise!"
* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler: For his treachery in "Home", a justified example when he reveals that he only did what he did to protect his wife and kids from harm]].
* GrumpyOldMan: The rabbit version.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Although he's a spy for the Red Queen, he clearly does so out of extreme fear, and he stills cares about Alice very much. [[spoiler: He also has a wife and kids that he loves as well]].
** And as it turns out, [[spoiler: it's said wife and kids being held hostage by the Red Queen that drives him to do what he does. It's not fear for himself: it's fear for his family]].
* LargeHam: It's JohnLithgow after all.
* MinionWithAnFInEvil: He's only spying on Alice for the Red Queen because of death threats from her part, and because [[spoiler: she's holding his family hostage]]. He ''really'' wants out to the point where gave the Red Queen Cyrus's bottle in the hope she would release him from his job for going beyond the call of duty. She didn't.
* TheMole: Reluctantly, for the Red Queen.
* NiceHat: A black bowler.
* ParentalSubstitute: To Cyrus and ''especially'' Alice.
* ShipperOnDeck: To Cyrus and Alice.
* [[spoiler: WelcomeBackTraitor: In "Home"]].
[[/folder]]

!!Recurring

[[folder:Edwin]]
!!Edwin
->'''Played By''':Shaun Smyth

Edwin is Alice and Millie's father.
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* HenpeckedHusband: One wonders if Alice would have been sent to the asylum otherwise.
* HeroicSacrifice: He asked Alice to let him die and spare a wish to save Cyrus. She didn't listen.
* TheMourningAfter: He was saddened by the death by childbirth of Alice's mother and blamed the latter for it. It's implied that he doesn't love his second wife as much as his first.
* MyGreatestFailure: Not believing Alice and helping her when she needed him is for him "his greatest sin", and he insists he does not deserve Alice's forgiveness for it.
* ParentalAbandonment: He let his wife putting Alice put in an institution and never went to visit her.
* RealMenLoveJesus: He says grace before eating, even in jail.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Lydgate]]
!!Dr. Lydgate
->'''Played By''': Jonny Coyne

The head of the insane asylum where Alice was staying. Doesn't believe a word of her tales about Wonderland, and mostly wants to use her as a test subject for his new treatment.
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* DrJerk: He seems all too eager to deride Alice for her so-called delusions.
* FlatEarthAtheist: He's terrified of the White Rabbit, since he doesn't fit into Lydgate's view of the world.
** Later we see that he was so determined to hold on to this view that he took to taking landum (opium_\) and blocked out any memory of Alice existing, and breaks down again when Jafar shows up with the White Rabbit in tow.
* MeatgrinderSurgery: His 'suggestion' to Alice, heavily implied to be a lobotomy.
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: He is a ''horrible'' psychiatrist, from making no effort to hide his scorn for Alice's "fantasies" to pushing her towards a dangerous treatment. Justified in that he's a Victorian-era psychiatrist, which was not exactly a high-water mark for the profession or medicine in general.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:The Caterpillar]]
!!The Caterpillar
->'''Played By''': Iggy Pop

A hookah-smoking caterpillar who apparently has something to do with money lending.
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* AdaptationalVillainy: While the original Caterpillar wasn't exactly friendly, he wasn't a criminal overlord either.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He ''begs'' Jafar not to release the Jabberwocky.
* {{Expy}}: He's Wonderland's [[StarWars Jabba the Hutt]] in this show.
* KarmaHoudini: He gives people who can't pay his debta a FateWorseThanDeath, sent his peaple to bring the knave but is never punished for his actions.
* LoanShark: He put a price on the Knave's head due to a debt.
* XanatosGambit: Uses this in his very first main appearance regarding the Forget-Me-Not and the Knave's debt to him.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:The Tweedles]]
!! The Tweedles
-> '''Played By''': Matty Finochio (Tweedledee) and Ben Cotton (Tweedledum)

A pair of manservants just as vain as their boss, the Red Queen. Run errands for her and, at least in Tweedledee's case, Jafar.
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* TheDandy: Powdered wigs, tailored suits, and gaudy bright-red lightning bolt face paint? Oh yeah.
* TheDividual: They are essentially identical, aside from their allegiances and facial features.
* TheDitz: It's implied they're not very intelligent.
* TheMole: Tweedledee is one for Jafar, reporting to him the events occurring in the Red Queen's castle.
* [[spoiler: OffWithHisHead: The Red Queen gives Tweedledee this treatment after discovering his alignment with Jafar. Being Wonderland, this doesn't kill him, and his detached head is still able to state the obvious to Jafar ("I think she's onto us."]]
** [[spoiler: Jafar rectifies this by giving him a new body...after cutting off the head attached to that body]].
* ProfessionalButtKisser: They give the Red Queen an endless stream of compliments whenever necessary.
* SiblingRivalry: Brought on by their conflicting alliances. Tweedledum is more than willing to sell out his brother to the Queen.
* ThoseTwoGuys: The only characterization they have is Tweedledee being loyal to Jafar, and Tweedledum being loyal to the Queen.
* UndyingLoyalty: Tweedledum to the Red Queen.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Tweedledee's last non-flashback appearance is in episode 9 [[spoiler: where Jafar gives him a new body]]. His fate as of the finale is unknown.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Old Prisoner]]
!!Old Prisoner/[[spoiler:The Sultan of Agrabah]]
->'''Played By''': Brian George

An old man locked in a cage by Jafar, and is his only other prisoner besides Cyrus, whom he has befriended. [[spoiler: He is actually the Sultan of Agrabah, Jafar's father.]]
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* [[spoiler: [[AbusiveParents Abusive Father:]] To Jafar, ''big-time.'']]
* [[spoiler: AdiposeRex: What the Sultan became in his old age. He was actually quite thin in his younger years.]]
* [[spoiler: BaitTheDog: After several episodes of seeming like a kindly old man, we learn he's actually the monstrous Sultan of Agrabah responsible for Jafar's StartOfDarkness. And years of captivity have ''not'' made him more repentant]].
** [[spoiler: Subverted: It turns out he ''is'' repentant after all, but still puts on a JerkassFacade when interacting with his bastard son because he hopes he'll learn the futility of doing evil in order to gain what he desires. It fails. '''Miserably.''']]
* BadassBoast: "He is as much my captive as I am his."
* [[spoiler: BiggerBad: For Jafar in terms of character]].
* {{Determinator}}: How else do you stand years of imprisonment wherein you could be freed of it (even knowing you'd be killed afterward) just by saying one particular sentence?
* [[spoiler: FatalFlaw: Even when he turned from evil to good, he still believes in conditional love: now expecting Jafar to earn his love through being kind and merciful. It doesn't work.]]
* [[spoiler: {{Jerkass}}: He has zero regrets for his horrible behavior. In fact, he seems to ''delight'' in the power he holds over Jafar.]]
** [[spoiler: JerkassFacade: In episode 12, we find out he has become repentant after all his years as a prisoner, he's just too disgusted by Jafar's behavior to love him, thus will not call him son unless he were to learn better]].
* [[spoiler: JerkassHasAPoint: As twisted as it is, he's right that the world would be better off if he had succeeded in killing Jafar as a child. Of course, if he had just given Jafar love and acceptance in the first place, the world would also be a better place]].
* [[spoiler: KarmicDeath: Is given one by Jafar, who drowns him using magic]].
* NoNameGiven: He is only credited as "Old Prisoner". [[spoiler: His true identity has no name given either]].
* [[spoiler: OffingTheOffspring: Attempts this on Jafar. Unfortunately for him (and for countless innocents in the future), it doesn't work]].
* [[spoiler: PetTheDog: He refuses to free himself because he feels he'd be a burden on Cyrus, instead telling the Genie to go and find his true love. In general, he is friendly to everyone who is ''not'' his son]].
* [[spoiler: RoyalBrat: He raised his ''offical'' son to be like this, actually encouraging him to hit a young Jafar for being more versed in politics than him.]]
* SmartPeoplePlayChess: He likes to play (by himself) in order to pass the time. He's asked Cyrus to play, but he's a little preoccupied at the moment.
* [[spoiler: ThatThingIsNotMyChild: He absolutely refuses to acknowledge Jafar as his son]].
* [[spoiler: UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Shouldn't have tried to drown your son who was desperately craving love from you, your highness. It would've saved so many people a lot of trouble.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: Duh! There's a reason why there's a lot of white here!
* [[spoiler: WouldHurtAChild: His bastard son at least]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Elizabeth "Lizard"]]
!!Elizabeth "Lizard"
->'''Played By''': Lauren [=McKnight=]

* ActionGirl: As expected of a mercenary.
* [[spoiler: BackForTheDead]]: [[spoiler: She dies in her second appearance]].
* BadassAdorable: She's a skilled thief and fighter, and also very cute.
* BeCarefulWhatYouSay: Trying to get the Knave to feel something for her, she carelessly phrases it as a wish. [[spoiler: She dies, and the Knave can only helplessly watch]].
* [[spoiler: DiesWideOpen]]: Until [[spoiler: Anastasia closes her eyes... and then the Jabberwocky comes and plucks them right out]].
* EyeScream: [[spoiler:After her death, Jabberwocky removes her eyes so that Jafar view her last glimpses and find out where the Genie's bottle is]].
* [[spoiler: ForgottenFallenFriend]]: Played straight: [[spoiler: she's briefly mourned in the episode she dies but is never mentioned afterward. Will does not even think about bringing her back to life while he was willing to betray Alice to resurrect Anastasia.]]
* GenderFlip: The show's counterpart of Bill the Lizard, one of the White Rabbit's gardeners from ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.''
* LikeBrotherAndSister: With the Knave. [[spoiler:Or so [[HopelessSuitor HE thinks, anyway.]]]]
* LoveMartyr: She's hopelessly in love with [[spoiler: the Knave]], who not only is in love with someone else but is also [[spoiler: incapable of feeling anything towards her since he removed his heart]].
* SheCleansUpNicely: Gets a magical makeover [[spoiler:as one of her wishes]].
* [[spoiler: StuffedIntoTheFridge: Dies so that the Knave can feel anguish]].
* {{Tomboy}}: Even her casting call described her as such.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Amara]]
!!Amara
->'''Played By''': Zuleikha Robinson

* AbsoluteCleavage: As Jafar's mentor.
* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: She certainly looks damn good for [[spoiler:the mother of three grown men, including Cyrus]].
* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:She blinks eyes as Jafar's Snake staff]].
* AnimalMotifs: Snakes, obviously.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: [[spoiler:Whenever the staff is used by Jafar, her eyes turn red. At the sight of Cyrus, however, her eyes turn yellow, and Jafar can no longer use her]].
* TheCorrupter: She taught Dark Magic to Jafar.
* TheDreaded: When she appears in the marketplace, everyone runs away immediately. Jafar even states that he wants to become feared just like her.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: It seems that she might have actually loved Jafar. [[spoiler: Too bad it was one-sided]].
** And it seems [[spoiler: she loved her sons as well]].
* EvilMentor: To Jafar. [[spoiler: She does a good job. Too good]].
* FightingFromTheInside: [[spoiler:Jafar can't use her against Cyrus, her son; in fact, she backfires on him!]]
* GoneHorriblyRight: Jafar wanted her to teach him dark magic so he would be the most feared person in Agrabah. Boy, did it work.
* HotWitch: Centuries can't even diminish her good looks.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo: It seems quite clear that the whole reason she became an evil sorceress, and committed the various terrifying acts she did, was all so she could gain the power of the genies so that [[spoiler:she could break their curse and free her sons]].
* [[spoiler: LoveMakesYouEvil: The loss of her three sons made her a very bitter and malicious person, enough so that all of Agrabah feared her]].
* [[spoiler: MamaBear: In staff form she's able to resist Jafar's attempt to use her to kill her son, Cyrus]].
* OlderThanTheyLook: She hasn't aged since the time she met Jafar as kid.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: [[spoiler:As Jafar's staff, the eyes glow red whenever he uses her]].
* [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath: Dies to save her sons in the end.]]
* SexyMentor: To Jafar.
* SmugSnake: Obviously. She has a fixation on serpents after all.
* [[spoiler: YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To her surprise, Jafar has no intention of sharing the power of the genies]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:The Jabberwocky]]
!!The Jabberwocky
-> '''Played by''': Peta Sergeant

The single most feared creature in Wonderland. A hundred years ago, five hundred men gave their lives to imprison her. [[spoiler: Jafar sets her free in episode 9.]]

* [[spoiler: AlasPoorVillain: Despite being an unsympathetic monster for most of her screentime, her final scene where she's imprisoned again by Jafar actually earns some viewer pity for her.]]
* BigBadDuumvirate: She [[spoiler: essentially replaces the Red Queen in this role with Jafar following the Red Queen's HeelFaceTurn.]]
* BishonenLine: The most terrifying and powerful creature in Wonderland looks like a woman. [[UncannyValley Mostly.]]
* TheDragon: Jafar intended for her to be this. It's [[DragonWithAnAgenda probably not]] [[EvilerThanThou going to]] [[TheStarscream work out]].
* TheDreaded: Most in Wonderland dare not even speak its name.
* [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHer: After all the build-up and menace, she has '''one''' scene in the GrandFinale, in which Jafar pins her to a wall with the Vorpal Blade and leaves her imprisoned yet again.]]
* EmotionEater: Feeds on fear.
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: She realizes that Jafar will never give her her freedom, so she makes a tentative alliance with Alice and her friends in order to defeat him and roam free.]]
* FauxAffablyEvil: Perfectly polite, even while making you relive your worst fears.
* ForTheEvulz: Everything she does is mostly just for kicks.
* FreudianExcuse: She tries to evoke this claiming: "people aren't born monsters"
* HumanoidAbomination: She looks rather human, but her movements are animalistic and jerky. Furthermore, nobody ever refers to her as a person or sorceress, but specifically a ''creature''.
* IKnowWhatYouFear: Her main power, which she taps into via MindRape.
* KnightOfCerebus: The show takes a dark turn when she is introduced.
* KryptoniteFactor: [[CoolSword The Vorpal Blade]], which kept her [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice nailed to the ceiling of her prison.]]
* MindRape: Her M.O. She enters her victims' minds and plays out their [[PrimalFear worst fears]] in their heads. She can drive people to their [[UpToEleven deaths in this manner]].
* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: She gets very close to people she taunts.
* SealedEvilInACan: Imprisoned in a tower until Jafar frees her. [[spoiler:Once Jafar achieves his goals, he imprisons her again]].
* WeaponOfXSlaying: Well, in this version it doesn't kill her, but the Vorpal Blade ''is'' the only weapon that can harm or restrain her, and is thus used to keep her [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice pinned to the wall]] and [[SealedEvilInACan imprisoned]].
* WouldHurtAChild: She threatens to kill a guy's baby if he doesn't tell where the genie is.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Like she expected, Jafar uses the Vorpal Blade on her after he no longer needs her.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Nyx]]
!!Nyx
-> '''Played by''': Leah Gibson

The guardian of the Well of Wonders. Its magic can help only those whose fate has yet to be decided. [[spoiler: She was the one who turned Cyrus and his brothers into genies for holding their desire to save their mother over her fate to die]].

* AmbiguouslyEvil: She claims she's just making sure "fate" goes on as planned, but she does some incredibly dodgey stuff, like [[spoiler: baiting unexpecting humans to take her water, so she can then turn up and turn them into genies, instead of you know putting a magical barrier around the well.]]
* BecauseDestinySaysSo: What decides if anyone can use her water. [[spoiler: The reason why she refused Cyrus and his brothers her magic water to help their mother. Destiny had already decided her fate]].
* CatchPhrase: "You let your desires override the fates. Now it will be your fate to serve the desires of others."
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler:She and her Well of Wishes prove to be the key to stopping Jafar even after he changes the laws of magic. As a bonus, she even gives some water to revive Anastasia with]].
* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler: Cyrus and his brothers took water from well to save their mother against her fated destiny. She turned them into genies and had them scattered across Agrabah as punishment, even though the other two only did so because Cyrus begged them. The only way to reverse the curse is to bring the stolen water back. It's implied she's the creator of all genies in the Once Upon a Time verse]].
* ExactWords: Rather like [[spoiler:the genies she creates]], she makes fateful pronouncements which hinge upon these, whether stating that no one may take from her waters who does not deserve it or whose fate is predetermined, or claiming that ''anyone'' who steals from her well/uses powers derived from her waters without permission will be subject to her curse.
* HumanoidAbomination: She's definitely creepy.
* LackOfEmpathy: In her own words she won't grant mercy to those who (she thinks) don't deserve it. [[spoiler: She's doesn't express ''any'' compassion to Cyrus and his brothers when they come to her to save their mother, or when Cyrus begs her to reverse the curse on his brothers. She also ignores Amara's pleas for mercy when she comes for revenge.]]
* MeaningfulName: Nyx means night in Greek. It's also reminiscent of a nixie, a type of water sprite.
* TheStoic: Her main concern is that destiny goes on as planned, nothing more. If what you want contradicts that destiny (like saving a loved one from a pre-determined fate) she's very unhelpful; not even an expression of pity. [[spoiler: However, she shows a smirk when she transforms Cyrus and his brothers into genies, and seems to rather enjoy what she does to Jafar.]]
* SchmuckBait: She's very insisent that her water can only be used by those who fate has yet to be written. However there's really nothing to stop someone taking the water without permission. [[spoiler: She then appears from the water and casts her curse.]]
* StringyHairedGhostGirl: Only in appearance, it seems.
* {{Seers}}: Implied to be one as she knows what is written by destiny and what is not.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Averted, as she knows people's fate it's safe to assume she knew what would happen the moment she [[spoiler: cursed Cyrus and his brothers to be genies]], not that she would be bothered by this.
* YouCantFightFate: A '''very firm''' believer in this. She punishes people who even dare to change it.
[[/folder]]


!![[OneShotCharacter One Shot Characters]]


[[folder:Cheshire]]
!!The Cheshire Cat
->'''Played By''': Creator/KeithDavid

An old friend of Alice's. Apparently he got bigger while she was gone...and hungrier.
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* BroughtDownToNormal: Just as he's about to pounce on the Knave, he tosses a mushroom piece straight into Cheshire's mouth, shrinking him back to a regular-sized cat that purrs harmlessly afterward.
* PantheraAwesome: He's a good deal bigger and more menacing than he's usually portrayed.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: He has very big, very red eyes.
* SlasherSmile: Sporting this constantly.
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Silvermist]]
!!Silvermist
->'''Played By''': Jordana Largy

A fairy whose job is to [[JustForPun ferry]] people across a giant lake. Also the Knave's (very bitter) ex-girlfriend.
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* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Referenced. Clapping is how Alice and the Knave summon her.
* FairySexy: Like most fairies in the OUAT-universe, she looks like an attractive young female.
* PsychoExGirlfriend[=/=]WomanScorned: While transporting Alice and the Knave across the lake, she drops the Knave into the water. She then goes looking for him after she hears about the Caterpillar's bounty on his head.
* WorkingWithTheEx: She has to transport the Knave across a lake. But that's not a problem for her. [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial She's a professional who won't let old feelings that she's completely over affect her work.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:The Queen of Hearts]]
!!Cora, [[Literature/AliceInWonderland The Queen of Hearts]]
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->'''Played By:''' Barbara Hershey

A powerful ruler in Wonderland. This entry is for tropes displayed in this show, for those relating to the character in the parent show, [[Characters/OnceUponATimeSecondaryCharacters see here]].
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* AndShowItToYou: Will ''willingly'' has her do this to him, just so he can no longer feel the crushing heartbreak of [[spoiler:Anastasia's apparent betrayal]].
* ConsummateLiar: The lies she used to [[spoiler: break up Anastasia and Will]] were so convincing that neither of them even suspected she was lying. ''We'''re not even sure what was an outright lie.
* TheCorrupter: For the Red Queen.
* CorruptTheCutie: Under her tutelage the Red Queen went from an ambitious but basically good girl to being Wonderland’s SorcerousOverlord.
* EvilMentor: For the Red Queen.
* FollowInMyFootsteps: Why she wanted the Red Queen as an apprentice.
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: The Red King’s servants are terrified when she shows up.
* LadyOfBlackMagic: The way she instructs the Red Queen in the use of magic echoes the way Rumpel taught her to channel those dark emotions.
* LoveIsAWeakness: Her motto. [[spoiler: Why she thinks she did Anastasia a favor by breaking her and Will up for good]].
* ManipulativeBitch: She plays the Red Queen and the Knave like a fiddle.
* MindOverMatter: She starts to magically rearrange the décor in the Red King’s palace just to freak everyone out.
* PlayingCardMotifs: Every heart she takes corresponds with a card in the standard 52 card deck. Will is the Knave, or Jack of Hearts. Notably there is no King of Hearts.
* ReplacementGoldfish: How she sees the Red Queen, compared to Regina, whom she considers a disappointment.
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