- Broken Base: Regina separating herself from the Evil Queen. Either it's a fortunate Author's Saving Throw to make the Evil Queen pay for her actions or it's a convoluted solution that makes Regina a bigger Karma Houdini. Also see the Family-Unfriendly Aesop on the main recap page.
- Moment of Awesome: Even if the results ended up being rather bad in the end, and the process involved was both contentious and of questionable morality, seeing Regina declare she didn't need the Evil Queen any more and crush her heart was pretty damn inspiring.
YMMV / Once Upon A Time S 5 E 23 An Untold Story