'Once Upon a Time' 's Magical Characters Get Real in Storybrooke

Emma Swan, the Evil Queen, Snow White and more characters from ABC's hit show, which returns Sept. 30, leave the Enchanted Forest behind for seaside Maine

01 of 09

ENCHANTED EVENING

ENCHANTED EVENING
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The magical residents of the Enchanted Forest have taken over Storybrooke, Maine, in a series of photos from Once Upon a Time, which returns for its second season Sunday (8 p.m. ET) on ABC. Here, Prince Charming (Josh Dallas) gets real, hosting a backyard barbecue for Red Riding Hood (Meghan Ory), Belle (Emilie de Ravin), Rumpelstiltskin (Robert Carlyle), Henry (Jared S. Gilmore), Emma (Jennifer Morrison), Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) and the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla).

02 of 09

EMMA SWAN

EMMA SWAN
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The daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, Swan trades gowns for battle gear in a dressing room located in the seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, where at the conclusion of last season, all of the residents were reminded of their fairy tale origins.

03 of 09

EVIL QUEEN

EVIL QUEEN
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The magical reveal makes the manipulative monarch, who answers to Regina in Storybrooke, none too pleased as she contemplates her next move from her mayoral office.

04 of 09

SNOW WHITE

SNOW WHITE
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No pampered princess here! The Enchanted Forest's fairest of them all spends an evening sharpening pencils, as befit her Storybrooke alter ego, schoolteacher Mary Margaret.

05 of 09

PRINCE CHARMING

PRINCE CHARMING
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It may not be the fastest mode of transportation, but Prince Charming, known as David in Storybrooke, does not dare navigate the small Maine town without his trusty steed at his side.

06 of 09

HENRY MILLS

HENRY MILLS
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Student by day, and curse-breaker by night: Swan's son, Henry, brings in backup to help him understand why he and his family can't seem to leave Storybrooke behind.

07 of 09

RED RIDING HOOD

RED RIDING HOOD
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Careful now, Red! Granny's house – er, diner – is right around the corner, but should her wolfish companion really be leading the way?

08 of 09

BELLE

BELLE
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Is that Rumpelstiltskin come a-knocking? The brunette beauty loses track of her tea while spying something in the distance.

09 of 09

RUMPELSTILTSKIN

RUMPELSTILTSKIN
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With a sly smile upon his face, the trickster sits comfortably among the riches of Storybrooke's wealthiest resident, Mr. Gold.

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