In episode 7 (The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter), we see that the Evil Queen had a vault filled with hearts and some other things we still need to figure out. When she commissioned the Huntsman to kill Snow White and bring back her heart, she intended to add the heart to her collection in the vault.
When the Huntsman did not bring back Snow White’s heart, the Evil Queen queen took his heart instead and placed it in the heart vault.
In Storybrooke, we see that Regina has brought this heart vault with her and hidden it underground, where she takes Graham’s heart and crushes it.
In this episode (Hat Trick), we see the Evil Queen doing everything she can to get into Wonderland to retrieve something. She asks Jefferson’s help and they both go into Wonderland.
As they get to Wonderand, we see this mausoleum-like structure that clearly belongs to the Queen of Hearts.
As we see the Evil Queen open the doors to the mausoleum, what we see surprises us.
The Heart Vault!
We see the Evil Queen retrieving a box from the vault and quickly escaping.
We realize that before she exits Wonderland, it was her father’s heart that was in the vault.
Who owns the heart vault? Who stole it from who? What kind of rivalry is going on between the Evil Queen and the Queen of Hearts? Why was Henry Sr.’s heart in Wonderland?
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