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"ZELENA!" I yelled, slamming my phone on the floor of my vault, Rumple gave me a smirk and then undid the chains that held my hands together, I was furious, Robin was now in danger and I couldn't leave Roland here alone.

"You sick son of a bitch. She killed your son, she betrayed you! Now why are you working for her!" I screamed, he just chuckled and pulled out a glowing heart from his jacket. "Oh Regina, you see I am not working for her, I am controlling her! I see her heart and how much she wants to regain your trust, how much she wants a second chance. But she can't, I am making her love, honor, and cherish, your dear Robin, and from what I have seen and been asking her to do, she's been doing just fine." He said smirking, I lunged for him but he caught me in a choke hold, making me reach down and clutch my flat stomach.

"Now be a good girl and listen to my deal. You help me get Ms. Swan on her dark path, and your dear Robin is safe, you refuse, and well I whisper into her heart and I can inflict a world of pain on you both." He said holding the glowing object, I knew I could save Robin from Rumple, but Emma needed my help.

"You made me a monster, but I will not let you do the same to Emma!" I growled, he just nodded and tucked the heart away.

"So you've made your choice." He said crossing his hands, I shot him a glare and stood up, unable to look him in the eyes as I exited.

I sighed and pulled into Snow's loft, it had been a month since I found out that I was pregnant and I hadn't told Henry or my father which had me nervous that they would find out. I figured that my father should know, I just didn't know how to break the news to him.

"Regina! How are you feeling! Any more morning sickness? Have you tried your tea that I sent? Here I can make you a heating pa-" I cut her off and sat down beside her and filled her in, her mood immediately dropped and she ran upstairs without warning, then came downstairs and checked all the closets and bathrooms.

"Regina, I am asking you this favor as a friend, as a coworker, and as your stepdaughter. You once asked me to keep a secret, and I couldn't, but now I am asking you to keep mine. It's something David and I are extremely ashamed of, something that we have been trying to make up for our whole lives." She said staring at me intensely, I nodded and urged her to continue. "What is it?" I whispered, my voice now a low murmur. She took a deep breath and started to cry, her voice now shaking.

"Because of us, Maleficent lost her baby."

I nodded and took her hands. "Hey, you did that in the past, you are redeeming yourself for that. But keeping this from Emma is not the answer, you need to tell her. When I hid things from Henry that was when he lost his trust in me, when he saw me as a villain, I know from experience, the truth may be ugly at first but getting it out in the open helps." I said giving her a firm look, she sniffled and nodded at me, I heard a plate crash and I looked up and saw Emma standing at the foot of the stairs, a furious look in her eyes.

"Emma I-" Snow started but she glared at her and ran out of the room. "Emma wait!" Snow yelled getting up, I rushed behind her and pulled her back. "No, not yet, let her cool down." I said sitting her down in the chair. Suddenly Neal started to wail in his crib, Snow didn't even move, the hurt still in her face. I got up and wandered over to the nursery, lifting the small infant into my arms.

"Hey, shh, Auntie Regina has you, don't worry." I cooed, he stopped crying as I rocked him and he placed his thumb in his mouth. I walked over to the counter and grabbed his pacifier, gently removing his thumb and placing the object in his mouth.

He whimpered and then snuggled against my chest and fell back asleep.

"Snow take your son, I am going to help Emma and take her for a road trip, I need to go get Robin and keep Emma on her path of good, I promise that I will keep her good." I said smiling, she looked up at me and nodded quickly, pulling her son closer to her.

I got up and kissed Neal's forehead before I gathered my things.

"Watch Roland and Henry please." I said gathering my things, she nodded and let me out, placing her trust in me to help her daughter.


Foolish girl, she thinks pain is only physical, I am going to take a card out of her playbook and send their worlds crashing down.

I pulled out her beating heart and whispered into it, this time I squeezed slightly, probably causing her to jolt in pain.

"Tell him you are pregnant." I demanded, the heart glowed which told me that she had sent the message to Robin.

"Now Regina will know what it feels like to really lose someone you love."


"Robin- ah!" I started, I felt Rumple squeeze my heart so I started to speed things up. "Marian? Are you alright!" Robin cried, I nodded and tried to formulate a lie. "Yes, I just stubbed my toe against the table. But I need to tell you something." He gave me a concerned look and grabbed my hands. "What is it? Did you find something on Roland?!" He cried, the poor man was ravaged looking for his son, he hadn't slept in days and when he was awake he was driving back to that cursed line to find him.

"No, but it is... exciting news." I murmured, he gripped my hands a bit tighter and urged me to go on.

"I'm pregnant." I said, the words tasting like acid as they came out of my mouth, his eyes widened and he stepped back.

"What? How? Did I? Oh my goodness! I am going to be a father again?" He whimpered, I felt Rumple whisper into my heart and I smiled, pretending to be excited about this fake baby whom we never conceived. "Yes... Yes you are." I said giving him a hug, damn, the moment I see that little imp I am killing him, and I don't care if I die in the process either.


"Pull over!" I yelled, Emma swerved off the road and opened the door for me, I puked in the dirt for a while before I slammed the door shut and leaned back on my seat.

"Alright, let's go get Robin." I moaned, this baby clearly just as nervous about meeting her daddy as I was.

"They're staying in Neal's place?" Emma shuddered, I nodded and got out of the car, taking a deep breath before walking inside.

"Robin! Please open! Robin!" I cried as I banged on the door, I had to contain myself or I would have shot a fireball at the door.

"Regina?" Robin said opening the door, a look of relief and shock on his face, I leaped into his arms and hugged him just to make sure this was real.

"Robin I have to tell you something." I started, pushing him into the loft, he still had his arms around me and I could hear Emma following me closely with her hand on her pistol.

"What is it?" He asked, a big smile on his face.

"Roland never crossed the line, I could get ahold of you but he is safe." I saw him crumple with relief, nearly falling to the ground which was a good sign.

"And?" He questioned, still aware that there was more.

"I'm pregnant." I said smiling, his eyes widened in horror and he took a step back.

"Oh no." He started, dropping his face into his hands, I started to feel the hurt in my chest along with confusion.

"What?" I started, he shook his head and crouched down on the floor. "I- This can't be happening." He whispered, my eyes started to sting with tears.

"It's just Marian-" He started, I bent down and placed my hand on his shoulder. "Robin it's not your wife, it's my sister, it's fine, we will figure her out, but you don't have to worry-" he shook his head and looked at me with an expression that terrified me.

"Robin, what is it?" I said moving in front of him, he wiped his eyes and shook his head.

"It's your sister, she's pregnant."


I watched Regina get up and rush out of the apartment. "Regina!" Robin called, I ran over and stopped him, pushing him away from the door. "No. You are the last person she wants to see right now." I said storming out of the apartment to go find my friend.

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