Like Mother, Like Daughter
"I'm sorry my precious angel but this is good bye for now. If mother finds out that I have you, she will do anything in her power to control you. Just like what she did to me. I can not let her do that to you my precious angel."
When Regina gave birth to her and Daniel's daughter, she gave her away in order to protect the baby from Cora's wrath which left Regina heartbroken. Now with her first love and daughter gone, Regina's heart darkened which led her to the path of casting the dark curse.
But as the years went by, the rivalry between Regina and Snow finally ended and everyone was finally getting along. And Regina's heart was finally starting to fill itself with love, with Robin, Henry, Emma and the Charming's by her side. But when the Sorcerer told her about a prophecy that involves her daughter, she is willing to take the risk just to save her.
But there is one thing Regina must achieve from her precious angel. Her forgiveness.