summary: after a trip around the world, emma returns home to storybrooke, unprepared to be suddenly entwined in killian jones’ life thanks to ruby’s constant meddling, and her dad’s insistence that killian is off limits.
She’s the reason Emma works at Granny’s,
she’s the reason Killian sits in the corner booth alone every morning at 7:00,
and she’s the reason Emma holds an unending grudge regarding the morning of
But that’s not how the story starts.
It starts with Emma Nolan driving through
Storybrooke, Maine and bumping into Killian Jones on the sidewalk outside of
Granny’s Diner not fifteen minutes into her forced stop in the tiny town.
Actually, the story starts a long time
before that, during a time where Emma was dating a Class A asshole named Neal,
but that’s less important.
Killian’s carrying a paper cup filled
with steaming hot coffee when she bumps into him and the only reason she knows
is because it splashes straight out of the cup and onto her favorite sweater.
“Oh, bloody hell,” he immediately blurts
out. “I am so, so sorry, love.”
Pop-Up Drive-In - For one weekend a year, Zidell Marine turns this empty plot of land into a drive in theater. With the Ross Island Bridge overhead, you can watch movies outside complete with popcorn. On this particular night it was a double feature of Purple Rain and Mean Streets.
So the guy who came to do window estimates for my parents today was super talkative. My parents somehow ended up mentioning that I was a big soccer fan.
Turns out this guy is Chad Prince. He played on a few men’s youth national teams, the Chicago Fire, and coached with Paul Riley for the Thorns! He said that Tobin Heath was absolutely as chill as she seems, and that Alex Morgan wasn’t really great to work with. Was super pumped when I said my favorite player was Krieger (he’s a defender) and seemed really excited that JJ and Zach Ertz are getting married lol. Kind of a random encounter, but cool none the less.