Good might win, but evil is persistent. → December 3, 2012 Note: Full spoilers for the episode follow.
Good always defeats evil, but that doesn’t mean evil backs down without a fight. The winter finale of Once Upon a Time showed Hook and Cora’s past, revealed Emma’s power, reunited everyone, and had a mostly happy ending. As an added bonus, important plot points were resolved before the month long break, so fans weren’t left hanging.