My Once Upon A Time fanfic, You Had Me At Malfeasance, is a series of one-off’s set between and around series episodes. This chapter is set after Emma’s memory loss in season three. Killian convinces Emma to return to Storybrooke with Henry, and this is a bit of the road trip from NYC to Maine.
“I’ll never get used to these horseless carriages,” Hook complained. “Everyone drives like a madman and there’s no way to stretch out your legs or lie down, if you’ve a mind to.”
Emma gave him a warning look, sending a half-nod over her shoulder in Henry’s direction.
“The lad’s asleep,” Hook informed her. “Has been for some time now.”
“Well, you can get out and stretch your legs a minute – I’m stopping for gas.”
“Fuel. It’s what the car runs on.” She put her blinker on, merging over to the right and pulled into a gas station. “This won’t take long. There are restrooms inside, if you need them.”
He gave her a nod, heading toward the dingy looking mini-market attached to the gas station. He came out a few moments later with a key attached to a large block of wood. He held it up, walking over to her.
“What the devil is this? Do I use the block to prop open the door?”
She smirked. “They do that so no one steals the key.” Continue reading