Once Upon a Time Fairy Tale Land Timeline
Chronological order of events in Fairy Tale Land
Snow White and Charming's Timeline
Other Characters' Timeline
|Rumpelstiltskin kills The Dark One, becomes the new Dark One.|
|Rumpelstiltskin loses his son Baelfire because he breaks his deal with him. Baelfire slips away to another world.|
|Jiminy wants to be rid of his criminal parents. Rumpelstiltskin gives him a potion that turns people into puppets. Jiminy and his parents con their way into Geppetto's home and the potion is used on Geppetto's parents instead. |
Jiminy—racked with guilt—wishes to become a cricket to help Geppetto. The Blue Fairy transforms Jiminy into Jiminy Cricket and tells him he shall live as long as Geppetto needs him.
|Regina saves Snow White's life. Snow's father, King Leopold, is thankful and proposes to Regina. Cora, Regina's mother accepts. |
Regina attempts to elope with her true love, Daniel the stable boy. Snow catches Regina kissing Daniel, and Regina asks her to keep it a secret.
Cora manipulates Snow into telling her Regina's secret. She stops Regina and Daniel from eloping then kills Daniel.
Regina blames Snow for Daniel's death.
|Regina marries Leopold.|
|King Leopold finds a genie in a lamp. He is granted three wishes. His first wish is to free the genie. His second wish is to give the final wish to the now freed genie. |
Genie wishes to find true love. King Leopold invites Genie to his palace to find true love and to meet his family.
Genie falls in love with Regina at first sight.
Regina manipulates Genie into killing King Leopold. After killing the king, Regina tells the Genie to take a hike. Genie is so enamored with Regina that he uses his last wish to be with Regina forever, to look upon her face always, to never leave her side. His wish is granted and he's instantly trapped within Regina's mirror.
|Regina hires The Huntsman to cut out Snow White's heart. The Huntsman releases her instead and kills a deer then gives its heart to Regina. |
Regina doesn't like being tricked and takes The Huntsman's heart, enslaving him.
|Regina places a bounty on Snow White's head.|
|Snow White meets Red Riding Hood.|
|Dreamy dwarf is hatched.|
|Rumpelstiltskin agrees to save Belle's town from the Ogres. His price is Belle herself. Belle agrees and becomes his servant.|
|Rumpelstiltskin and Belle fall in love; he releases her.|
|Dreamy dwarf falls in love with Nova, a fairy. He plans to travel the world with her, but The Blue Fairy [Nova's teacher] and Bossy dwarf [Dreamy's boss] convince him to let go of Nova for their [Dreamy and Nova] own good. Dreamy does so, but he's heartbroken and bitter. Dreamy gets a new name—Grumpy.|
|King Midas hires King George's son, Prince James, to slay a dragon that's plaguing his kingdom. King Midas is impressed by Prince James after watching him fight a brute to prove his skills. Later, the brute kills Prince James. |
King George turns to Rumpelstiltskin for help. He deperately needs King Midas' gold to save his kingdom. Without his son to kill the dragon, King Midas would seek out another dragonslayer. Rumpelstiltskin can't bring Prince James back to life but offers to get Prince James' twin brother. It turns out Prince James was adopted by King George through a deal with Rumpelstiltskin. Prince James' biological twin brother is a poor farmer/shepherd whose name is unknown, but who's commonly referred to as CharmingPrince Charming is a nickname Snow White sarcastically gave him when he trapped her in a net.. The price of their deal is the location of one of King George's relatives who is the patron of a fairy godmother who owns a wand that Rumpelstiltskin wants.
Charming's farm is going under. Rumpelstiltskin approaches Charming with a deal that'll save his farm if he agrees to impersonate his dead brother. Charming agrees and slays the dragon. King Midas is so pleased that he offers his daughter, Princess Abigail, in marriage to Charming—who King Midas believes is Prince James—to unite the kingdoms. King George threatens to kill Charming and his mother then destrory their farm if Charming doesn't marry Princess Abigail.
Charming rides back to his farm one last time to say goodbye to his mother. She gives him a ring telling him that true love always follows the ring. Charming returns to King George's castle, and he and Princess Abigail set off for King Midas' castle.
|Snow White—who has been living in the wild since she ran away from The Huntsman—frequently robs Regina's carriages as they pass through the forest. Snow White mistakes Princess Abigail and Charming's carriage for Regina's and robs them as they're headed for King Midas' castle. Charming chases Snow White but she gets away. |
Charming finds Snow White in the forest and wants his jewels back. Snow White tells him she sold them to the trolls. Charming shows Snow White her wanted poster and threatens to turn her in if she doesn't take him to get the jewels back. Snow White agrees to take Charming to the trolls.
Snow White escapes Charming but gets caught by Regina's men, and they try to kill her. Charming saves her life. They go on to meet the trolls, but the trolls turn on them and try to kill Charming. Snow White saves Charming's life.
Charming just wants his mother's ring, so he offers Snow White the rest of the jewels. Snow White declines and they part ways but love has already sparked between them.
|Snow White tries to live an isolated life in the woods and forget Charming. Red Riding Hood visits her once a month with goodies and the latest news. |
Red tells Snow that Charming is going to marry Princess Abigail. Snow White is heartbroken. Red tells Snow White that she can get over her heartache by visiting Rumpelstiltskin.
Snow White receives potion from Rumpelstiltskin that'll cure her broken heart by erasing Charming from her memory.
Snow receives a letter from Charming declaring his love for her and asking Snow to come to him; Snow White decides not to the drink potion.
|Snow White disguises herself and visits Charming. She is caught and thrown into King George's dungeon.||Hansel and Gretel retrieve an apple from The Blind Witch for Regina. This is the apple that Regina later uses to poison Snow White.|
|Snow White meets Grumpy in jail. Stealthy the dwarf sneaks into the dungeon and frees Grumpy. Grumpy frees Snow. They take different escape routes and the dwarfs get caught. Stealthy is killed and just as Grumpy is about to be killed Snow saves him but gets captured again. Grumpy is released. |
Snow White is forced by King George to tell Charming she doesn't love him.
|Regina releases Hansel and Gretel.|
|Snow leaves King George's castle heartbroken and meets Grumpy and the rest of The Seven Dwarfs in the forest, they take her in.|
|Charming runs away from King George and seeks Snow White.||Charming helps Abigail free her true love, Frederick, by retrieving water from Lake Nostos. Frederick was accidentally turned into a golden statue while saving Midas.|
|Snow White drinks the potion Rumpelstiltskin gave her to forget Charming before she hears the news that Charming isn't going to marry Princess Abigail.|
|After drinking Rumpelstiltskin's potion to forget Charming, Snow turns to the darkside. She leaves the dwarfs and attempts to assassinate Regina. Charming stops her, and he also saves her from herself by helping her regain her memories which restores her good nature.|
|Charming is captured by King George's men, and Snow White vows to find him.|
|In her right mind again, Snow returns to the dwarfs. They take her in once more and join forces with her to rescue Charming.|
|Snow executes Operation Rescue Charming with help from the Dwarfs, Red, Granny, and the Fairies. They storm King George's castle, but Charming isn't there--Regina took him to her palace. |
Regina offers Snow a parlay [Arrr!]. Snow White agrees and meets Regina who gives her two choices: Eat a cursed apple and live in a dead-alive state forever or refuse to eat the apple and Charming dies. She eats the apple.
Granny, Red, and the dwarfs find her seemingly lifeless body and assume she's dead.
|Snow White is placed into a glass coffin.|
|Charming escapes Regina's palace with the Huntsman's help.|
Regina magics Charming into the Infinite Forest where he meets Rumpelstiltskin. He sword fights with him then makes a deal with him: He'll hide Rumpelstiltskin's love potion if Rumpelstiltskin will help him out of the forest and help him find Snow.
Charming hides the potion in Dragon Maleficent and Rumpelstiltskin fulfills his end of the deal.
|Charming finds Snow White and awakens her with true love's kiss.|
|Snow White and Charming get married.||Regina crashes Snow White and Charming's wedding and threatens to destroy everyone's happiness. She intends to use The Dark Curse to accomplish the task. |
Regina retrieves the Dark Curse from Maleficent.
|Regina tries to enact the Dark Curse but fails.|
|Rumpelstiltskin kills Ella's fairy godmother and takes her wand just as she is about to help Ella. Ella makes a deal with Rumpelstiltskin for a better life. Rumpelstiltskin tells Ella she can pay him later. |
Ella marries Prince Thomas and Rumpelstiltskin shows up for payment. He wants Ella's firstborn.
Ella tricks Rumpelstiltskin into signing a fake new contract with an enchanted quill. The quill nullifies his magic and Rumpelstiltskin is captured.
Prince Thomas disappears soon after. Rumpelstiltskin tells Ella it's because she used the magical quill on him. All magic comes with a price.
Rumpelstiltskin is locked away in a special cell.
|Snow White can't forget Regina's threat at her wedding. Worry consumes her, so she visits Rumpelstiltskin in jail for information. Rumpelstiltskin tells her that Regina plans to unleash The Dark Curse and the only one who can break The Dark Curse is Snow White's unborn baby. He tells Snow White to get the baby to safety and in 28 years she'll return for the final battle. Rumpelstiltskin's price for the information is the name of Snow White's unborn child—Emma.|
|The Blue Fairy asks Geppetto to build a wardrobe from an enchanted tree to save Emma from The Dark Curse by transporting her to a new land. Geppetto agrees, but only if Pinocchio can also go to the new land.|
|Charming assembles a war council to deal with Regina's threat. During the meeting The Blue Fairy interrupts with an enchanted tree trunk. She tells Snow White and Charming that if fashioned into a wardrobe, it'll be a way to escape The Dark Curse. She lies to them, claiming it can only take one.|
|Regina visits Rumpelstiltskin in jail and asks him about enacting The Dark Curse. Rumpelstiltskin tells her that she needs the heart of the thing she loves the most. The price for the info is: in the new land where The Dark Curse will transport everyone, he wants a comfortable life, and Regina must do whatever he asks if he says please. Regina agrees, believing Rumpelstiltskin will have no memory of their deal.|
|Regina kills her father and uses his heart to enact the curse.|
|It was decided that a very pregnant Snow White would go through the wardrobe, but she changes her mind; she doesn't want to leave Charming. She goes into early labor.||The Blue Fairy tells Geppetto that the plan has changed. Emma is going to be born early and Snow must now take Pinocchio's spot in the wardrobe. Geppetto disregards what she said and puts Pinocchio in the wardrobe anyway. Pinocchio is sent to the real world. |
Regina rides towards Snow and Charming's castle with The Dark Curse in tow.
|Emma is born.||Regina and her minions arrive.|
|Snow and Charming decide to put Emma in the wardrobe alone, believing that somehow she'll grow up and find them. Charming battles his way through Regina's soldiers and places Emma in the wardrobe. He is badly injured in the fight and passes out but not before he sees one of Regina's soldiers open the wardrobe—Emma is gone.||Emma arrives in the real world.|
|Snow White finds Charming unconscious.||Regina finds Snow White cradling an unconscious Charming. She tells her not to worry because soon Snow will forget she even knew him.|
Regina demands to know where Emma is. Snow White tells her Emma got away and that Regina lost. Regina laughs and The Dark Curse rips them out of Fairy Tale Land and takes them to the real world—Storybrooke, Maine.
When do the events of Jefferson's story take place?
There isn't enough info to pinpoint a time on the timeline, but it was definitely after Leopold's death, as evidenced by Regina's palace and attire, but before she killed her father, as evidenced by her father being alive.
Thanks to Panther2013 for the correction.