The sensation of appearing and disappearing from one place to another instantly left the Doctor in wonder. He was chagrined at the thought that the man who was holding him hostage was also a source of such wonderful things. It had been too long since the Doctor had anything that he couldn’t explain he had forgotten that sensation. The wonderment didn’t last long as he quickly got his bearings.
Emma and Regina didn’t seem too shocked to see him again. Belle, however, was not in the station. “Where’s Belle?” he asked the two women.
“At home. I put a protection spell around her house to keep Rumple out and we have the added security of Hook watching the house. She’s safe for now.” Regina replied.
The Doctor nodded. He was going to have to play this carefully since he didn’t want Rumple-sneaky listening in on their plan. “What is he up to sending you back here?” Emma asked.
“I’m to retrieve the d