Sandra Gonzalez
October 18, 2013 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Is Neverland playing a trick on us? You’d think so, looking at this hot kiss between Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison) and Captain Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) in the Oct. 27 episode of Once Upon a Time. But we assure you this is not the work of magic or a fake-out. Emma lays one on the handsome Hook after a tiny but much-needed victory in their quest to find her son, Henry (Jared Gilmore), who is in the grip of the Lost Boys. ”In that adrenaline, she realizes that this person has participated and made it possible,” Morrison says of the lip-lock. ”It’s a very human moment.” And it’s one that will surely please so-called ”Captain Swan” fans, who have been rooting for a romance between the pair since Hook’s debut in season 2. O’Donoghue is excited for fans to get more of Hook’s backstory in this episode and says he’s always seen chemistry between Emma and Hook. Still, the fan-demonium around the pairing makes him laugh. ”There’s not that many single people in the group on the quest, so maybe that’s what it is,” he says. ”Emma’s not really going to go for her dad, you know what I mean?” One character who might have a problem with the kiss, however, is Emma’s former boyfriend Neal (Michael Raymond-James), whom Emma & Co. still believe to be dead — even though he’s really in the Enchanted Forest and trying to get to Neverland. But all Emma’s focused on right now is finding her son, Morrison says, and she’ll show her loyalty — and perhaps more affection — to anyone who helps her get him back. ”The fact that Hook seems, at this point, to have consistently had good ideas and has active ideas to save Henry, it’s definitely gotten her attention,” she says. One question remains, though: Will there be more kissing? The actors won’t say, but O’Donoghue hints, ”He’s Captain Hook. He’s game for anything, really.”

Is Oliver Really Done Killing?
Still reeling from the death of his best friend, Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) made a choice in the season premiere of Arrow: He’s done with killing. But it won’t be an easy promise to keep, says exec producer Marc Guggenheim. ”There are complications as a result of that decision — and we explore all the dimensions…over the course of the first 10 episodes of season 2,” he says. ”Just because he says he’s not going to kill anymore doesn’t mean that it’s going to be easy for him just to make good on that vow.”

Will Huck and Olivia Part?
Huck (Guillermo Diaz) is not happy with Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) on ABC’s Scandal. After discovering that her father was behind the B613 program, Huck has seemingly severed ties with the fixer — or has he? ”It’s not going to be swept under the rug,” Diaz says. ”In the next couple of episodes, you’re going to see them deal with things in a different way that’s going to be shocking and interesting for the viewers to see.”

Blacklist Answers Coming
Viewers may think they have Red (James Spader) and Agent Keen (Megan Boone) figured out. (They’re totally related, right?) But all might not be what it seems. Regardless of biology, ”there’s an undeniable paternal connection,” exec producer Jon Bokenkamp teases. ”We are going to dip into that rather soon.”

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