By Natalie Abrams
July 08, 2015 at 10:45 PM EDT
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As the Dark Swan rises, EW tracked down Once Upon a Time executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis for a special Comic-Con edition of The Hot Seat, where they have the option of answering your questions from Twitter with “Yes,” “No” or “Can’t say.” Get the scoop below:

Will the fact that Emma (Jennifer Morrison) became the Dark One out of heroism not murder have an effect on what she’s become?

Edward Kitsis: Sort of.

Will Henry (Jared Gilmore) and Regina (Lana Parrilla) have an official operation name for saving Emma?

Kitsis: They should!

Adam Horowitz: Can’t say.

Will Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Charming (Josh Dallas) cross any lines to get Emma back?

Horowitz: Yes.

Might Regina be tempted by Emma’s dark side?

Kitsis: I think we’re always tempted. It’s always more fun to hang out with someone who is willing to get into trouble than the person that won’t.

Will Emma have the powers of the seer as well and be able to see the future?

Horowitz: She’s going to be exploring exactly what her powers are.

Does Gold’s (Robert Carlyle) white heart mean loss of memory and a personality reboot?

Horowitz: Can’t say.

Will Rumple still have magic?

Kitsis: Can’t say.

Given the circumstances with Emma, will Henry regret breaking the Author’s quill?

Kitsis: Absolutely.

Will Henry get a love interest?

Kitsis: I hope so, but he’s an awkward, young child. Like all 13-year-old boys, they have to navigate their way through the minefield of first dating.

Will we see more of Henry being the Author?

Kitsis: Yes.

Will Zelena’s (Rebecca Mader) baby be born this season?

Kitsis: Yes.

Can the effects of the infertility potion that Regina took be undone?

Horowitz: I don’t see why not. There’s always hope.

Will Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) turn back to the dark side now that he has no reason to stay good?

Kitsis: I think he has a great reason to stay good and that is to save the woman that he loves. I hope he holds on.

Will the Jolly Roger be used in any significant way this season?

Kitsis: I can’t imagine it won’t be.

Horowitz: How could it not be? You’ve got to use the Roger!

Since we have a new Dark One, is there a new Savior this season?

Kitsis: Sure is.

Horowitz: That’s a great question.

Will there be another dance scene this season?

Kitsis: Yes.

Is Lily’s (Agnes Bruckner) father a character we’d recognize?

Horowitz: Can’t say.

Will we meet Merlin in the season premiere?

Kitsis: No.

Any chance of incorporating the evil witch Morgana Le Fay?

Horowitz: Can’t say.

Will we see more of August (Eion Bailey) this season?

Horowitz: We hope so.

Will we ever get to see Lancelot (Sinqua Walls) again? [Editor’s note: The interview was conducted before this big news.]

Kitsis: Oh man, you can’t go to Camelot and not see Lancelot.

Are there any other returning faces this season?

Horowitz: We sure hope so. There’s plenty of characters we want to bring back and see again. It’s a little early to tell you who they all are, but we certainly have a whole slew of favorites over these four seasons.

Will Emma have a split personality issue with being the savior and the new Dark One?

Kitsis: Yes.

Is Emma the new big bad or can we expect another villain?

Kitts’s: You never know what’ll happen in Storybrooke.

Have questions for the Once bosses? Hit the comments below or send them to @NatalieAbrams with the hashtag #EWHotSeat.

Once Upon a Time returns Sunday, Sept. 27, at 8 a.m. ET on ABC.


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