Captain Hook's Dark Past

Captain Hook's Dark Past

Since his debut to Storybrooke in the second season of Once Upon a Time, Captain Hook (Colin O'Donoghue) has been best known as the bad pirate-turned-good guy, finding happiness with Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison). However, since Emma turned him into a Dark One to save his life, Hook reverted to his old, dark ways. Before he was one half of Captain Swan, Hook was a ruthless pirate who would stop at nothing to get what he wants.

Here’s a look at Hook’s dark past:

Hook and Rumple Blackmail Each Other

When Hook threatens to go to Belle with Rumple's secret, Rumple (Robert Carlyle) threatens to reveal the truth about Hook's dark side. From Season 4, Episode 4, "The Apprentice."

Hook Taunts Rumple for Being a Coward

Learning Hook has taken his wife, Milah, hostage, Rumple sneaks aboard the Jolly Roger to get her back. When Hook challenges him to a duel, Rumple backs down and Hook mercilessly taunts him for being a coward. Hook's treatment of Rumple made the Dark One the way he is. From Season 2, Episode 4, "The Crocodile."

Hook Kills Merlin

Despite Emma's attempt at stopping him from ruining his happy ending, Dark Hook ignores her and crushes Merlin's heart, killing the centuries-old wizard. From Season 5, Episode 10, "Broken Heart."

Hook’s Dark Plan

As the Dark One, Hook listens to his guide, Apparition Rumple, and summons all of the previous Dark Ones from the Underworld portal to begin his dark plan and get his revenge. From Season 5, Episode 10, "Broken Heart."

Hook Kills His Father

In Fairy Tale Land past, Regina (Lana Parrilla) tests Hook before she tasks him to kill her mother. His test: to kill the father who had abandoned him. Hook confronts his father and decides to spare him - that is, until he witnesses his father put his son to sleep and say the same lies he told Hook the night he left him. Livid, Hook changes his mind and kills his father. From Season 5, Episode 11, "Swan Song."

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