They arrive at the Underworld version of Granny’s diner to get information from the blind witch about Em. CANON "Ruby Slippers" is the eighteenth episode of the fifth season of ABC's Once Upon a Time, and the one hundred and sixth episode of the series overall. Despite looking everywhere with Mulan they couldn’t find her. Dorothy chases after him, but he begins to get lost. There’s no one else left to give Dorothy true love’s kiss. Red calls that she’s going the wrong way and tells her the correct direction. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Red explains that when Dorothy asked her what she was looking for she couldn’t tell her, but she’s realized that she was looking for Dorothy. But that didn’t happen because Red came back for her. They don’t know why she’s in the underworld aside from a piece of checkered cloth. The only thing left of her is a scrap of cloth. Red thinks they won’t do any good since there’s no one to give Dorothy true love’s kiss. There is a moment of uncomfortable silence before the two leave. Snow doesn’t believe that, and thinks that Red should. The term "Friends of Dorothy" was a slang term back in World War II, used to say that someone was gay out in public, without having others know it's meaning. Before she can do so Em screams and turns to water. Red Kansas. Canon The three begin to make a sleeping powder to knock out Zelena, and the only ingredient they need is poppys. With Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas. Dorothy was afraid of losing Red to Zelena, but Red almost lost Dorothy. Mulan believes that Dorothy feels the same way as Red, and just couldn’t voice it. In the Underworld, Henry writes what happened in his storybook. Once Upon A Time Red uses the silver slippers to get her and Snow to Oz, where they find Mulan and a sleeping Dorothy surrounded by its citizens. They get to the poppy field, and Dorothy warns Red to be careful. She lived on the run after that, and although she found people that cared for her, she still felt like something was missing. The only person who stopped that from happening was her Aunt Em who died shortly after, but was the one that gave her Toto. Red says that it’s fine. Emma thinks that Em might still be there, and they go off to look for her. Dorothy asks if that’s why Red came to Oz, but Red actually came to look for her pack since she thought that’s what was missing. Type (?) Red says that Toto barked at her because she’s a werewolf, not a witch. On AO3, Ruby Slippers is the most written ship for Dorothy and the fifth most written for Red. Red decides to go for it, and goes to Dorothy, only to find that she’s gone. She explains that she used a tracking spell to find Zelena to help Dorothy. Red is in tears as she helps Dorothy sit up and asks why Dorothy left. She reveals that she was here after being banished and only wants to get back to her baby. Also Known As Dorothy apologizes for calling her Wolfie since she didn’t know about the village. She laughs at the name but allows it. Hades appears and reveals that he was the cause. In flashbacks, Ruby and Mulan find themselves in Oz, where they meet Dorothy. Zelena actually put her under a sleeping curse, which Red demands that Zelena wake her up from, but she can only be awoken by true love’s kiss. Fans overall liked the couple, and were happy to see LGBT representation in Once. There were also those who thought that Red would end up with Mulan, since she had previously been confirmed to be a lesbian/bisexual. As they walk towards the poppies Red asks about Toto. In the Land of Oz, Mulan and Ruby meet up with Dorothy while dealing with Zelena after she returns from Storybrooke, but a series of events bring Ruby to the Underworld. Zelena will give back Toto in exchange for the slippers, and magics away. Regina then comes out and gives her the silver slippers she was able to get from Zelena. FANON Red’s not sure. She can tell how much Red care’s for Dorothy and let’s her know she can tell her anything. She gives Red the flower and the two smile at one another. She wakes up and ask her how she got here. Even though they’ve just met, she’s never felt this way for anyone before. Red lies unconscious after the Charming Family finds her. Dorothy is a little impressed and starts to follow them. Snow says that love is worth the risk and Red decides to give it a try. Red saw the way that Dorothy looked at her and transformed, and thinks that Dorothy is freaked out. Red is about to pet him, calling him Toto, when Dorothy appears. Red offers to help her but Dorothy doesn't want it. She tells Red to not be like her and not wait too long to tell Dorothy how she feels. Ruby Slippers is the femslash ship between Red and Dorothy Gale from the Once Upon A Time fandom. A glow of true love’s magic spreads across Oz and Dorothy awakens. If I know what love is, it is because of you. She needs her to blow true love’s kiss into a bottle, in order to wake her up from the sleeping curse. Red thanks Mulan for finding Dorothy and Snow gives her some reassurance before she goes to her. Regina isn't sure, for it was a pretty powerful blast she and Emma fired at her, and David brings up the question of where she's been since she left Sto… The three get to where a tornado touched down and begin to search for Toto. Femslash She doesn’t want Red to accidentally get hit by the seeds and picks on of them. Mulan can tell that something is off and asks Red what’s wrong. The two begin to run, but Red knows of a faster way. A small dog appears. 1 Canon 2 Fanon 3 Fandom 4 Trivia 5 Gallery 6 Navigation PAST Mulan and Red arrive in Oz searching for Red’s pack. Once she’s human again, Red asks if she’s okay. She doesn’t know what happened to her after she went to face Zelena. Mulan never got a girlfriend. Red paces back and forth, upset about Dorothy. Dorothy explains that Zelena came after them, before putting Red’s cloak back on her. Dorothy doesn’t believe her, but Zelena only demands that she be given the silver slippers to go back. Dorothy Gale Snow asks frantically as her best friend Ruby is laid down on her bed back at the Underworld version of the apartment, and David asks further why she's down there at all. Dorothy reveals that when she came back from Oz the first time her family thought she was crazy and tried to have her committed. In fact she kinda likes the nickname. Dorothy knows where to get them and Red decides to go with her. Back at Granny's Red worries when Snow finds her. Canonical? Snow asks if there was anyone that could help Dorothy. She goes to pet Toto, but he starts to run away. Character Red demands the Zelena tell her what she did to Dorothy. Red becomes distraught again, thinking that Zelena killed her. After the three witness Zelena's return to Oz, they look for a way to defeat her once and for all. Status of Relationship They make it back to Mulan, who asks what happened. Red assures Dorothy that they’ll get him back, and she understands what it’s like not to belong, since her entire village ran her out, since she wasn’t so in control of her shapeshifting and accidently killed her boyfriend. Dorothy starts to lunge at the dog, but Mulan holds her back. Dorothy tells her that she can handle herself, but Red didn’t ask for permission. "Ruby Slippers" is the eighteenth episode of the fifth season of the American fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time, which aired on April 17, 2016. She loses the scent and they decide to try and find a way back to the Enchanted Forest, just as Red hears a growl. Henry worries that she might be dead but Hook assures that she's still breathing, leading Snow to wonder how long Regina thinks the former waitress will stay knocked out. Red takes off her cloak and transforms into a wolf. Zelena shows them a magic mirror that reveals Dorothy. Directed by Eriq La Salle. They get to the farm house before Zelena can take off. Many also thought that it was handled the same way any couple had been on the show, which is more an insult towards the writing of the show than the couple themselves. She points her crossbow at them, demanding to know if which one is a witch, since Toto only barks at witches. A small dog appears. Ruby Slippers is the femslash ship between Red and Dorothy Gale from the Once Upon A Time fandom. Mulan asks what’s so wrong about that. Ruby Slippers However, Dorothy mysteriously disappears. Suddenly several flying monkeys appear. Dorothy says that’s the problem and starts heading towards the poppy field. Mulan gives Dorothy a vial of the sleeping draught and goes to inform Red, who sounds hurt. https://shipping.fandom.com/wiki/Ruby_Slippers?oldid=197871, It's also used in reference to Red's real name, Ruby, and Dorothy's silver slippers, Ruby Slippers is the first canon LGBT true love in, Dorothy calls Ruby "Wolfie," while Ruby calls Dorothy "Kansas.". She loses the scent and they decide to try and find a way back to the Enchanted Forest, just as Red hears a growl. She becomes distraught, blaming herself for Dorothy going missing, but Snow tells her that it’s not her fault and they’ll help her find out what happened. Dorothy won’t give them to her, but Zelena reveals that she has Toto. She asks if Dorothy trusts her and Dorothy hesitates for a moment before saying yes. Red knows that the only person in her family that was good to her was her Aunt Em, but she’s dead. She feels tired, blaming the poppies, and goes to get some sleep. They find her at another diner, they reveal that Red knows Dorothy and she asks Em for help. Dorothy places her hand on Red’s face and the two kiss. Dorothy is shocked but gets on Red’s back, to get away from the flying monkeys. Most fans are mixed on the couple. Dorothy takes a moment to answer, but is fine. Snow asks why she’s not headed to Oz now, but Red doesn’t think Dorothy feels the same, so the kiss wouldn’t work anyway. Snow keeps encouraging her to try but Red is scared. Character Mulan and Red arrive in Oz searching for Red’s pack. Although she thinks it should be fair and gives Dorothy the nickname Kansas. Fans however were upset that the couple would not appear ever again, as Dorothy only started to appear in that season (with the exception of her child appearance in season 3), and Red had become a minor character. Red takes a moment then follows. They then head off to go talk to Zelena. Red Red says that Snow is right. She’s not sure if that’s actually what she was looking for. Dorothy takes a step towards Red and asks her what she is looking for. She hesitates for a moment before placing a kiss upon Dorothy’s lips. "Is she okay?!" Red goes to pick up a flower, but Dorothy pulls her back a moment letting her hand linger on her shoulder.