Swan Queen Enchanted Forest AU ~ When Princess Regina is forced to marry King Leopold of Misthaven, despite her attempts to escape her fate about how this was not the life she wanted to live, she plunges into a state of despair and depravity at being in a loveless marriage, forever forbidden from true love and a pure happy ending. Meanwhile, citizen Emma Swan has spent her life falling in love with her sword, refining her skill every day as a gifted handler of the sleek weapon since she was a young girl. Having always wanted to serve as a Knight in her royal court, she reluctantly leads her life as a good daughter to her parents, and working as a tavern girl for the village pub. But when the new Queen stumbles upon Emma skirmishing with the master swordsmen of the kingdom, Emma is immediately appointed into a position as a Knight of Misthaven, insisted upon by the new Queen herself. But when Emma encounters a moment where she witnesses the real relationship behind the King and Queen of her kingdom, her principles change, and she vows to protect the Queen, and only the Queen, from that point forward. But what happens when a protection vow turns into something more? Something neither of them ever expected to occur?