Desperate to save Nicole from the deadly political intrigues of his kingdom, Jed snatches him away onto a dangerous journey to visit the village of the mysterious apothecary. However, traveling in close proximity to Nicole holds even more perils for Jed. He desires to end their marriage and discourage Nicole's feelings for the sake of the boy's life, but he can't control his affections in the night. And poor Nicole torments himself over the question of what Jed's true feelings might be.
Story and art by Seyoung Kim.