❝Shoto? Is this realistic, or am I fooling myself?❞ ____ Izuku is a cheerful, green-haired boy living in the country of Yuuai who works diligently as an apothecary at his herbal shop. His life changes drastically when he is noticed by the silly prince of Yuuai, Prince Monoma, who then tries to force him to become his concubine. Unwilling to give up his freedom, Izuku escapes into the forest, where he is rescued from Monoma by Shoto Todoroki, the second prince of a neighboring country, and his two aides. Hoping to repay his debt to the trio someday, Izuku sets his sights on pursuing a career as the court herbalist in Shoto's country, Endovier. This retelling depicts Izuku's journey toward a new life at the royal palace of Endovier, as well as Shoto's endeavor to become a prince worthy of his title. As loyal friendships are forged and deadly enemies formed, Izuku and Shoto slowly learn to support each other as they walk their own paths. ___ This is the 3rd installment to the 'My Fairytale Academia' Anthology - a retelling of classic fairytales with... Adult or fluffy twists. ___ Brilliant, Amazing, Phenomenal cover made by @FoxcatAI - truly a master of her trade, I highly recommend you check her out!!