Author(s): Sorata Akizuki
A romantic retelling of a classic fairy tale about a beautiful herbalist and a lovestruck prince.
Shirayuki is an herbalist famous for her naturally bright-red hair, and the prince of Tanbarun wants her all to himself Unwilling to become the prince's possession, she seeks shelter in the woods of the neighboring kingdom, where she gains an unlikely ally--the prince of that kingdom He rescues her from her plight, and thus begins the love story between a lovestruck prince and an unusual herbalist.
Shirayuki begins her duties as a court herbalist apprentice, but her mentor is a bit odd. He's quiet, shy, moody and...a child? Her first official duty is to quell an illness going around one of the forts that house Clarines soliders. Will she be able to discover the cause of the outbreak in time?