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One Thousand and One Nights, Volume 5 by JinSeok Jeon

book 13:  One Thousand and One Nights, Volume 5 by JinSeok Jeon

Sultan Shahryar and Sehara go to the ocean.  While on their trip, they encounter a runaway girl and her would-be lover.  The girl is fleeing the sultan's hareem or the possibility of forced marriage to someone she didn't love to avoid being killed in the harem.  Sehara tries to help them, and in doing so, tries to convince Shahryar (who is traveling incognito) to help them, too, and in turn let go of some of his own demons.  Sehara tells a story (boys love version) of Socrates and Alcibiades, which Shahryar purposefully misinterprets and doesn't let him finish...
Tags: comedy, manhwa, romance, young adult
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