The Ottoman Empire is slowly, but steadily fading away, yet it's still strong enough to oppress the innocent Armenians. The story follows Chris, a famous journalist from the United States, a gorgeous and noble woman, Ana, and a gifted medical student, a local Armenian man. The love triangle between these three serves as a background to the atrocities of war. What can a bunch of civilians do against one of the greatest empires in the world? Can they really have an impact on the war? If you love historical dramas slash romantic stories, The Promise will be a great pick for you. It's heart-wrenching, touching, and thought-provoking.