On the threshold of the 20th Century, Melkon Jenanyan sits alone in a room in the heart of Philadelphia. An intense and stubborn Christian Minister, and the one who must secure their family legacy, he has to make a decision. Will he further complicate his strained marriage by returning to the heart of the Ottoman Empire – as a targeted Christian minority in a Muslim land? The crux of his life’s meaning hangs in the balance as he struggles to choose between family or his life’s work, peace or a potential war zone. Will he find salvation as a martyr to save his people, or will he choose to save himself?