What secrets lay behind the golden chain found a few metres away from Gavriil Papavasiliou’s dead body? He was a doctor at Abdul Hamid’s palace, stabbed to death in front of his house.
His daughter Ariadne undertakes to find the murderer.
Against a backdrop of the turn of the twentieth century and the outburst of nationalism in the Balkans, a tempestuous love affair and a strong friendship seek vindication. The heroes, caught in the din of the historical developments of their time, follow their own destiny. They get hurt, strive and mature in adversity towards their personal bliss.