Lin Zhi Xiao (Yang Zi) is a budding young cellist looking to start her career as she prepares to graduate from university. She has a handsome, loving boyfriend and even has a promising job lined up for when she completes her studies. Then her world falls apart… Just before she graduates, her father is suddenly taken ill and needs to be hospitalized. She is forced to attend to his ailing health and all of a sudden is forced to say goodbye to the job she was hoping to take. To compound the misery, she also splits up with her boyfriend. But when she is really starting to feel sorry for herself, she meets Gu Wei (Xiao Zhan), the doctor charged with treating her father. Gu Wei has also had a rough time of life of late, but the duo slowly starts to form a mutual understanding. But could love follow for this pair – and might they one day be able to reverse their bad luck? This drama was based on a hit novel written by Bolin Shi Jiang. “The Oath of Love” is a 2020 Chinese drama series that was directed by Lu Ying.