Newly minted Secretary of State, Elizabeth McCord, plays by her own rules as she negotiates for the release of two American teens being held hostage in Syria. Along the way, she discovers who she can and cannot trust.
Elizabeth: If you never listen to anything I say again for the rest of your life, please hear this: Everything is more complicated than you think it is right now. And the only way you come to know that is through experience. And that's what this whole process of growing up is all about. Stevie: Yeah. I know. I gotta go do that now.