'Love is not passive, It is an action.' Modern Romance Is Dead is a thriller/drama about the heights and depths of falling in love. Heartbreak finds the now emotionally distraught E.M. as he tries to come to terms regarding matters of the heart and what love means to him. The object of E.M's unrequited affection haunt him on his dark journey. Tender memories are darkened by his moments of despair, all the while a mysterious figure is pursuing E.M. leading him down a path the inevitably spirals out of control.