Ellice is devastated when she learns that she lost her third baby. Because of this, her father-in-law criticizes her for prioritizing Ceñidoza Pearls over producing an heir for Gabriel. After successfully securing a position in Ceñidoza Pearls, Marissa proceeds to the next step of her revenge scheme. To fulfill the next step of her devious plan, Marissa deliberately keeps Ellice from reconciling with Gabriel. Later, Marissa convinces Ellice to take a break from work as she plans to use her one-night stand with Gabriel to wrap him around her finger.