At Marissa’s Condo, she tries to kiss Gabriel but he pushes her and asks what she is trying to do. Marissa asks if he hasn’t missed her but Gabriel makes it clear to her that he didn’t come over for her but only to see Jake and he doesn’t have to stay with her as he leaves while Marissa looks at him.
In bed, Gabriel flashbacks to when he proposed to Marissa and how they decided to go to the states and his last encounter with her and also Ellice telling him that anytime he goes to see his son he also has to see Marissa.
The Next day in Marissa’s office, she and Blue and Tutti discuss what transpired between her and Gabriel. They ask of her next plans since Gabriel has rejected her and her charm didn’t break him. Marissa said clearly Gabriel is confused but she can see the live he has for her in his eyes even though he is still in denial so she won’t stop until he comes crawling back to her.
At college, Alfred asks Jake if he’s okay because he thinks his last post is about Hope. Jake said it’s alright if the live is gone but her trust matters to him and that trust must be restored.
As Hope and Chari walk by some two students thr0w a bottle at them. Chari becomes angry almost fighting off the girls catching the attention of Jake and Alfread. However, RJ arrives and puts the girls in their place as they leave.
Hope thanks him for defending them and RJ seeing Jake present there draws closer to Hope placing his hand on her shoulder saying he is sorry about the rumor and assures her he is there for her as Hope thanks him and he looks at Jake smiling.
Marissa visits Sonya at the Villa Rosa Mansion apologizing for the commotion during her father’s birthday celebration. Sonya tells her not to mention because she’s isn’t the one who started the commotion and if only Ellice was matured enough to handle the situation then they wouldn’t have had any problems and tells her to be patient with Gabriel because he turns to get attach to people and things and really cares about keeping promises even if it’s makes him unhappy.
Ellice also visits Carmelita with a bouquet of flowers at the Villa Rosa mansion to apologize for what happened during Ramon’s birthday celebration since she lost her temper and ruined the special occasion. Carmelita said she understands her but she just hopes Ellice will understand that Jake has the right to know his family especially his father.
Ellice says understands and tries to adjust to the new set up. Right then Sonya arrives there with Marissa surprising them. Ellice decides to leave but Sonya stops her and tells her to join them for tea as Ellice becomes uncomfortable with Marissa around. Sonya as Carmelita if she remembers her dad used to tease Gabriel that he needs to find a woman worthy enough to fight for but not a woman to fight with as Carmelita stops her.
Ellice stands up and makes it clear to Sonya that she believes Gabriel has already found the right woman who is truly worth fighting for as Marissa looks at her. Sonya scoffs that she’s just kidding and doesn’t understand why she is offended with a little joke since Ellice and Marissa used to be best friends and they can still make up. Ellice asks Sonya if she will never change or if her tea really tastes better when she’s being tactless.
Marissa said she didn’t know Ellice was there. Ellice said at first she thought Marissa only wanted to take her immediate family but it’s turns out she wants her extended family too. Marissa asks if that’s how she welcomes her family and where is the warmth. Ellice tells her that they all know she is trying her best to be a part of Gabriel’s family and it’s called being desperate as she leaves and Marissa looks at her while Carmelita follows Ellice.
At Ceñidoza, Cesar and Chona go into the kitchen for coffee, Chona receives a phone call from Marissa as she covers the phone with her hand. Cesar asks why she received an emergency call and she needs to be careful because there are a lot of prying eyes out there and it’s better to be safe as Chona becomes a bit scared, smiles and leaves as Cesar smiles too.
At College, Alfred asks Jake if he’s jealous of RJ and Jake said of course not but he’s just looking out for Hope and he has a bad feeling about that guy and believes he has bad intentions for Hope. Alfred asks him what he’s going to do because Hope is mad at him so how will he protect her.
A scared Chona calls Marissa back and tells her that she has a feeling Cesar knows that she’s the mole and Marissa asks her how come. Chona tells her that ever since they tried to ruin Ceñidoza’s image it’s been hard for her to move freely because he is always observing her making Marissa worried, she then goes for some disks in her drawer.
Chari and Hope are eating at the cafeteria when RJ arrives asking if he can join them and Hope agrees as he does but Chari disagrees. Hope tells RJ not to mind Chari. RJ sees Jake arriving with Alfred and intentionally places his arm behind Hope.
Jake goes to ask Hope if RJ is bothering her but RJ reminds him that he can’t be jealous anymore, Hope tells them to stop it after they almost started a fight, she tells Jake to leave if he will cause trouble since he has no right to tell her who to hang out with and it’s none of his business since he is the only liar and he should stay away from her as Jake leaves with Alfred. RJ then asks Hope if they can meet later for drinks.
Gabriel visits Marissa at her office and tells her that he wants them to talk about what happened last night. He said he wants to make things clear that he only comes to her house to see Jake and he is sorry if she got the wrong idea but his relationship with his son has nothing to do with their past and he hopes she can put everything behind her for the sake of Jake as he leaves.
Cristina calls Ellice that she shouldn’t stress about Marissa and asks if she still doubts Gabriel. Ellice flashback to when Marissa was introduced as owner of La Sierra. She tells Cristina that it’s not Gabriel she’s worried about but Marissa and they both know how sneaky she can be but Cristina reminds her that they have been together for 17years and recently renewed their marriage so Marissa can’t break it since Gabriel has already learnt his lesson.
Hope and RJ meet up at a bar while Jake spies on them. Elsewhere, Marissa and Blue meet Cesar at a restaurant eating. Marissa gives him an envelope that he didn’t fulfill what he promised her before, Cesar asks what’s in the envelope and Marissa tells him that it’s evidence proving that he has been stealing from the organization and wonders what the high ups will do to him if they find out and reminds him how he and his family will suffer before they get killed.
Cesar asks if she’s really going to play games with him and he has a lots of moves left. Marissa asks him if he’s not scared of what the organization is capable of doing to him and repeats that he’s not her enemy so he should stay out of her way as they leave.
Back at the bar, Hope becomes drunk after RJ encourages her to drink some more. RJ decides to take advantage of her but luckily Jake arrives to defend Hope as RJ leaves. Jake takes Hope home, Ellice rushes for her and asks what happened to her. Jake tells her that she’s drunk and he saw her at a certain bar.
Ellice asks Hope if she wants to ruin her life. Before Jake could leave Lucing comes to thank him for taking good care of Hope and she knows that he’s also going through something but she hopes things get better for them all. Jake said he hopes so too as they hug and he leaves.
Jake arrives home angry, Marissa asks him what’s bothering him because he can confide in her. Jake tells her that Hope is ruining her life because of their plans and knows that her parents have wronged her but Hope is innocent. Marissa tells him Hope is collateral damage and she doesn’t care whom her plans are supporting or destroying as Jake leaves to his room.
Later, Gabriel arrives home and asks Ellice if there’s something wrong. Ellice tells him that Hope got herself drunk shocking Gabriel who asked why she did that. Ellice said she is clearly rebelling against them as he leaves to talk to Hope. Gabriel tells Hope that he knows she is angry but she shouldn’t destroy her life. Hope said she hates Gabriel as Lucing cries listening to them.
In bed, Marissa watched a social media family picture post of Gabriel’s family as she flashbacks to her earlier conversation with Gabriel at her office that he only came to her house just to see Jake and hopes she can put their past behind her for the sake of Jake.
The Next day while eating Marissa asks Jake if he lives her and is willing to do anything for her. Jake said anything so Marissa tells him to prove to her. Jake asks her if it’s about her happiness.
Elsewhere, Lucing serves Hope some milk. She apologizes to Lucing that she decided to go out to drink because she’s angry at Jake. Lucing tells her that no matter what happens she and Jake are siblings and she knows she’s going through a lots of problems but she should remember that she’s always there for her all the time.
Jake calls Gabriel that he’s wondering if he will be free this weekend because he wants them to get to know each other. Gabriel becomes happy to hear this since Jake wants to spend time with him. Gabriel also thanks him for bringing Hope home as Jake says it’s nothing since he wants to be close to Hope too. After the call Jake tells Marissa that whatever she’s planning, he hopes that it won’t hurt Hope as Marissa leaves.
At Ceñidoza, a woman comes to invest at the company, Ellice becomes happy that the company is improving without any problems and Pinky reminds her about the launching of the clothing company while Chona eavesdrops on them and texted Marissa.
At home, Gabriel tells Ellice that he would be meeting up with Jake during the weekend for them to get to know each other better. Ellice tells him that he should make sure that Hope knows about his plans.
Source: Blasters Series