Marital problems arise between Alice (Lara Quigaman) and Juan Felipe (James Blanco) after the latter’s involvement in a series of shocking revelations and controversies. First, the dela Torres discover that Tatiana kept her tragic past a secret for the sake of protecting Juan Felipe’s reputation. This stirs Alice’s disgust over Juan Felipe’s selfishness, which only results to a deeper fight between them. Apparently, Juan Felipe has long been maltreating Alice, believing that domestic violence would make him appear more masculine.
To add more salt to the wound, Alice finds out her husband’s secret in the most humiliating way. Juan Felipe’s affair with Ivan has come out in the open through the leakage of their video scandal which has spread like wildfire in the entire town of Las Espadas.
Juan Felipe keeps on denying the viral material. A good reputation is still Juan Felipe’s biggest craving and he would do whatever it takes to get a hold of it. A man appears and claims that he manipulated the said video. But, unknown to the public, Juan Felipe simply bribed the editor to cover up the truth. Ivan thinks of spending some time away from Las Espadas until the controversy simmers down but Juan Felipe disagrees.
Meanwhile, at the dela Torre mansion, Alice receives a group of visitors. But, instead of feeling better, Alice has obviously become more troubled with her acquaintances’ comments about Juan Felipe. Eavesdropping on Alice’s friends’ remarks, Tatiana fails to stand up in defense of Alice.
Tatiana drives the visitors away, saying they are just making Alice feel worse. Tatiana approaches Alice to give her comfort.
Alice does not mind making her grudge appear obvious. She rebukes Tatiana for not telling the truth about Juan Felipe’s sexuality.
“No one has the right to out someone without their consent,” Tatiana tells Alice. She regrets how Alice feels but Tatiana feels the need to protect her brother as well. A flashback shows a young Felipe receiving Jacobo’s wrath, all because of Juan Felipe’s soft side. A young Tatiana cries as she embraces Juan Felipe.