Admitting that she's never so much as boiled an egg or gone grocery shopping, Sheridan confides to Luis how completely helpless she would be if she didn't have her family's fortune behind her. Though Julian echoes Rebecca's declaration that Theresa is nothing but a gold digger, Ivy urges her son to believe that his fiancee loves only him and not his money. Scanning ancient religious texts on his computer, Reese tells the others that a mysterious device called the "Ladder of Lucifer" might be just the thing they need to rescue Miguel and Charity. Kay confronts Hecuba and a fierce struggle ensues. Gwen attempts to convince Ethan that Theresa will only hurt him again if he takes her back. Later, Theresa returns to the mansion and cheerfully offers Ethan the contents of her savings account. Ivy again refuses to give Julian a divorce. Praying for the strength to overcome evil, Father Lonigan tosses one end of the ladder into the depths of hell.