|Marta prepares to tell Tessa about her father's death.|
When Tessa and Marta return, they find that Don Rafael's hacienda is in ruin and his estate bankrupt. A large amount is owed in back taxes.
|Tessa is dismayed at the appearance of her father's home.|
|Captain Grisham speaks to Tessa.|
|Tessa's carriage rides into the pueblo.|
Don Rafael's manservant, Carlos, has been arrested by Captain Grisham. Tessa pleads with Colonel Montoya for Carlos to be released, but instead, Carlos is executed.
Tessa becomes acquainted with Don Gaspar Hildalgo and his wife, Vera. Señora Hidalgo is having an affair with Captain Grisham.
|Gaspar Hidalgo enjoys the music while his wife watches another man.|
Colonel Montoya suggests that Captain Grisham attempt to win Tessa's heart. Montoya worries that Tessa might have the money to pay the taxes on her father's property.
|Captain Grisham has dinner with Tessa on the shore of the ocean.|
Marta reads tarot cards while Tessa dreams of her father. Marta sees Tessa's destiny in the card the Queen of Swords.
|Tessa's destiny is revealed.|
|Don Rafael calls Tessa his "avenging angel."|
When Tessa wakes, she and Marta check out the wine cellar. When Tessa tries to pick up the certain wine mentioned by her father, she pulls open a secret door which leads to a hidden room.
In that room, Tessa and Marta find her father's hidden fortune, as well as a sword and a black lace shawl that belonged to Tessa's mother. Tessa realizes her true destiny as her father's avenging angel.
Tessa makes her first appearance as the Queen of Swords, freeing Carlos' son from jail.
|The Queen of Swords rides out of the pueblo.|
|"Who or what is that?"|
|Tessa questions Montoya about the Queen of Swords.|
Tessa pays the taxes owed on her father's land, much to Montoya's displeasure.
Montoya prepares to execute the young man who was rescued from the jail the previous night. Tessa's feigns that she is dizzy, and Montoya allows for Marta to take care of Tessa in his office while he sees to the execution.
|Tessa pretends to be dizzy.|
|The people wait as the execution nears.|
|The Queen of Swords appears on top of the church.|
|The Queen climbs down the side of the church.|
|The Queen of Swords is pursued across the rooftops.|
|The soldiers chase after the Queen.|
|Marta ministers to Tessa.|
|Tessa and Marta react after Montoya leaves.|
The episode closes with Tessa standing at her father's grave. She worries that her disguise won't fool Montoya for long, because he is not a stupid man.