Michael Tree; Dominique Muerta; Rafe Valler; Mike Tree Jr.; Lisa Muerta; Effie; Dan Green; Roger Freemont; Donnie Muerta; Barney Phillips
Dominique Muerta tries to make peace with Ms. Tree because her daughter Lisa has been dating Tree's stepson Mike Jr. Ms. Tree rejects the offer, but then Dominique is killed. Lisa hires Ms. Tree to find the killer. Ms. Tree takes the head of security job Dominique had offered her, to the surprise and consternation of Dominique's nephew, "Don Donnie," the new head of Muerta Enterprises. Tree determines Donnie is ultimately responsible for his aunt's death, but didn't explicitly order it. The killer confesses to her, but is killed by another of Donnie's men, whom she kills in turn.