When the clients and members of the New Hope Foundation complete their rehabilitation program, they head to Mar Dorado to enjoy themselves.
When the people arrive at Mar Dorado, they are forced to help with building the resort. They are told that, when they return to their homes, they will have enough money to start a new life, with new hope. However, Steve ends up paying himself, instead of them.
After Dexter is left unconscious by Steve Gonzalez, he is taken to Mar Dorado and forced to work as slave labor.