Over the years, Jake's close links to Congressman Gene and the power this gave Jake access to corrupted the latter, and caused him to turn away from his fellow Satanists and try to use Gene's power for himself. However, Gene notices over the years that Jake has become greedy and corrupt, and the two fall out.
According to Louis Hastings, Jake rejoined the disciples of Hell at some point after this.
Gene and Millican were initially good friends, but when Gene's powerful position as Congressman caused Millican to begin to become greedy, Gene noticed this and began to argue with Millican over the latter's corrupt decisions and influence.
Jake regarded Resnick as "a crook and a whoremonger."