Quickly peek down hatch to see what lies beyond.

What's that on top of the cabinet? If need be, have Tom give Ruby a boost up to see.

Ruby takes the ODD STAFF. It's made of some kind of green-stained wood.

>What's that on top of the cabinet?
Tom climbs up and takes the EMPTY SYRINGE.

>Attempt to pick cabinet lock with scalpel.
Don't be silly! Neither Tom nor Ruby is CRAFTY enough to know how to pick locks!

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