Calmly and sincerely explain that we have no memory of the events in those recordings, and offer to surrender all our weapons to Tom.

RUBY: "Tom? Okay, look at me. Look at me. Now...this is my, I'm putting it down over here...and now I'm walking away from it, over here. I'm unarmed the caneshovel down...and...lets just talk about this, okay?"

Drop the scalpel, explain that they need to talk it out.

Ruby backs away slowly. Tom seems somewhat placated, but he is still in a panic. He orders Ruby to leave the room.
Ruby offers that if anything should happen, she will still have her walkie-talkie.

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