Flip off at him. Contact Tom.

Ruby shoots the monitor the bird and it goes back to static.

She radios Tom, and tells him everything that just happened.
Filbert, the "infection" on which even Filbert's account contradicts itself, Ace's obedience, and whoever SHE is.
Tom tells Ruby to go on ahead. There's something he needs to check first, but he'll meet up with her again shortly.

It sounds as though Tom is ready to try working together again.

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