Round 13: Ruth Extends An Olive Branch In The Form Of An Alabama Slammer
Why: Ruth invited Eli to a restaurant under the guise that it was going to be a full staff meeting. Eli was suspicious from the start—lying to her about his family background. His deceit was fruitless because Ruth had already done an extensive background check—and made it clear that Eli could either get with the program or get out.
“You’re a new tree in my forest. I want to know more about that tree. That’s all. Because, unless I chop it down, that tree is now a part of my life." - Ruth Eastman