Later, Jaime and Toothpaste stroll down the burned-out, deathed-out landscape of the former Paradise, and Toothpaste says she feels "like a freak." Jaime says she gets that, and Toothpaste doesn't believe her. Jaime's like, "People made from natural parts don't get it." (Paraphrased.) Then Jaime hears something, and she looks around in confusion, trying to place it. There seems to be a voice! She then sees some camo-wearing dudes come around a corner, and her eye greens out and zooms in on the eye of the guy currently telling her and Toothpaste not to worry, because he's with "the good guys." The eye she's looking at has a dilated pupil, and in case you don't get that, the red letters flash, "DILATION." So her bionic eye not only sees well, but it does analysis, too. It's not totally clear to me whether a dilated pupil means you have an evil plot to poison millions of people or what, but Jaime seems to take it as a suggestion of danger. She eavesdrops on the sound from another guy's earpiece, which is saying something about "closing in on the girl." Jaime cheerfully says to the guy, "Okay," but then she suddenly takes off running with Toothpaste in tow. She's only going to slow you down, Jaime! Throw her through a plate-glass window and run for it! The military guys shoot at them, but of course, they have the usual bad-guy aim problems that television is so fond of.
Now, Jaime and Toothpaste are hiding in some kind of a building as the camo guys run around outside, and Toothpaste wants to know who the hell Jaime is and what's going on. "That's a long story," Jaime says self-importantly, as if Toothpaste is a nosy nuisance instead of the only survivor of a plague. She tells Toothpaste to "just be quiet" and wait for help. And then Jaime's phone rings, and Jaime answers it, and it's Becca, who wants to know where her Tenacious D shirt is. Jaime says she can't talk, and Becca goes into her usual pouty "hell with you, then" routine, announcing once more that she's moving in with Dad. Jaime asks her not to do anything until Jaime gets home. "I want that T-shirt," Becca announces before she hangs up. It's always the wrong people stuck in the town when the toxic synthetic hits, isn't it? Toothpaste asks who that was. "My little sister; she hates me," Jaime says.
And then, wherever they're hiding, one of the camo guys comes in and finds them. He orders them out, and Jaime gets up and punches him with...the wrong hand, I guess. I can't keep track. She pulls herself together and they start to fight for real. I guess the idea here is that Jaime has all the machinery but none of the finesse or something, because basically, she's getting her ass kicked for a good part of the fight. Finally, she cocks her bionic arm and sends the guy into the wall, and then she checks on Toothpaste, but as she does, camo guy starts to get up again. So Jaime has to whap him anew with her big bionic arm, and then she says, "Bitch." Wow. Just then, Ruth shows up. She grabs an apparently fully loaded gun right off the wall of whatever small-town business this is (?), and she says "they" have "heavy artillery" and are on the way. "Nice work," she says, looking at the incapacitated camo guy, and she says they'll leave these dudes a "parting gift." It's amazing how much Ruth talks like Sheriff John Bunnell from World's Wildest Police Videos. She's like, "These bad guys will learn...that not all parting gifts can be enjoyed at home." We see the parting gift, which is a grenade, attached to camo guy. Inside the store, the rest of the guys come looking for the women, who have all slipped out the back, and in doing so, the guys trip the wire Ruth has apparently set up, which causes a big explosion.