The subtitled Spanish continues as we join Ruiz and his family, just about to have dinner at home. His wife Alma notices Gus's incessant texting, which Gus says is to a girl named Zina who moved to Laredo but has been reading about the case. Alma tells Ruiz he's getting famous, which I'm sure is what every Juarez cop aspires to, and he sends Gus to answer the doorbell. "Hi. Sonya Cross, El Paso PD," she tells Gus, whose moony smile tells us that he remembers her just fine. Ruiz comes to the door, and Cross complains that he wasn't answering his phone. "On Sunday night?" Ruiz reminds her. Duh, that's when all the good TV is on.
Ruiz sends Gus on into the house, and Cross excitedly tells Ruiz that she went to the motel-slash-whorehouse that Ruiz traced Cristina Fuentes to a few weeks ago. Blowing past Ruiz's amazement that Cross went there alone, she adds that she learned that Ralph Gedman saw Cristina Fuentes there every week. Ruiz holds up a hand to slow Cross down, but instead of turning her away like he really should, he says, "Have dinner with us." Cross keeps babbling that Gedman was a personal kill. "Why else cut his head off? And who's gonna be next?" Ruiz asks Cross for twenty minutes before they talk about beheadings. He's going to regret that in a minute.
Around the table with Cross and all five Ruizes -- including the two little girls -- Alma pours the youngest a glass of milk, trusting her not to spill, which the child almost immediately does. This will not be the last time tonight that Alma's trust proves to be misplaced. While the parents scramble to clean it up, Cross asks Gus why he keeps looking at her across the table. Because he's smitten, Detective. Gus denies staring, and Ruiz says he's been following the case. Gus asks how Maria is, and Ruiz says she's still unconscious. "We're not supposed to talk about that," Cross scolds.
Ruiz takes this in stride, but when Cross blares, "And you left your wallet at Charlotte Millwright's," and hands it over to him, he's a bit more thrown. Alma asks who that is, and Ruiz rallies quickly, breezing, "The woman on the bridge, part of the case." Yes, the part Ruiz put his dick into. Alma also notices that Cross isn't eating, and their guest explains with her usual tact, "Doesn't taste good." The youngest daughter understands enough English to think that means she's going to get out of dinner too. So really, there isn't one thing about this meal that's gone right for Ruiz.