After Thug went to prison she moved to Chicago, and had two kids, Mick and Kevin. Thug was eventually released from prison. Thatcher forced her to let him stay at her house, and to assist in his plan to take revenge on Thor. He came upon the idea of freeing the criminal Zaniac (Brad Wolfe) and having him kill Jane Foster. Ruby wandered in as the Zaniac was being released and he slew her. Her children were taken to Asgard, and became part of the large family of Volstagg.