Ruby Baby is a short story with elements of dark comedy. The lead character Catherine is on a journey to look into her past and make sense of unsolved happenings. She travels back to the bleak, remote countryside where, as a young teenager, she lived for a short time with her mother. She intends to locate the farmhouse where her mother kept house for the young Adam and his drunken, violent father - a site of unexplained tragic events. Today, she is determined to delve into her past and resolve questions she has always had. But will the journey bring her any closer to achieving this?