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Byron Sage was the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Negotiation Team at the Branch Davidian incident in Waco, TX.

"The FBI's job was to try to resolve this matter and to convince these people to come out and face multiple first degree murder charges in a state that leads the nation in capital punishment. It was virtually an insurmountable task." -from CBS Sixty Minutes II with Dan Rather January 25, 2001

He's referring to the four ATF members that were killed when they tried to search the Branch Davidian compound for weapons, which is what led to the whole standoff.

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