... world again. And here I thought you were actually…" He was cut off by laughter. Ember's laughter at that. But it wasn't an evil cackle like she used to use. In fact, this time Ember sounded really… amused. "What? Why're you laughing?"
"Danny, have I been that distracting to you that you both forgot and overlooked something?" She asked him between snorts of laughter. "You destroyed my old guitar, remember? This is one of my spares, and it's just an ordinary guitar." She held it out to him. Sure enough, although the guitar looked almost the same, the knob there that controlled the kind of beams she emitted were gone. "The power to hypnotize people was in the guitar, Danny."
"Oh. So why didn't you get a new guitar like the one from before?"
"Well… I was going to, and I was just using this one for practice. I guess I realized that I wanted people to like my music for the music, not because I was hypnotizing them to like it."
"Makes sense. So does this mean you're turning over a new leaf?"
"I guess so." A huge smile lit up Danny's face when he heard that. Not only did Ember turning over a new leaf make him minus one enemy, but also… A scene from his earlier dream flashed in his mind, and his smile turned into a smirk.
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