Zora was, unsurprisingly, the first to guess.

"I know your secret!" she exclaimed, pouncing out from behind the curtain in So Random's louge.

Sonny jumped, but continued to flip through the Tween Weekly she was reading.

"I don't know what you're talking about," she answered, studiously avoiding eye contact.

Zora crept closer. "Oh, please," she hissed. "You've been late to rehearsal three times in the past week, you haven't eaten lunch with us the past two days, and Nico just told me you aren't coming to our movie night Friday!"

Sonny shrugged. "I'm really sorry, Zora. I've just been really busy lately. I've just been, um, outlining some new sketches. Oh, and I have family coming into town this weekend."

Zora moved closer and hopped up on the edge of the couch. "Oh, Sonny. For a great actress, you're a terrible liar."

Sonny's eyes got wide and she started to respond, but Zora continued: "I had my suspicions, so I did a little…reconnaissance work."


"A little surveillance, if you will."

Sonny forced a laugh. "Zora, you are the smartest—and craziest—11-year old I kn—"

"Don't try to distract me with flattery," Zora yelped. "I saw you! I saw you sneak over to his dressing room! And it's a good thing I still had my camera set up there from Celebrity Practical Joke-d! Have you no shame, woman?"

Sonny jumped up, but Zora grabbed her by the arms, shouting, "He. Is. The. Enemy!!"

It took several minutes, and a cup of water tipped over her head to calm Zora down, but she finally quieted.

"Listen, Zora," Sonny began softly. "You're right. You figured it out. But, think about it! Think about 'So Random'! What would happen if this got out?"

"We'd be humiliated!"

"Exactly! So you have to promise not to tell anyone. You promise?"

"Do you promise to stop this madness?"

"How about this—I'll trade roles with you in the new sketch and write a funny one just for you next week!"

"Can it involve burning something?"

Sonny grimaced. "Sure…I'll see what I can do. We have a deal?"

Zora narrowed her eyes and glared at Sonny, but stuck out her hand.

"Fine. But I don't have to like it!"

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