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Luigi's Mansion the Musical

Chapter 4: The Secret Sister

*Anything italicized is someone's thought bubble or someone is singing *Bold=flashback

"Ember…!" Luigi yelled kneeling down to the ground, with her in his arms. "Ember, wake up! Ember!" Luigi kept repeating. But Ember didn't budge once. She was out cold. "Ember, please, answer me!" Luigi said one last time, with no avail. He sighed and wished there was away to get her up.

He shook her one last time as he said: "Amber, please wake up…" Amber McKnight was Ember's real name, but everyone called her Ember because she was unique and stylish, and was a singer/songwriter/musician like Ember McLain in Danny Phantom. So, it fit her.

Evelle faded back in and smiled evilly. "Well, well…looks like she never mentioned that weak spot on her head." She said, after a while.

Luigi looked at the ghost girl and looked ticked. "Leave…now!" He yelled, scared, yet brave at the same time. And that was the first for Luigi.

"Oh, Luigi…Amber really likes you, I can tell. But, there's just one thing she never mentioned to you…" Evelle began to say.

"What's that?!"

"She had a sister…who died on impact from that car." Evelle shuddered after saying that, like she was trying to forget a really bad memory.

"She had a sister? Why didn't tell me?" Luigi said, looking back at Ember.

"I don't know. But I think you should check to see if her heart is still beating."

Luigi placed an ear to her heart and heard it beating still. He smiled with relief then pulled away, but gasped when he saw a blood stain on her hot pink tank-top, in the spot where her heart was. "Her heart's beating but I think it's bleeding!" He yelled.

Evelle gasps quietly. Oh, now you've done it, Evelle! Why can't you just leave her alone?! She thought to herself and then faded away.

Luigi looked and saw that Evelle was gone. He looked back at Ember's face and saw that she was just out cold. But to him, she looked peaceful. She looked like a punk princess just lying there in his arms. He smiled and kissed her forehead. That's when a wonderful memory came to his mind.

FLASHBACK

Luigi was standing on the roof of the school, waiting for Ember to come up. They were friends ever since they met at Peach's Halloween Ball last year, and were best friends ever since they got back from Summer break for their Senior year in high school.

Ember came up to the garden house on the roof, wearing a beautiful knee length strapless hot pink dress that poofed out a smidge, her black high-heeled opened toed shoes, and her black leather jacket. She was wearing a black tank-top underneath the dress.

Ember walked up to Luigi, with a smile. "What did you need, Lu?" She asked, calling him by his nickname.

"Well, Ember…uh…you know how there's the school prom next month?" Luigi asked.

"Yeah…"

"I…uh…I…"

"I'd love to go to prom with you, Luigi."

"You-you would…?"

"Yes…I was actually kind of hoping you'd ask."

"Oh…well I'm glad. There's just one problem, I can't dance."

"Oh, well then come on!" Ember said, taking Luigi's hand and pulling him out into the opening of the roof.

"What are you…?"

"Just follow my lead, okay?"

(SONG: "Can I have this dance?"—HSM3)

Ember let go of Luigi's hand and took a deep breath before starting.

EMBER: Take my hand, take a breath, pull me close, and take one step, keep your eyes, locked on mine, and let the music be your guide…

LUIGI: Won't pro-mise-me…

EMBER: Now won't you promise me, that you'll never forget…

LUIGI: To keep dancin'…

EMBER: To keep dancin'…

BOTH: …wherever we go next! It's like catchin' lightnin', the chances of findin' someone, like, you…its one in a million, the chances of feelin' the way, we, do…and with every step together, we just keep on gettin' better…

EMBER: so can I have this dance…

LUIGI: Can I have this dance…

BOTH: Can I have this, dance…?

Luigi twirled Ember out of his hand and ran up to her.

LUIGI: Take my hand, I'll take the lead, and every turn, will be save with me, don't be afraid, afraid to fall, you know I'll catch you through it all…and you can't keep, us, apart…

EMBER: even a thousand miles, can't keep us apart…

LUIGI: 'cause my heart is…

EMBER: 'cause my heart is…

BOTH: …wherever you are! It's like catchin' lightnin', the chances of findin' someone, like, you…its one in a million, the chances of feelin' the way, we, do…and with every step together, we just keep on gettin' better…

EMBER: so can I have this dance…

LUIGI: Can I have this dance…

BOTH: Can I have this, dance…?

EMBER: OH! No mountain's too high enough…

BOTH: Ocean's too wide, because together or not, our dance won't stop!

EMBER: Let it rain…

BOTH: Let it pour, what we have is worth fighting for; you know I believe, that we were meant to be!

EMBER: OOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHH !

BOTH: It's like catchin' lightnin', the chances of findin' someone, like, you (EMBER: Like you)…its one in a million, the chances of feelin' the way, we, do (LUIGI: Way we do)…and with every step together, we just keep on gettin' better…

EMBER: so can I have this dance…

LUIGI: Can I have this dance…

BOTH: Can I have this, dance…?

EMBER: can I have…

BOTH: this dance…can I have this, dance…?

(End of song)

Ember and Luigi stopped dancing and looked deep into each other's eyes. Luigi, for once in his life-time, actually saw the glimmer of the girl of his dreams. Ember saw the glimmer of the guy of her dreams in Luigi's eyes and blushed lightly. They leaned in when they got jerked away, for the late bell had rung. Ember quickly kissed Luigi's cheek and ran to class. For a girl who wore high-heels, she sure could run fast.

Luigi touched his cheek, the one Ember kissed, and smiled. He then ran to class, after reality struck him in the back.

END OF FLASHBACK

"KRRRZZZZ…E-Em-ber… KRRRZZZZ…" E Gadd's voice came up from the silence. Luigi took the Game-Boy Horror and pressed the talk button.

"E Gadd, Ember's hurt!" Luigi exclaimed holding Ember closer to his chest.

"What?! What-What happened, sonny!?" E Gadd asked, scared.

"I-I don't know! All I know is that a ghost who looked just like Ember was after Ember herself! I came running to protect her, the ghost disappeared, Ember told me she hit her head on the shelf on the wall in here, and the next thing I know, she passes out in my arms!"

"Oh, dear…! That accident must have given her head a weak spot!"

Luigi just looked at E Gadd. "W-What do you mean, Professor?" He asked. He should have remembered that Evelle told him about that sister who died on impact and that she even mentioned Ember's weak spot on the back of her head. So, why didn't remember that? (He wasn't listening! That's why! LOL!)

"Well, you see, I did some research on Ember McKnight just recently, and it said that Amber McKnight hit her head hard on the concrete when she got hit by that car."

"Oh, poor Ember. What else did you find out about her accident?"

"It also said that Amber, the girl you're holding right now, had a twin sister named Avelle, who died in that accident. They were both hit and one died on impact!"

Luigi gasped. It was starting to hit him. "Oh, my; God! Ember's ghost was telling me the truth!" He yelled.

"Wait, that ghost was Ember's ghost!?" E Gadd asked.

"Yeah! She said her name was…E-Evelle…" Luigi thought for a moment when Ember started to stir. He looked at Ember's beautiful face and saw that she was about to wake up. "Uh…I gotta go. Ember's waking up." He said, ending the call and putting the Game-Boy Horror back in Ember's hand.

Ember finally woke up and realized she was in Luigi's arms. She looked up at Luigi and blushed.

"Hey Em…you okay?" Luigi asked, holding her hand that didn't have the Game-Boy Horror in it.

"Yeah, I'm fine." She said, sitting up and grabbing the back of her head. She brought her hand back to the front and saw that there was no more blood. She looked at Luigi and smiled, but Luigi didn't smile back.

"Why didn't you tell me you had a twin sister, Amber?" He asked, making Ember sigh. She was hoping he'd find out, but from her lips, not anyone else's. Plus, he used her real name. Whenever he used her real name, it meant she was in trouble, or Luigi was just worried about her safety.

"I don't know…I just wasn't ready for someone to know that my twin sister was killed then. I still regret surviving." Ember replied, as tear ran down her cheek. Good thing her make up was water proof, or else she'd have to re-apply it.

"Ember…" Luigi hugged her and she just set her head on his chest.

"It's written in your heart…" Ember sang under her breath.

FLASHBACK

Amber and her twin sister Avelle were on stage, getting ready to perform. They were both 7 years old during this time, and could sing like no other when they were together. Amber, known as Ember, was looking in the crowd and saw a young 8 year old Italian boy with a big nose, blue eyes and tan skin. He wore blue over-alls and a green shirt with a green hat on his head. There was a green L in the center of a white circle on the hat. Ember was wondering what that meant, but brushed it off.

"Ready, Amber?" Avelle McKnight asked her sister.

Ember looked at her sister and smiled. She nodded her head yes, and Avelle nodded to make the music play.

(SONG: "Written in your heart"—Barbie-Princess & the Pauper) [Don't ask]

Ember took a deep breathe and Avelle did too. Avelle looked at Ember, waiting for her to sing first.

EMBER: And you're always free to begin again, and you're always free to believe, when you find the place that your heart belongs, you'll never leave…

AVELLE: You and I will always be, celebrating life together,

BOTH: I know I have found a friend forever more!

AVELLE: Love is like a melody, one that I will always treasure,

BOTH: courage is the key that opens every door! Though you may not know where your gifts may lead, and it may not show at the start, when you live your dream you'll find destiny, it's written in your heart.

The melody kept playing, and the girls kept looking at the audience. Avelle seemed to gravitate to the young 8 year old Italian boy wearing red, who was sitting next to the one in green.

"They're good! Aren't they bro.?" The green kid said.

"They sure are, Weegie!" The red kid replied.

BOTH: Though you may not know where your gifts may lead, and it may not show at the start, when you live your dream you'll find destiny, it's written in your heart!

(End of song)

Ember and Avelle finished the song and everyone cheered and clapped for them. Avelle and Ember hugged and kept smiling. But they both didn't know; that on this day would take a turn for the worse.

END OF FLASHBACK

Evelle's mind went to black screen as the sound of a car crashing into her and her sister played in her head. She shook her head to get the memory out, as she walked up to her prisoner, who was tied up and sitting on the floor.

"What do you want-a?" Mario asked, sounding ticked.

"Don't you remember me, Mr. Mario? Evelle, Evelle McKnight…" Evelle said as she got down to his level. "But you probably remember my name being…Avelle McKnight."

Mario's eyes widened. "You-you're Ember's sister?!" He yelled.

Evelle giggled as she got off the floor. "Yeah…" She began as she turned around and walked towards a big picture of her and her sister at the age of 7 singing together. "…but, she doesn't seem to remember that we promised to sing together forever. She went off after my death and kept singing…"

"In your honor!" Mario blurted out.

Evelle quickly spun around and gave Mario a death glare. "She sang for her own self. She never gave me another glance!" She yelled. "That's why I haunt her…I say that I'm her ghost that formed a minute too early, but, that was getting boring. So, I twisted it up. I decided to keep saying I was Ember's ghost, with the name of Evelle." She continued. "That way, no one would know that I; was Avelle McKnight, the twin that died that tragic night!" Evelle finished, singing the last part with darkness in her voice.

(SONG: "My Immortal"—Evanescence) [I know, there's 3 songs in this chapter, bear with me.]

EVELLE:

I'm so tired of being left, left within her, shadow of fears,

And I wish that she'd leave, for good and never return,

Her heart's just way too weak, and it won't leave me alone!

These wounds don't seem to heal; this pain is just too real,

There's just too much that time cannot erase!

When she cried I, wiped away all of her tears,

When she'd scream I'd, fight away all of her fears,

And I held her hand through all of those years,

But she still won't…notice me.

She used to captivated me, by how our voices would blend,

Now I'm bounded by the life I left behind,

My face it haunts, her once pleasant dreams,

My voice will chase away, that boy that she's with right now!

These wounds don't seem to heal; this pain is just too real,

There's just too much that time cannot erase!

When she cried I, wiped away all of her tears,

When she'd scream I'd, fight away all of her fears,

And I held her hand through all of those years,

But she still won't…notice me!

~WITH EMBER & LUIGI~

EMBER:

I've tried so hard to tell myself that you're gone,

But though you're still with me, I've been alone all along!

~BACK WITH EVELLE AND MARIO~

EMBER & EVELLE:

When I/she cried I/she, wiped away all of her/my tears,

When I'd/she'd scream she'd/I'd, fight away all of her/my fears,

And she/I held my/her hand through all of those years,

But I/she still won't/wish… (EMBER: to…) notice me/her!

(End of song)

Evelle spun back around to the picture and shot her dark ectoplasm at it, leaving a burn mark on Ember's face. "She broke our promise. So, I'll make her pay…by killing that green plumber she loves so much!" Evelle yelled.

"NO! DON'T HURT LUIGI!" Mario screamed.

"SILENCE!" Evelle screamed as she shot a different type of power at Mario, turning him into a statue, that wasn't tied up. She blew on her finger and smirked evilly. "Soon, Amber, you'll get what you deserve, and we both will know how it feels to lose something we care about." Evelle said to herself. Then she turned to the door, and walked to it, leaving the Mario statue alone. Once Evelle got to the door, she faded away…to complete her mission.

~END OF CHAPTER~

I know; this one was VERY LONG! I'm so proud! This one had 3 songs in it and that's not the normal amount I put in a chapter. I normally put 1 or 2! So, consider this like a Christmas present. Merry Christmas and God bless!