[Katya and Hector track down Ernesto whose kidnapped Miguel in revenge.]
Katya: Alright, Bell-head, what’ll it take to get my friend back?
Ernesto: Sorry, but I hold all the cards here. There’s nothing I can do. Now, if you’ll just sign this guitar contest waiver.
[Katya takes the pen but Hector stops her.]
Hector: Wait. What guitar contest?
Ernesto: The Council of living relations and propositions has initiated the Fairness of Act of
19blahblah requires me to inform you meaning her, that if you can best me in a contest of my choosing, you win back Miguel’s freedom. As well as a solid gold guitar.
Katya: Wouldn’t a solid gold guitar weigh hundreds of pounds and sound crummy?
Ernesto: Well it’s mostly for show.
[He picks up the guitar and it glints in the light.]
Hector: *whispering* Do you know how to play the guitar?
Y/n: *whispering* No, I do play the drums. They’re sorta similar.
[Hector looks bemused as Katya turns to Ernesto]
Katya: What happens if we lose?
Ernesto: You’ll only win a smaller, silver Guitar. Also I guess I’ll kill one of you, uh, him.
[He points at Dante the pup gulps.]
Y/n: We’ll do it.
Ernesto: Very well, then. Beat this.
[He plays the guitar at a masterful level.]
Miguel: Well, we’re boned.
Ernesto: Your turn.
[He hands the guitar to Katya. She plays awfully. Hector and Miguel cringe.]
Katya: Time for the drum solo!
Ernesto: the wh-
[She beats Ernesto over the head with the guitar and he squeals like a little girl.]
[They do, Hector calls his Alebrije a snake named Vera who coils around his waist, Hector grabs the kids and they start to fly out of Ernesto’s lair. ]
Ernesto: Stop them! They cheated!
[As they get closer to the exit. Ernesto’s followers start pulling chains to close the door, Dante zips passed them.]
Miguel: Hurry, Vera!
Hector: She could if someone dropped the stupid golden guitar!
Katya: *realizes she still has the guitar.* Oh, sorry.
[She drops it. It hits Ernesto on the head, Again he squeals like a little girl.]