So, while we are trying to save the world and stop Robotnik from another of his maniacal plans, Knuckles exsists. Lets all go on yet another treasure hunt with Knuckles for his blasted, master emerald shards. We do get to bumble with Rose at the end, so we have that to look forward too.
Music used in the credits:
Fig Leaf Rag, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com)