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Obscure Sonic trivia:
Did you know you can unlock Expert Mode before unlocking The Last Way in ShTH?
Here's how: The game counts both Egg Dealers in Lava Shelter as the same level on the level select and thus the same A-Rank. As a result, if you have 9 endings and the last one is a Lava Shelter ending, you can unlock Expert Mode "early".