Ok, I haven't been able to find an answer to this anywhere, and it's been driving me crazy.
In the hack I'm making of Sonic 3 & Knuckles using SonEd2, the palette changes to some weird colors after Knuckles takes all of your emeralds. The palette returns to normal if the player dies and starts the level over, or if you are playing as Tails or Knuckles (as they do not have this cut-scene).
Does anyone know how to fix this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.