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Ernest Cline Reveals Plot Synopsis For Ready Player Two Novel

October 11, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Ready Player One

The sequel to the literary phenomenon that was Ready Player One releases next month in Ready Player Two, and author Ernest Cline has revealed the first plot synopsis. The description of the story was posted to the Ready Player Two Twitter account on Friday following the book’s New York Comic Con planel, and you can see it below.

The synopsis reveals that the book starts shortly after the end of the first and reads as follows:

“Days after OASIS founder James Halliday’s contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday’s vaults, waiting for his heir to find, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and make the OASIS more wondrous — and addictive — then even Wade dreamed possible. With it comes a new riddle and a new quest, a last Easter egg from Holiday, hinting at a mysterious prize, and an unexpected, impossibly powerful, new and dangerous rival awaits, one who will kill millions to get what he wants. Wade’s life and the future of the OASIS are again at stake, but this time, the fate of humanity also hangs in the balance.”

The first book was released in 2011 adapted into film by Steven Spielberg, released in 2018 to positive reviews amid some major differences from the book. There’s no word as to whether a film will be made of it at this time.