Ernest Cline Considering Ready Player One Prequel Novel Next

Do you know Prepared Participant Two, the sequel to Ernest Cline’s best-selling Prepared Participant One, is only a week and a half away from launch? It releases on November 24th and the writer is already discussing potential plans for the following guide within the collection: a prequel centered on the creators of The Oasis, James Halliday and Ogden Morrow.

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Prepared Participant One Sequel and Prequel

We initially discovered about Prepared Participant Two again in July of this yr, however the launch date appears to have actually snuck up on us abruptly it appears. In case you’re unfamiliar, Prepared Participant One is a sci-fi dystopian novel a couple of younger man named Wade Watts. In it, Wade and his associates are on an “Easter Egg” hunt throughout the VR metaverse generally known as The Oasis, after its creator died and left behind a single “Easter Egg” for somebody to search out. Whoever finds it wins a ton of cash and inherits management of The Oasis.

The novel was tailored right into a profitable function movie, directed by Steven Spielberg. You’ll be able to learn our overview of the film itself (since, you recognize, VR) proper right here.

In an interview with Leisure Weekly that was revealed this week, Cline explains that he all the time envisioned the collection as a trilogy. The third guide, in his thoughts, can be a prequel concerning the origins of The Oasis’ creators:

“I’d all the time envisioned it as a trilogy of tales. One is a sequel, which I’ve simply written after which one other different one being a prequel about James Halliday and Ogden Morrow in Ohio. It’s a coming-of-age story. It gained’t be known as Prepared Participant Three, it’ll be extra like Prepared Participant Zero. I do plan to take a break, however sometime I’ll write that guide too, which is extra primarily based alone childhood — rising up, enjoying Dungeons and Dragons and video video games as a child. It’s like Stand by Me. It’s an enormous a part of my childhood being immersed in all of the escapism in order that I might write Prepared Participant One.”

Afterward within the interview Cline goes to say that with the discharge of Prepared Participant Two, we’ll have the top of the story as he “at the moment” sees it.

What do you suppose? Would you learn a prequel guide about Halliday and Morrow? Tell us what you suppose down within the feedback beneath!

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