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Ready Player One

Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One Chapter 39 Summary

How It All Goes Down

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  • Wade really wants to meet Art3mis for the first time in person. Og tells him that she's in the hedge maze outside.
  • The maze is a replica of the labyrinth from Adventure, complete with giant statues that look just like the duck-shaped dragons that are the villains of the game.
  • In the middle is Art3mis. She looks just like the picture IOI had.
  • Wade tells her that he loves her. She apologizes for cutting off communication with him, and tells him that he's her best friend. 
  • Then she kisses him, and sparks fly.
  • The story ends with Wade having "absolutely no desire to log back into the OASIS" (39.53).

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