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Ready Player One

Ready Player One


by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?


Or perhaps we should rate this book T for Teen for suggestive themes, crude humor, and infrequent use of strong language. The book may have been called a "nerdgasm" by author John Scalzi (source), but that's about the only 'gasm in its pages.

Aside from an off-screen liaison with an anatomically correct doll, and a diatribe about masturbation, Ready Player One is relatively tame. Narrator Wade Watts is a virgin throughout the entire story, and his tale concludes not with any "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" but a simple, yet romantic, kiss.

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