Parzival enters the Tomb of Horrors, trying to obtain the copper key. The challenge is to beat Acererak at Joust, which is winning 2 out of 3 rounds. Parzival does end up winning and being the first to get the copper key.
Wade is the leader on the scoreboard. To get him out of the game, Nolan Sorrento and the Sixers try to make a deal with him, and when he doesn't accept, they blow up his house, thinking they killed him. Sadly, they killed his aunt and other innocent people and covered it up as a meth lab explosion.
I can't believe they just killed my aunt...
Parzival and Art3mis get invited to Ogden Morrow's birthday party on this P-v-P planet with zero gravity. They all are dancing and having fun until Parzival gets rejected and the Sixers show up uninvited.
Wade becomes an indentured servant to IOI due to being in debt $20,000 to them. He has a plan to get out and save everyone in the OASIS from IOI control.
Now how can I pull this off...
Parzival, Art3mis, Shoto, and Aech gear up to fight the Sixers at Castle Anorak. Parzival hacked the system where the force field will disappear at a certain time so they can go in and pass the last gate.
Wade and Art3mis, a.k.a. Samantha, finally meet in real life and are still the friends they were in the OASIS.