Book: Armada by Ernest Cline 📚
It was fine. More like “Ready Player Six”, I’d say.
I enjoy the occasional pop culture reference, but good lord that was a lot of them.
I knew I was in trouble when, as soon as he met a girl, I said to myself, “How much you bet he accidentally says something clever and they kiss before the day is out.”, and whaddaya know. Of course that’s what happened.
Also, “The Last Starfighter” and “Enders Game” did this already, and arguably better. Still, it was a quick, mildly entertaining read.