1 00:00:44,079 --> 00:00:49,079 Downloaded from xPau.se 2 00:00:50,395 --> 00:00:53,065 (1980s ROCK MUSIC PLAYING) 3 00:01:18,089 --> 00:01:22,158 ANNOUNCER: Get ready for the feel, the feel of real. X1. 4 00:01:22,160 --> 00:01:23,729 No pain, no gain. 5 00:01:39,110 --> 00:01:40,446 (GRUNTING) 6 00:01:45,816 --> 00:01:47,218 Pizza, guys. 7 00:01:53,158 --> 00:01:54,360 WADE: Whoo-hoo! 8 00:02:02,232 --> 00:02:04,702 (GRUNTING) 9 00:02:08,807 --> 00:02:10,339 Hello, Wade. 10 00:02:10,341 --> 00:02:12,075 Hello, Mrs. Gilmore. 11 00:02:12,077 --> 00:02:14,712 What's the matter? Life getting you down? 12 00:02:16,815 --> 00:02:17,815 (MRS. GILMORE CHUCKLES) 13 00:02:19,650 --> 00:02:22,184 WADE: I was born in 2027. 14 00:02:22,186 --> 00:02:25,787 After the Corn Syrup Droughts, after the Bandwidth Riots. 15 00:02:25,789 --> 00:02:28,190 After people stopped trying to fix problems 16 00:02:28,192 --> 00:02:30,428 and just tried to outlive them. 17 00:02:36,867 --> 00:02:39,535 My parents, they didn't make it through those times, 18 00:02:39,537 --> 00:02:43,505 so I live here in Columbus, Ohio, with my Aunt Alice. 19 00:02:43,507 --> 00:02:48,845 In 2045, Columbus is the fastest-growing city on Earth. 20 00:02:48,847 --> 00:02:52,117 It's where Halliday and Morrow started Gregarious Games. 21 00:02:56,854 --> 00:02:59,454 These days, reality is a bummer. 22 00:02:59,456 --> 00:03:01,423 Everyone is looking for a way to escape, 23 00:03:01,425 --> 00:03:02,757 and that's why Halliday... 24 00:03:02,759 --> 00:03:05,795 That's why he was such a hero to us. 25 00:03:05,797 --> 00:03:09,300 He showed us that we could go somewhere without going anywhere at all. 26 00:03:11,301 --> 00:03:12,869 You don't need a destination 27 00:03:12,871 --> 00:03:14,803 when you're running on an omnidirectional treadmill 28 00:03:14,805 --> 00:03:17,075 with quadraphonic, pressure-sensitive underlay. 29 00:03:17,876 --> 00:03:20,476 James Halliday saw the future. 30 00:03:20,478 --> 00:03:22,210 And then he built it. 31 00:03:22,212 --> 00:03:24,380 He gave us a place to go. 32 00:03:24,382 --> 00:03:26,715 A place called 33 00:03:26,717 --> 00:03:28,086 the OASIS. 34 00:03:32,490 --> 00:03:34,726 (CHORUS SINGING) 35 00:03:41,265 --> 00:03:43,666 This is the OASIS. 36 00:03:43,668 --> 00:03:47,773 It's a place where the limits of reality are your own imagination. 37 00:04:01,252 --> 00:04:03,322 - You can do anything... - (CROWD CHEERING) 38 00:04:04,354 --> 00:04:05,357 ...go anywhere. 39 00:04:06,791 --> 00:04:08,658 Like the vacation planet. 40 00:04:08,660 --> 00:04:11,459 Surf a 50-foot monster wave in Hawaii. 41 00:04:11,461 --> 00:04:14,363 - You can ski down the pyramids. - (SKIERS WHOOPING) 42 00:04:14,365 --> 00:04:16,265 You can climb Mount Everest 43 00:04:16,267 --> 00:04:17,702 with Batman. 44 00:04:20,471 --> 00:04:23,906 Check out this place. It's a casino the size of a planet. 45 00:04:23,908 --> 00:04:25,774 You can lose your money there. 46 00:04:25,776 --> 00:04:27,976 You can get married. You can get divorced. 47 00:04:27,978 --> 00:04:31,813 You can... You can go in there. 48 00:04:31,815 --> 00:04:34,916 People come to the OASIS for all the things they can do, 49 00:04:34,918 --> 00:04:38,222 but they stay because of all the things they can be. 50 00:04:39,791 --> 00:04:43,558 Tall, beautiful, scary, a different sex, 51 00:04:43,560 --> 00:04:46,796 a different species, live-action, cartoon. 52 00:04:46,798 --> 00:04:49,397 It's all your call. 53 00:04:49,399 --> 00:04:52,735 Yeah, that's me. Well, that's my avatar. 54 00:04:52,737 --> 00:04:56,705 At least, until I feel like changing it. 55 00:04:56,707 --> 00:04:58,940 Except for eating, sleeping, and bathroom breaks, 56 00:04:58,942 --> 00:05:03,012 whatever people wanna do, they do it in the OASIS. 57 00:05:03,014 --> 00:05:06,015 And since everyone is here, this is where we meet each other. 58 00:05:06,017 --> 00:05:07,550 It's where we make friends. 59 00:05:07,552 --> 00:05:09,885 Locate Aech. 60 00:05:09,887 --> 00:05:11,956 - (BEEPING) - COMPUTER: Locating Aech. 61 00:05:15,026 --> 00:05:16,892 Aech located. 62 00:05:16,894 --> 00:05:20,395 Sector 12. Planet Doom. 63 00:05:20,397 --> 00:05:23,733 WADE: Planet Doom, the most dangerous place in the OASIS, 64 00:05:23,735 --> 00:05:26,836 and a pretty great place to pick up coin. 65 00:05:26,838 --> 00:05:28,373 Figures Aech would be there. 66 00:05:31,041 --> 00:05:34,510 Aech is my best friend in the OASIS. 67 00:05:34,512 --> 00:05:36,978 He's my best friend, period. 68 00:05:36,980 --> 00:05:39,817 Even though I've never actually met him in the real world. 69 00:05:43,920 --> 00:05:46,055 - WADE: What's up, Aech? - Hey, what up, Z? 70 00:05:46,057 --> 00:05:48,690 Next race is in 20 minutes, and I can't do the late one. 71 00:05:48,692 --> 00:05:50,392 What the hell are you up to? 72 00:05:50,394 --> 00:05:53,029 Man, gettin' my kills on, bro. 73 00:05:53,031 --> 00:05:54,063 Is that Daito? 74 00:05:54,065 --> 00:05:55,800 Daito and Sho. 75 00:05:59,937 --> 00:06:01,372 (BOTH SPEAKING JAPANESE) 76 00:06:02,072 --> 00:06:03,738 This an artifact hunt? 77 00:06:03,740 --> 00:06:06,041 Yup. Gregarious 120. 78 00:06:06,043 --> 00:06:10,613 Turn into any giant robot for two minutes. That's rad. 79 00:06:10,615 --> 00:06:11,917 WADE: Artifacts. 80 00:06:12,716 --> 00:06:15,584 Those were key. 81 00:06:15,586 --> 00:06:17,753 Halliday made sure the OASIS was littered 82 00:06:17,755 --> 00:06:20,455 with enough randomly powerful stuff 83 00:06:20,457 --> 00:06:24,827 that anyone could win if they had the skills. 84 00:06:24,829 --> 00:06:27,663 Death matches and artifact hunts are a good way to coin-snatch, 85 00:06:27,665 --> 00:06:30,433 but depending on your level of armor, they're risky. 86 00:06:30,435 --> 00:06:31,933 (LAUGHS) 87 00:06:31,935 --> 00:06:34,070 You see, everyone starts the same, 88 00:06:34,072 --> 00:06:35,738 but the more coin you make... 89 00:06:35,740 --> 00:06:37,906 - Mom! Mom! - ...the more you level up. 90 00:06:37,908 --> 00:06:39,808 If you get killed, your avatar can come back to life... 91 00:06:39,810 --> 00:06:41,110 Go get your dad! 92 00:06:41,112 --> 00:06:42,581 ...but you lose all your stuff. 93 00:06:42,947 --> 00:06:44,579 (GRUNTS) 94 00:06:44,581 --> 00:06:46,351 Everything you've ever worked for. 95 00:06:47,084 --> 00:06:48,750 All your money. 96 00:06:48,752 --> 00:06:50,786 (SHOUTS IN OTHER LANGUAGE) 97 00:06:50,788 --> 00:06:52,120 Your clothes. 98 00:06:52,122 --> 00:06:53,856 (SCREAMS) 99 00:06:53,858 --> 00:06:55,925 Your weapons. 100 00:06:55,927 --> 00:06:58,527 Since people spend most of their time in the OASIS... 101 00:06:58,529 --> 00:07:01,363 (SHOUTING IN JAPANESE) 102 00:07:01,365 --> 00:07:02,998 ...losing your shit means... 103 00:07:03,000 --> 00:07:05,834 Well, losing your shit. 104 00:07:05,836 --> 00:07:08,003 (1980s POP MUSIC PLAYING) 105 00:07:08,005 --> 00:07:10,639 Aech, 10 minutes until the race starts. 106 00:07:10,641 --> 00:07:12,841 AECH: Okay, Mom, I heard you. 107 00:07:12,843 --> 00:07:16,978 WADE: You see, the OASIS was the brainchild of James Halliday. 108 00:07:16,980 --> 00:07:21,883 He and his partner, Ogden Morrow, released the first OASIS build in 2025. 109 00:07:21,885 --> 00:07:26,154 It was an instant success, and it made them both very rich. 110 00:07:26,156 --> 00:07:29,791 But Morrow was out of the picture after a few years. And Halliday? 111 00:07:29,793 --> 00:07:33,128 He wasn't just the owner of the world's biggest company. 112 00:07:33,130 --> 00:07:37,065 He was like a god. People loved him. 113 00:07:37,067 --> 00:07:39,034 They worshiped him as much as his creation. 114 00:07:39,036 --> 00:07:42,070 Maybe we should stop talking about it 115 00:07:42,072 --> 00:07:44,572 and start, uh, showing it. 116 00:07:44,574 --> 00:07:46,875 If you all wanna reach under your seats, 117 00:07:46,877 --> 00:07:49,010 you'll find that there's nothing there. (CHUCKLES) 118 00:07:49,012 --> 00:07:53,416 - (AUDIENCE LAUGHING) - But we're gonna... we're each gonna bring you one now. 119 00:07:53,418 --> 00:07:57,553 WADE: And then, on January 7, 2040... 120 00:07:57,555 --> 00:07:59,591 (MUSIC DISTORTS) 121 00:08:00,190 --> 00:08:01,392 He died. 122 00:08:04,428 --> 00:08:06,348 - (ORGAN MUSIC PLAYING) - And what he left behind 123 00:08:07,031 --> 00:08:09,567 changed everything. 124 00:08:22,113 --> 00:08:26,147 Hello. I am James Halliday. 125 00:08:26,149 --> 00:08:29,784 If you're watching this, I'm dead. 126 00:08:29,786 --> 00:08:37,026 Before I died, I created what we in the biz call an "Easter egg." 127 00:08:37,028 --> 00:08:43,869 A hidden object in a game that gives special powers to whoever discovers it. 128 00:08:45,168 --> 00:08:47,936 The first person to find the egg 129 00:08:47,938 --> 00:08:51,172 I've hidden somewhere inside the OASIS 130 00:08:51,174 --> 00:08:55,210 will inherit my stock in Gregarious Games, 131 00:08:55,212 --> 00:08:59,080 currently valued in excess of half a million do... 132 00:08:59,082 --> 00:09:02,084 Uh, half a trillion dollars' worth, 133 00:09:02,086 --> 00:09:08,556 and total control of the OASIS itself. 134 00:09:08,558 --> 00:09:14,262 In the form of my avatar, Anorak the All-Knowing, 135 00:09:14,264 --> 00:09:17,932 I created three keys. 136 00:09:17,934 --> 00:09:21,378 Three hidden challenges test for worthy traits 137 00:09:21,380 --> 00:09:25,916 revealing three hidden keys to three magic gates. 138 00:09:25,918 --> 00:09:30,086 And those with the skill to survive these straits 139 00:09:30,088 --> 00:09:34,892 will reach the end, where the prize awaits. 140 00:09:34,894 --> 00:09:37,397 Off you go, keys. 141 00:09:39,531 --> 00:09:44,534 The keys aren't just laying around under a rock somewhere. 142 00:09:44,536 --> 00:09:47,470 I suppose you could say they're invisible, 143 00:09:47,472 --> 00:09:51,207 hidden in a dark room that's at the center of a maze 144 00:09:51,209 --> 00:09:54,113 that's located somewhere 145 00:09:55,113 --> 00:09:57,547 up here. 146 00:09:57,549 --> 00:10:01,386 Let the hunt for Halliday's Easter egg 147 00:10:02,254 --> 00:10:03,553 begin. 148 00:10:03,555 --> 00:10:05,357 (ROCK MUSIC PLAYING) 149 00:10:09,595 --> 00:10:12,229 WADE: The challenge is to find three keys, 150 00:10:12,231 --> 00:10:15,832 but in five years, no one has even gotten one key. 151 00:10:15,834 --> 00:10:18,835 And the big scoreboard? Still empty. 152 00:10:18,837 --> 00:10:20,571 Some long-forgotten gunter cracked the first clue 153 00:10:20,573 --> 00:10:22,438 and found the first challenge. 154 00:10:22,440 --> 00:10:25,341 Then, this portal appeared. 155 00:10:25,343 --> 00:10:28,804 But the challenge to win the first key was a race designed by Halliday 156 00:10:28,806 --> 00:10:31,806 that was so hard, no one had ever finished it. 157 00:10:31,808 --> 00:10:35,509 The only ones still trying are the gunters, as in "egg hunters," 158 00:10:35,511 --> 00:10:39,080 like me and Sho and Daito, and my best friend, Aech. 159 00:10:39,082 --> 00:10:42,684 Oh, and of course, the Sixers. 160 00:10:42,686 --> 00:10:43,852 The Sixers work for IOI... 161 00:10:43,854 --> 00:10:45,653 COMMANDER: Sixers! 162 00:10:45,655 --> 00:10:47,388 WADE: ...Innovative Online Industries. 163 00:10:47,390 --> 00:10:48,857 They're the second-largest company in the world 164 00:10:48,859 --> 00:10:51,093 with designs on becoming the first. 165 00:10:51,095 --> 00:10:52,860 Which is why they're putting everything they got 166 00:10:52,862 --> 00:10:54,396 into winning Halliday's contest. 167 00:10:54,398 --> 00:10:56,033 Buckle up! 168 00:10:56,866 --> 00:10:59,100 Sit in! 169 00:10:59,102 --> 00:11:01,770 WADE: We call 'em "Sixers" 'cause that's the company rule. 170 00:11:01,772 --> 00:11:04,839 No name, just numbers. 171 00:11:04,841 --> 00:11:07,876 They have a support team made up of Halliday scholars. 172 00:11:07,878 --> 00:11:10,579 Like me, they spend all their time studying pop culture 173 00:11:10,581 --> 00:11:12,247 that Halliday was obsessed with, 174 00:11:12,249 --> 00:11:14,185 trying to find clues to solve the contest. 175 00:11:16,854 --> 00:11:19,787 They're just following the orders of the head of IOI, 176 00:11:19,789 --> 00:11:22,659 this dickweed named Nolan Sorrento. 177 00:11:28,899 --> 00:11:30,531 How'd you get here before me? 178 00:11:30,533 --> 00:11:32,767 Well, I didn't make a pit stop at the hair salon. 179 00:11:32,769 --> 00:11:35,469 - What up, Z? - What's up, Aech? 180 00:11:35,471 --> 00:11:36,771 Saved you a spot. 181 00:11:36,773 --> 00:11:38,139 Thanks, bro. 182 00:11:38,141 --> 00:11:39,743 (BEEPING) 183 00:11:42,312 --> 00:11:43,878 I gotta go to the back. 184 00:11:43,880 --> 00:11:46,547 Ugh. So you can skim coins from crashed cars? 185 00:11:46,549 --> 00:11:49,316 - That's just sad, man. - Fuel's low. 186 00:11:49,318 --> 00:11:52,921 Oh, but you still had enough to pay for that Something About Mary hairdo. 187 00:11:52,923 --> 00:11:54,759 (ROCK MUSIC CONTINUES PLAYING) 188 00:12:20,450 --> 00:12:22,353 (ENGINE REVVING) 189 00:12:34,364 --> 00:12:35,463 First to the key. 190 00:12:35,465 --> 00:12:36,764 (HORN BLARES) 191 00:12:36,766 --> 00:12:37,932 First to the egg! 192 00:12:37,934 --> 00:12:39,703 (HORN BLARING) 193 00:13:19,676 --> 00:13:20,845 (TRAIN HORN BLARING) 194 00:13:27,317 --> 00:13:29,187 Aech, are you seeing this? 195 00:13:30,354 --> 00:13:31,987 (TIRES SCREECHES) 196 00:13:31,989 --> 00:13:34,421 Yeah, I see it. That's Kaneda's bike from Akira. 197 00:13:34,423 --> 00:13:36,657 It's a licensed skin over a standard frame. 198 00:13:36,659 --> 00:13:39,527 WADE: No, not the bike. Forget the bike. 199 00:13:39,529 --> 00:13:41,363 The girl, I think it's Art3mis. 200 00:13:41,365 --> 00:13:43,665 The Art3mis? The Sixer Fixer? 201 00:13:43,667 --> 00:13:46,600 I've seen all her walk-throughs, her Twitch streams. 202 00:13:46,602 --> 00:13:48,505 It's her. It's definitely her. 203 00:14:04,388 --> 00:14:05,790 (HORN BLARES) 204 00:14:08,958 --> 00:14:09,958 (YELPS) 205 00:14:12,928 --> 00:14:13,928 (BEEPING) 206 00:14:22,072 --> 00:14:23,941 (TIRES SCREECHES) 207 00:14:32,948 --> 00:14:33,948 (GRUNTS) 208 00:14:46,562 --> 00:14:47,831 (ROARS) 209 00:14:48,631 --> 00:14:50,267 (GROWLS) 210 00:15:00,110 --> 00:15:01,645 (ROARING) 211 00:15:04,047 --> 00:15:05,983 (GIBBERING) 212 00:15:14,591 --> 00:15:15,625 (GRUNTS) 213 00:15:16,993 --> 00:15:18,663 (TIRES SCREECHING) 214 00:15:35,644 --> 00:15:37,715 Go, go, go! Get there! Come on! 215 00:15:43,553 --> 00:15:44,713 AECH: You got it, you got it! 216 00:15:52,062 --> 00:15:54,128 (GROWLS) 217 00:15:54,130 --> 00:15:55,499 Balls. 218 00:16:01,004 --> 00:16:02,005 She's not gonna make it. 219 00:16:05,008 --> 00:16:06,840 Bail! Bail out! 220 00:16:06,842 --> 00:16:07,844 Bail! 221 00:16:14,049 --> 00:16:15,685 ART3MIS: Ow! (GRUNTS) 222 00:16:19,155 --> 00:16:20,357 (ROARING) 223 00:16:24,827 --> 00:16:26,996 (BOTH PANTING) 224 00:16:38,073 --> 00:16:39,577 (MOTORCYCLE SPUTTERING) 225 00:16:45,081 --> 00:16:46,079 (AIR HISSING) 226 00:16:46,081 --> 00:16:47,781 Damn, I loved that bike. 227 00:16:47,783 --> 00:16:49,450 Oh, Aech could... 228 00:16:49,452 --> 00:16:51,688 Well, he's my friend, but he could fix it for you. 229 00:16:59,095 --> 00:17:01,863 This is my workshop. Touch nothing. 230 00:17:01,865 --> 00:17:03,634 (MUSIC PLAYING ON RADIO) 231 00:17:05,968 --> 00:17:08,203 (STAMMERS) 232 00:17:08,205 --> 00:17:10,538 Where did you find an Iron Giant? 233 00:17:10,540 --> 00:17:13,207 AECH: Find it? I'm building it. That's a commission. 234 00:17:13,209 --> 00:17:16,176 WADE: Oh, yeah. Aech is top-rated on the mod boards. 235 00:17:16,178 --> 00:17:19,214 People all over the OASIS pay him serious coin. 236 00:17:19,216 --> 00:17:21,582 Oh, hey, check this out! 237 00:17:21,584 --> 00:17:24,586 AECH: Hey. Z, yo. 238 00:17:24,588 --> 00:17:27,054 - The Galactica, of course. - These are my babies, all right, man? 239 00:17:27,056 --> 00:17:28,822 Sulaco, from Aliens. 240 00:17:28,824 --> 00:17:31,225 Dude, how are you showing off my shit? 241 00:17:31,227 --> 00:17:32,993 Valley Forge, from Silent Running. Oh, where's the Harkonnen Drop-Ship? 242 00:17:32,995 --> 00:17:35,562 That thing is sick. Folds space like a boss. 243 00:17:35,564 --> 00:17:37,631 I mean, you can get from Incipio to Arrakis in three seconds... 244 00:17:37,633 --> 00:17:39,199 Fingers! 245 00:17:39,201 --> 00:17:40,835 You'll have to excuse him. 246 00:17:40,837 --> 00:17:42,971 He gets a little nervous around pretty girls. 247 00:17:42,973 --> 00:17:44,207 (SNAPS FINGERS) 248 00:17:48,110 --> 00:17:50,078 (BEEPING) 249 00:17:50,080 --> 00:17:52,515 I can fix it in 10 minutes. 250 00:17:53,917 --> 00:17:56,518 Yup. He's pretty great. 251 00:17:56,520 --> 00:17:59,587 I assume you and Shoulder Blades are clanned up. 252 00:17:59,589 --> 00:18:01,856 Oh, Aech? Nah. 253 00:18:01,858 --> 00:18:06,828 I mean, he's really good, but I don't clan. 254 00:18:06,830 --> 00:18:09,531 Oh, 'cause you're Parzival, 255 00:18:09,533 --> 00:18:12,099 as in the knight who found the Holy Grail by himself. 256 00:18:12,101 --> 00:18:14,101 What about you, Art3mis? 257 00:18:14,103 --> 00:18:17,040 Goddess of the hunt. Clans must be killing to sign you up. 258 00:18:18,675 --> 00:18:20,641 - Favorite shooter? - Excuse me? 259 00:18:20,643 --> 00:18:22,609 James Halliday's favorite first-person shooter. 260 00:18:22,611 --> 00:18:24,177 - What? - Oh. GoldenEye. 261 00:18:24,179 --> 00:18:26,548 - Playing as? - Oddjob. Is this a test? 262 00:18:26,550 --> 00:18:28,282 Favorite game variant? 263 00:18:28,284 --> 00:18:29,884 Game variant was "slappers only." No weapons. 264 00:18:29,886 --> 00:18:31,552 I know what "slappers only" means. Racer? 265 00:18:31,554 --> 00:18:33,855 Turbo. And his favorite food was Hot Pockets. 266 00:18:33,857 --> 00:18:35,822 Favorite restaurant was Chuck E Cheese. 267 00:18:35,824 --> 00:18:38,158 Song was Video Killed the Radio Star by the Buggles. 268 00:18:38,160 --> 00:18:40,060 Video was Take on Me by A-ha. 269 00:18:40,062 --> 00:18:44,666 Oh, oh... His favorite quote was from Superman. 270 00:18:44,668 --> 00:18:46,634 "Some people can read War and Peace 271 00:18:46,636 --> 00:18:48,836 "and come away thinking it's a simple adventure story..." 272 00:18:48,838 --> 00:18:51,306 "Others can read the ingredients on the back of a chewing-gum wrapper 273 00:18:51,308 --> 00:18:54,175 "and unlock the secrets of the universe." 274 00:18:54,177 --> 00:18:56,810 Lex Luthor. (CHUCKLES) 275 00:18:56,812 --> 00:18:59,280 Cool. 276 00:18:59,282 --> 00:19:03,216 What would you do? If you won. The whole contest, I mean. 277 00:19:03,218 --> 00:19:06,320 Oh! I mean, I've got tons of plans in the real world. 278 00:19:06,322 --> 00:19:11,262 I'd... I'd move into a huge mansion, buy a bunch of cool shit, not be poor. 279 00:19:12,329 --> 00:19:16,230 Now I know why you stopped short. 280 00:19:16,232 --> 00:19:19,199 I stopped because of Kong. No one ever makes it past Kong. 281 00:19:19,201 --> 00:19:21,668 That... That's... That's, like, a rule. 282 00:19:21,670 --> 00:19:25,005 Well, then you know it can't be true. Because Halliday hated making rules. 283 00:19:25,007 --> 00:19:26,741 I can't afford to zero out. 284 00:19:26,743 --> 00:19:28,342 - You're afraid to lose your shit. - No, I'm not! 285 00:19:28,344 --> 00:19:30,110 What happens when IOI offers you guaranteed coin 286 00:19:30,112 --> 00:19:31,311 for the keys to the kingdom? 287 00:19:31,313 --> 00:19:33,848 Nolan Sorrento takes over the world. 288 00:19:33,850 --> 00:19:38,185 A real gunter would risk everything to save the OASIS from IOI. 289 00:19:38,187 --> 00:19:39,686 Who said that? 290 00:19:39,688 --> 00:19:41,091 Me. 291 00:19:43,360 --> 00:19:45,259 There you go. Good as new. 292 00:19:45,261 --> 00:19:47,731 Thanks for the fix-up, my man. 293 00:19:57,273 --> 00:19:59,374 That's better. 294 00:19:59,376 --> 00:20:03,347 I'll wave to you from the finish line, McFly. 295 00:20:06,949 --> 00:20:08,249 (CHUCKLES) That went well. 296 00:20:08,251 --> 00:20:10,150 Thanks to you, Captain Big Mouth. 297 00:20:10,152 --> 00:20:13,387 AUNT ALICE: Wade? Wade? Where the hell are my gloves? 298 00:20:13,389 --> 00:20:15,359 Shit. I gotta go. 299 00:20:18,360 --> 00:20:20,662 ANNOUNCER: X1. 300 00:20:20,664 --> 00:20:23,431 When I'm after gold on Planet Doom, I need every edge I can get. 301 00:20:23,433 --> 00:20:27,368 Every push, punch, gunshot, you feel it all. 302 00:20:27,370 --> 00:20:31,906 ANNOUNCER: Get ready for the feel, the feel of real. X1. 303 00:20:31,908 --> 00:20:34,242 PLAYER: The X1 is like wearing a second skin. 304 00:20:34,244 --> 00:20:36,179 A skin that kicks ass. 305 00:20:37,947 --> 00:20:40,848 I zeroed out 'cause of your broke-ass gloves. 306 00:20:40,850 --> 00:20:42,282 Who told you to use them? 307 00:20:42,284 --> 00:20:44,354 You took hers. 308 00:20:45,455 --> 00:20:47,454 So you lost a death match. 309 00:20:47,456 --> 00:20:51,358 Why don't you just respawn and level up like everyone else? 310 00:20:51,360 --> 00:20:53,327 You don't get it. 311 00:20:53,329 --> 00:20:55,762 I bought all these power-ups for this challenge, and I lost it all. 312 00:20:55,764 --> 00:20:57,432 That artifact was gonna pay for the house! 313 00:20:57,434 --> 00:20:59,300 AUNT ALICE: Wait. 314 00:20:59,302 --> 00:21:03,303 How much of our house money did you spend on upgrades? 315 00:21:03,305 --> 00:21:06,174 Well, all of it, but I was gonna win. 316 00:21:06,176 --> 00:21:09,045 (SIGHS) That was our ticket out of here. 317 00:21:11,481 --> 00:21:13,214 (SOBBING) You idiot. 318 00:21:13,216 --> 00:21:15,215 No, but I only lost 'cause of the bad gloves. 319 00:21:15,217 --> 00:21:16,983 Our house! Our goddamn house! 320 00:21:16,985 --> 00:21:18,485 WADE: My boys were in that challenge. 321 00:21:18,487 --> 00:21:20,987 You couldn't have beat them in a bootsuit, you noob. 322 00:21:20,989 --> 00:21:24,157 Stop! No! No! 323 00:21:24,159 --> 00:21:25,460 Alice, call the police! 324 00:21:25,462 --> 00:21:27,128 No, we are not calling the cops. 325 00:21:27,130 --> 00:21:28,995 Go to your room, Rick. 326 00:21:28,997 --> 00:21:31,331 Aw, come on, Alice. 327 00:21:31,333 --> 00:21:35,336 Why do you put up with this guy? He's a shitshow. 328 00:21:35,338 --> 00:21:39,906 I ought to kick the both of you out. I swear to G-O-D, Wade Watts, 329 00:21:39,908 --> 00:21:42,476 if I catch you touching my stuff again, 330 00:21:42,478 --> 00:21:45,215 not joking... Out. 331 00:21:52,155 --> 00:21:54,489 WADE: "Wade Watts." 332 00:21:54,491 --> 00:21:56,256 My dad picked that name 333 00:21:56,258 --> 00:21:58,493 because it sounded like a superhero's alter ego, 334 00:21:58,495 --> 00:22:02,163 like Peter Parker or Bruce Banner. 335 00:22:02,165 --> 00:22:04,232 But he died when I was a kid. 336 00:22:04,234 --> 00:22:07,435 My mom, too, and I ended up here, 337 00:22:07,437 --> 00:22:09,337 living with Aunt Alice 338 00:22:09,339 --> 00:22:11,708 and her endless string of hard-loving losers. 339 00:22:14,377 --> 00:22:17,445 "Halliday hated making rules." 340 00:22:17,447 --> 00:22:20,050 Why is that line sticking in my head? 341 00:22:22,418 --> 00:22:25,953 Maybe it's 'cause Art3mis said it, and she's hot. 342 00:22:25,955 --> 00:22:28,222 Maybe it's because she called me out, 343 00:22:28,224 --> 00:22:31,391 sitting here in my tiny corner of nowhere, 344 00:22:31,393 --> 00:22:34,128 protecting my small slice of nothing. 345 00:22:34,130 --> 00:22:36,397 Or maybe... 346 00:22:36,399 --> 00:22:38,899 Maybe it's because that line means something 347 00:22:38,901 --> 00:22:40,400 and I missed it. 348 00:22:40,402 --> 00:22:41,505 (POP MUSIC PLAYING) 349 00:22:43,406 --> 00:22:44,972 The day the contest was announced, 350 00:22:44,974 --> 00:22:47,308 the Halliday Journals appeared. 351 00:22:47,310 --> 00:22:50,477 He told us to look in his brain. This was the next best thing. 352 00:22:50,479 --> 00:22:53,981 At first, it was jammed with gunters looking for answers. 353 00:22:53,983 --> 00:22:56,416 Now, the once-crowded halls of Halliday's memories 354 00:22:56,418 --> 00:22:57,885 are left to people like me. 355 00:22:57,887 --> 00:23:00,454 Parzival. Oh, joy! 356 00:23:00,456 --> 00:23:04,157 And how will you eat up my valuable search time today? 357 00:23:04,159 --> 00:23:06,327 Gregarious Games, 2029... Office party. 358 00:23:06,329 --> 00:23:09,496 Office party. Yes, you've only seen it a thousand times. 359 00:23:09,498 --> 00:23:12,265 Why not go back? 360 00:23:12,267 --> 00:23:15,970 Each entry into Halliday's Journals is meticulously assembled 361 00:23:15,972 --> 00:23:18,472 from personal photographs, home video recordings, 362 00:23:18,474 --> 00:23:20,407 surveillance, and nanny cams. 363 00:23:20,409 --> 00:23:24,244 All rendered into a three-dimensional virtual experience. 364 00:23:24,246 --> 00:23:27,915 Also, Halliday archived every film, game, book, and television program 365 00:23:27,917 --> 00:23:31,252 he ever saw, located on the mezzanine. 366 00:23:31,254 --> 00:23:34,621 No weapons or mature-themed avatars are permitted within the Journals. 367 00:23:34,623 --> 00:23:38,626 Please enjoy your time with us, and happy gunting! 368 00:23:38,628 --> 00:23:40,461 HALLIDAY: I like cleaning up. 369 00:23:40,463 --> 00:23:42,832 MORROW: Okay, Jim, I'm, uh... I'm going. 370 00:23:47,603 --> 00:23:50,570 Everything changes, Jim. Everything evolves. 371 00:23:50,572 --> 00:23:54,140 HALLIDAY: Some things are perfect just the way they are. Asteroids. 372 00:23:54,142 --> 00:23:58,148 People don't live inside an Asteroids arcade cabinet. 373 00:23:59,514 --> 00:24:01,381 I know that. 374 00:24:01,383 --> 00:24:03,618 Yeah, well, people are living inside the arcade we built. 375 00:24:03,620 --> 00:24:05,586 - I built. - Uh, well... (SIGHS) 376 00:24:05,588 --> 00:24:08,489 Right. Well, I guess you can say whatever you want. 377 00:24:08,491 --> 00:24:10,023 I don't really wanna talk about it anymore. 378 00:24:10,025 --> 00:24:11,192 No, of course you don't wanna talk about it. 379 00:24:11,194 --> 00:24:12,627 You're forcing me out. 380 00:24:12,629 --> 00:24:14,160 Closer on Halliday. 381 00:24:14,162 --> 00:24:16,030 Look, invention comes with responsibilities 382 00:24:16,032 --> 00:24:18,198 you didn't ask for. 383 00:24:18,200 --> 00:24:20,400 All right, if you make something people want or need 384 00:24:20,402 --> 00:24:23,204 then it's up to you to set the limits. You have to make some rules. 385 00:24:23,206 --> 00:24:24,605 (WHISPERS) "I don't wanna make any more rules." 386 00:24:24,607 --> 00:24:26,640 I don't wanna make any more rules. 387 00:24:26,642 --> 00:24:28,074 "I'm a dreamer." 388 00:24:28,076 --> 00:24:29,377 I'm a dreamer. 389 00:24:29,379 --> 00:24:32,312 - I build worlds. - "I build worlds." 390 00:24:32,314 --> 00:24:35,081 We created something beautiful, Jim, but it's changed. 391 00:24:35,083 --> 00:24:36,516 Okay? It's really not a game anymore. 392 00:24:36,518 --> 00:24:38,351 Are we finished? 393 00:24:38,353 --> 00:24:42,625 I liked how things were when they were... 394 00:24:44,326 --> 00:24:46,493 When it was a game. 395 00:24:46,495 --> 00:24:49,262 And we're back to where we started. But that's the point, isn't it? 396 00:24:49,264 --> 00:24:51,564 Things move forward whether you like it or not. 397 00:24:51,566 --> 00:24:53,701 Yeah, we're finished. 398 00:24:53,703 --> 00:24:55,539 MORROW: (SCOFFS) Fine. 399 00:24:57,572 --> 00:25:01,544 HALLIDAY: Why can't we go backwards, for once? 400 00:25:03,713 --> 00:25:08,115 Backwards, really fast. Fast as we can. (LAUGHS) 401 00:25:08,117 --> 00:25:10,216 Really put the pedal to the metal, you know? 402 00:25:10,218 --> 00:25:12,720 Go back 10 seconds! 403 00:25:12,722 --> 00:25:17,558 Why can't we go backwards, for once? 404 00:25:17,560 --> 00:25:21,963 Backwards, really fast. Fast as we can. (LAUGHS) 405 00:25:21,965 --> 00:25:24,501 Really put the pedal to the metal, you know? 406 00:25:25,568 --> 00:25:27,568 Bill and Ted did it. 407 00:25:27,570 --> 00:25:30,072 (BREATHING HEAVILY) 408 00:25:48,690 --> 00:25:50,693 Back again so soon? 409 00:25:52,495 --> 00:25:54,630 Careful not to lose your shit. 410 00:25:58,735 --> 00:26:01,101 You figured something out. 411 00:26:01,103 --> 00:26:03,273 - Parzival, tell me. - (HORN BLARES) 412 00:26:05,073 --> 00:26:06,607 (ENGINE REVS) 413 00:26:06,609 --> 00:26:07,644 (HORN BLARING) 414 00:26:30,666 --> 00:26:32,168 (TIRES SCREECHING) 415 00:26:53,121 --> 00:26:55,225 (ROARING) 416 00:27:06,668 --> 00:27:08,237 (ROARING) 417 00:27:17,546 --> 00:27:18,648 (ROARS) 418 00:27:23,852 --> 00:27:26,587 (TIRES SCREECHING) 419 00:27:26,589 --> 00:27:28,725 (INSTRUMENTS PLAYING TRIUMPHANT MUSIC) 420 00:27:43,406 --> 00:27:48,242 Nice racing, Padawan. You're the first to finish. 421 00:27:48,244 --> 00:27:52,716 (STAMMERING) Mr. Halliday... Anorak. 422 00:27:54,117 --> 00:27:55,683 It's such an honor. 423 00:27:55,685 --> 00:27:57,721 The honor is all mine. 424 00:28:08,864 --> 00:28:10,800 Get yourself a clue. 425 00:28:26,379 --> 00:28:28,781 Who is this Parzival, and how the hell is he winning? 426 00:28:28,783 --> 00:28:31,618 Well, here's a better question. Who cares? 427 00:28:31,620 --> 00:28:33,721 Halliday's contest is vitally important. 428 00:28:33,723 --> 00:28:36,823 I mean, it's nothing less than a war for control of the future. 429 00:28:36,825 --> 00:28:39,859 But this Parzival? He's not even clanned up. 430 00:28:39,861 --> 00:28:43,397 He's alone. We have an army. 431 00:28:43,399 --> 00:28:44,932 EXECUTIVE: And yet, he's got the first key. 432 00:28:44,934 --> 00:28:46,800 Yeah, he has a key, 433 00:28:46,802 --> 00:28:49,802 but you have to get three of 'em to win the contest. 434 00:28:49,804 --> 00:28:52,673 Our stock dove 6% yesterday. 435 00:28:52,675 --> 00:28:56,644 Loyalty division is reporting profits of 28%. F'Nale. 436 00:28:56,646 --> 00:28:59,480 We're opening five new loyalty centers this month. 437 00:28:59,482 --> 00:29:01,514 Debt Services dwarfs Hardware. 438 00:29:01,516 --> 00:29:03,583 Now, you really wanna talk to me about stock prices? 439 00:29:03,585 --> 00:29:05,618 The shareholders won't be happy. 440 00:29:05,620 --> 00:29:08,289 It's not our job to make them happy. It's our job to make them money, 441 00:29:08,291 --> 00:29:12,329 but once we launch this little baby, they're gonna flip. 442 00:29:13,662 --> 00:29:16,864 We call this Pure O2. 443 00:29:16,866 --> 00:29:18,765 This is the first of our planned upgrades. 444 00:29:18,767 --> 00:29:21,368 Once we can roll back some of Halliday's ad restrictions, 445 00:29:21,370 --> 00:29:25,438 we estimate we can sell up to 80% 446 00:29:25,440 --> 00:29:30,843 of an individual's visual field before inducing seizures, so picture this... 447 00:29:30,845 --> 00:29:33,849 All of this implies we win the contest. 448 00:29:36,819 --> 00:29:38,985 Indeed, it does. 449 00:29:38,987 --> 00:29:40,788 (MUSIC PLAYING) 450 00:29:40,790 --> 00:29:43,557 Dude, you won the key and 100,000 coins? 451 00:29:43,559 --> 00:29:44,858 As soon as I took the key, 452 00:29:44,860 --> 00:29:46,961 all the coins just appeared in my account. 453 00:29:46,963 --> 00:29:49,043 I'll tell you what, I'm soiling my haptics right now. 454 00:29:52,901 --> 00:29:54,702 What the hell's a Cataclyst? 455 00:29:54,704 --> 00:29:58,472 A bomb. Kills every avatar on a planet, even the owner. 456 00:29:58,474 --> 00:29:59,706 AECH: Who'd want that? 457 00:29:59,708 --> 00:30:01,710 WADE: IOI. They buy everything. 458 00:30:02,878 --> 00:30:05,878 Twenty-thou for the holy hand grenade? 459 00:30:05,880 --> 00:30:07,551 That's a steal! 460 00:30:09,885 --> 00:30:13,721 Whoa! Zemeckis Cube! I need one of those. 461 00:30:13,723 --> 00:30:15,392 AECH: Okay, don't spend all your money. 462 00:30:18,860 --> 00:30:21,363 - X1 haptic bootsuit. - (BEEPING) 463 00:30:36,012 --> 00:30:37,414 Oh, yeah! 464 00:31:30,466 --> 00:31:33,602 i-R0k, old friend. How are you? 465 00:31:35,838 --> 00:31:37,503 To be honest, I have kind of a neck thing. 466 00:31:37,505 --> 00:31:39,473 It's like a carpel-tunnel deal 467 00:31:39,475 --> 00:31:41,341 but with your neck, if that's even a thing. 468 00:31:41,343 --> 00:31:43,976 So if you could just stand to... to your right. 469 00:31:43,978 --> 00:31:44,980 My right, your left. 470 00:31:47,116 --> 00:31:50,420 Thanks, it's the repetitive stress. Oh. (CHUCKLES) 471 00:31:51,520 --> 00:31:52,622 Here he is. 472 00:31:54,756 --> 00:31:59,760 The steampunk pirate king. I knew him well, Sorrento. 473 00:31:59,762 --> 00:32:02,128 There are only three things in this world I hate, 474 00:32:02,130 --> 00:32:06,099 steampunk, pirates, and tabbouleh. 475 00:32:06,101 --> 00:32:08,935 I mean, why do they even have it? 476 00:32:08,937 --> 00:32:11,637 Is there a reason we're meeting here? 477 00:32:11,639 --> 00:32:16,877 Yes, Nolan. The Orb of Osuvox. 478 00:32:16,879 --> 00:32:19,983 You wanted it. He had it. And so here it is. 479 00:32:24,018 --> 00:32:27,987 It creates an impenetrable magic shield that can only be taken down 480 00:32:27,989 --> 00:32:30,156 by a magic spell. 481 00:32:30,158 --> 00:32:32,792 The Orb of Osuvox. 482 00:32:32,794 --> 00:32:33,993 Don't say that again. 483 00:32:33,995 --> 00:32:35,031 Okay. 484 00:32:37,466 --> 00:32:41,167 Now, I'm gonna need you to keep this for now. 485 00:32:41,169 --> 00:32:43,404 I'm gonna let you know when I wanna use it. 486 00:32:43,406 --> 00:32:44,407 Okay? 487 00:32:46,175 --> 00:32:47,875 (BEEPING) 488 00:32:47,877 --> 00:32:51,912 Right now, though, I have another job for you. 489 00:32:51,914 --> 00:32:53,045 Ah. 490 00:32:53,047 --> 00:32:55,182 Parzival. 491 00:32:55,184 --> 00:32:58,088 Let me guess, you want him off the scoreboard. 492 00:32:58,987 --> 00:33:00,486 Can you do that? 493 00:33:00,488 --> 00:33:03,022 Well, he's a superstar. 494 00:33:03,024 --> 00:33:04,891 He made it through the first gate 495 00:33:04,893 --> 00:33:07,493 and avatars are gonna be on him like hoes on Santa. 496 00:33:07,495 --> 00:33:10,731 i-R0k, how much more do you want? 497 00:33:10,733 --> 00:33:14,167 That's what I like about you, Nolan. You never lick. 498 00:33:14,169 --> 00:33:16,203 You bite straight to the chocolaty center 499 00:33:16,205 --> 00:33:18,539 of the Tootsie Pop. (CHUCKLES) 500 00:33:18,541 --> 00:33:20,941 Remember that old commercial, with the owl? 501 00:33:20,943 --> 00:33:21,945 i-R0k. 502 00:33:23,946 --> 00:33:25,745 Three times my normal fee. 503 00:33:25,747 --> 00:33:27,181 Done. 504 00:33:27,183 --> 00:33:29,049 Wait, really? I should have asked for five. 505 00:33:29,051 --> 00:33:30,986 Is four still on the table? 506 00:33:33,456 --> 00:33:36,456 WADE: There's five of us on the big board now. 507 00:33:36,458 --> 00:33:39,059 Art3mis was next, no surprise there. 508 00:33:39,061 --> 00:33:42,596 She was on the track when I won. She saw me going backwards. 509 00:33:42,598 --> 00:33:47,634 I gave Aech a tip, made him promise not to say anything, and then he won next. 510 00:33:47,636 --> 00:33:50,102 I'm pretty sure he bragged to our pal Daito, 511 00:33:50,104 --> 00:33:53,040 'cause he won right after. 512 00:33:53,042 --> 00:33:56,643 And of course, Daito told his best friend, Sho... 513 00:33:56,645 --> 00:33:58,779 He totally totaled his car, 514 00:33:58,781 --> 00:34:00,884 but then Sho got it, too. 515 00:34:09,925 --> 00:34:12,158 "A creator who hates his own creation. 516 00:34:12,160 --> 00:34:16,662 "A hidden key, a leap not taken. Retrace your steps, escape your past." 517 00:34:16,664 --> 00:34:19,198 "A creator who hates his own creation. 518 00:34:19,200 --> 00:34:23,836 "A hidden key, a leap not taken. Retrace your steps, escape your past. 519 00:34:23,838 --> 00:34:26,041 "And the key of jade will be yours at last." 520 00:35:08,149 --> 00:35:10,052 "Escape your past." 521 00:35:13,789 --> 00:35:16,693 What part of your past are you trying to escape, Halliday? 522 00:35:20,162 --> 00:35:22,198 (ROCK MUSIC PLAYING) 523 00:35:28,570 --> 00:35:30,336 - Hey, it's Parzival! - Dude! 524 00:35:30,338 --> 00:35:31,805 (ALL CLAMORING) 525 00:35:31,807 --> 00:35:33,339 MAN 1: You're, like, totally my hero! 526 00:35:33,341 --> 00:35:34,307 WOMAN: Hey, Parzival! Over here! 527 00:35:34,309 --> 00:35:36,642 MAN 2: Dude, you're amazing! 528 00:35:36,644 --> 00:35:38,925 MAN 3: Hey, Parzival! Right here! Let me get an autograph! 529 00:35:41,584 --> 00:35:43,219 (GROWLS) 530 00:35:44,720 --> 00:35:46,352 WOMAN: Watch it! 531 00:35:46,354 --> 00:35:50,691 You're famous now! You can't just go wherever you want! 532 00:35:50,693 --> 00:35:52,091 (STAMMERING) No, no, no, I... 533 00:35:52,093 --> 00:35:54,695 (GRUNTING) 534 00:35:54,697 --> 00:35:55,999 (WADE PANTING) 535 00:35:56,731 --> 00:35:58,834 (GROWLING) Huh? 536 00:36:02,370 --> 00:36:04,706 - (SNARLS) - Ahh! (WHIMPERING) 537 00:36:10,845 --> 00:36:15,048 - (LAUGHING) - That is... That is not funny. 538 00:36:15,050 --> 00:36:17,718 (LAUGHING) Oh, God. 539 00:36:17,720 --> 00:36:20,354 WADE: Ugh. (BREATHING HEAVILY) 540 00:36:20,356 --> 00:36:23,122 Oh, God. Don't you get it? 541 00:36:23,124 --> 00:36:25,626 You're "the Parzival" now. 542 00:36:25,628 --> 00:36:27,062 You have to have a disguise. 543 00:36:29,398 --> 00:36:30,966 Okay, here. 544 00:36:32,267 --> 00:36:33,966 Clark Kent glasses. 545 00:36:33,968 --> 00:36:36,204 They hide your identity without changing your look. 546 00:36:44,979 --> 00:36:46,379 I'm not wearing that. 547 00:36:46,381 --> 00:36:48,251 (INDISTINCT CHATTERING) 548 00:36:56,124 --> 00:36:58,758 MORROW: This is great. 549 00:36:58,760 --> 00:37:00,827 The way your inventory bursts out when you die. 550 00:37:00,829 --> 00:37:02,294 HALLIDAY: They didn't want any more blood. 551 00:37:02,296 --> 00:37:04,131 ART3MIS: This is right before the OASIS went live. 552 00:37:04,133 --> 00:37:07,734 Six days prior. December 2nd, 2025. 553 00:37:07,736 --> 00:37:09,769 Check this out. 554 00:37:09,771 --> 00:37:11,340 You know who that is? 555 00:37:13,008 --> 00:37:14,774 Is that Sorrento? 556 00:37:14,776 --> 00:37:16,742 WADE: Sorrento started as an intern. 557 00:37:16,744 --> 00:37:19,178 He claims he learned at the feet of the master. 558 00:37:19,180 --> 00:37:21,914 That's how he convinced IOI to create the Sixers for him, 559 00:37:21,916 --> 00:37:23,283 his Halliday knowledge. 560 00:37:23,285 --> 00:37:25,785 But ask Ogden Morrow? 561 00:37:25,787 --> 00:37:29,955 He says the only thing Sorrento actually knew about Halliday 562 00:37:29,957 --> 00:37:31,425 was how he liked his coffee. 563 00:37:31,427 --> 00:37:34,126 You could have, like, different tiers of accounts, 564 00:37:34,128 --> 00:37:35,762 like a gold member. 565 00:37:35,764 --> 00:37:39,432 A person could be silver, platinum, bronze. 566 00:37:39,434 --> 00:37:41,300 You know, depending on what they paid. 567 00:37:41,302 --> 00:37:44,370 You know, highest one maybe being "Water" because "OASIS," right? 568 00:37:44,372 --> 00:37:46,305 Hell of a latte. 569 00:37:46,307 --> 00:37:48,374 Can you fast-forward to the stuff about Halliday's date? 570 00:37:48,376 --> 00:37:50,145 What? Halliday actually went on a date? 571 00:37:54,316 --> 00:37:55,981 So, what happened? 572 00:37:55,983 --> 00:37:59,218 Nothing. I invited her over. 573 00:37:59,220 --> 00:38:01,854 Well, did you at least get her name? 574 00:38:01,856 --> 00:38:05,358 Yeah. Kira, I told you, like the character in The Dark Crystal. 575 00:38:05,360 --> 00:38:07,329 That's her gamer tag. 576 00:38:09,465 --> 00:38:10,430 - Karen. - Karen. 577 00:38:10,432 --> 00:38:12,966 Yeah, okay? Karen Underwood. 578 00:38:12,968 --> 00:38:16,368 No, no. Karen Underwood, as in Ogden Morrow's wife? 579 00:38:16,370 --> 00:38:18,370 Just watch. 580 00:38:18,372 --> 00:38:22,341 So, listen, you and Karen Underwood. What'd you do? 581 00:38:22,343 --> 00:38:24,810 She wanted to go dancing, 582 00:38:24,812 --> 00:38:27,082 so we watched a movie. 583 00:38:28,383 --> 00:38:29,383 And? 584 00:38:31,352 --> 00:38:33,385 - Where's the juice? - (LAUGHS NERVOUSLY) 585 00:38:33,387 --> 00:38:35,388 - Give me some juice! - (BOTH CHUCKLE) 586 00:38:35,390 --> 00:38:38,992 - There is no juice! - Oh, God! 587 00:38:38,994 --> 00:38:40,459 Hold the phone. 588 00:38:40,461 --> 00:38:44,765 Halliday went on a date with Ogden Morrow's wife? 589 00:38:44,767 --> 00:38:48,200 Just once, years before they were even married, but yeah. 590 00:38:48,202 --> 00:38:50,370 And despite that, and the fact that she died, 591 00:38:50,372 --> 00:38:53,874 the name "Kira" is only mentioned once in all of Halliday's Journals. 592 00:38:53,876 --> 00:38:55,207 CURATOR: That's not possible. 593 00:38:55,209 --> 00:38:57,109 It is. Look it up. 594 00:38:57,111 --> 00:38:59,546 What we just saw is the only time she's ever mentioned. 595 00:38:59,548 --> 00:39:01,046 It makes no sense. 596 00:39:01,048 --> 00:39:03,416 She was an important part of both their lives. 597 00:39:03,418 --> 00:39:05,287 I'll bet you anything. All my coin. 598 00:39:07,189 --> 00:39:11,057 Search "Karen Underwood Morrow." 599 00:39:11,059 --> 00:39:14,227 Kira, I told you, like the character in The Dark Crystal. 600 00:39:14,229 --> 00:39:16,428 That's her gamer tag. 601 00:39:16,430 --> 00:39:19,131 WADE: Halliday purposely removed every mention of her except for this one. 602 00:39:19,133 --> 00:39:20,566 That's weird. Why? 603 00:39:20,568 --> 00:39:22,568 It's like, it was just so painful for him 604 00:39:22,570 --> 00:39:25,905 to have to see her face or hear her name. 605 00:39:25,907 --> 00:39:27,573 Well, he loved her. 606 00:39:27,575 --> 00:39:29,441 He couldn't tell that to Morrow. 607 00:39:29,443 --> 00:39:31,310 Oh, that's sad. He should have told her how he felt. 608 00:39:31,312 --> 00:39:32,812 Yeah, well, he missed his chance. 609 00:39:32,814 --> 00:39:34,948 Look. 610 00:39:34,950 --> 00:39:38,151 I found the clue to the race in the other scene, but... 611 00:39:38,153 --> 00:39:39,553 I've always felt that the biggest clue 612 00:39:39,555 --> 00:39:41,421 to the contest was hidden here. 613 00:39:41,423 --> 00:39:43,325 You're right. 614 00:39:44,459 --> 00:39:46,459 I lose. 615 00:39:46,461 --> 00:39:48,260 Don't sweat it, Curator. 616 00:39:48,262 --> 00:39:50,564 You see, Kira is the Rosebud at the center of his story. 617 00:39:50,566 --> 00:39:51,964 She's the big mystery. 618 00:39:51,966 --> 00:39:54,269 No, no. A bet is a bet. 619 00:39:55,838 --> 00:39:58,905 Oh, wow. A quarter. You can keep it. 620 00:39:58,907 --> 00:40:00,977 No. You can keep it. 621 00:40:04,345 --> 00:40:06,448 - You free Thursday? - Who, me? 622 00:40:07,448 --> 00:40:09,151 No, him. 623 00:40:10,419 --> 00:40:12,187 (LAUGHS) Oh, my God. Yes, you! 624 00:40:14,523 --> 00:40:16,289 You know The Distracted Globe? 625 00:40:16,291 --> 00:40:18,327 Yeah, the dance club. 626 00:40:20,329 --> 00:40:23,162 Meet me there. 10:00 p.m. 627 00:40:23,164 --> 00:40:25,367 There's something I wanna show you. 628 00:40:26,200 --> 00:40:27,503 Uh, bye-bye! 629 00:40:28,637 --> 00:40:30,637 Did she just ask me out? 630 00:40:30,639 --> 00:40:32,504 And I was starting to like her. 631 00:40:32,506 --> 00:40:34,341 All right. 632 00:40:34,343 --> 00:40:35,845 I don't do that. 633 00:40:39,481 --> 00:40:41,548 AECH: Z, I can't believe you told her about Kira. 634 00:40:41,550 --> 00:40:44,117 WADE: What? I told you. 635 00:40:44,119 --> 00:40:48,021 Hey, what about this? 636 00:40:48,023 --> 00:40:50,890 No. Have you considered that Art3mis could be using you? 637 00:40:50,892 --> 00:40:55,361 Hey, dude, she's giving me a clue. Maybe I'm the one using her. 638 00:40:55,363 --> 00:40:58,964 Should I go more Thriller? 639 00:40:58,966 --> 00:41:00,336 No. 640 00:41:01,135 --> 00:41:02,234 Punk? 641 00:41:02,236 --> 00:41:03,238 No. 642 00:41:05,340 --> 00:41:06,506 Duran Duran. 643 00:41:06,508 --> 00:41:08,541 No. 644 00:41:08,543 --> 00:41:09,508 Does it look like I'm trying too hard? 645 00:41:09,510 --> 00:41:12,979 Yes! Listen to yourself! 646 00:41:12,981 --> 00:41:16,149 You have a massive cyber crush on this girl. 647 00:41:16,151 --> 00:41:18,454 She's hacking your heart to get to your head. 648 00:41:20,222 --> 00:41:22,024 I got it! 649 00:41:23,224 --> 00:41:25,258 - Buckaroo Banzai? - Yeah! 650 00:41:25,260 --> 00:41:28,528 Really? You're gonna wear the outfit from your favorite movie? 651 00:41:28,530 --> 00:41:29,696 Don't be that guy. 652 00:41:29,698 --> 00:41:31,932 I am that guy. 653 00:41:31,934 --> 00:41:33,700 Z, you gotta be more careful about who you meet in the OASIS. 654 00:41:33,702 --> 00:41:37,003 Aech, Art3mis gets me. She'll get my outfit. 655 00:41:37,005 --> 00:41:40,006 There's just this connection. I mean, sometimes, we even... 656 00:41:40,008 --> 00:41:41,707 - Finish each other's sentences? - Yeah! 657 00:41:41,709 --> 00:41:44,611 We have that. Me and you. 658 00:41:44,613 --> 00:41:48,180 Yeah, I know, but that's because we're best friends, dude. 659 00:41:48,182 --> 00:41:50,115 She could be a dude, too, dude. 660 00:41:50,117 --> 00:41:51,283 (SCOFFS) Come on. 661 00:41:51,285 --> 00:41:53,019 I'm serious! 662 00:41:53,021 --> 00:41:55,588 She could actually be a 300-pound dude 663 00:41:55,590 --> 00:41:58,959 who lives in his mama's basement in suburban Detroit. 664 00:41:58,961 --> 00:42:00,596 And her name is Chuck. 665 00:42:02,530 --> 00:42:05,131 Think about that. 666 00:42:05,133 --> 00:42:07,236 (ELECTRONIC MUSIC PLAYING) 667 00:42:13,575 --> 00:42:15,678 (MUSIC CONTINUES) 668 00:42:34,329 --> 00:42:35,729 MAN 1: Whoa, dude, is that Parzival? 669 00:42:35,731 --> 00:42:37,463 - MAN 2: Parzival! - Oh, my God, Parzival! 670 00:42:37,465 --> 00:42:40,734 Come here, man. Hey, can we get a photo? 671 00:42:40,736 --> 00:42:42,736 (CAMERAS CLICKING) 672 00:42:42,738 --> 00:42:45,071 MAN 3: Thank you so much! MAN 4: Dude, you're my hero! 673 00:42:45,073 --> 00:42:46,341 Hey, Parzival. 674 00:42:48,642 --> 00:42:50,478 Thank you. 675 00:43:04,325 --> 00:43:07,426 Get out of town! Buckaroo Banzai? 676 00:43:07,428 --> 00:43:09,763 - Huh? - I like it. I like Buckaroo Banzai. 677 00:43:09,765 --> 00:43:11,430 - Oh, thanks! - It's great! 678 00:43:11,432 --> 00:43:13,198 - Yeah! You look... - Oh. 679 00:43:13,200 --> 00:43:14,700 You look awesome! 680 00:43:14,702 --> 00:43:15,702 - Thank you. - Wow. 681 00:43:17,639 --> 00:43:19,506 A big one, a small one? 682 00:43:19,508 --> 00:43:20,643 A big one! 683 00:43:35,689 --> 00:43:39,559 - Get out of here. - (GASPS) 684 00:43:39,561 --> 00:43:41,493 WOMAN 1: What a freak! WOMAN 2: I thought he was kind of cute. 685 00:43:41,495 --> 00:43:42,829 ART3MIS: Have you been here before? 686 00:43:42,831 --> 00:43:44,731 It's cool, right? I mean... 687 00:43:44,733 --> 00:43:47,133 - (PHONE RINGING) - So, what's the plan? 688 00:43:47,135 --> 00:43:49,568 Are you gonna kill their avatars? Zero them out? 689 00:43:49,570 --> 00:43:51,704 They're both here at The Distracted Globe. 690 00:43:51,706 --> 00:43:54,173 I can't talk. 691 00:43:54,175 --> 00:43:56,075 ART3MIS: The Distracted Globe was one of the first clubs 692 00:43:56,077 --> 00:43:57,343 Halliday created in the OASIS. 693 00:43:57,345 --> 00:43:58,845 That's common knowledge. 694 00:43:58,847 --> 00:44:01,180 But I double-checked 695 00:44:01,182 --> 00:44:03,649 and it turns out he started building it right after that moment you showed me. 696 00:44:03,651 --> 00:44:04,716 The date with Kira. 697 00:44:04,718 --> 00:44:06,820 Right, and she was a serious dancer. 698 00:44:06,822 --> 00:44:09,088 Maybe he thought he'd take her here, 699 00:44:09,090 --> 00:44:11,724 like on a virtual date. 700 00:44:11,726 --> 00:44:13,827 As if that ever works. 701 00:44:13,829 --> 00:44:15,327 So Halliday built it for her? 702 00:44:15,329 --> 00:44:16,662 But they never made it past the first date. 703 00:44:16,664 --> 00:44:18,097 So Halliday's the creator... 704 00:44:18,099 --> 00:44:19,432 Who hates his own creation. 705 00:44:19,434 --> 00:44:20,834 And the club is the thing he hates. 706 00:44:20,836 --> 00:44:23,072 And "A hidden key, a leap not taken"? 707 00:44:26,541 --> 00:44:27,807 But people jump off it all night long. 708 00:44:27,809 --> 00:44:29,742 But none of those people had the Copper Key, 709 00:44:29,744 --> 00:44:33,580 so when we jump off, maybe it's different. Right? 710 00:44:33,582 --> 00:44:34,583 WADE: Right. 711 00:44:37,452 --> 00:44:38,718 So we take it together? 712 00:44:38,720 --> 00:44:40,089 Sure. 713 00:44:41,890 --> 00:44:44,224 We're not clanning up or anything. 714 00:44:44,226 --> 00:44:47,262 Of course not. I don't clan. 715 00:44:48,396 --> 00:44:49,562 Wait... 716 00:44:49,564 --> 00:44:50,666 Whoa! 717 00:44:52,267 --> 00:44:53,736 Ow! Whoa. 718 00:44:58,439 --> 00:45:02,242 I don't think this is it. No scoreboard, no obstacles. 719 00:45:02,244 --> 00:45:04,680 - Maybe a dance challenge? - Huh? Whoa! 720 00:45:16,224 --> 00:45:17,589 (MUSIC STOPS) 721 00:45:17,591 --> 00:45:19,561 (STAYIN' ALIVE PLAYING) 722 00:45:20,394 --> 00:45:22,331 Old-school! 723 00:45:30,604 --> 00:45:33,573 MAN: ♪ Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk 724 00:45:33,575 --> 00:45:35,941 ♪ I'm a woman's man No time to talk 725 00:45:35,943 --> 00:45:38,310 ♪ Music loud and women warm 726 00:45:38,312 --> 00:45:40,479 ♪ I've been kicked around since I was born 727 00:45:40,481 --> 00:45:42,916 ♪ And now it's all right I'm okay 728 00:45:42,918 --> 00:45:45,751 ♪ And you may look the other way 729 00:45:45,753 --> 00:45:46,885 You come prepared? 730 00:45:46,887 --> 00:45:48,289 "Prepared"? 731 00:45:51,927 --> 00:45:54,493 What kind of haptics you rockin'? 732 00:45:54,495 --> 00:45:56,796 You got the gloves and full visor, or a full body? 733 00:45:56,798 --> 00:46:00,934 ♪ Stayin' alive, stayin' alive Ah, ha, ha, ha 734 00:46:00,936 --> 00:46:02,635 Can you feel this? 735 00:46:02,637 --> 00:46:05,370 ♪ Stayin' alive, stayin' alive Ah, ha, ha, ha 736 00:46:05,372 --> 00:46:07,472 Um, yeah. 737 00:46:07,474 --> 00:46:10,343 I got the X1 haptic bootsuit with the microfiber crotch inlay. 738 00:46:10,345 --> 00:46:11,714 (LAUGHS) 739 00:46:22,624 --> 00:46:25,528 My, Parzival, you did come prepared. 740 00:46:28,896 --> 00:46:32,497 So, I've been thinking. 741 00:46:32,499 --> 00:46:34,934 Maybe it'd be cool if we met up in the real world. 742 00:46:34,936 --> 00:46:36,702 No, you'd be disappointed. 743 00:46:36,704 --> 00:46:39,338 No, I wouldn't. I like you. 744 00:46:39,340 --> 00:46:41,573 You don't even know me. 745 00:46:41,575 --> 00:46:43,408 This isn't what I really look like. 746 00:46:43,410 --> 00:46:47,412 This isn't my real body, or my real face. 747 00:46:47,414 --> 00:46:48,948 I don't care. 748 00:46:48,950 --> 00:46:50,716 I wanna know your real name. 749 00:46:50,718 --> 00:46:54,019 Stayin' alive, stayin' alive Ah, ha, ha, ha 750 00:46:54,021 --> 00:46:55,421 (ART3MIS LAUGHING) 751 00:46:55,423 --> 00:46:57,726 ♪ Stayin' alive ♪ 752 00:47:03,932 --> 00:47:05,401 - My name's Wade. - What? 753 00:47:06,934 --> 00:47:08,901 - I said my name's... - Stop! 754 00:47:08,903 --> 00:47:11,771 Well, Buckaroo blows it. Shocking. 755 00:47:11,773 --> 00:47:14,406 Are you crazy? You don't tell anyone who you are. 756 00:47:14,408 --> 00:47:15,908 You can't use your real name. 757 00:47:15,910 --> 00:47:16,975 You're not just anyone. 758 00:47:16,977 --> 00:47:18,878 You don't know me. 759 00:47:18,880 --> 00:47:20,013 You don't know anything about me. We've never met. 760 00:47:20,015 --> 00:47:21,951 I do know you, Arty. 761 00:47:23,751 --> 00:47:25,253 I'm in love with you. 762 00:47:33,794 --> 00:47:35,995 - Is this part of the challenge? - No. 763 00:47:35,997 --> 00:47:37,366 - It's an ambush. - (COCKS GUN) 764 00:47:38,532 --> 00:47:39,601 (GROANS) 765 00:47:44,872 --> 00:47:47,606 IOI, always in the way. 766 00:47:47,608 --> 00:47:49,441 Did you hear what I said? I said I'm in love with you. 767 00:47:49,443 --> 00:47:50,812 No, you're not. 768 00:47:52,414 --> 00:47:54,046 You only know what I want you to know. 769 00:47:54,048 --> 00:47:55,883 You only see what I want you to see. 770 00:47:58,820 --> 00:48:00,622 That's what you're in love with. 771 00:48:14,501 --> 00:48:15,637 Watch out! 772 00:48:16,970 --> 00:48:18,407 (GROANS) 773 00:48:22,977 --> 00:48:24,413 (YELLING) 774 00:48:25,914 --> 00:48:27,316 Pull. 775 00:48:29,783 --> 00:48:30,818 (GROANS) 776 00:48:34,356 --> 00:48:35,823 (BOTH GRUNTING) 777 00:48:39,961 --> 00:48:42,961 Head back! Z! Your armor is running low. 778 00:48:42,963 --> 00:48:44,299 I just bought this. 779 00:48:45,032 --> 00:48:46,032 (GRUNTS) 780 00:48:52,374 --> 00:48:53,673 Zemeckis Cube. 781 00:48:53,675 --> 00:48:55,510 Turns everything back in time 60 seconds. 782 00:49:00,148 --> 00:49:01,950 And you waited until now to use it? 783 00:49:10,090 --> 00:49:12,393 Wow, you were amazing. 784 00:49:13,061 --> 00:49:14,061 (GROANS) 785 00:49:15,562 --> 00:49:17,733 (PANTING) This isn't a game, Z. 786 00:49:19,066 --> 00:49:21,033 I'm doing this to stop IOI. 787 00:49:21,035 --> 00:49:23,535 I'm talking about real-world consequences. 788 00:49:23,537 --> 00:49:25,138 People suffering. 789 00:49:25,140 --> 00:49:27,006 - Actual life-and-death stuff. - I know. I know... 790 00:49:27,008 --> 00:49:31,910 No, you don't know! My dad died in a loyalty center. 791 00:49:31,912 --> 00:49:35,080 He borrowed gear. (SNIFFLES) He built up debt. 792 00:49:35,082 --> 00:49:38,584 He moved in with the promise of working it off, but he never did. 793 00:49:38,586 --> 00:49:40,486 IOI just raised his living expenses, 794 00:49:40,488 --> 00:49:42,053 then he got sick, and he couldn't afford to get out. 795 00:49:42,055 --> 00:49:44,557 And then he died! 796 00:49:44,559 --> 00:49:45,925 I'm so sorry, I didn't... 797 00:49:45,927 --> 00:49:48,026 No, you don't live in the real world, Z. 798 00:49:48,028 --> 00:49:51,097 From what you've told me, I don't think you ever have. 799 00:49:51,099 --> 00:49:54,700 You live inside this... This illusion, 800 00:49:54,702 --> 00:49:56,705 and I can't afford to let you distract me. 801 00:50:09,184 --> 00:50:11,716 How the hell did they get away? 802 00:50:11,718 --> 00:50:14,019 Do you want the long version? Your guys suck. 803 00:50:14,021 --> 00:50:15,720 They failed to kill his avatar, 804 00:50:15,722 --> 00:50:17,957 which, if we're offering constructive criticism, 805 00:50:17,959 --> 00:50:20,792 was a lame idea and only would've slowed him down. 806 00:50:20,794 --> 00:50:25,131 Whereas my plan, which was cool because I rock, actually worked. 807 00:50:25,133 --> 00:50:26,899 He's still on the board. 808 00:50:26,901 --> 00:50:30,236 I know that, Nolan. But he won't be for long. 809 00:50:30,238 --> 00:50:32,205 I did a search for all the Wades 810 00:50:32,207 --> 00:50:34,606 who had recently bought an X1 bootsuit, 811 00:50:34,608 --> 00:50:37,809 cross-referenced that with public records, and voila, 812 00:50:37,811 --> 00:50:41,816 which is French for... "And then I found out." 813 00:50:42,249 --> 00:50:44,216 Ready? 814 00:50:44,218 --> 00:50:48,456 The real-world identity of Parzival is Wade Watts. 815 00:50:49,256 --> 00:50:50,793 Voila. 816 00:50:52,494 --> 00:50:55,193 Are you loyal, Ms. Zandor? 817 00:50:55,195 --> 00:50:57,162 You really want me to answer that? 818 00:50:57,164 --> 00:50:58,731 (CLEARS THROAT) Well, when you're at war, 819 00:50:58,733 --> 00:51:01,767 you need people who are loyal to a fault. 820 00:51:01,769 --> 00:51:03,635 People you can count on to get things done. 821 00:51:03,637 --> 00:51:06,104 I just get people arrested for not paying their bills. 822 00:51:06,106 --> 00:51:09,242 Yeah, 'cause there are some problems that require a physical solution, 823 00:51:09,244 --> 00:51:11,810 but there are other times, particularly at war, 824 00:51:11,812 --> 00:51:13,513 when you need a different set of rules. 825 00:51:13,515 --> 00:51:15,146 - The rules of war. - Exactly. 826 00:51:15,148 --> 00:51:17,950 It's too bad my division doesn't operate inside the OASIS. 827 00:51:17,952 --> 00:51:20,852 Yeah, but if this war remains in the OASIS, 828 00:51:20,854 --> 00:51:23,256 then you can't do anything. 829 00:51:23,258 --> 00:51:26,191 So, this is one of those conversations that we're not really having. 830 00:51:26,193 --> 00:51:27,959 Well, we've had these kind of conversations before, 831 00:51:27,961 --> 00:51:29,695 and look where you are now. 832 00:51:29,697 --> 00:51:31,997 You got a seat on the board, head of your own division, 833 00:51:31,999 --> 00:51:35,667 a division that will cease to exist if the wrong person wins this contest. 834 00:51:35,669 --> 00:51:39,004 F'Nale, a game decides our fate. 835 00:51:39,006 --> 00:51:42,778 The only question is, how far are we willing to go to win it? 836 00:51:44,979 --> 00:51:47,015 Tell me what you need, Nolan. 837 00:51:57,858 --> 00:51:59,994 (INDISTINCT CHATTER) 838 00:52:12,740 --> 00:52:14,642 (BEEPING) 839 00:53:05,392 --> 00:53:06,894 Whoa. 840 00:53:10,731 --> 00:53:12,397 Where am I? 841 00:53:12,399 --> 00:53:14,635 IOI Plaza. You're a hologram in the real world. 842 00:53:15,369 --> 00:53:17,236 That's a really cool rig. 843 00:53:17,238 --> 00:53:21,272 Thank you. It's a brand-new Habashaw, OIR 9400. 844 00:53:21,274 --> 00:53:23,274 It looks like a giant hamster ball. 845 00:53:23,276 --> 00:53:28,046 You know, if you came to work at IOI, you'd get one of these. 846 00:53:28,048 --> 00:53:29,981 I don't clan up. 847 00:53:29,983 --> 00:53:32,218 You'd also get your own penthouse apartment in Columbus 848 00:53:32,220 --> 00:53:34,285 with the highest-speed connection. 849 00:53:34,287 --> 00:53:39,892 In the OASIS, you'd get unlimited weapons, magic items, ships. 850 00:53:39,894 --> 00:53:41,760 You want the ship from Defender? 851 00:53:41,762 --> 00:53:44,296 You know, the kind that can just jump into hyperspace? 852 00:53:44,298 --> 00:53:46,334 You want the Millennium Falcon? 853 00:53:47,300 --> 00:53:48,767 You have that? 854 00:53:48,769 --> 00:53:51,403 Anything you need to help you find that egg, 855 00:53:51,405 --> 00:53:52,907 and then there's the salary. 856 00:53:54,075 --> 00:53:56,175 Four million a year. 857 00:53:56,177 --> 00:53:59,778 And if you do happen to find that Easter egg, there's a bonus. 858 00:53:59,780 --> 00:54:02,016 Twenty-five million dollars. 859 00:54:03,383 --> 00:54:07,452 (PANTING) 860 00:54:07,454 --> 00:54:11,022 I can see you're using emotion-suppressing software right now, 861 00:54:11,024 --> 00:54:13,861 and why wouldn't you? It's smart, not to show your hand. 862 00:54:19,367 --> 00:54:23,037 It is a lot of money. I could really use it. 863 00:54:28,041 --> 00:54:30,443 But I don't think you and I would have the same plans. 864 00:54:30,445 --> 00:54:33,479 Well, I don't know about that. What, for the OASIS? 865 00:54:33,481 --> 00:54:36,418 I guess if you're not a John Hughes fan... 866 00:54:37,785 --> 00:54:39,318 Of course I am. 867 00:54:39,320 --> 00:54:42,153 Because the first thing that I would do 868 00:54:42,155 --> 00:54:45,890 is convert all the schools on Ludus to replicas 869 00:54:45,892 --> 00:54:49,060 from The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller. 870 00:54:49,062 --> 00:54:52,231 No way. That's a great idea. 871 00:54:52,233 --> 00:54:54,499 Which school, Ridgemont or Faber? 872 00:54:54,501 --> 00:54:57,803 Fast Times at Ridgemont High, not John Hughes. 873 00:54:57,805 --> 00:55:01,039 It's a trap. Faber College from Animal House. 874 00:55:01,041 --> 00:55:02,475 John Hughes didn't direct 875 00:55:02,477 --> 00:55:05,477 Fast Times at Ridgemont High or Animal House. 876 00:55:05,479 --> 00:55:09,013 Ferris Bueller and The Breakfast Club, they went to Shermer High School, 877 00:55:09,015 --> 00:55:12,350 which is in Shermer, Illinois. I know what you think. 878 00:55:12,352 --> 00:55:14,253 You think I'm a corporate asshole, 879 00:55:14,255 --> 00:55:17,455 that I don't appreciate pop culture, but... 880 00:55:17,457 --> 00:55:20,760 Man, that's not true. You know, when I wanna blow off steam... 881 00:55:20,762 --> 00:55:24,530 Drink Tab, play Robotron, listen to Duran Duran. 882 00:55:24,532 --> 00:55:26,332 I crack open a Tab. 883 00:55:26,334 --> 00:55:28,533 I put on some Duran Duran. I play Robotron. 884 00:55:28,535 --> 00:55:30,870 That's why I love the OASIS. 885 00:55:30,872 --> 00:55:34,205 'Cause it's just full of all these things, man, 886 00:55:34,207 --> 00:55:35,476 that people love. You know? 887 00:55:43,550 --> 00:55:46,050 I'm a businessman. I get it. 888 00:55:46,052 --> 00:55:48,854 But I gotta do my job. 889 00:55:48,856 --> 00:55:54,392 (SOFTLY) But I didn't ask you here just to help us find the egg, Parzival. 890 00:55:54,394 --> 00:55:58,365 I asked you here for what comes after. 891 00:55:59,399 --> 00:56:01,235 What would Halliday say? 892 00:56:02,302 --> 00:56:04,972 James Halliday is dead. 893 00:56:06,273 --> 00:56:10,276 Yeah. He is. 894 00:56:10,278 --> 00:56:15,213 All that's left of him is this contest. And you know what? 895 00:56:15,215 --> 00:56:17,582 It just seems like he wouldn't want you winning it. 896 00:56:17,584 --> 00:56:19,584 A fanboy knows a hater, 897 00:56:19,586 --> 00:56:21,452 and I know you've got a whole department of oologists in your ear. 898 00:56:21,454 --> 00:56:23,923 So, if you wanna know what I really think... 899 00:56:23,925 --> 00:56:25,392 I think you're full of shit. 900 00:56:30,564 --> 00:56:32,430 Here's my offer. 901 00:56:32,432 --> 00:56:33,932 Your board of directors, you got them in the other ear? 902 00:56:33,934 --> 00:56:35,803 Why don't you tell 'em this. 903 00:56:37,003 --> 00:56:39,604 If they dump you, I'll consider it. 904 00:56:39,606 --> 00:56:41,842 I might say something off the record. 905 00:56:42,910 --> 00:56:44,943 I had to make the offer. 906 00:56:44,945 --> 00:56:47,946 The board expected it, but I was really hoping you'd say no. 907 00:56:47,948 --> 00:56:51,350 Because if anyone's gonna win this competition, it's me. 908 00:56:51,352 --> 00:56:53,419 My avatar gets the egg 909 00:56:53,421 --> 00:56:56,588 'cause I'm the only one here with the balls to run this place. 910 00:56:56,590 --> 00:56:59,291 Wow, you really switched gears there. 911 00:56:59,293 --> 00:57:02,361 From fairly reasonable to maniacal overlord. 912 00:57:02,363 --> 00:57:05,363 You should be grateful, Wade. 913 00:57:05,365 --> 00:57:08,600 You won't be around to endure my maniacal reign. 914 00:57:08,602 --> 00:57:10,602 Yeah, that's right. I know who you are. 915 00:57:10,604 --> 00:57:15,640 Wade Owen Watts, born August 12, 2027. 916 00:57:15,642 --> 00:57:19,644 I also know where you are. Unit 56K, Columbus stacks. 917 00:57:19,646 --> 00:57:22,615 You were last seen entering your trailer three days ago. 918 00:57:22,617 --> 00:57:24,048 You haven't left since. 919 00:57:24,050 --> 00:57:25,383 WADE: What are you doing? You can't... 920 00:57:25,385 --> 00:57:26,986 With all that's going on in the world, 921 00:57:26,988 --> 00:57:28,354 do you really think that anyone's gonna give a damn 922 00:57:28,356 --> 00:57:29,888 about an explosion 923 00:57:29,890 --> 00:57:32,457 in some ghetto trash rat warren in Columbus? 924 00:57:32,459 --> 00:57:34,492 (STAMMERS) Sorrento, don't do this. I'm not even there! 925 00:57:34,494 --> 00:57:36,530 Not for long. 926 00:57:37,164 --> 00:57:38,499 (PANTING) 927 00:57:40,233 --> 00:57:42,468 Call Alice. 928 00:57:42,470 --> 00:57:44,139 Dial Alice. 929 00:58:07,561 --> 00:58:10,662 (RINGING) 930 00:58:10,664 --> 00:58:12,499 Pick up! Pick up! Alice! 931 00:58:14,101 --> 00:58:17,602 (CONTINUES RINGING) 932 00:58:17,604 --> 00:58:20,071 This bootsuit's pretty awesome. Thanks for that. 933 00:58:20,073 --> 00:58:22,173 Rick! Rick, the place is gonna blow! 934 00:58:22,175 --> 00:58:23,675 Rick, is that Wade? 935 00:58:23,677 --> 00:58:25,678 - Put Alice on! - Let me talk to him. 936 00:58:25,680 --> 00:58:27,680 Don't call here anymore, you got me? 937 00:58:27,682 --> 00:58:29,381 (PANTING) 938 00:58:29,383 --> 00:58:32,120 I don't wanna hear your voice ever again. 939 00:58:38,024 --> 00:58:40,561 (PEOPLE SCREAMING) 940 00:58:51,706 --> 00:58:53,575 (SIRENS WAILING) 941 00:59:07,620 --> 00:59:09,153 (BEEPING) 942 00:59:09,155 --> 00:59:13,559 Contact Aech, Daito, Sho, and Art3mis. 943 00:59:13,561 --> 00:59:15,760 IOI came for me in the real world. 944 00:59:15,762 --> 00:59:18,564 They gotta be coming after you, so wherever you are... 945 00:59:18,566 --> 00:59:20,101 (MUFFLED GRUNTING) 946 00:59:35,615 --> 00:59:38,186 (BREATHING HEAVILY) 947 00:59:44,624 --> 00:59:46,658 Sorry about the blindfold. 948 00:59:46,660 --> 00:59:48,596 My guys are a little paranoid. 949 00:59:49,662 --> 00:59:51,662 Say that again. 950 00:59:51,664 --> 00:59:54,201 My guys are a little paranoid. 951 00:59:55,336 --> 00:59:56,571 Art3mis? 952 00:59:58,338 --> 01:00:02,343 My real name is Samantha, but yeah, I'm Art3mis. 953 01:00:04,278 --> 01:00:06,747 Showers are that way, clean clothes, too. 954 01:00:10,283 --> 01:00:14,289 Welcome to the rebellion, Wade. 955 01:00:25,499 --> 01:00:30,803 WADE: That's IOI. So the stacks are over there? 956 01:00:30,805 --> 01:00:33,608 We've been living this close to each other the whole time? 957 01:00:35,309 --> 01:00:37,475 Next door, 958 01:00:37,477 --> 01:00:41,515 around the world, it's... it's all the same in the OASIS. 959 01:00:43,818 --> 01:00:46,417 For the record, 960 01:00:46,419 --> 01:00:47,718 um... 961 01:00:47,720 --> 01:00:51,722 I'm not disappointed. 962 01:00:51,724 --> 01:00:54,827 You said I... I would be disappointed when I met you, but... 963 01:00:54,829 --> 01:00:58,263 I'm not. 964 01:00:58,265 --> 01:01:01,036 I've lived with it my whole life. You don't have to pretend. 965 01:01:15,615 --> 01:01:18,352 You have a birthmark, so what? 966 01:01:19,285 --> 01:01:20,755 Why would that scare me? 967 01:01:28,229 --> 01:01:30,863 Z, if I hurt you, I'm... I'm sorry. 968 01:01:30,865 --> 01:01:32,865 No, it's... 969 01:01:32,867 --> 01:01:36,367 Wait, did... did you just call me "Z"? 970 01:01:36,369 --> 01:01:38,403 - Oh, my God. Did I? - I think you did. 971 01:01:38,405 --> 01:01:40,271 (LAUGHS) Wade, I'm sorry. 972 01:01:40,273 --> 01:01:42,608 Yeah, Wade, Z. 973 01:01:42,610 --> 01:01:45,910 You can call me whatever you want. And I'll call you Sam. 974 01:01:45,912 --> 01:01:46,912 No. 975 01:01:47,847 --> 01:01:49,548 Uh, Samantha? 976 01:01:49,550 --> 01:01:51,753 Okay. Cool. 977 01:01:58,892 --> 01:02:00,794 Wow. 978 01:02:01,662 --> 01:02:03,731 It's so much slower here. 979 01:02:04,932 --> 01:02:08,436 I mean, the wind, the people... 980 01:02:10,336 --> 01:02:12,139 Everything. 981 01:02:17,410 --> 01:02:19,845 We forget what it's like to be outside. 982 01:02:19,847 --> 01:02:20,849 Yeah. 983 01:02:21,814 --> 01:02:24,182 (WADE CHUCKLES) 984 01:02:24,184 --> 01:02:27,653 - Uh... - Oh, shit! 985 01:02:27,655 --> 01:02:29,321 - I just figured it out. - Figured what out? 986 01:02:29,323 --> 01:02:30,803 The second clue. I know what it means. 987 01:02:36,896 --> 01:02:38,963 We've been thinking about it too literally. 988 01:02:38,965 --> 01:02:40,698 "The leap not taken," 989 01:02:40,700 --> 01:02:42,934 the leap Halliday didn't take, is with Kira. 990 01:02:42,936 --> 01:02:46,771 Yeah, but... I mean, he blamed her for breaking up him and Morrow. 991 01:02:46,773 --> 01:02:49,707 No. Halliday was madly in love with her. 992 01:02:49,709 --> 01:02:51,943 He had a chance with Kira. He had a chance to kiss her, but... 993 01:02:51,945 --> 01:02:53,477 He didn't take the leap. 994 01:02:53,479 --> 01:02:57,216 Right. So that's where we go next. 995 01:02:57,218 --> 01:02:58,783 The place where the leap wasn't taken. 996 01:02:58,785 --> 01:03:00,452 Where the date was. 997 01:03:00,454 --> 01:03:02,620 At the movies! 998 01:03:02,622 --> 01:03:04,388 - (THUNDER RUMBLING) - Hey, Curator. 999 01:03:04,390 --> 01:03:06,390 We figured out the second clue. The challenge is here. 1000 01:03:06,392 --> 01:03:08,459 Halliday kept track of every movie he ever watched, 1001 01:03:08,461 --> 01:03:11,530 the week and the year he watched it, and how many times. 1002 01:03:11,532 --> 01:03:16,300 Curator, can we see November 23 to 27, 2025? 1003 01:03:16,302 --> 01:03:18,102 That's the week he went on the date with Kira. 1004 01:03:22,709 --> 01:03:26,345 Okay, so our options for that week are The Fly remake. 1005 01:03:26,347 --> 01:03:28,479 Great flick, terrible date movie. 1006 01:03:28,481 --> 01:03:31,984 Say Anything... That would make sense. 1007 01:03:31,986 --> 01:03:36,357 We gotta remember the clue. "A creator who hates his own creation." 1008 01:03:41,028 --> 01:03:42,995 The Shining! 1009 01:03:42,997 --> 01:03:45,263 It's Halliday's 11th favorite horror film, 1010 01:03:45,265 --> 01:03:47,666 and it's based on the best-selling book by Stephen King, 1011 01:03:47,668 --> 01:03:49,267 who hated the movie! 1012 01:03:49,269 --> 01:03:51,370 Hey! No side chitchat. 1013 01:03:51,372 --> 01:03:52,674 I think we found it. 1014 01:03:54,841 --> 01:03:56,441 (THUNDER RUMBLING) 1015 01:03:56,443 --> 01:03:58,977 Are you absolutely sure you want to go here? 1016 01:03:58,979 --> 01:04:01,046 Absolutely positive. 1017 01:04:01,048 --> 01:04:03,881 Let's hope you have the belly for it. 1018 01:04:03,883 --> 01:04:04,952 (ALL GASP) 1019 01:04:11,024 --> 01:04:14,762 (THEME FROM THE SHINING PLAYING) 1020 01:04:46,827 --> 01:04:47,928 Look. 1021 01:04:49,430 --> 01:04:51,595 Ticking clock. 1022 01:04:51,597 --> 01:04:54,334 Okay, so I'm estimating about 1023 01:04:55,436 --> 01:04:57,468 five minutes to find the key. 1024 01:04:57,470 --> 01:04:59,104 Yeah, there are so many keys in The Shining, though. 1025 01:04:59,106 --> 01:05:01,939 Where do we start? 1026 01:05:01,941 --> 01:05:05,343 I've never seen The Shining. Is it really scary? 1027 01:05:05,345 --> 01:05:09,080 Uh, I had to watch it through my fingers. 1028 01:05:09,082 --> 01:05:12,050 WADE: Okay, so we got the key from room 237, 1029 01:05:12,052 --> 01:05:13,952 the keys to the Snowcat, 1030 01:05:13,954 --> 01:05:15,986 or the keys they give Jack at the beginning of the movie. 1031 01:05:15,988 --> 01:05:17,789 ART3MIS: Well, if it's "the leap not taken," 1032 01:05:17,791 --> 01:05:19,057 maybe the key isn't a key at all. 1033 01:05:19,059 --> 01:05:20,124 SHO: I know where the Snowcat keys are! 1034 01:05:20,126 --> 01:05:21,526 WADE: I say we split up. 1035 01:05:21,528 --> 01:05:22,993 We get all the keys 1036 01:05:22,995 --> 01:05:24,955 and then we meet back at the Torrances' apartment. 1037 01:05:28,669 --> 01:05:30,305 BOTH: Hello, Danny. 1038 01:05:31,537 --> 01:05:33,138 Come play with us. 1039 01:05:33,140 --> 01:05:36,544 Little girls, y'all know how to get out of here? 1040 01:05:41,548 --> 01:05:42,713 Wait, wait! 1041 01:05:42,715 --> 01:05:44,850 Wait, where's Aech? 1042 01:05:44,852 --> 01:05:45,920 AECH: Wait! 1043 01:05:47,019 --> 01:05:48,021 Aech! 1044 01:05:49,021 --> 01:05:50,057 No, no, no, no! 1045 01:05:56,497 --> 01:05:58,399 (SCREAMING) 1046 01:06:05,139 --> 01:06:06,907 (GROANS) 1047 01:06:08,108 --> 01:06:09,910 Ahh! 1048 01:06:10,577 --> 01:06:12,046 (GASPING) 1049 01:06:14,648 --> 01:06:16,017 Ahh! 1050 01:06:18,050 --> 01:06:19,886 (GRUNTING) 1051 01:06:30,097 --> 01:06:31,666 (PANTING) 1052 01:06:49,749 --> 01:06:52,617 Oh, uh, hi, naked lady. I'm sorry. 1053 01:06:52,619 --> 01:06:54,718 I didn't mean to interrupt, uh, your bath time. 1054 01:06:54,720 --> 01:06:56,787 Uh, I know self-care can be important. 1055 01:06:56,789 --> 01:06:59,893 Uh, but can you do me a favor and tell me, where are all the exits? 1056 01:07:03,530 --> 01:07:05,095 Huh. Whoa. 1057 01:07:05,097 --> 01:07:07,466 Okay, am I being punked? 1058 01:07:07,468 --> 01:07:09,803 'Cause you're likin' me a little way too much. 1059 01:07:11,171 --> 01:07:13,474 All right, you know what? I'ma go with it. 1060 01:07:17,477 --> 01:07:19,646 (WOMAN CACKLING) 1061 01:07:21,113 --> 01:07:24,050 (SCREAMING) 1062 01:07:25,117 --> 01:07:27,051 (GASPING) 1063 01:07:27,053 --> 01:07:28,088 Ahh! 1064 01:07:28,722 --> 01:07:30,155 (YELLING) 1065 01:07:30,157 --> 01:07:31,793 (CACKLING) 1066 01:07:34,227 --> 01:07:35,896 (YELLING) 1067 01:07:43,102 --> 01:07:45,206 (PANTING) 1068 01:07:46,106 --> 01:07:47,809 (CACKLING) 1069 01:07:51,278 --> 01:07:52,680 (WHIMPERS) 1070 01:07:57,251 --> 01:07:58,619 (SCREAMING) 1071 01:08:01,120 --> 01:08:03,224 (AECH PANTING) 1072 01:08:05,224 --> 01:08:06,825 Time's running out. 1073 01:08:06,827 --> 01:08:08,959 Yo, Z, is Art3mis pissed at me? 1074 01:08:08,961 --> 01:08:11,162 Dude, I'm pissed at you. You've never seen The Shining, have you? 1075 01:08:11,164 --> 01:08:12,763 You know I hate scary movies! 1076 01:08:12,765 --> 01:08:13,932 We got the key. 1077 01:08:13,934 --> 01:08:15,133 Sweet! To room 237! 1078 01:08:15,135 --> 01:08:17,868 We ain't got no business goin' to room 237! 1079 01:08:17,870 --> 01:08:19,670 We should stay out! 1080 01:08:19,672 --> 01:08:21,305 Plus, there was this crazy, naked zombie lady in there. 1081 01:08:21,307 --> 01:08:23,008 There are no zombies in The Shining. 1082 01:08:23,010 --> 01:08:24,975 Well, maybe it's not supposed to be like the movie. 1083 01:08:24,977 --> 01:08:26,678 Kira is the key. You're the one who said it. 1084 01:08:26,680 --> 01:08:28,880 Hey, y'all. I saw a picture of Kira! 1085 01:08:28,882 --> 01:08:30,952 - ART3MIS: Huh? - (ALL GROAN) 1086 01:08:33,287 --> 01:08:34,521 (STRAINING) Where? 1087 01:08:41,328 --> 01:08:45,664 ART3MIS: It's Kira. "Escape your past." 1088 01:08:45,666 --> 01:08:48,866 "The leap not taken." 1089 01:08:48,868 --> 01:08:50,868 Halliday's greatest fear wasn't The Shining 1090 01:08:50,870 --> 01:08:53,338 or any book or movie. 1091 01:08:53,340 --> 01:08:56,907 His biggest fear was kissing a girl. 1092 01:08:56,909 --> 01:09:00,277 That's the leap he couldn't take. 1093 01:09:00,279 --> 01:09:02,182 (JAZZ MUSIC PLAYING IN THE DISTANCE) 1094 01:09:07,220 --> 01:09:09,056 The ballroom. 1095 01:09:18,030 --> 01:09:19,699 (JAZZ MUSIC PLAYING) 1096 01:09:23,703 --> 01:09:25,773 - WADE: Aech, come on. - (GRUNTS) 1097 01:09:29,376 --> 01:09:31,145 Zombies. Told you. 1098 01:09:32,779 --> 01:09:34,015 ART3MIS: That's her. 1099 01:09:35,114 --> 01:09:36,751 That's Kira. 1100 01:09:39,619 --> 01:09:41,620 None of this is in The Shining. 1101 01:09:41,622 --> 01:09:43,888 Z, look. That's the zombie-circle level in Mayhem Mansion, 1102 01:09:43,890 --> 01:09:45,322 one of Halliday's first games. 1103 01:09:45,324 --> 01:09:47,294 The whole Shining trivia is just a diversion. 1104 01:09:48,361 --> 01:09:50,131 One minute left. 1105 01:09:51,398 --> 01:09:52,930 How do we get to her? 1106 01:09:52,932 --> 01:09:54,098 Take the leap. 1107 01:09:54,100 --> 01:09:55,101 - Wait! - (GRUNTS) 1108 01:09:56,336 --> 01:09:57,605 ALL: Whoa! 1109 01:10:00,106 --> 01:10:01,242 (GRUNTS) 1110 01:10:03,275 --> 01:10:06,243 Okay, Mr. Dead Guy. Cool if I lead? 1111 01:10:06,245 --> 01:10:07,315 (GROWLS) 1112 01:10:09,315 --> 01:10:10,717 (GRUNTING) 1113 01:10:15,721 --> 01:10:17,224 (PANTING) 1114 01:10:39,779 --> 01:10:41,615 - (GRUNTS) - (GROANS) 1115 01:10:50,390 --> 01:10:51,959 (INHALES DEEPLY) 1116 01:10:53,859 --> 01:10:56,161 Care to dance? 1117 01:10:56,163 --> 01:10:59,633 Do you know how long I've been waiting for you to ask? 1118 01:11:05,305 --> 01:11:08,106 Well, well, well. 1119 01:11:08,108 --> 01:11:12,279 So you found my Jade Key. 1120 01:11:14,980 --> 01:11:16,883 Imagine that. 1121 01:11:21,887 --> 01:11:23,256 Thank you. 1122 01:11:28,227 --> 01:11:30,297 - Kira was a very beautiful... - Go on. 1123 01:11:59,359 --> 01:12:02,426 One of our oologists saw them enter the media library. 1124 01:12:02,428 --> 01:12:04,094 She cracked the clue. 1125 01:12:04,096 --> 01:12:07,898 Now, we just have to win The Shining challenge. 1126 01:12:07,900 --> 01:12:10,234 (PEOPLE SCREAMING) 1127 01:12:10,236 --> 01:12:13,036 Get her off me! Get her off me! 1128 01:12:13,038 --> 01:12:14,205 (WOMAN CACKLING) 1129 01:12:14,207 --> 01:12:15,342 (SHRIEKING) 1130 01:12:16,443 --> 01:12:18,079 (ALL SCREAMING) 1131 01:12:22,449 --> 01:12:26,954 Mr. Sorrento, I really think you need to see this. 1132 01:12:29,088 --> 01:12:30,890 Now Parzival's got the Jade Key. 1133 01:12:41,301 --> 01:12:43,500 He's alive. 1134 01:12:43,502 --> 01:12:46,437 I know. I'll get back to you. 1135 01:12:46,439 --> 01:12:48,441 I got what you're looking for. 1136 01:12:52,578 --> 01:12:56,783 Freeze. This guy. The one with the lame tattoo. 1137 01:12:57,383 --> 01:12:58,551 Enlarge. 1138 01:13:01,087 --> 01:13:04,322 Run him through our database, every IOI drone in Columbus. 1139 01:13:04,324 --> 01:13:05,760 Find him. 1140 01:13:11,096 --> 01:13:13,300 (INDISTINCT CHATTERING) 1141 01:13:32,484 --> 01:13:34,419 Groceries are here. 1142 01:13:34,421 --> 01:13:35,920 All right. Gluten-O's... 1143 01:13:35,922 --> 01:13:37,155 SAMANTHA: "If you know the answer ultimate, 1144 01:13:37,157 --> 01:13:39,424 "divide it by the number magic, 1145 01:13:39,426 --> 01:13:42,259 "and what you need, want, and desire will be found in the fortress tragic." 1146 01:13:42,261 --> 01:13:44,362 "Tragic," that's gotta be Halliday referring to himself. 1147 01:13:44,364 --> 01:13:45,463 Why? 1148 01:13:45,465 --> 01:13:47,264 Because he was lonely. 1149 01:13:47,266 --> 01:13:49,166 He had no one to spend his life with towards the end. 1150 01:13:49,168 --> 01:13:51,268 Yeah, that's true. 1151 01:13:51,270 --> 01:13:53,204 The contest has gotta be somehow about connecting with someone. 1152 01:13:53,206 --> 01:13:54,572 Anyone. 1153 01:13:54,574 --> 01:13:56,273 He wants the person who cares for the OASIS 1154 01:13:56,275 --> 01:13:57,975 to be connected with the world. 1155 01:13:57,977 --> 01:14:00,447 That's what I think he's trying to tell us. 1156 01:14:06,453 --> 01:14:08,055 Wade. 1157 01:14:10,123 --> 01:14:12,456 You understand Halliday. 1158 01:14:12,458 --> 01:14:16,160 You know him better than anyone. 1159 01:14:16,162 --> 01:14:19,162 It's exactly why I think you'll win. 1160 01:14:19,164 --> 01:14:22,970 Really? You really think I'm gonna win? 1161 01:14:24,203 --> 01:14:26,905 (PEOPLE SCREAMING) 1162 01:14:26,907 --> 01:14:28,441 MAN: Do not move! 1163 01:14:34,079 --> 01:14:35,515 Target identified! 1164 01:14:36,583 --> 01:14:38,152 Freeze! Don't move! 1165 01:14:45,025 --> 01:14:47,658 - This leads right to the alley. - You first. 1166 01:14:47,660 --> 01:14:49,329 I'm right behind you. Go now! 1167 01:14:50,931 --> 01:14:52,530 Come on! 1168 01:14:52,532 --> 01:14:55,032 - Wade, the OASIS needs you. - What? 1169 01:14:55,034 --> 01:14:56,334 - I'm gonna delay them. - Wait! 1170 01:14:56,336 --> 01:14:58,568 No, no, no, wait! No, no, no! 1171 01:14:58,570 --> 01:15:00,940 You'll forgive me for this, I promise. 1172 01:15:10,182 --> 01:15:11,551 MAN: Freeze, freeze, freeze! 1173 01:15:12,584 --> 01:15:13,587 Don't move! 1174 01:15:19,092 --> 01:15:21,591 Samantha Evelyn Cook. 1175 01:15:21,593 --> 01:15:25,463 IOI has purchased and consolidated all of your outstanding debt, 1176 01:15:25,465 --> 01:15:28,732 currently in excess of 23,000 credits. 1177 01:15:28,734 --> 01:15:31,602 You will be remanded to the nearest IOI loyalty center 1178 01:15:31,604 --> 01:15:33,103 until your debt is paid in full, 1179 01:15:33,105 --> 01:15:35,706 including any interest, processing, 1180 01:15:35,708 --> 01:15:38,576 or late fees you incur henceforth. 1181 01:15:38,578 --> 01:15:41,138 MAN 1: Does anybody have eyes? MAN 2: Check down the next street! 1182 01:15:53,592 --> 01:15:55,593 - "First to the key." - "First to the egg." 1183 01:15:55,595 --> 01:15:58,095 Wait, what? 1184 01:15:58,097 --> 01:16:01,465 "Never trust someone you meet in the OASIS." 1185 01:16:01,467 --> 01:16:04,102 "She might be a 300-pound dude named Chuck..." 1186 01:16:04,104 --> 01:16:07,307 "Who lives in his mama's basement in suburban Detroit." 1187 01:16:09,676 --> 01:16:11,608 Aech! 1188 01:16:11,610 --> 01:16:15,114 Helen. My dad called me "H." It kinda stuck. Let's go! 1189 01:16:24,791 --> 01:16:27,160 That thing's IDing my van. 1190 01:16:32,664 --> 01:16:33,798 (YELLS) 1191 01:16:33,800 --> 01:16:35,668 (GRUNTING) 1192 01:16:41,807 --> 01:16:44,011 Come on. They've spotted us. 1193 01:16:44,644 --> 01:16:46,443 Daito. 1194 01:16:46,445 --> 01:16:49,280 My real name is Toshiro. Samantha got us a message. 1195 01:16:49,282 --> 01:16:51,115 She told us to meet you here. 1196 01:16:51,117 --> 01:16:52,517 Samantha, they took her to the... 1197 01:16:52,519 --> 01:16:54,551 The loyalty center, I know. 1198 01:16:54,553 --> 01:16:58,121 Look, in other awesome news, the Sixers found the third challenge. 1199 01:16:58,123 --> 01:16:59,823 - What? - Just come on, get in! 1200 01:16:59,825 --> 01:17:01,224 All right. Let's go. 1201 01:17:01,226 --> 01:17:03,363 Hurry up. Go, go, go. All right. 1202 01:17:07,333 --> 01:17:08,602 (TIRES SCREECHING) 1203 01:17:15,141 --> 01:17:17,642 How did IOI find the third challenge so fast? 1204 01:17:17,644 --> 01:17:19,743 IOI cracked the first three lines of the clue, 1205 01:17:19,745 --> 01:17:21,411 so they knew it was sector 14 1206 01:17:21,413 --> 01:17:22,813 but they couldn't figure out "the fortress tragic." 1207 01:17:22,815 --> 01:17:25,415 So they sent every guide they had into that sector 1208 01:17:25,417 --> 01:17:27,320 until they found the right fortress. 1209 01:17:28,421 --> 01:17:29,687 Sho? 1210 01:17:29,689 --> 01:17:32,189 Yeah, yeah, yeah. I'm 11, so what? 1211 01:17:32,191 --> 01:17:34,224 His real name is Xo. 1212 01:17:34,226 --> 01:17:36,794 But everyone else calls me Sho, no big deal. 1213 01:17:36,796 --> 01:17:39,764 No. It is a big deal. 1214 01:17:39,766 --> 01:17:43,334 Sho, you're the world's most badass 11-year-old ever. 1215 01:17:43,336 --> 01:17:44,402 He knows. 1216 01:17:44,404 --> 01:17:46,603 Shut up! Let him tell me. 1217 01:17:46,605 --> 01:17:47,673 Aech! 1218 01:17:51,211 --> 01:17:52,710 We have to go save Samantha. 1219 01:17:52,712 --> 01:17:55,278 Well, we can't just go through the doors of IOI. 1220 01:17:55,280 --> 01:17:57,514 Look, I've been thinkin' about it. I got a better plan. 1221 01:17:57,516 --> 01:17:59,517 You saw Sorrento's rig, right? 1222 01:17:59,519 --> 01:18:01,618 Yeah. 1223 01:18:01,620 --> 01:18:03,854 Let's go after the man himself and make him give Art3mis back to us. 1224 01:18:03,856 --> 01:18:05,755 But first, I have to know exactly, 1225 01:18:05,757 --> 01:18:07,693 how much about Sorrento's rig do you remember? 1226 01:18:09,361 --> 01:18:11,597 Kind of everything. 1227 01:18:25,377 --> 01:18:29,215 AUTOMATED VOICE: Maintenance, report to loyalty pod 31-B. 1228 01:18:33,319 --> 01:18:37,691 Security, please report to section 97 for escort. 1229 01:18:53,338 --> 01:18:54,774 (GRUNTING) 1230 01:18:58,677 --> 01:19:01,481 Hey! Newbie, get to work. 1231 01:19:03,682 --> 01:19:05,218 Get to work. 1232 01:19:07,886 --> 01:19:10,921 (GROANING) 1233 01:19:10,923 --> 01:19:14,194 AUTOMATED VOICE: Work violation. Work violation. 1234 01:19:15,794 --> 01:19:18,832 Lay those charges every six feet. 1235 01:19:21,967 --> 01:19:23,901 (GRUNTS) 1236 01:19:23,903 --> 01:19:26,206 Keep it moving! 1237 01:19:27,539 --> 01:19:28,542 Hey, you! 1238 01:19:30,709 --> 01:19:32,542 Those are explosives! 1239 01:19:32,544 --> 01:19:34,277 (GROANING) 1240 01:19:34,279 --> 01:19:37,481 IOI will not reimburse any lost coin if you zero out. 1241 01:19:37,483 --> 01:19:39,218 Keep it moving! 1242 01:19:43,989 --> 01:19:46,823 So what is this challenge, some sort of video game thing? 1243 01:19:46,825 --> 01:19:48,925 An Atari 2600, sir. 1244 01:19:48,927 --> 01:19:52,666 And every game ever made for it, thousands of possibilities. 1245 01:19:53,498 --> 01:19:54,865 MAN: Come up! 1246 01:19:54,867 --> 01:19:55,867 (SCREAMS) 1247 01:19:56,935 --> 01:19:58,337 (NOLAN SNICKERING) 1248 01:19:59,338 --> 01:20:00,804 Halliday, 1249 01:20:00,806 --> 01:20:02,740 this is how you plan to resolve 1250 01:20:02,742 --> 01:20:05,977 the fate of the world's most important economic resource? 1251 01:20:05,979 --> 01:20:07,945 - Call me when you're close. - Yes, sir. 1252 01:20:07,947 --> 01:20:09,682 Go, go! No! Ahh! 1253 01:20:12,017 --> 01:20:14,986 One minute into Centipede, the ice broke. 1254 01:20:14,988 --> 01:20:17,255 It has to be Joust! 1255 01:20:17,257 --> 01:20:19,991 Halliday still holds the world record on the 2600 port of that game. 1256 01:20:19,993 --> 01:20:21,992 Maybe we just need to beat his high score. 1257 01:20:21,994 --> 01:20:24,495 Pitfall! One of the only 2600 games that still hasn't ended. 1258 01:20:24,497 --> 01:20:25,929 MAN 1: And how about those Swordquest games? 1259 01:20:25,931 --> 01:20:27,831 MAN 2: Yes! The Swordquest games. 1260 01:20:27,833 --> 01:20:29,993 They were created for a contest Atari held with real... 1261 01:20:37,577 --> 01:20:40,577 i-R0k, how are we doin'? 1262 01:20:40,579 --> 01:20:42,847 To be honest, I think I need physical therapy because it's not... 1263 01:20:42,849 --> 01:20:44,851 Is the Orb ready? 1264 01:20:45,851 --> 01:20:47,520 Um, as you wish. 1265 01:20:49,355 --> 01:20:50,791 (GRUNTING) 1266 01:20:51,690 --> 01:20:52,857 The Orb... 1267 01:20:52,859 --> 01:20:54,261 Of Osuvox. 1268 01:20:54,926 --> 01:20:56,294 Ah... 1269 01:20:56,296 --> 01:20:58,362 How does it work? 1270 01:20:58,364 --> 01:21:01,799 Has it got, like, a remote or is there a button or something? 1271 01:21:01,801 --> 01:21:05,435 Nolan, it's a level-99 magic artifact, 1272 01:21:05,437 --> 01:21:09,040 not one of your drones, so it is activated by a magic spell. 1273 01:21:09,042 --> 01:21:11,278 Would you care to do the honors? 1274 01:21:21,620 --> 01:21:23,890 (CHANTING IN OTHER LANGUAGE) 1275 01:22:01,493 --> 01:22:03,059 (GUNS COCKING) 1276 01:22:03,061 --> 01:22:04,628 WADE: Where is she? 1277 01:22:04,630 --> 01:22:05,929 How'd you get in here? 1278 01:22:05,931 --> 01:22:06,996 - Art3mis. - Who? 1279 01:22:06,998 --> 01:22:11,868 Samantha Cook. Where is she? 1280 01:22:11,870 --> 01:22:15,773 If you wanna talk, we can talk, but you gotta put that gun down. 1281 01:22:15,775 --> 01:22:18,675 You killed my mom's sister. 1282 01:22:18,677 --> 01:22:20,111 You think I won't kill you? 1283 01:22:20,113 --> 01:22:24,514 Whoa, whoa, whoa. Just slow down, okay? 1284 01:22:24,516 --> 01:22:27,884 That was a corporate decision. It was not personal. 1285 01:22:27,886 --> 01:22:29,018 Where is she? 1286 01:22:29,020 --> 01:22:31,554 She's downstairs in the loyalty center! 1287 01:22:31,556 --> 01:22:34,892 I know she's in the goddamn loyalty center. 1288 01:22:34,894 --> 01:22:37,161 You're gonna tell me exactly which rig she's in 1289 01:22:37,163 --> 01:22:39,700 and the access code to contact her. 1290 01:22:40,800 --> 01:22:43,035 Yeah, that seems appropriate. 1291 01:22:45,904 --> 01:22:47,907 TOSHIRO: Start with access code. 1292 01:22:49,141 --> 01:22:51,408 NOLAN: 6, 45, 7, 25. 1293 01:22:51,410 --> 01:22:52,678 TOSHIRO: Where's the rig? 1294 01:23:03,588 --> 01:23:05,822 I think he pissed himself. 1295 01:23:05,824 --> 01:23:07,825 Good job, Z. We're in his account. 1296 01:23:07,827 --> 01:23:09,562 So he really doesn't know he's in the OASIS? 1297 01:23:11,931 --> 01:23:14,532 This is what Sorrento should be seeing, 1298 01:23:14,534 --> 01:23:18,768 but this... This is what we're making him see. 1299 01:23:18,770 --> 01:23:21,839 We grabbed him in transit just as he was logging out of the OASIS, 1300 01:23:21,841 --> 01:23:24,707 so he thinks he's back in his office in the real world. 1301 01:23:24,709 --> 01:23:28,545 But actually, he's here, in the identical office that Aech built. 1302 01:23:28,547 --> 01:23:31,048 SHO: So, you basically just remotely hacked his rig. 1303 01:23:31,050 --> 01:23:34,084 AECH: A fixed rig like Sorrento's is easy to locate, hard to hack. 1304 01:23:34,086 --> 01:23:37,021 WADE: Unless he's stupid enough to leave his password lying around. 1305 01:23:37,023 --> 01:23:38,222 AECH: Loyalty center, I'm in. 1306 01:23:38,224 --> 01:23:39,993 WADE: All right, let's get to work. 1307 01:23:47,967 --> 01:23:50,099 - WADE: Arty. - Z? Z? Z? 1308 01:23:50,101 --> 01:23:51,868 Arty, don't say anything. 1309 01:23:51,870 --> 01:23:53,806 I'm tapped directly into your audio feed. 1310 01:23:55,240 --> 01:23:56,941 ART3MIS: How did you find me? 1311 01:23:56,943 --> 01:23:58,645 We got his password, hacked Sorrento's rig. 1312 01:24:00,078 --> 01:24:02,746 Z, I have something to tell you. 1313 01:24:02,748 --> 01:24:04,747 Not now. I have something to show you that'll get you out of there. 1314 01:24:04,749 --> 01:24:08,219 The Sixers found the third challenge. It's on Planet Doom. 1315 01:24:08,221 --> 01:24:09,753 And there's more, they just put a force field 1316 01:24:09,755 --> 01:24:11,557 around Anorak's Castle. 1317 01:24:15,994 --> 01:24:18,661 I heard one of the guards calling it "the Orb of Osuvox," 1318 01:24:18,663 --> 01:24:21,232 and the only way to take it down is from the inside. 1319 01:24:21,234 --> 01:24:24,201 She's right. Level-99 artifact, 1320 01:24:24,203 --> 01:24:27,137 creates a magic-resistant, impenetrable barrier. 1321 01:24:27,139 --> 01:24:29,072 No way through it. 1322 01:24:29,074 --> 01:24:30,808 Okay, listen. That's not important right now. 1323 01:24:30,810 --> 01:24:32,810 What's important is that we get you out of the rig. 1324 01:24:34,947 --> 01:24:37,050 All right, so I'm looking at a diagram of your rig. 1325 01:24:39,985 --> 01:24:42,219 If you reach up with your left hand at 11 o'clock, 1326 01:24:42,221 --> 01:24:44,191 there's some... there's a panel above your head. 1327 01:24:48,994 --> 01:24:51,161 Yeah, yeah. Yeah, I can feel it. 1328 01:24:51,163 --> 01:24:53,197 WADE: Okay, there should be two release handles. 1329 01:24:53,199 --> 01:24:54,831 Nine o'clock and three o'clock. Can you feel them? 1330 01:24:54,833 --> 01:24:57,037 - Yeah, I got it. - Okay, pull it towards you. 1331 01:24:57,802 --> 01:24:59,236 (GRUNTS) 1332 01:24:59,238 --> 01:25:01,138 Okay, inside the panel, there's a lever. 1333 01:25:01,140 --> 01:25:03,706 Grab it with your right hand and slide it to the left. 1334 01:25:03,708 --> 01:25:05,209 That should release you. 1335 01:25:05,211 --> 01:25:06,211 (GRUNTS) 1336 01:25:10,115 --> 01:25:12,282 - (BEEPING) - (EXHALES) 1337 01:25:12,284 --> 01:25:15,219 It worked. It worked, I'm out. 1338 01:25:15,221 --> 01:25:17,153 AUTOMATED VOICE: Loyalty pod 41-F, 1339 01:25:17,155 --> 01:25:20,092 you are on an authorized break for 10 minutes. 1340 01:25:25,631 --> 01:25:28,799 Pod 41-F, you are on 10-minute break. 1341 01:25:28,801 --> 01:25:30,904 Proceed to break area. 1342 01:25:32,203 --> 01:25:33,571 Wade, are you still there? 1343 01:25:33,573 --> 01:25:34,804 Yeah, I'm here. Where are you? 1344 01:25:34,806 --> 01:25:37,006 Where is Sorrento's office? 1345 01:25:37,008 --> 01:25:38,207 It's in the IOI war room, two levels above where you are now. 1346 01:25:38,209 --> 01:25:40,210 But that's not the way out. 1347 01:25:40,212 --> 01:25:41,748 What's his password? 1348 01:25:43,082 --> 01:25:44,281 Wade, answer me. 1349 01:25:44,283 --> 01:25:48,218 Okay, it's capital B-0-55-man-69. 1350 01:25:48,220 --> 01:25:50,821 But, Arty, you need to go. 1351 01:25:50,823 --> 01:25:52,092 You need to raise an army. 1352 01:25:53,025 --> 01:25:54,657 An army? 1353 01:25:54,659 --> 01:25:56,259 Get to Planet Doom, and wait for my signal. 1354 01:25:56,261 --> 01:25:57,361 What signal? 1355 01:25:57,363 --> 01:25:59,697 I'm gonna take down that shield. 1356 01:25:59,699 --> 01:26:01,699 Wait, Arty, wait! You gotta get out of there! Arty! 1357 01:26:10,042 --> 01:26:12,675 Hey, how much are they paying you? 1358 01:26:12,677 --> 01:26:14,243 - 'Cause, man, I got a lot of paper. - (TOSHIRO SHUSHING) 1359 01:26:14,245 --> 01:26:16,847 You know, I can make you, like, a forest. 1360 01:26:16,849 --> 01:26:19,116 Hey, shut up. 1361 01:26:19,118 --> 01:26:20,220 Okay. 1362 01:26:42,874 --> 01:26:45,108 This isn't real, you're tapping my feed. 1363 01:26:45,110 --> 01:26:47,113 Uh-oh. Guys. 1364 01:27:05,664 --> 01:27:08,398 F'Nale, they've hacked my rig. They're after the girl. 1365 01:27:08,400 --> 01:27:10,667 Meet me at loyalty. 1366 01:27:10,669 --> 01:27:12,838 (INDISTINCT CHATTERING) 1367 01:27:24,182 --> 01:27:27,785 AUTOMATED VOICE: Pod 41-F, you have exceeded your break time. 1368 01:27:27,787 --> 01:27:31,291 Report to security or your coin count will be reset to zero. 1369 01:27:40,466 --> 01:27:45,268 So, she just walks out of here, how does that happen? 1370 01:27:45,270 --> 01:27:47,336 They're smart. They knew what they were doing. 1371 01:27:47,338 --> 01:27:50,374 But we know they're in Columbus. And now, all five of them are together. 1372 01:27:50,376 --> 01:27:52,875 Wait. Wait, we know what? How do we know? 1373 01:27:52,877 --> 01:27:56,447 We have the make and model of the van. We'll spot them. 1374 01:27:56,449 --> 01:27:58,782 "We'll spot them"? 1375 01:27:58,784 --> 01:28:02,018 That sounds like a great inscription for our tombstones. 1376 01:28:02,020 --> 01:28:03,353 Why didn't you tell me this earlier? 1377 01:28:03,355 --> 01:28:05,155 It wasn't relevant yet. 1378 01:28:05,157 --> 01:28:06,356 I need to know where they are. 1379 01:28:06,358 --> 01:28:07,957 We need to know. We need to find them! 1380 01:28:07,959 --> 01:28:10,993 They're kids, Nolan. Man the hell up! 1381 01:28:10,995 --> 01:28:14,197 Do your job, and I'll do mine, unless you wanna take this 1382 01:28:14,199 --> 01:28:16,202 and go after them yourself. 1383 01:28:20,806 --> 01:28:22,042 Find them! 1384 01:28:31,050 --> 01:28:35,454 The Complete Nancy Drew, Kegel Exercises for... 1385 01:28:37,323 --> 01:28:40,057 Bingo. Okay. 1386 01:28:40,059 --> 01:28:42,326 "Congratulations, you are the proud owner of the Orb of Osuvox, 1387 01:28:42,328 --> 01:28:44,260 "a 99th level magic artifact. 1388 01:28:44,262 --> 01:28:47,097 "Read these instructions before deploying. To turn orb on, off." 1389 01:28:47,099 --> 01:28:48,398 Off! Yes, off. 1390 01:28:48,400 --> 01:28:50,870 "Utter spell within 10 feet of orb." 1391 01:28:52,404 --> 01:28:56,743 (CHANTING IN OTHER LANGUAGE) 1392 01:29:04,850 --> 01:29:07,049 Citizens of the OASIS, 1393 01:29:07,051 --> 01:29:09,887 I am Parzival, first to the key. 1394 01:29:09,889 --> 01:29:12,923 I'm here talking to all of you now because our future's being threatened 1395 01:29:12,925 --> 01:29:17,027 by people who will stop at nothing to win this contest. 1396 01:29:17,029 --> 01:29:19,062 Some of you already know this, 1397 01:29:19,064 --> 01:29:23,032 and you've lost much more than just your avatars or your weapons. 1398 01:29:23,034 --> 01:29:26,905 Some have lost their freedom. Some have lost their lives. 1399 01:29:29,408 --> 01:29:32,209 And now, this. 1400 01:29:32,211 --> 01:29:35,148 A force field around the third challenge. 1401 01:29:37,516 --> 01:29:41,518 I only came here to escape the shitty hand that life dealt me. 1402 01:29:41,520 --> 01:29:44,487 But I stayed, like many of you, 1403 01:29:44,489 --> 01:29:49,593 because I found something much bigger than just myself. 1404 01:29:49,595 --> 01:29:51,396 I found a cause. 1405 01:29:52,565 --> 01:29:55,832 I found my friends. 1406 01:29:55,834 --> 01:29:59,271 And yes, I know it's kind of a groaner, but... 1407 01:30:00,605 --> 01:30:02,175 I found love. 1408 01:30:03,475 --> 01:30:05,107 And I don't wanna lose that 1409 01:30:05,109 --> 01:30:07,577 to this colossal douchebag, Nolan Sorrento. 1410 01:30:07,579 --> 01:30:11,982 This guy. Back to work, people. 1411 01:30:11,984 --> 01:30:16,253 He thinks that we're all too distracted to even notice... 1412 01:30:16,255 --> 01:30:21,023 Nolan Sorrento thinks that we won't put up a fight. 1413 01:30:21,025 --> 01:30:22,291 Sir! Sir! 1414 01:30:22,293 --> 01:30:24,094 This is going out live! 1415 01:30:24,096 --> 01:30:26,196 WADE: The only thing Halliday let this guy do... 1416 01:30:26,198 --> 01:30:27,865 - It's absolutely everywhere. - ...was get him a cup of coffee. 1417 01:30:27,867 --> 01:30:29,667 And now, we're supposed to hand him the OASIS? 1418 01:30:36,641 --> 01:30:39,378 NOLAN: This Parzival... Oh, man. 1419 01:30:43,481 --> 01:30:45,982 Come on, come on. Give me this thing. 1420 01:30:45,984 --> 01:30:47,119 MAN: Yes, sir. 1421 01:30:47,619 --> 01:30:49,952 NOLAN: Left arm. 1422 01:30:49,954 --> 01:30:52,456 - Left arm! - MAN: Sir. 1423 01:30:52,458 --> 01:30:54,457 NOLAN: No, I need the left arm. 1424 01:30:54,459 --> 01:30:56,529 No, I don't care if... I want it on. 1425 01:30:58,631 --> 01:31:01,398 WADE: He thinks that we won't even put up a fight! 1426 01:31:01,400 --> 01:31:04,201 Well, I say he's wrong. 1427 01:31:04,203 --> 01:31:08,005 I say, tell that to the gunter clans in the gold mines of Gygax. 1428 01:31:08,007 --> 01:31:11,177 (WHISPERING) Activate the Iron Giant. 1429 01:31:17,650 --> 01:31:18,650 (GRUNTING) 1430 01:31:35,333 --> 01:31:40,403 Ask yourselves, are you willing to zero out for the OASIS? 1431 01:31:40,405 --> 01:31:42,274 Are you willing to fight? 1432 01:31:43,542 --> 01:31:46,343 I am Parzival of the High Five. 1433 01:31:46,345 --> 01:31:49,079 In the name of Art3mis, in the name of Aech, 1434 01:31:49,081 --> 01:31:51,581 in the name of Daito and Sho, 1435 01:31:51,583 --> 01:31:55,352 we ask you to join us on Planet Doom. 1436 01:31:55,354 --> 01:31:58,455 In the name of James Halliday himself, 1437 01:31:58,457 --> 01:32:00,459 help us save the OASIS. 1438 01:32:05,364 --> 01:32:07,367 (WIND HOWLING) 1439 01:32:24,216 --> 01:32:26,953 (DISTANT RUMBLING) 1440 01:32:32,725 --> 01:32:36,095 (RUMBLING INTENSIFIES) 1441 01:32:40,666 --> 01:32:42,635 (PEOPLE SHOUTING) 1442 01:32:55,480 --> 01:32:57,649 No, no, no, no. 1443 01:33:07,792 --> 01:33:10,626 "No man is a failure who has friends." 1444 01:33:10,628 --> 01:33:11,631 (NOLAN GROWLS) 1445 01:33:32,717 --> 01:33:35,687 SOLDIER: Squadron 14, armor up, you're in the lead. 1446 01:33:46,465 --> 01:33:48,831 (GRUNTS) 1447 01:33:48,833 --> 01:33:53,236 One minute into Swordquest, the ice broke. 1448 01:33:53,238 --> 01:33:56,807 (SIGHS) Well, all three Swordquests. What's next? 1449 01:33:56,809 --> 01:33:58,841 (OVERLAPPING) Dark Cavern, Laser Blast. 1450 01:33:58,843 --> 01:34:00,076 It's Adventure. 1451 01:34:00,078 --> 01:34:02,344 Released in 1979, for the 2600, 1452 01:34:02,346 --> 01:34:04,414 Adventure was created by Warren Robinett, 1453 01:34:04,416 --> 01:34:06,582 who was the first video game designer ever to hide his name. In fact... 1454 01:34:06,584 --> 01:34:08,587 - (CONTINUES INDISTINCTLY) - Try Adventure. 1455 01:34:09,855 --> 01:34:11,357 Play Adventure. 1456 01:34:17,195 --> 01:34:18,695 (PANTING) 1457 01:34:18,697 --> 01:34:20,432 (FOOTSTEPS APPROACHING) 1458 01:34:33,878 --> 01:34:36,215 (CONTINUES PANTING) 1459 01:34:39,383 --> 01:34:40,386 (DEVICE TRILLING) 1460 01:35:03,742 --> 01:35:05,875 More than a minute, we're still alive. 1461 01:35:05,877 --> 01:35:07,911 This must be the right game. 1462 01:35:07,913 --> 01:35:11,150 (ART3MIS CHANTING IN OTHER LANGUAGE) 1463 01:35:14,886 --> 01:35:17,657 How long does it last, this orb thing? 1464 01:35:20,758 --> 01:35:23,628 (CHANTING IN OTHER LANGUAGE) 1465 01:35:24,930 --> 01:35:27,898 I'd say about ten... 1466 01:35:27,900 --> 01:35:31,268 Yeah, about 10 million years, so we should be fine. 1467 01:35:31,270 --> 01:35:34,307 (CHANTING IN OTHER LANGUAGE) 1468 01:35:48,453 --> 01:35:50,320 First to the key! 1469 01:35:50,322 --> 01:35:51,955 ALL: First to the egg! 1470 01:35:51,957 --> 01:35:53,590 First to the egg! 1471 01:35:53,592 --> 01:35:54,823 First to the egg! 1472 01:35:54,825 --> 01:35:58,260 MAN: ♪ We're not gonna take it 1473 01:35:58,262 --> 01:36:01,630 ♪ No, we ain't gonna take it 1474 01:36:01,632 --> 01:36:05,804 ♪ We're not gonna take it anymore 1475 01:36:11,676 --> 01:36:14,611 ♪ We've got the right to choose it 1476 01:36:14,613 --> 01:36:17,947 ♪ There ain't no way we'll lose it 1477 01:36:17,949 --> 01:36:20,385 ♪ This is our life, this is our song 1478 01:36:23,355 --> 01:36:24,987 Adventure. 1479 01:36:24,989 --> 01:36:27,723 ♪ We'll fight the powers that be just 1480 01:36:27,725 --> 01:36:30,826 ♪ Don't pick our destiny 'cause 1481 01:36:30,828 --> 01:36:33,662 ♪ You don't know us, you don't belong 1482 01:36:33,664 --> 01:36:35,801 - (SQUEALING) - (ALL GRUNTING) 1483 01:36:38,369 --> 01:36:40,870 (MAN YELLING) 1484 01:36:40,872 --> 01:36:42,874 - (GRUNTS) - MAN: What? Come on! 1485 01:36:44,743 --> 01:36:45,845 - (GRUNTS) - (GROANS) 1486 01:36:53,484 --> 01:36:56,719 ♪ Your gall is never-ending 1487 01:36:56,721 --> 01:37:00,256 ♪ We don't want nothin' Not a thing from you ♪ 1488 01:37:00,258 --> 01:37:02,194 (GRUNTING) 1489 01:37:09,400 --> 01:37:11,503 - (BEEPING) - (MAN GROANS) 1490 01:37:12,703 --> 01:37:14,273 WADE: Whoa, whoa, whoa! 1491 01:37:16,440 --> 01:37:19,009 The Sixers are in the final challenge. It's an Atari 2600. 1492 01:37:19,011 --> 01:37:21,443 Are you in the Sixer war room? 1493 01:37:21,445 --> 01:37:23,045 No, no, no. You gotta get out of there. 1494 01:37:23,047 --> 01:37:25,348 They're playing Adventure. 1495 01:37:25,350 --> 01:37:27,750 Adventure, of course! 1496 01:37:27,752 --> 01:37:29,551 Created by Warren Robinett! 1497 01:37:29,553 --> 01:37:30,887 He was the first designer to ever hide an Easter egg in... 1498 01:37:30,889 --> 01:37:31,891 Dude! 1499 01:37:36,927 --> 01:37:39,963 We're looking for a USPS truck, Ohio plates, 1500 01:37:39,965 --> 01:37:42,968 a drone spitter, 2036 model. 1501 01:38:01,552 --> 01:38:04,890 Daito! When are you getting into this fight? 1502 01:38:17,435 --> 01:38:18,902 (GUN CLICKING) 1503 01:38:18,904 --> 01:38:19,935 - I'm out. Inventory's empty. - (ALARM BEEPING) 1504 01:38:19,937 --> 01:38:21,103 Last clip for me. 1505 01:38:21,105 --> 01:38:22,505 More weapons! 1506 01:38:22,507 --> 01:38:24,674 Anti-personnel ordinance cannon! 1507 01:38:24,676 --> 01:38:26,611 Anti-personnel ordinance cannon! 1508 01:38:27,945 --> 01:38:29,579 (ALL GROAN) 1509 01:38:29,581 --> 01:38:31,014 Railgun! 1510 01:38:31,016 --> 01:38:32,051 Railgun! 1511 01:38:33,452 --> 01:38:34,520 (ALL GROAN) 1512 01:38:37,456 --> 01:38:38,955 Yo, Z! 1513 01:38:38,957 --> 01:38:42,794 Yo, Z! Try this little guy. 1514 01:38:43,627 --> 01:38:45,094 (LAUGHING EVILLY) 1515 01:38:45,096 --> 01:38:46,362 (WADE YELPING) 1516 01:38:46,364 --> 01:38:48,031 - (SCREAMS) - CHUCKY: Ow! 1517 01:38:48,033 --> 01:38:49,869 Get rid of it! Get rid of it! 1518 01:38:51,002 --> 01:38:52,868 It's fucking Chucky! 1519 01:38:52,870 --> 01:38:54,539 (CHUCKY LAUGHING MANIACALLY) 1520 01:38:55,474 --> 01:38:58,140 (ALL GROANING) 1521 01:38:58,142 --> 01:39:00,009 COMMANDER: Move! Move! 1522 01:39:00,011 --> 01:39:01,714 Go, go, go! 1523 01:39:19,131 --> 01:39:20,900 (ALL YELLING) 1524 01:39:59,503 --> 01:40:01,070 Mechagodzilla! 1525 01:40:01,072 --> 01:40:03,441 (ROARING) 1526 01:40:20,458 --> 01:40:22,192 (SCREAMING) 1527 01:40:22,194 --> 01:40:25,695 WADE: Daito, we need you! Daito, now! 1528 01:40:25,697 --> 01:40:27,930 Get to the bridge. Go now, he's distracted. 1529 01:40:27,932 --> 01:40:28,934 Go, go, go. 1530 01:40:36,908 --> 01:40:38,778 (ROARS) 1531 01:40:44,048 --> 01:40:45,083 (SPEAKING JAPANESE) 1532 01:41:08,206 --> 01:41:10,273 (BOTH YELPING) 1533 01:41:10,275 --> 01:41:11,275 Z! 1534 01:41:12,209 --> 01:41:13,678 (ART3MIS SCREAMS) 1535 01:41:18,682 --> 01:41:19,851 (SCREAMS) 1536 01:41:21,953 --> 01:41:24,089 (ALL GROANING) 1537 01:41:28,092 --> 01:41:29,794 (AECH GROANS) 1538 01:41:31,195 --> 01:41:32,996 Arty! 1539 01:41:32,998 --> 01:41:35,038 Get to the castle! Win the third key before they do! 1540 01:41:42,606 --> 01:41:43,973 (ROARS) 1541 01:41:43,975 --> 01:41:46,308 (ALARM BEEPING) 1542 01:41:46,310 --> 01:41:48,010 What is that? 1543 01:41:48,012 --> 01:41:50,181 SHO: He's only got 30 seconds before changing back! 1544 01:41:55,886 --> 01:41:57,856 (ALARM CONTINUES BEEPING) 1545 01:42:01,626 --> 01:42:04,497 Daito, abort, abort! You got 10 seconds! 1546 01:42:07,332 --> 01:42:08,801 (ALARM TRILLS) 1547 01:42:09,967 --> 01:42:12,238 (ALARM BEEPING RAPIDLY) 1548 01:42:19,176 --> 01:42:20,176 DAITO: First to the egg! 1549 01:42:24,048 --> 01:42:25,850 - (ROARING) - (WADE AND SHO SCREAM) 1550 01:42:31,088 --> 01:42:32,190 (MISSILES ARMING) 1551 01:42:37,294 --> 01:42:39,698 (AECH GRUNTING) 1552 01:42:59,850 --> 01:43:01,119 Shit, it's her. 1553 01:43:04,756 --> 01:43:06,057 (OBJECT GIGGLES) 1554 01:43:09,026 --> 01:43:10,562 (CACKLING) 1555 01:43:21,206 --> 01:43:24,340 WADE: Arty! Arty! 1556 01:43:24,342 --> 01:43:27,076 SHO: Z! Got to get to the castle! 1557 01:43:27,078 --> 01:43:29,014 (PEOPLE SCREAMING) 1558 01:43:33,083 --> 01:43:35,653 She never left. She's still here. 1559 01:43:38,422 --> 01:43:40,223 The girl's in the war room. 1560 01:43:40,225 --> 01:43:42,061 (ALARM TICKING) 1561 01:43:52,436 --> 01:43:54,672 (PEOPLE CLAMORING) 1562 01:44:18,296 --> 01:44:19,832 No, no, no. 1563 01:44:28,139 --> 01:44:29,141 (GROANING) 1564 01:44:33,977 --> 01:44:36,315 - (AECH GRUNTS) - WADE: Sho! Hang on! 1565 01:44:44,122 --> 01:44:45,824 (ALARM BEEPING) 1566 01:44:49,461 --> 01:44:50,663 (SHO GRUNTS) 1567 01:44:55,967 --> 01:44:57,336 No! 1568 01:45:01,472 --> 01:45:03,042 (GRUNTING) 1569 01:45:20,024 --> 01:45:21,924 WADE: Arty, we've got this. You need to log out. 1570 01:45:21,926 --> 01:45:24,493 If the game is Adventure, why haven't they won yet? 1571 01:45:24,495 --> 01:45:26,362 I don't know. Arty, Arty. 1572 01:45:26,364 --> 01:45:28,300 I'm serious, Sorrento's crazy. He'll kill you. 1573 01:45:30,534 --> 01:45:32,501 What are you looking at? 1574 01:45:32,503 --> 01:45:34,439 There's nothing over there. 1575 01:45:35,507 --> 01:45:36,707 You're in trouble, aren't you? 1576 01:45:39,944 --> 01:45:43,513 Samantha, you know I love you. 1577 01:45:43,515 --> 01:45:44,880 Not the time, Z. 1578 01:45:44,882 --> 01:45:46,448 I can handle the challenge, 1579 01:45:46,450 --> 01:45:49,417 but I can't let you get hurt in the real world. 1580 01:45:49,419 --> 01:45:52,390 Get out of IOI, and meet us at River South. 1581 01:45:58,962 --> 01:46:00,496 Wade, no. 1582 01:46:00,498 --> 01:46:02,564 You'll forgive me for this, I promise. 1583 01:46:02,566 --> 01:46:03,566 Wade, no, no, no. 1584 01:46:04,435 --> 01:46:05,867 (GRUNTS) 1585 01:46:05,869 --> 01:46:07,105 (ALARM BEEPS) 1586 01:46:13,811 --> 01:46:17,280 Get it together, Sixer. Back to respawn. 1587 01:46:17,282 --> 01:46:18,414 Let's go, move. 1588 01:46:18,416 --> 01:46:19,818 You're in. 1589 01:46:38,101 --> 01:46:40,536 Holy hand grenade! How much did that cost? 1590 01:46:40,538 --> 01:46:43,175 Less than it's gonna cost them. 1591 01:46:44,309 --> 01:46:45,811 What is that? 1592 01:46:56,186 --> 01:46:58,920 Sir, the gunters are approaching the challenge. 1593 01:46:58,922 --> 01:47:00,923 - i-R0k? - In position, sir. 1594 01:47:00,925 --> 01:47:02,191 Prepare my rig. 1595 01:47:02,193 --> 01:47:04,829 The ice is holding. Still going. 1596 01:47:15,172 --> 01:47:16,505 WADE: Wait. 1597 01:47:16,507 --> 01:47:17,507 He's trying to win. 1598 01:47:21,011 --> 01:47:23,548 Yeah! I won. 1599 01:47:27,051 --> 01:47:29,018 He lost. 1600 01:47:29,020 --> 01:47:31,023 Not Adventure. 1601 01:47:32,390 --> 01:47:33,892 (ALL CLAMORING) 1602 01:47:35,159 --> 01:47:39,629 Everyone who wins loses. 1603 01:47:39,631 --> 01:47:42,901 It's not about winning. It's about playing. 1604 01:47:44,034 --> 01:47:46,535 Remember Halliday's announcement. 1605 01:47:46,537 --> 01:47:48,970 The keys are invisible, and they're hidden in a dark room 1606 01:47:48,972 --> 01:47:51,540 that's at the center of a maze. 1607 01:47:51,542 --> 01:47:55,210 Well, there's a secret in Adventure, and you don't find it by winning. 1608 01:47:55,212 --> 01:47:58,147 You find it by wandering around in a dark room. 1609 01:47:58,149 --> 01:47:59,648 Until you get to the invisible dot. 1610 01:47:59,650 --> 01:48:01,549 It's pretty easy if you know what you're doing. 1611 01:48:01,551 --> 01:48:02,620 NOLAN: Really? 1612 01:48:03,520 --> 01:48:06,088 Let me finish it for you. 1613 01:48:06,090 --> 01:48:07,426 (SHO GRUNTING) 1614 01:48:10,060 --> 01:48:11,993 It's your last chance, Wade. 1615 01:48:11,995 --> 01:48:14,697 Last chance. Give me the key. 1616 01:48:14,699 --> 01:48:19,935 I give you 50 million in your account right now. 1617 01:48:19,937 --> 01:48:21,506 Why the hell would I ever do that? 1618 01:48:23,507 --> 01:48:25,441 SHO: Dude! That's the Cataclyst. 1619 01:48:25,443 --> 01:48:27,343 Now, personally, I don't care. 1620 01:48:27,345 --> 01:48:29,077 I'd just as soon never set foot in the OASIS again, 1621 01:48:29,079 --> 01:48:31,246 let alone have to deal with any of this absurdity. 1622 01:48:31,248 --> 01:48:36,451 But I know how important Halliday's competition is to you, so... 1623 01:48:36,453 --> 01:48:40,689 I will never let the future of the OASIS rest in your hands, Nolan Sorrento. 1624 01:48:40,691 --> 01:48:44,727 Well, that's fine. Three easy steps. One. 1625 01:48:44,729 --> 01:48:47,396 Wait, I thought you were bluffing. You know that kills all of us, right? 1626 01:48:47,398 --> 01:48:49,465 I've got 10 years' worth of shit inside of me. 1627 01:48:49,467 --> 01:48:51,133 Last chance. Two. 1628 01:48:51,135 --> 01:48:52,535 I'm not goin' out like that. 1629 01:48:52,537 --> 01:48:54,070 That's a camper move. 1630 01:48:54,072 --> 01:48:55,204 You don't even know how to activate an orb. 1631 01:48:55,206 --> 01:48:56,475 (WADE GRUNTS) 1632 01:48:59,977 --> 01:49:01,380 (BOTH GRUNTING) 1633 01:49:05,416 --> 01:49:07,383 (PANTING) 1634 01:49:07,385 --> 01:49:08,453 Yeah, I felt those. 1635 01:49:09,686 --> 01:49:11,957 But this is my world, Sorrento. 1636 01:49:15,726 --> 01:49:17,162 Hadouken! 1637 01:49:18,663 --> 01:49:20,165 (GRUNTS) 1638 01:49:22,766 --> 01:49:23,766 (GROANS) 1639 01:49:26,471 --> 01:49:27,572 (GROANS) 1640 01:49:36,780 --> 01:49:39,415 - No, no, no! - Step three. 1641 01:49:39,417 --> 01:49:41,119 No, no, no! 1642 01:49:43,453 --> 01:49:44,655 (WHIMPERS) 1643 01:49:49,092 --> 01:49:50,528 (YELPING) 1644 01:50:07,645 --> 01:50:09,314 (PLAYERS GROANING) 1645 01:50:38,642 --> 01:50:40,311 Get me out of this thing. 1646 01:50:54,758 --> 01:50:56,192 Uh... 1647 01:50:56,194 --> 01:50:57,428 Guys? 1648 01:51:03,834 --> 01:51:05,669 Z. He's still alive! 1649 01:51:13,778 --> 01:51:15,579 Extra life. 1650 01:51:17,815 --> 01:51:19,418 Thanks, Curator. 1651 01:51:22,285 --> 01:51:23,422 Hold on. 1652 01:51:31,194 --> 01:51:33,795 Live feed in all OASIS channels. 1653 01:51:33,797 --> 01:51:36,398 Halliday's letting everyone watch the end of the contest. 1654 01:51:36,400 --> 01:51:37,765 (LAUGHS) That's so Halliday. 1655 01:51:37,767 --> 01:51:39,835 God damn it, we tried Adventure. 1656 01:51:39,837 --> 01:51:41,603 No, we tried to win it. 1657 01:51:41,605 --> 01:51:43,872 But the hidden room isn't at the end of the game. 1658 01:51:43,874 --> 01:51:46,811 You've gotta go straight to the invisible dot at the start. 1659 01:51:49,881 --> 01:51:51,682 (PANTING) 1660 01:52:00,257 --> 01:52:02,223 Is that her? 1661 01:52:02,225 --> 01:52:05,628 Red hair, IOI uniform, doesn't know what planet she's on? 1662 01:52:05,630 --> 01:52:06,664 That's her. 1663 01:52:18,508 --> 01:52:21,245 I'm Toshiro. You know me as Daito. 1664 01:52:23,948 --> 01:52:25,182 ART3MIS: Oh. 1665 01:52:27,952 --> 01:52:29,354 Hey, Arty. 1666 01:52:31,422 --> 01:52:35,590 Yeah, I know. Not what you were expecting, huh? 1667 01:52:35,592 --> 01:52:40,131 Yeah, I wasn't expecting a late '30s-model postal van. 1668 01:52:42,199 --> 01:52:44,366 Wade? 1669 01:52:44,368 --> 01:52:46,335 Wait, I thought the Cataclyst went off. How are you still playing? 1670 01:52:46,337 --> 01:52:48,840 Extra life, long story. Sorry I shot you. 1671 01:52:50,975 --> 01:52:52,808 Sho? 1672 01:52:52,810 --> 01:52:55,344 What? Do I have to wear a sign saying, 1673 01:52:55,346 --> 01:52:58,479 "I am 11 years old, shoot me first"? No, thanks. 1674 01:52:58,481 --> 01:53:00,816 - Dude, give me a hug. - Ninjas don't hug! 1675 01:53:00,818 --> 01:53:02,498 All right, everybody, hold on to somethin'. 1676 01:53:22,539 --> 01:53:23,938 (BEEPING) 1677 01:53:23,940 --> 01:53:25,409 Got you. 1678 01:53:28,980 --> 01:53:30,882 Come on, Nolan. Pick up. 1679 01:53:32,882 --> 01:53:35,917 F'Nale, tell me something good. 1680 01:53:35,919 --> 01:53:38,487 I've got a drone on their tail. I'm close. 1681 01:53:38,489 --> 01:53:39,755 NOLAN: Send me coordinates. 1682 01:53:39,757 --> 01:53:41,991 Maybe you should leave this to me, Nolan. 1683 01:53:41,993 --> 01:53:43,759 (LINE DISCONNECTS) 1684 01:53:43,761 --> 01:53:46,364 Nolan? Nolan. 1685 01:53:47,832 --> 01:53:48,934 Out. 1686 01:53:57,908 --> 01:54:00,378 Give me that. 1687 01:54:02,012 --> 01:54:03,879 (INDISTINCT CHATTERING) 1688 01:54:03,881 --> 01:54:05,784 AECH: What's goin' on out there? 1689 01:54:09,986 --> 01:54:12,623 SHO: The game is over for them. What are they watching? 1690 01:54:14,925 --> 01:54:17,428 The final key! It's being broadcast. 1691 01:54:19,529 --> 01:54:20,996 WADE: You see, 1692 01:54:20,998 --> 01:54:23,898 Warren Robinett was proud of Adventure. 1693 01:54:23,900 --> 01:54:26,969 He wanted people to know who was behind it. 1694 01:54:26,971 --> 01:54:29,705 That's why he created the first digital Easter egg 1695 01:54:29,707 --> 01:54:32,407 and to find it, you didn't even have to win. 1696 01:54:32,409 --> 01:54:36,577 You just had to blindly play, searching around 1697 01:54:36,579 --> 01:54:40,715 in rooms for an invisible dot. 1698 01:54:40,717 --> 01:54:43,085 You took the dot back to the main screen 1699 01:54:43,087 --> 01:54:47,923 and that's when you found the first Easter egg ever put in a video game. 1700 01:54:47,925 --> 01:54:49,205 - The creator's name. - (BEEPING) 1701 01:55:13,850 --> 01:55:15,951 What's going on, man? I can't see shit. 1702 01:55:15,953 --> 01:55:17,322 Parzival just got the Crystal Key! 1703 01:55:20,690 --> 01:55:22,026 (ALL GRUNTING) 1704 01:55:32,636 --> 01:55:34,339 Do you want it or not? 1705 01:55:37,675 --> 01:55:39,774 Aech, what the hell's going on? 1706 01:55:39,776 --> 01:55:41,777 Just practicing my Mario Kart. What do you think? 1707 01:55:41,779 --> 01:55:43,815 IOI's trying to kill us, man! 1708 01:55:58,061 --> 01:56:00,396 Everyone watching, if you're in the Columbus stacks, 1709 01:56:00,398 --> 01:56:02,464 this is Parzival. 1710 01:56:02,466 --> 01:56:04,665 My real-world name is Wade Watts, and we're gonna need your help. 1711 01:56:04,667 --> 01:56:06,033 Aech, head for the stacks! 1712 01:56:06,035 --> 01:56:08,504 Okay, hold on! 1713 01:56:08,506 --> 01:56:10,008 (TIRES SCREECHING) 1714 01:56:33,163 --> 01:56:35,099 Stick the key in, how hard is it? 1715 01:56:40,837 --> 01:56:42,005 Come on. 1716 01:56:49,447 --> 01:56:51,449 - (ALL CHEERING) - Yeah! Yes! 1717 01:57:07,698 --> 01:57:08,900 That's it? 1718 01:57:09,733 --> 01:57:11,599 Yeah, that's it. 1719 01:57:11,601 --> 01:57:16,103 Now, you just sign these papers, and the OASIS is yours. 1720 01:57:16,105 --> 01:57:20,209 You will be its sole proprietor. 1721 01:57:20,211 --> 01:57:21,880 That ain't so bad, is it? 1722 01:57:22,480 --> 01:57:24,115 (PANTING) 1723 01:57:29,653 --> 01:57:30,755 (YELLS) 1724 01:57:36,961 --> 01:57:38,430 (BOTH GRUNTING) 1725 01:57:43,734 --> 01:57:44,769 I'm gonna need a second. 1726 01:57:46,236 --> 01:57:47,236 (YELLS) 1727 01:57:53,810 --> 01:57:54,845 (GROANS) 1728 01:57:58,282 --> 01:57:59,282 (YELPS) 1729 01:58:13,264 --> 01:58:16,098 This is wrong. 1730 01:58:16,100 --> 01:58:18,970 This pen, this contract. 1731 01:58:22,206 --> 01:58:23,972 This is the moment that Halliday made Morrow 1732 01:58:23,974 --> 01:58:26,541 sign over his shares in Gregarious. 1733 01:58:26,543 --> 01:58:29,210 That was the biggest mistake of his life. 1734 01:58:29,212 --> 01:58:31,148 He knew that. 1735 01:58:33,117 --> 01:58:35,153 This can't be the end. 1736 01:58:36,153 --> 01:58:38,056 It's a test. 1737 01:58:42,626 --> 01:58:45,096 I won't make the same mistake you did. 1738 01:58:51,001 --> 01:58:52,870 Oh, good. 1739 01:58:55,573 --> 01:58:59,010 I just needed to be sure. 1740 01:59:13,023 --> 01:59:15,226 This is where you grew up. 1741 01:59:20,197 --> 01:59:21,666 (VIDEO GAME MUSIC) 1742 01:59:24,301 --> 01:59:27,234 Oh, that's just me a long time ago. 1743 01:59:27,236 --> 01:59:31,039 I like to have him around from time to time. 1744 01:59:31,041 --> 01:59:33,341 Hey, I have to show you something. 1745 01:59:33,343 --> 01:59:35,042 This, uh... Come on. 1746 01:59:35,044 --> 01:59:36,878 This is the button. 1747 01:59:36,880 --> 01:59:40,182 If you push it, the whole simulation shuts down 1748 01:59:40,184 --> 01:59:43,785 and a tapeworm program will erase all of the backup servers. 1749 01:59:43,787 --> 01:59:47,356 So you now have the power to turn the OASIS off forever. 1750 01:59:47,358 --> 01:59:49,127 Do you understand? 1751 01:59:50,327 --> 01:59:51,628 (GRUNTS) 1752 01:59:52,363 --> 01:59:53,898 (PANTING) 1753 01:59:54,364 --> 01:59:55,731 Yeah, 1754 01:59:55,733 --> 01:59:57,698 try not to accidentally erase 1755 01:59:57,700 --> 02:00:00,171 the whole of the OASIS on your first day. 1756 02:00:09,747 --> 02:00:11,249 The stacks are straight ahead! 1757 02:00:23,159 --> 02:00:24,227 (ALL GROANING) 1758 02:00:27,264 --> 02:00:30,232 HALLIDAY: Well, I expect you have to go. I know I do. 1759 02:00:30,234 --> 02:00:32,768 So, now is the time for you to receive your prize 1760 02:00:32,770 --> 02:00:35,303 because you won all three keys. 1761 02:00:35,305 --> 02:00:40,008 Once you take this egg, the game will be over. 1762 02:00:40,010 --> 02:00:43,081 The egg, the egg... 1763 02:00:50,319 --> 02:00:52,954 We know what you did here. 1764 02:00:52,956 --> 02:00:56,260 You turn around and walk out of here while you still can. 1765 02:01:05,168 --> 02:01:06,703 - (GUN COCKS) - (CROWD GASPS) 1766 02:01:08,872 --> 02:01:11,439 I created the OASIS 1767 02:01:11,441 --> 02:01:16,178 because I never felt at home in the real world. 1768 02:01:16,180 --> 02:01:20,448 I just didn't know how to connect with the people there. 1769 02:01:20,450 --> 02:01:24,152 I was afraid for all of my life. 1770 02:01:24,154 --> 02:01:26,891 Right up until the day I knew my life was ending. 1771 02:01:32,328 --> 02:01:37,331 Now, that... That was when I realized that, 1772 02:01:37,333 --> 02:01:42,439 as terrifying and painful as reality can be, 1773 02:01:43,507 --> 02:01:47,311 it's also the only place 1774 02:01:49,178 --> 02:01:50,815 that you can get a decent meal. 1775 02:01:57,488 --> 02:01:58,990 Because 1776 02:02:00,524 --> 02:02:02,325 reality 1777 02:02:07,498 --> 02:02:09,164 is real. 1778 02:02:09,166 --> 02:02:10,868 You understand what I'm saying? 1779 02:02:12,502 --> 02:02:15,338 Yes. Yes, I do. 1780 02:02:25,114 --> 02:02:26,383 He did it. 1781 02:02:28,084 --> 02:02:29,352 He got the egg. 1782 02:02:30,386 --> 02:02:31,421 Hooray. 1783 02:02:32,789 --> 02:02:34,425 - No! - No! Please! 1784 02:03:00,883 --> 02:03:03,117 (VEHICLES APPROACHING) 1785 02:03:03,119 --> 02:03:04,521 (SIRENS WAILING) 1786 02:03:07,990 --> 02:03:09,260 OFFICER: Hold it! 1787 02:03:11,328 --> 02:03:15,095 Drop the gun! Now! On the ground! 1788 02:03:15,097 --> 02:03:17,832 Turn around! Hands on your head. 1789 02:03:17,834 --> 02:03:19,403 Walk back towards me. 1790 02:03:35,118 --> 02:03:40,354 WADE: Mr. Halliday. Something I don't understand. 1791 02:03:40,356 --> 02:03:43,093 You're not an avatar, are you? 1792 02:03:43,493 --> 02:03:45,329 No. 1793 02:03:46,864 --> 02:03:48,866 Is Halliday really dead? 1794 02:03:50,534 --> 02:03:52,136 Yes. 1795 02:03:57,874 --> 02:03:59,443 Then what are you? 1796 02:04:02,880 --> 02:04:04,849 Goodbye, Parzival. 1797 02:04:06,516 --> 02:04:07,516 Thanks. 1798 02:04:09,151 --> 02:04:11,355 Thanks for playing my game. 1799 02:04:40,383 --> 02:04:41,484 Wade? 1800 02:04:43,086 --> 02:04:45,019 - Ogden Morrow? - Ogden Morrow? 1801 02:04:45,021 --> 02:04:47,188 You can call me "Og." 1802 02:04:47,190 --> 02:04:50,157 Now, there are some people out here that would very much like to meet you. 1803 02:04:50,159 --> 02:04:53,394 Wow, this is incredible. 1804 02:04:53,396 --> 02:04:56,167 It's an honor to meet you, Og, but I... 1805 02:05:00,369 --> 02:05:02,038 There's something I need to do first. 1806 02:05:05,943 --> 02:05:07,511 I'm not like Halliday. 1807 02:05:11,448 --> 02:05:13,517 I'm taking the leap. 1808 02:05:29,967 --> 02:05:33,100 We're looking for Wade Watts. 1809 02:05:33,102 --> 02:05:35,370 We need you to make a statement about the clip you sent in 1810 02:05:35,372 --> 02:05:37,572 of Nolan Sorrento's confession. 1811 02:05:37,574 --> 02:05:40,308 Uh, that was me. 1812 02:05:40,310 --> 02:05:42,680 What? I record everything in my workshop. 1813 02:05:49,285 --> 02:05:51,154 Help me out of this. 1814 02:05:57,493 --> 02:05:59,594 Who are you guys? 1815 02:05:59,596 --> 02:06:04,101 The people you need right now, lawyers. From Gregarious Games. 1816 02:06:06,736 --> 02:06:08,572 They want your signature, Wade. 1817 02:06:16,512 --> 02:06:18,780 I'm splitting it with my clan. 1818 02:06:18,782 --> 02:06:20,583 We're gonna run things together. 1819 02:06:25,122 --> 02:06:27,322 That's a good choice. 1820 02:06:27,324 --> 02:06:29,327 (CROWD CHEERING) 1821 02:06:55,118 --> 02:06:58,719 F'Nale, listen to me very carefully. 1822 02:06:58,721 --> 02:06:59,721 (NOLAN GROANS) 1823 02:07:07,364 --> 02:07:10,298 Mr. Morrow... I mean, Og, 1824 02:07:10,300 --> 02:07:11,799 how'd you get here so fast? 1825 02:07:11,801 --> 02:07:14,501 I flew from the stars on my magic sleigh. 1826 02:07:14,503 --> 02:07:17,072 (CHUCKLES) Everyone's been watching. 1827 02:07:17,074 --> 02:07:20,311 Of course, I've been watching a little closer than most. 1828 02:07:24,346 --> 02:07:26,246 You? 1829 02:07:26,248 --> 02:07:27,484 You're the Curator? 1830 02:07:31,221 --> 02:07:34,688 (IN BRITISH ACCENT) Well played, Parzival. 1831 02:07:34,690 --> 02:07:36,723 (IN NORMAL VOICE) Jim told me nothing about the contest, 1832 02:07:36,725 --> 02:07:40,094 so there was no rule about me losing a bet to a smart kid. 1833 02:07:40,096 --> 02:07:42,729 Not that you needed my help. 1834 02:07:42,731 --> 02:07:46,867 You figured out that Kira was the key on your own. 1835 02:07:46,869 --> 02:07:49,707 Yeah, but... Kira wasn't the key. 1836 02:07:50,841 --> 02:07:52,709 It was you, Mr. Morrow. 1837 02:07:54,845 --> 02:07:56,878 You were the Rosebud. 1838 02:07:56,880 --> 02:07:59,083 And Halliday's biggest regret was 1839 02:08:00,784 --> 02:08:02,386 losing his only friend. 1840 02:08:05,255 --> 02:08:06,621 (CLEARS THROAT) 1841 02:08:06,623 --> 02:08:08,755 You know, Jim used to say the OASIS 1842 02:08:08,757 --> 02:08:11,428 was never supposed to be a one-player game. 1843 02:08:15,132 --> 02:08:17,732 Now, who do we have here? 1844 02:08:17,734 --> 02:08:20,602 Oh. Well, look who it is. 1845 02:08:20,604 --> 02:08:22,370 It's my heroes, the High Five. 1846 02:08:22,372 --> 02:08:23,838 - You must be Art3mis. - Samantha. 1847 02:08:23,840 --> 02:08:25,773 WADE: The High Five took over the OASIS, 1848 02:08:25,775 --> 02:08:27,875 and the first thing we did 1849 02:08:27,877 --> 02:08:30,911 was sign Ogden Morrow to a non-exclusive consultancy. 1850 02:08:30,913 --> 02:08:33,915 The salary, per his demand, 1851 02:08:33,917 --> 02:08:37,384 was 25 cents. One quarter. 1852 02:08:37,386 --> 02:08:38,588 (COIN CLINKS) 1853 02:08:40,590 --> 02:08:42,790 With his guidance, our second move was to ban 1854 02:08:42,792 --> 02:08:46,460 any loyalty centers from accessing the OASIS. 1855 02:08:46,462 --> 02:08:49,699 IOI had no choice. They shut 'em all down. 1856 02:08:52,668 --> 02:08:55,670 The third thing we did wasn't as popular. 1857 02:08:55,672 --> 02:08:59,674 We closed the OASIS on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 1858 02:08:59,676 --> 02:09:02,176 I know, it sounds like a weird move, 1859 02:09:02,178 --> 02:09:04,882 but people need to spend more time in the real world. 1860 02:09:06,749 --> 02:09:09,817 'Cause, like Halliday said, 1861 02:09:09,819 --> 02:09:14,158 reality is the only thing that's real. 1862 02:09:15,276 --> 02:09:20,276 For more new Movies go to xPau.se