“It was the first time I had ever controlled anything on a video screen,” Ernest Cline, the author of Ready Player One—and a new book, Armada—says of playing Space Invaders as a child in 1977. “I was suddenly drunk with power.”
Ernie Cline took the world by storm with his video game epic Ready Player One. Now he’s back with a brand new novel Armada — with a premise that will sound very familiar to fans of The Last Starfighter. Read the first chapter, right here — and we just gave away 40 signed copies!
Summer is nearly upon us, and it's a real possibility that someone will forcibly remove you from the house in order to vacation, in which case, you'll need a beach read to ward off the console cravings. Ready Player One, a novel about a dystopian future so bleak that people choose to live almost entirely in a…