The Maze Trials Comparison

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The science fiction novel, The Scorch Trials, written by James Dashner, is the second out of three books of the Maze Runner series. The novel takes place in a post-apocalyptic future of sun flares and a severe, wide-spreading disease called the Flare. The Killzone, also known as the brain, is where the Flare disease affects and dehumanizes the people into zombie-like, cannibalistic creatures called Cranks. These characteristics of disease, apocolyspse, and squalor all describe protagonist Thomas’ dystopian world. After roughly escaping out of the maze trials in the first book, The Maze Runner, Thomas and his friends, still memory-wiped by the unknown Creators of the Maze, are now forced into yet another life-and-death trial: Phase
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