PowerPoint by: Cristian Shaver Class: 8R Book by: James Dashner
Summary . The Scorch Trials is the second book in the Maze Runner Trilogy. It is an exciting novel about future Earth. In this future, the Earth’s population is being ravaged by a horrible disease which changes people so that they can only think like an animal. To stop this disease, all of the world’s strongest governments have joined to form one huge organization- W.I.C.K.E.D.
About W.I.C.K.E.D. W.I.C.K.E.D. stands for world in catastrophe killzone experiment department. The killzone is the part of your brain which the disease(known as “The Flare”) affects. It destroys the ability for people to have emotions and turns them into animals. This organization’s main goal is to find a cure for The Flare- no matter what the cost.
Characters They end up running horrible experiments on those who are immune. Those who are immune are also the main characters: Thomas, Theresa, Newt, Ares, Gally, Minho and Chuck. They all suffer horrible tests and watch several of their friends die. You will be instantly hooked by this tragic thriller.
About the Author The author’s name is James Dashner. He was born in Georgia on 1972. He is an accomplished American author who has written several books including The Maze Runner Trilogy. Dashner currently lives in Jordan City, Utah and is married with four children.Check out this booktrailer!