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The Maze Runner is the first book in a young-adult post-apocalyptic science fiction trilogy of the same name by James Dashner.

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In Maze Runner book 3, why doesn't Frypan try to get out of the Maze?

In Maze Runner Book 3 - The Death Cure, at the end, Thomas gets to know (from Ava Paige) that W.I.C.K.E.D has once again started with the Maze Trials. So, he comes to save them. There in the Maze, ...
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Why didn't Vince have any confidence in Thomas?

In Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), Thomas selects a point on the map to reach it and save Minho. This causes Vince to scold him: Thomas: It's a few hundred miles. Based on the railways, ...
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What (if any) is the connection between The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner?

Is there any connection between The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner, and if so, are the Maze Runner series prequels to the Hunger Games books? Both are recovering from an/the apocalypse I think the ...
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Why didn't the gun turrets work just before Lawrence entered the building?

In Maze Runner The Death Cure (2018), gun turrets didn't work when Lawrence just before entered the building. Why didn't the gun turrets work just before Lawrence entered the building?
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What happens to Teresa in The Death Cure?

In the ending scene of Maze Runner: The Death Cure we see Teresa's name is carved into the stone and she is not visible at the ending - so what really happened to her?
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In “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” what happened to Newt?

Did they just leave him in the burning city? What happened to him?
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The Death Cure and Newt

I’m confused in the Death Cure. So we know Thomas is the cure at this point. Because his blood cells where able to not slow down the virus but to destroy it completely. We know this because he cured ...
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What's the point of the Maze in Maze runner?

So at the end of the first Maze Runner movie, it's revealed that But what does this have to do with a maze specifically? Aren't there thousands of things you can do to achieve the same result? Why ...
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In Maze Runner:Death Cure, do those who receive the cure made of Thomas' blood, become immune?

Does it grant the victims immunity to the Flare or is it just a temporary cure?
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In Maze Runner, why do runners wear these leather vests/belts over their clothing?

Is it just for the looks or is there some other reason for it?
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How did Thomas learn about the Right Arm?

I've recently seen both the Maze Runner 1 an Scorch Trials. In the latter Thomas and his friends Escape from the organization WCKD to seek out a group called the Right Arm, however I never heard the ...
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What happens to those left in the maze in The Maze Runner?

At the end of The Maze Runner, (film): So what happens to those left in the maze?
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Do the Grievers in the movie match the description of them in the book?

I have not read any of the Maze Runner books and I really liked the Grievers in the first film. But do the Grievers in the film match the description of them from the books?
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Why did the Grievers not jump back on the cliff?

In the novel The Maze Runner, Thomas and Minho trick the Grievers into jumping off the cliff. The Grievers disappear(and we later learn their lair is actually invisible, just off the cliff edge). Why ...
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Can I read Kill Order before Maze Runner?

I have been very eager to read The Maze Runner. But I have received the book Kill Order as a gift. Generally I am against reading prequels before reading the actual series, but in this case I don't ...
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Why just boys in Maze Runner?

At the end of the Maze Runner 2014 film, we learn that: So why did they just use boys? I imagine that the answer may have been given in the books.
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What were James Dashner's motivations for killing off this character?

I just finished The Death Cure, and I don't think I can say that the end of any other trilogy has left me feeling more resolved. I loved it. But I don't understand why James Dashner chose to kill her ...
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Where is The Maze?

I just finished reading The Maze Runner by James Dashner, and I was left with one question, Where is The Maze? I can't think of any place on Earth that would be able to have such a huge place so high ...
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Who is Minho named after?

In the Maze Runner book,(spoiler alert!!) Thomas finds out that their names aren't their real ones, but they are named after some clever people. Like Thomas is named after Edison, Alby after Einstein,...
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Why can't a ladder go to the top of the wall?

In the movie, near the beginning they say the ladder can't be used to get to the top of the wall. Moments before I saw a tall structure being made of wood, so why can't they see the maze from a high ...
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Where are the immune people being kept safe?

I just finished the Maze Runner trilogy (the last book of the series which is The Death Cure) and I'm not really satisfied with the ending of the last book At the end of the book all of the immunes (...
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Was Gally always himself?

Book ending spoiler alerts!! In the Maze Runner book, Gally runs into the maze after a Gathering is held between all of the Keepers. When Gally snapped in the Gathering, was he pissed off, or was ...
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Maze Runner Movie to Second Book

I've just watched Maze Runner and really enjoyed the story. I would like to know if I'll be able to continue to the second book just by watching the movie?