Thomas was sure that escape from the Maze would mean freedom for him and the Gladers. But WICKED isnt done yet. Phase Two has just begun. The Scorch. The Gladers have two weeks to cross through the Scorchthe most burnedout section of the world. And WICKED has made sure to adjust the variables and stack the odds against them. There are others now. Their survival depends on the Gladers destructionand theyre determined to survive. Friendships will be tested. Loyalties will be broken. All bets are off.