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What is the origin of the Virus in the Maze Runner series?

The origin of the Flare has not been shown in the film completely yet. Bits and pieces of the story have been shown, but not a definitive answer yet. It will be revealed in Maze Runner: The Death Cure ...
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Why did Ava Paige make this decision?

Mary used to work for WCKD but left due to "creative differences" in how to approach the cure. Mainly that Ava is evil for abusing of children like that. Mary and the Right Arm have been actively ...
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If the title is called Scorch Trials, what are the trials in the movie itself?

You are correct...there are no specific tests but "trials" also has a different meaning.. a person, experience, or situation that tests a person's endurance. Source So a "trial" ...
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Why did WCKD allow the Grievers to kill off the kids in the 1st The Maze Runner movie if their blood was so valuable?

The killzone enzyme is only in the brain. Only active survivalist thinking causes immune teenagers to produce it in large quantities. Those gladers who are more than happy to stay in the glade won't ...
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What is the origin of the Virus in the Maze Runner series?

I agree with N.Teen, The Flare virus was engineered by the founder of World In Catastrophe Kill-zone Experiment Department (WICKED) in an attempt to control the human population because there was so ...
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