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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 in 2017. Spoilers ahead: In the books: As to what it does: No, there are no lizards or parasites involved. Especially not Vampire Parasites like The Strain. ...


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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 interfering with WCKD by liberating Immunes, which WCKD sees as a genocidal act against saving humanity. So they killed Mary to get rid of the problem. Of ...


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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" doesn't have to be a defined test but rather an experience which, as a byproduct, happens to test a person's abilities or fortitude. Out of Universe. The movie ...


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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 produce it. So killing a few to get the others to go through the maze, is a worthwhile tactic for WCKD. Of course, the movie diverges from the books. The movie ...


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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 many people dying, the founder says that the virus was supposed to wear off after a while but the virus got out of control and now only the immunes can stop it ...


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