Annotations for Kill Order


Baker & Taylor
Traces the fateful period after the earth is decimated by catastrophic solar flares and reveals the stories behind the formation of WICKED, the construction of the Glade, and Thomas' entry into the Maze.

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Findaway World Llc
The prequel to the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series.Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth and mankind fell to disease. Mark and Trina were there when it happened, and they survived. But surviving the sun flares was easy compared to what came next.Now a disease of rage and lunacy races across the eastern United States, and there's something suspicious about its origin. Worse yet, it's mutating, and all evidence suggests that it will bring humanity to its knees.Mark and Trina are convinced there's a way to save those left living from descending into madness. And they're determined to find it--if they can stay alive. Because in this new, devastated world, every life has a price. And to some, you're worth more dead than alive.From the Hardcover edition.

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Random House Digital
Read the fourth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent. The first book, The Maze Runner, is now a major motion picture featuring the star of MTV's Teen Wolf, Dylan O'Brien; Kaya Scodelario; Aml Ameen; Will Poulter; and Thomas Brodie-Sangster and the second book, The Scorch Trials, will soon be a movie that hits theaters September 18, 2015! Also look for James Dashner's newest novels, The Eye of Minds and The Rule of Thoughts, the first two books in the Mortality Doctrine series.  They thought the end came in a flash.  Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth, killing most of the population.  The worst is yet to come.  Mark and Trina were there when it happened. They survived. But now a virus is spreading. A virus that fills humans with murderous rage.  There is no cure. No escape.  They're convinced that there's a way to save those who are left--if they can stay alive. Because in this new, devastated world, every life has a price. And to some you're worth more dead than alive.  The end is only the beginning.  Praise for the Maze Runner series:  "[A] mysterious survival saga that passionate fans describe as a fusion of Lord of the Flies, The Hunger Games, and Lost."--EW.com  "Wonderful action writing--fast-paced…but smart and well observed."--Newsday "[A] nail-biting must-read."--Seventeen.com  "Breathless, cinematic action." --Publishers Weekly  "Heart-pounding to the very last moment." --Kirkus Reviews  "Exclamation-worthy." --Romantic Times[STAR] "James Dashner's illuminating prequel [The Kill Order] will thrill fans of this Maze Runner [series] and prove just as exciting for readers new to the series."--Shelf Awareness, StarredFrom the Hardcover edition.

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Random House, Inc.

Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth and mankind fell to disease.

The Kill Order is the story of that fall.

A prequel to the Maze Runner trilogy, The Kill Order has been in the works since the completion of The Maze Runner. The  story of civilization's fall was kept under wraps and is the explication of the events that began this bestselling series.




From the Hardcover edition.

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