Thomas and his new friends finally escape the Maze. They've been rescued by men with guns and taken from the location of the maze. The Gladers think they are safe and freedom is within their grasp. Unfortunately, Wicked isn't done with any of them yet. They will be tested with trials through a vast wasteland of desert filled with dangers that Wicked has thrown in their path. Will The Gladers survive further tests from Wicked? The Scorch is the harshest landscape on the planet. Thomas and his friends might not survive this test.