The book had unreality to it because it is set in what I believe to be a futuristic post-apocalyptic time. It talks about how society got hit by solar flares and are infected by this disease by the scorch which makes you into a crazed lunatic who has lost all sense of humanity and wishes to be dead so that pain would stop yet some driving forces makes it attack and kill any living it can possible get a hold of. Also there is a group called the Gladers which is a group of guys and one girl named Theresa Agnes who can telepathically communicate to one of the boys named Thomas. They also have to fight these one creatures that have these bulb things all over their bodies and have blades for hands which is completely unreal and they just gruesomely attack the Gladers just slaughtering some of them. Finally one thing that is totally unrealistic is when they are traveling through this tunnel they come upon these metal spheres. That are extremely hot and they will drop on your head encasing itself around your head melting away your entire head in just minutes, but if you somehow manage to get the meal sphere off your head your head is badly burned to where it is barely recognizable. “Real-World”
This book has many real-world ideas integrated into it. For instance this whole “trial” is overseen by this group called “WICKED”. It is basically the post-apocalyptic government which consists of all the remaining governments unite into a single totalitarianism one could say where they control absolutely every aspect of the remaining society and especially over the Gladers. This government is much more technologically advanced than ours by far.
The city in the book makes me think back to barbaric times and how each “city” has a jarl or “ruler”. Because the city well the section of the city is controlled by a Hispanic name Jorge. He is at the top of the hierarchy he is the king, the strongest among that section of “half-crazies” (not fully...
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