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The Kill Order by James Dashner

The Kill Order

by James Dashner

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Series: The Maze Runner (prequel)

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After reading the series it was interesting to go back and see what life was like right after the flares and the beginning of the virus. I became really entrenched in this series. I really liked the end of the world by solar flares, it is a possibility. ( )
  selinalynn69 | Aug 19, 2014 |
2.5 stars. I didn't like this one as well as the others. Too much of the same action descriptions for me. Got bored feeling like they were doing the same thing over and over. ( )
  Mirandalg14 | Aug 18, 2014 |
Just don't. Not really a prequel. ( )
  Tigerlily12 | Jul 9, 2014 |
The main character, Mark, lives in a post-solar-flare world where ice caps thawed into the oceans, land shrank due to the water of the oceans, and people started new beginnings. As the government is no more, a secret government attempts to kill off some of the people as the earth is still overpopulated. Things took a turn for the worse when the supposed quick and painless virus began to live longer inside of the human brain, forcing people with the disease to suffer until they died. As Mark and his group of friends investigate who and what has caused this, they begin to long for hope for a cure. I recommend this generally to all teenagers. It is good to read about friendship and creativity. This book would also be good for adults that enjoy adventure or trivial fiction. ( )
  lchs.mrso | May 21, 2014 |
Although this is listed as a prequel to the Maze Runner series, it does not have any of the characters from Maze Runner except the last 3 pages - which is really unnecessary. The first 2/3 of the book is well developed & descriptive. Unfortunately the end of the book seems rushed & the author in a hurry to wrap things up with a simplistic ending thats anticlimactic at best. But after reading the whole series, I should have realized that as Dashner's weakness. He did the samething in book #3 of the trilogy. ( )
  CMBlaker | May 6, 2014 |
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Prologue: Teresa looked at her best friend and wondered what it would be like to forget him.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0385742886, Hardcover)

A Letter from James Dashner: Top Ten Things I’d Want During the Apocalypse
10. Very, very strong sunglasses.

9. Lots of plastic to wrap around my house.

8. A stranger taken in who happens to be the smartest, ablest doctor in a thousand years.

7. A server containing every show that’s ever been on HBO and a nice entertainment system on which to watch it all.

6. An e-reader loaded with 5,000 books.

5. A generator and a gas refinery next door to provide fuel so I can watch all those shows and charge my e-reader.

4. Deodorant that smells like a rotting dead body so zombies think I’m just one of them.

3. Lifetime supplies in my basement of the following: hot dogs, Almond Joys, potato chips, and Mountain Dew.

2. A cloaking device to hide my house from the tyrannical, evil, bloodthirsty government that will inevitably spring up.

1. Oh, and my wife and kids.

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"Mark struggles to make sense of his new, post-disaster world in this prequel to The Maze Runner"--

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