One of the major components to The Maze Runner storyline is the Flare Virus. Without getting into any kind of spoilerish details, the flare virus is catalyst to everything that happens. With the second film coming out next month, 20th Century Fox has released this clip done in the style of a classic instructional animated film that were popular in the 60's and 70's.
The Scorch Trials has Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all. The rest of the cast includes: Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Ki Hong Lee, Barry Pepper, Lili Taylor, and Patricia Clarkson
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials will be in theaters September 18th.