The Maze Runner Author Will Be Writing a New Prequel “The Fever Code”
A second prequel novel, The Kill Order being the first, called The Fever Code will be published in 2016. The story will explore the creation of the Maze and how the Gladers came to be there.
“From the very beginning, I’ve always wanted to write a prequel about Thomas, Teresa, Newt, Minho, Alby and all the Gladers that leads up to the very moment Thomas enters the Box. There are so many things hinted at that will be fun to reveal in depth. For years, fans have made it abundantly and enthusiastically clear that they want the same thing, so now seems like the perfect time to give readers the story of how the Maze began.” – James Dasher
The Maze Runner series has sold more than 6.5 million copies worldwide and reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. The Fever Code will be published by Random House Children’s Books as were the other novels in the series.
This news comes after box office success of the film adaptation of The Maze Runner, starring Dylan O’Brien. The second film in the franchise Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials based on the second book in Dashner’s series is set to be released on 18th September 2015.