There must be something freeing about writing a post apocalypse movie. Things are simpler. Freer. You wouldn’t have to worry about traffic cams, or being broke, or having a job. Relationships, too, are largely uncomplicated – there’s good guys and bad guys and it’s pretty easy most of the time to tell them apart. The world of Maze Runner: Scorch Trials has had not one but two apocalypses (apocalypse?) – the sun has burned most of the land to desert and there’s been a deadly virus to boot.