We only have three rules: First, do your part. No time for any freeloaders. Second, never harm another Glader. None of this works unless we have trust. Most importantly, never go beyond those walls. Do you understand me, Greenie?
~ Alby to Thomas.

Alby is the leader of the Gladers and a supporting character in the book and film The Maze Runner.

Alby is portrayed by Aml Ameen.


The Maze Runner

Alby is the first Glader who meets Thomas. He explains to him the rules and the proper functioning of the Glade. Then he introduces him to Chuck, who is going to install his hammock and talk to him about the Maze doors. 

Alby is responsible for banishing Ben, a Runner who was stung by a Griever and attacked Thomas.

The next day, he goes into the Maze with Minho, the Keeper of the Runners, to retrace Ben's steps. However, Alby gets stung and he is stuck with Thomas and Minho when the doors of the Maze are closing, locking them in. With the help of Minho, Thomas successfully hides Alby in the vineyards for the night. The next morning, the three Gladers arrive in the Glade and Alby is taken to Jeff and Clint, the Med-jacks.

His condition worsens and he begins to heal thanks to a remedy given to Teresa (the only girl in the group who arrived the same day). Then his memories make him remember that Thomas worked for WCKD, which disappoints him deeply. 

During the Grievers' attack on the Glade, Alby rescues Chuck from one of them and gets killed. His name is crossed out by Gally, who took command.

Alby's corpse is found in the WCKD lab next to Ben's, both under a sheet.

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Alby is mentioned by Newt, when the group goes to the Right Arm.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Alby is seen with Chuck and Winston in Minho's imagination (captured by WCKD) during a serum experiment.

Physical Appearance and Personality

Alby was described as being a dark-skinned boy with short-cropped hair and face clean-shaven. He also had a permanent scowl on his face.

Alby was short-tempered and rather harsh, though he cared about the Gladers and wanted to keep them safe. As a child, however, he was fun-loving and kind.

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