Described by Thomas as a bully, Gally is hotheaded and arrogant, constantly threatening the other boys with violence. Despite his flaws, Gally cares deeply about the safety of the Gladers, sacrificing his own life to prevent the Grievers from killing any of the other boys. At the end of the novel, he throws a knife at Thomas because he was under the influence of mind-control.
Gally Quotes in The Maze Runner
The The Maze Runner quotes below are all either spoken by Gally or refer to Gally. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Delacorte Press edition of The Maze Runner published in 2009.).
Chapter 39 Quotes
“No one ever understood what I saw, what the Changing did to me! Don’t go back to the real world, Thomas! You don’t...want...to remember!”
Gally Character Timeline in The Maze Runner
The timeline below shows where the character Gally appears in The Maze Runner. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...and ran off but Thomas stayed calm and risked his own life to protect Alby. Gally interrupts again, diminishing Thomas’ accomplishments by saying he was lucky. Minho yells at Gally, telling... (full context)
...think they’re going to find anything else. Minho says that he wouldn’t be surprised if Gally was right and they find that another Glader was taken. Feeling defeated, Minho says that... (full context)