Study Guide

The Scorch Trials Characters

By James Dashner

Thomas

"You're one depressing piece of klunk, slinthead" (9.19). That's what Minho has to say about our...

Minho

Thomas might be the real leader of the Gladers, but Minho is the real real leader. Huh, you ask?...

Teresa

Remember that innocent girl who was in a coma for half of Book One? Well, in the beginning of...

Newt

Back in the Maze, Newt was pretty much the second-in-command to Alby. But when Alby died, Newt...

Brenda

Nice to Meet You... I'm a CrankYep, she's a Crank… but she isn't a full-blown Crank....

Aris

Aris is the kid who takes Teresa's spot in the dormitories at the beginning of the book. He's...

Cranks

Cranks are the citizens in the Scorch who are slowly going insane. Some Cranks are only...

Jorge

Similar to Brenda, Jorge is a Crank who hasn't quite gone crazy yet. He's the leader of the...

Other Gladers

The other Gladers we catch glimpses of in the Trials are pretty much just Subjects. They're...

WICKED

WICKED is the group that is in charge of the whole Maze and Scorch Trials experiments. They claim...