Zart was the Keeper of the Track-hoes/Gardeners, and was one of the first Keepers that Thomas worked with. Sometimes, the other Gladers call him Zart the Fart. It is possible that he was named after the genius composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Gatherings, and was the one to lead the Banishment of Ben. In Thomas' Gathering for what to do with him, he supports Thomas for saving Minho and Alby in the Maze, thinking that he should not be punished. On the second day of the Griever attacks, he fell victim and didn't make it back.
At night, at the bonfire, Zart watches Thomas and Gally wrestle before the latter sends the former to the ground, causing him to remember his name.
Later, Zart and the Gladers banish Ben from the Glade.
The next day, Zart is present when Thomas, Minho, and Alby return to the Glade.
Zart is also present when Teresa arrives in the Glade.
At night, when the Grievers attacked the Glade, Zart hides with Thomas, Teresa, Jack, Mike, and Billy in the cornfields. A Griever grabs Zart, pushing him to the ground. Thomas tries to grab Zart, but the Griever throws him away deeper into the cornfield, presumably killing him, as he is not seen again.
Physical Appearance and Personality
In The Maze Runner, Zart is described as a quiet, black-haired, tall, quite big and broody boy with a long face and droopy eyes that make him look as bored as possible. It is also mentioned that Zart smells like sour milk. In the film adaptation, Zart is played by Joe Adler, who has blond hair.
- "Hey, we got a Runner!" The Maze Runner (film)