Alan Abernathy (portrayed by Gregory Smith) is the fifteen year old protagonist of Small Soldiers. He was been expelled from two schools for playing pranks, though the rumors around his new school saying "ten".
His parents moved to Chicago, Illinois, hoping to start over. Despite his mistakes, he wants to remedy helping his father in the toy shop. He befriends the Gorgonites and becomes their primary protector. He also begins a romantic relationship with Christy Fimple, the girl next-door.