- “The end of magic has made me just another doddering old fool with a house full of rubbish and dreary stories of days gone by.”
- ―Alasdair Coames[src]
Alasdair Coames was a powerful Archmage, an expert on demon biology and an old friend of Rupert Giles. He had fought in the Ley Line War of '78. Following the End of magic, Alasdair lost his magic powers and became a collector of magical creatures.