Star Trek Expanded Universe

Wesley Robert Crusher was a gifted human that served as an acting Ensign and, for one year, full Ensign, aboard the USS Enterprise-D, in the 2360s. He went to Starfleet Academy in 2367, but resigned in 2370 to travel with the transdimensional Tau Alphan The Traveler. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)


After leaving Starfleet, Wesley spent years with The Traveler, exploring higher dimensions and continuing to learn about his powers over thought and time. He reappeared to the USS Enterprise-E crew in 2379 for the wedding of Commander Riker and Counselor Troi. (TNG novel: A Time for War, A Time for Peace, Star Trek Nemesis)

By the mid-2380s, he had evolved into a full-fledged Traveler-type being. (TNG novel: Cold Equations: The Body Electric)

At some point, he served as Chief engineer aboard the USS Titan. (Star Trek: The Tour)


Star Trek: Phoenix-X[]

In 2375, Wesley attempted to save the Enterprise-E and Phoenix-X from a joint-transwarp escape vector, from an ambush of Dominion ships, that would kill more lives than not, but was too late. He then went back in time and convinced the changeling Captain not to provoke the Dominion, which in-turn led to them disengaging. Q blamed Wesley for maintaining the existence of an alternate Female Changeling which he claimed would lead to the destruction of the Q Continuum. ("The Links' Traitor")

In 2388, the collective nanites from Kavis Alpha IV cited Wesley as their creator. ("Cybernetic Showdown")

Star Trek: Hidden Frontier[]

Tsen Kethi pirate and Wesley Crusher

After coming to regret the loss of his humanity, Wesley gave up his Traveler powers in 2374, and settled on a remote planet in the Briar Patch, happy to simply experience the universe as a human again. In 2377, the planet was discovered by the Tsen Kethi and he was taken prisoner. His captors attempted to use him as a hostage to blackmail Captain Ian Knapp of the USS Excelsior into allowing them access to the Ba'ku. The Tzenkethi ploy failed and Wesley was beamed aboard the Excelsior, where he was reunited with Robin Lefler. Shortly thereafter, he assisted the Excelsior crew in main engineering when the ship responded to a distress call from a Tzenkethi colony near the Briar Patch which was under attack from the Grey. Wesley programmed nanites to deployed against the Grey, which shut their ship down and broke their psionic control. Afterwards, his Starfleet commission was reinstated with a field promotion to lieutenant, and he took up the position of second officer aboard the Excelsior. (HF: "Echoes")

By mid-2378, Wesley had left the Excelsior and joined Starfleet's research project on quantum slipstream drive. Ensign Ro Nevin was fondly envious of his success there. (HF: "The Great Starship Robbery")

The Gift[]

At some point after his return to Starfleet, Selar gave him the katra of his deceased mirror universe counterpart. She did this because Wesley Crusher had befriended her and she wanted to give him life again, but Ambassador Spock convinced her to reclaim the katra and take it to Mount Seleya on Vulcan. After the incident Wesley believed he had the ability to mind meld.

See also[]

Officers of the starships Enterprise
NCC-1701-D: Picard | W. Riker
Riker | Shelby
Crusher | Pulaski Data | Swenson Data MacDougal | Argyle
Logan | La Forge
Yar | Worf La Forge | Torres | O'Brien
Worf | Solis | Clancy
Crusher | Wallace
Allenby | Gates
Graham | Ro | Monroe
Dern | Jae
NX-01 | NX-01 | NCC-1701 | NCC-1701 (alt) | NCC-1701 | NCC-1701-A | NCC-1701-B | NCC-1701-C | NCC-1701-D | NCC-1701-E

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