Evil Wesley Crusher is coming to the Star Trek MMO

Star Trek: The Next Generation’s notorious ensign Wesley Crusher gets back to the Star Trek universe (once more) in evil, Mirror Universe-form one week from now through Star Trek Online, the franchise’s greatly multiplayer online role-playing game. Wil Wheaton will once again reprise his role, however this time as Emperor Wesley Crusher, the head of the Mirror Universe Terran empire in Cryptic Studios’ down.

The Terran emperor’s identity has been something of a secret for Star Trek Online players, however some have precisely speculated his character in view of existing mission clues in the MMO. Head Wesley Crusher apparently holds the “godlike powers” of the Prime Star Trek universe’s Wesley, which were granted to him by The Traveler in the seventh time of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

As per a news release from Gearbox Publishing and Cryptic Studios, the Terran emperor is endeavoring to take command of The Other — the Mirror Universe version of V’ger from Star Trek: The Motion Picture — to use its huge power. Star Trek Online players will collaborate with former enemy-turned-ally Admiral Leeta and attempt to stop the Terran emperor’s plans in an episode named “Eye of the Storm.” Those events will work out in Star Trek Online: Ascension, the next chapter in the Mirror Universe story bend for the free-to-play MMO.

Wesley Crusher was a noticeable fixture in Star Trek: The Next Generation, yet his story reached an evident conclusion during the final season of that show. Subsequent to going to Starfleet Academy, the more youthful Crusher joined a group of time-and-space travelers known as, indeed, The Travelers. Wesley obviously rejoined Starfleet for a period, yet later clearly rejoined The Travelers, with Wheaton getting back to his famous role in the second season of Star Trek: Picard.

Star Trek Online: Ascension launches Sept. 13.