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Silas Crowe

Human Male


Character Information

Rank & Address

Captain Crowe


Commanding Officer


Silas Nathaniel Crowe

January 8th, 2350 (51 years old)

New Alexandria, Proxima II, Proxima Centauri


Captain Silas Nathaniel Crowe stands as a steadfast figure, shaped by a journey of determination and resilience within Starfleet’s ranks. Born into a lineage of service, he embraces a grounded perspective, devoid of illusions of grandeur. Crowe’s path was one of hard-earned achievements, as he transcended his average beginnings to become a seasoned captain at the helm of the USS Blythe. The shadows of the Dominion Wars have left indelible scars on his soul, a testament to the brutal toll of conflict. Yet, it’s these very scars that have fortified his commitment to unity and camaraderie – qualities that define his command style.



Captain Silas Crowe exudes a grounded and resolute demeanor, a reflection of his journey through the ranks of Starfleet. His character is shaped by the crucible of experiences, from the average cadet to a seasoned captain. Determination is the cornerstone of his being, enabling him to overcome challenges through hard work and tenacity. The scars of the Dominion Wars have instilled in him a deep sense of unity and camaraderie, driving his leadership style. A people person at heart, he values connections over adoration and thrives on recognizing and nurturing the potential within his crew. His leadership is defined not by grandeur but by shared burdens, weathering storms as a united entity. Captain Crowe embodies the essence of a Starfleet officer – unwavering duty, an indomitable spirit, and the strength of unbreakable bonds.


Early Life

Silas Nathaniel Crowe hails from a lineage of Starfleet officers, a heritage of service etched deeply into his DNA. Yet, his journey wasn’t paved with silver spoons or grand expectations. Born to parents who held posts far from the admiralty’s spotlight, Silas knew early on that nothing in Starfleet would be handed to him on a platter. Crowe’s journey was a tapestry woven with the threads of his parents’ Starfleet postings. As a child, he followed their endeavors across distant sectors, stepping into alien landscapes and living with his grandparents during interludes. These experiences grounded him in both the reality and allure of deep space exploration.

Starfleet Academy & Early Career (2366 – 2373)

When the time came, he entered the halls of Starfleet Academy, an average cadet among the galaxy’s best. Silas’s resolve was his driving force, pushing him beyond the limitations he himself had set. He was determined to earn his keep not solely based on lineage but on his merits.

Following his graduation, Silas embarked on a path within the tactical and security division as an ensign aboard the USS Icarus, a pivotal moment in his career. It was here that he first crossed paths with the enigmatic Vulcan physician, Dr. Suvak. As the stars aligned, Silas found himself transferred to the USS Typhon, diving into the role of a tactical officer.

The Dominion Wars (2373 – 2375)

The Dominion Wars cast a haunting shadow over the galaxy, leaving deep emotional scars on Silas Crowe. Serving aboard the USS Typhon during those tumultuous years, he bore witness to the brutal horrors of conflict. The faces of lost comrades, the cries of the wounded, and the devastation of worlds torn apart etched themselves into his memory, leaving wounds that time couldn’t heal. One loss that hit him particularly hard was that of a close friend and mentor, a seasoned officer who had guided him early in his career. The weight of responsibility as he gave orders that determined lives and the guilt for those he couldn’t save became an indescribable burden.

These experiences compelled Silas to reassess his path. The tactical and security roles that once fueled his dreams of adventure now served as reminders of the trauma he endured. Switching to general starship operations became a way to contribute to starship functioning without exposing himself to the front lines. He immersed himself in managing resources, coordinating systems, and ensuring smooth operations. This transition wasn’t easy, but it fueled his determination to succeed.

Post War Career (2375 – 2399)

Career Switch

His journey then led him to the USS Triton, a deep-space exploration vessel that kindled his love for starship operations. As he climbed the ranks, Silas was able to redirect his chosen path and became a Quartermaster, mastering the intricate dance that fueled starships. His dedication paid off with his promotion to Lieutenant Commander and the role of Chief Operations Officer on the Triton.

USS Sentinel

A pivotal shift in Silas Crowe’s journey occurred when he received orders for a transfer to the USS Sentinel, a vessel under the esteemed command of Captain Marcus Rourke. This transition marked not only a change of assignment but also the beginning of a new chapter that would test Silas in ways he hadn’t previously encountered. As he stepped aboard the Sentinel, he found himself amidst the swirling currents of diplomacy and interstellar politics—a realm as challenging and unpredictable as any battlefield.

Under Captain Rourke’s seasoned mentorship, Silas honed his skills and embraced the complexities of this intricate diplomatic dance. Rourke’s guidance proved transformative, allowing Silas to evolve into a resilient and adaptable officer who could navigate the complex tapestry of interstellar relations. The mentorship extended beyond tactical know-how, instilling in Silas a deeper understanding of the nuances of leadership that extended beyond the confines of the battlefield.

As Silas absorbed the lessons of his mentor, he ascended through the ranks, attaining the prestigious role of Executive Officer and achieving the rank of Commander. These promotions were not mere titles but reflections of his growth and his ability to meet challenges head-on. His experiences on the Sentinel provided invaluable insights into the delicate balance of power and cooperation that defined interactions among diverse species in the galaxy.

During his time on the Sentinel, Silas learned to wield diplomacy as a tool as potent as any phaser, a skill that would serve him well in his future command endeavors. The crucible of diplomatic negotiations, coupled with Captain Rourke’s guidance, solidified Silas’s ability to bridge divides and find common ground—a skill set that would ultimately shape his distinctive leadership approach and influence his tenure as captain of the USS Blythe.

First Command: Tharsis Research Station (2399 – 2401)

After several years it was by Captain Rourke’s sponsorship that his path collided with destiny in the form of Tharsis Research Station. Silas assumed command of the research station, which had been neglected by it’s former Commanding Officer, tasked with unraveling the mysteries of dilithium deposits and their connection to stellar phenomena. Here, the strands of fate wove tighter as he was reunited with Dr. Suvak and introduced to Selene Arden, the head researcher. The pursuit of knowledge bonded them, although the results were far from groundbreaking.

The Demise of Tharsis

However, after only a year the story of Tharsis took an unexpected turn. A leak triggered a cataclysmic event that threatened the station’s very existence. In the face of impending doom, Silas acted. Evacuating the station and then ordering its thrusters to send it drifting into space where it was destroyed sparing the planets in the system. Despite losing three members of his crew that day, Commander Crowe managed to rescue the colony on Tharsis III from impending disaster. Through this act, he displayed leadership that resonated across Starfleet. Silas’s actions didn’t go unnoticed.

A New Frontier: USS Blythe (Ongoing)

In recognition of his unwavering resolve and selfless leadership, he was promoted to the rank of Captain. This promotion marked a turning point. Captain Crowe was transferred to the Fourth Fleet and assumed command of the USS Blythe, a California Class starship. Tasked with assisting the infamous Taskforce 17, his orders spanned second-line deep space exploration, diplomacy, and second-contact missions.

Silas embraced the perks of his new mantle by immediately requesting the transfer of Commander Suvak and Lieutenant Commander Arden. Their talents, already familiar to him, would be crucial as they embarked on new frontiers together.

Service Record

Date Position Posting Rank
2366 - 2367 Cadet Freshman Grade Starfleet Academy
Cadet Freshman Grade
2367 - 2368 Cadet Sophomore Grade Starfleet Academy
Cadet Sophomore Grade
2368 Cadet - Tactical Trainee USS Nova (Cadet Cruise)
Cadet Sophomore Grade
2368 - 2369 Cadet Junior Grade Starfleet Academy
Cadet Junior Grade
2369 - 2370 Cadet Senior Grade Starfleet Academy
Cadet Senior Grade
2370 - 2372 Security/Tactical Officer USS Icarus
2372 - 2373 Tactical Officer USS Typhon
Lieutenant Junior Grade
2373 - 2375 Assistant Chief Tactical Officer USS Typhon
2375 - 2379 Quartermaster USS Triton
2379 - 2385 Operations Officer USS Triton
2385 - 2387 Chief Operation Officer USS Triton
Lieutenant Commander
2387 - 2390 Chief Operations Officer USS Sentinel
Lieutenant Commander
2390 - 2399 Executive Officer USS Sentinel
2399 - 2401 Commanding Officer Tharsis Research Station
2401 - Present Commanding Officer USS Blythe
2401 - Present Commanding Officer USS Io