Robert Eugene Wesley|
Created By: Gene Roddenberry (Written by Jay Hailey)This is a work of fiction. All characters, places, and situations are fictional. Any resemblance to persons, places, or situations living or dead is coincidental.
Life span: 2215 - 2333 (118 years)
Birthplace: Upstate New York
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 185 lbs
Description: He often seemed to be too tall for his environment. He was lanky and raw boned. He had prematurely gray hair and a prominent nose.
Skin coloring: Caucasian
Hair (color, style, length): Short , gray, curly.
Rank: Admiral (Three stars)
Position: Noted for being a starship captain and then an Admiral in Starfleet in the 23rd century
Distinguishing Marks (scars, etc.): Wesley bore numerous scars from hostile encounters. These hampered him later in life
Appearance(when on duty): On Duty Robert Wesley always dressed in proper
Starfleet attire. He often appeared stooped.
Appearance(when on personal time, clothing style, etc): Wesley's taste in
personal clothing was conservative 2240s and never changed from there.
Skills/Training/Professional Skills: Wesley was a security officer, then a security chief, then an officer, then an executive officer, then a Starship Captain, then Commodore, then an Admiral. He succeeded at all of these.
Personality: Wesley cultivated a laid back style that encouraged his crew to have ideas. But when he made a decision it was rock solid. Wesley had wry occasionally cutting sense of humor. In his old age Wesley became crotchety and curmudgeonly.
Ambitions and Goals: Wesley accomplished almost all his aims
Psychological Quirks and Problems: Wesley was always firmly in control of himself and his attitude (Except for rare instances) and convinced of his correctness. This served him well until the end of his career
Physical Problems: In later life cumulative injures limited Wesley's movement and abilities
Parents: Two, deceased
Siblings/Relatives: Wesley had three siblings who lived and died normal life times. Wesley himself was married and had children. One of his Grandchildren serves in Starfleet until this day.
Friends/Lovers: Robert Wesley was married late in life and had children, whom he adored and amused by his curmudgeonly attitude
Enemies (And Why): Generic Starfleet enemies. Especially the Klingons. Wesley served in the four years was against the Klingons, and faced them off repeatedly for the rest of his career. The Klingons respected Wesley, but he never stopped resenting the Klingons for the violence they brought into his life.
Special Abilities: None out of the ordinary. Wesley became a competent combatant and could take most Klingons in one-on-one combat, mainly because he had to.
Weaknesses: Wesley disliked Klingons. He'd bend over backwards to behave
correctly to the Klingons, but he wouldn't like it.
History and Experiences Which have Affected Character: (Abbreviated)
2215 - Robert Wesley is born
2233 - Wesley enters Starfleet academy
2237 - Wesley graduates Academy
2241 - Wesley becomes Chief of Security USS Brasilia
2248 - Wesley becomes XO of USS Venture
2250 - 2254 - Wesley serves in the Four years war against the Klingons
2255 - Wesley becomes Captain of the USS Venture
2260 - Wesley becomes Captain. Of USS Lexington
2266 - Wesley promoted to Commodore
2268 - M5 incident
2271 - USS Lexington begins upgrade
2276 - M5 2.0 incident
2283 - Wesley and the Lexington take part in the response to the Genesis Incident. He is on the Klingon Frontier preparing for another Klingon war
2291 - Wesley openly opposes the Khitomer Accords. After the Kirk - Rura Penthe incident, and following the success of the Khitomer accords, Wesley is invited to resign. It is never proven that Wesley has any ties to the anti-peace conspiracy. Wesley denies all involvement and evidence seems to bear this out.
2292 - later - Robert Wesley becomes a consultant for Starfleet, the Federation government, and the media. He is widely regarded as an acceptable substitute for James T Kirk for PR purposes.
2310s - Wesley finds himself becoming a popular interview subject for the Klingon media, something he tolerates with as much grace as possible, given his resentments
The Klingons respect Wesley for being a courageous and capable opponent. His resentment of the Klingons, combined with his insistence of being polite about it lends him great credibility among Klingons something he doesn't understand clearly and would resent if he did.
2333 - Robert Eugene Wesley dies, and is buried with heroic honors.
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