Captain Matthew Gideon is summoned to Mars, where he is to take command of the Excalibur to begin the mission to find a cure for the Drakh plague somewhere in the depths of space. Captain Gideon was handpicked to command the Excalibur by ISA President John Sheridan. The first challenge Gideon faces is assembling his crew; with some reluctance about bringing Dureena Nafeel onto the crew as she was a member of the Thieves Guild, however Gideon was able to get her onboard, she then informed him of Galen the techno-mage. Galen meets with Gideon on a planet and after questioning Gideon he agrees to join the crew. With his crew assembled Gideon begins the search for the cure to the Drakh plague.

Note: Crusade is a spin-off from the Babylon 5 TV series. The TV movie Babylon 5: A Call to Arms which aired on TNT is the set up for the Crusade TV series.


Characters and CastCrusade Cast

Capt. Matthew Gideonplayed by Gary Cole Capt. Matthew Gideon
played by Gary Cole
Dureena Nafeelplayed by Carrie Dobro Dureena Nafeel
played by Carrie Dobro
Max Eilersonplayed by David Allen Brooks Max Eilerson
played by David Allen Brooks
Capt. Elizabeth Lochleyplayed by Tracy Scoggins Capt. Elizabeth Lochley
played by Tracy Scoggins
Lt. John Mathesonplayed by Daniel Dae Kim Lt. John Matheson
played by Daniel Dae Kim
Galenplayed by Peter Woodward Galen
played by Peter Woodward
Dr. Sarah Chambersplayed by Marjean Holden Dr. Sarah Chambers
played by Marjean Holden



Episode Intro

Who Are You? Matthew Gideon, Captain. Attached to the Earth Alliance Starship Excalibur. What do you want? To find a cure to the Drakh plague before it wipes out all life on earth. Where Are You Going? Anywhere I Have To. Who do you serve and who do you trust? Who do you serve and who do you trust?” – Galen Questioning Captain Gideon


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