The Memory of War is an episode from the TV Series Crusade which is a spin off from Babylon 5.
- "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
- Gary Cole as Captain Matthew Gideon
- Tracy Scoggins as Captain Elizabeth Lochley (Credit Only)
- Daniel Dae Kim as Lieutenant John Matheson
- David Allen Brooks as Max Eilerson
- Peter Woodward as Galen
- Marjean Holden as Dr. Sarah Chambers
- Carrie Dobro as Dureena Nafeel
A virus-devastated planet may provide a paradigm for Earth's plight, if Excalibur's researchers survive their visit there. When night falls, crew members fall victim to a stalking creation of Artificial Intelligence.
"Have you wondered why there are so many dead worlds out there? Let me tell you why. It’s because despite the best advice of people who know what they are talking about, other people insist on doing the most massively stupid things."
- – Galen to Captain Gideon
"If I wanted to sit and talk with the dead, I will draw a pentagram on the ground and conjure up someone more interesting."
- – Galen to facsimile of Rogue techo-mage
"The friend before you and a friend behind you. Which one of them will you kill to get to me?"
- – Voice of Rogue techo-mage to Galen
This Episode along with the other 12 from the series have been released on DVD with some limited Special Features. For more information see:
- The Memory of War at the Internet Movie Database
- Episode guide page for The Memory of War at the Lurker's Guide
|Babylon 5 franchise|
|Babylon 5 & Crusade Episodes by Season|
|Signs and Portents The Coming of Shadows Point of No Return No Surrender, No Retreat Wheel of Fire Crusade: Season 1 Unfilmed Episodes|
|The Gathering In the Beginning Thirdspace River of Souls A Call to Arms The Legend of the Rangers Voices in the Dark|
|Novels Comic Books Short Stories Reference books Magazines|
|DVD Releases VHS Home Video The Official Guide to Babylon 5 Babylon 5: Into the Fire|
|"<<< A Call to Arms" "War Zone" "The Long Road" "The Well of Forever" "The Path of Sorrows" "Patterns of the Soul" "Ruling from the Tomb" "The Rules of the Game" "Appearances and Other Deceits" "Racing the Night" "The Memory of War" "The Needs of Earth" "Visitors from Down the Street" "Each Night I Dream of Home"|
|"To the Ends of The Earth" "Value Judgements" "End of the Line"|