Crusher was also a regular participant in the Enterprise -D poker games. Having hesitated to make the decision, Troi admitted that she might not be cut out for command, but Riker responded that, having tried every other solution she could think of, then making this painful choice as a last resort, she had done exactly what she had to, and had earned the promotion to commander. Crusher supported Dr.
Q was frustrated with Crusher's interference, remarking to Captain Picard that " Crusher gets more shrill with each passing year. Crusher broke a number of rules, including performing an autopsy on Reyga against the tenets of the Ferengi death ritual , and was relieved of duty. Beverly felt responsible for the two deaths, and was determined to find the cause of the accidents.