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Gods of Night is the first novel in the Star Trek: Destiny crossover trilogy, written by David Mack. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in September 2008. The trilogy is set in February of 2381.


From the book jacket
Half a decade after the Dominion War and more than a year after the rise and fall of Praetor Shinzon, the galaxy's greatest scourge returns to wreak havoc upon the Federation – and this time its goal is nothing less than total annihilation.
Elsewhere, deep in the Gamma Quadrant, an ancient mystery is solved. One of Earth's first generation of starships, lost for centuries, has been found dead and empty on a desolate planet. But its discovery so far from home has raised disturbing questions, and the answers harken back to a struggle for survival that once tested a captain and her crew to the limits of their humanity.
From that terrifying flashpoint begins an apocalyptic odyssey that will reach across time and space to reveal the past, define the future, and show three captains – Jean-Luc Picard of the USS Enterprise, William Riker of the USS Titan, and Ezri Dax of the USS Aventine – that some destinies are inescapable.

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Background information

Cover gallery


Captain Erika Hernandez, Columbia NX-02
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Captain Jean-Luc Picard, USS Enterprise-E
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Commander Worf, USS Enterprise-E
Geordi La Forge, 2379.jpg
Commander Geordi La Forge, USS Enterprise-E
Beverly Crusher, 2379.jpg
Commander Beverly Crusher, USS Enterprise-E
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Captain William T. Riker, USS Titan
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Commander Tuvok, USS Titan
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Commander Deanna Troi, USS Titan
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Lieutenant Commander Melora Pazlar, USS Titan
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Captain Ezri Dax, USS Aventine
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Lieutenant Simon Tarses, USS Aventine

Columbia NX-02 (β)

Captain Hernandez (β)
commanding officer
Commander Veronica Fletcher (β)
executive officer
Lieutenant Commander Kalil el-Rashad (β)
second officer, science officer
Lieutenant Karl Graylock (β)
chief engineer
Lieutenant Johanna Metzger (β)
chief medical officer
Lieutenant Kiona Thayer (β)
senior weapons officer
Ensign Sidra Valerian (β)
communications officer
Major Stephen Foyle (β)
MACO commander
Lieutenant Vincenzo Yacavino (β)
MACO second-in-command
Sergeant Gage Pembleton (β)
MACO first sergeant

USS Enterprise-E (β)

Captain Jean-Luc Picard (β)
commanding officer
Commander Worf (β)
executive officer
Commander Miranda Kadohata (β)
second officer, operations officer
Commander (Geordi La Forge (β)
chief engineer
Commander Beverly Crusher (β)
chief medical officer
Lieutenant Hegol Den (β)
senior counselor
Lieutenant Jasminder Choudhury (β)
chief of security
Lieutenant Dina Elfiki (β)
senior science officer
Lieutenant T'Ryssa Chen (β)
contact specialist, flight control officer

USS Titan (β)

Captain William T. Riker (β)
commanding officer
Commander Christine Vale (β)
executive officer
Commander Tuvok (β)
second officer, tactical officer
Commander Deanna Troi (β)
diplomatic officer, senior counselor
Commander Xin Ra-Havreii (β)
Efrosian chief engineer
Lieutenant Commander Shenti Yisec Eres Ree (β)
Pahkwa-thanh chief medical officer
Lieutenant Commander Ranul Keru (β)
chief of security
Lieutenant Commander Melora Pazlar (β)
Elaysian senior science officer
Lieutenant Pral glasch Haaj (β)
Tellarite counselor
Lieutenant Huilan Sen'kara (β)
Sti'ach counselor
Ensign Torvig Bu-Kar-Nguv (β)
Choblik engineer

USS Aventine (β)

Captain Ezri Dax (β)
commanding officer
Commander Samaritan Bowers (β)
executive officer
Lieutenant Commander Gruhn Helkara (β)
Zakdorn second officer, senior science officer
Lieutenant Lonnoc Kedair (β)
Takaran chief of security
Lieutenant Simon Tarses (β)
chief medical officer
Lieutenant Mikaela Leishman (β)
chief engineer
Lieutenant Oliana Mirren (β)
senior operations officer

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