When Destiny was a child, her parents were murdered by a vampire who kidnapped and abused her. She cried out telepathically and Nicolae answered. He taught her everything he knew about killing vampires and she became a lethal slayer. At age fourteen, Destiny killed the vampire that had killed her family and tortured her for years after learning how from Nicolae. She never regretted that, even though she thought herself evil for many years.
Destiny made herself protector of a section of Seattle. Through her support of a women’s shelter, she became friends with MaryAnn Delaney.
- Though the parasites were first introduced in Dark Descent, Destiny is the first main character and lifemate to have them within their body.
- Destiny is the first female vampire hunter to appear in the series.
- Destiny is the first person to be converted by a vampire.