Destiny is the phase of an encounter in which the offense flips over a card from the destiny deck to find out which player will be the defense. If there is only one destiny card left, it is shuffled with the destiny discard pile to re-form the destiny deck before the offense draws from it.

Phases of an encounter
Mayfair AnyPhase(Mayfair)GameSetup(Mayfair) Regroup(Mayfair)Destiny(Mayfair)Launch(Mayfair)Invitations(Mayfair)Alliance(Mayfair)Planning(Mayfair)Reveal(Mayfair)Discard(Mayfair)NextTurn(Mayfair)
CEO Any Phase Start TurnRegroupDestinyLaunchAlliancePlanningRevealResolution
FFG AnyPhase(FFG)(off)GameSetup(FFG)(off) StartTurn(FFG)(off)Regroup(FFG)(off)Destiny(FFG)(on)Launch(FFG)(off)Alliance(FFG)(off)Planning(FFG)(off)Reveal(FFG)(off)Resolution(FFG)(off)