Christine Thompson (STO community handle "Kestral" or "CrypticKestral") is a member of Cryptic Studios and the lead writer for Star Trek Online. She has also written a number of short stories set in the Star Trek Online continuity, published in Star Trek Magazine.
Thompson announced in July 2015 that she would be leaving Cryptic.
- ST video game: Star Trek Online (as part of Cryptic Studios, 2010)
- STO short story: "Unexpected Honor" (2012)
- STO short story: "Shakedown" (2012)
- STO short story: "Mirror Image" (2013)
- STO video game: Legacy of Romulus (STO expansion pack, 2013)
- STO short story: "Dove" (2014)
- STO video game: Delta Rising (STO expansion pack, 2014)