Zivan Slaine was a female Cardassian who lived the 24th century. In the 2380s decade, Slaine held the rank of dalin in the Cardassian Guard. In 2383, Slaine was assigned to Deep Space 9 as the strategic operations officer following the entry of Cardassia into the Khitomer Accords.
Slaine survived the destruction of Deep Space 9 and was later assigned to tactical on the USS Defiant during Benjamin Sisko's mission into the Gamma Quadrant to ascertain if the Dominion was helping the Typhon Pact. In 2384, Slaine was assigned to to the new Deep Space 9, which was expected to be completed in a year. (ST - Typhon Pact novel: Raise the Dawn)
In 2385, Slaine was manning the tactical station during a battle simulation against the Defiant to test Deep Space 9's newly completely defensive system. She also later reported the reopening of the Bajoran wormhole as well as an object which had come through it. Upon the arrival of the senior staff to the Hub, Slaine began reporting sensor readings of the object that had come out of the wormhole. (ST - The Fall novel: Revelation and Dust)
- ST - Typhon Pact novel: Plagues of Night
- ST - Typhon Pact novel: Raise the Dawn
- ST - The Fall novel: Revelation and Dust
- DS9 novel: Sacraments of Fire
- DS9 novel: Ascendance