Daniel is described as "having a protective streak a mile wide." Has has known Maya and Serena since they were five, and has always had Maya's back. He was asked by Serena to go to the dance, and accepted because he didn't want to hurt her feelings. He admitted that he was going to break up with her, but never got the chance before she died. He is very strong, and was the island wrestling champion twice. He can tell when something wrong is happening, and knows who he can trust. He is friends with Corey, and is a Benandanti. He is in love with Maya. His feelings for her is obvious to everyone except Maya. They are so close that many often mistake him to be Maya's boyfriend, like Maya's brother, Ash and even Derek and Chloe when they first met.