Daniel is the main protagonist of Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Even so, there are flashback in the video game that reveals dark secrets about him. It turns out that in the past, he has sacrificed many people so that he can save himself. Guilty of his actions, he drank a potion that would erase the memories of everything except his name. This would explain the beginning of the game. However, Alexander of Brennenburg manipulates him into torturing and killing innocents for his plan to go back to his homeworld. After realizing of what a villain that he is, Daniel resolves to kill Alexander.