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Marine
Rick Daniels
Biographical information
Homeworld

Earth

Date of birth

October 14, 2524

Date of death

April 15, 2564

Physical description
Rank

Sergeant

Gender

Male

Height

5'11

Weapons
  • MA5B ICWS Assault Rifle
  • BR55HB Battle Rifle
  • M6D Magnum Sidearm
Equipment
  • Marine Combat Armor
  • ODST Combat Armor
  • Patrol Cap
Hair color

Black

Eye color

Blue

Chronological and political information
Era(s)
Notable Facts
Affiliation
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"Protecting and Serving Humanity and the UNSC..."
―Rick Daniels


Rick Daniels is Serviceman of the UNSC Military Defense Force and member of the UNSC Marine Corps. Daniels holds the rank of Sergeant and is the leader of the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team. Also, Rick Daniels has fought in the Human-Covenant War and in the Reconstruction Period, primarily fighting against the Colonial Rebels. Rick Daniels is well-known as being quiet, confident, courageous, and being an strong warrior, as well.

History

Early Life

On July 14, 2524, Rick Daniels was born on Earth. Rick's mother, Ashley Daniels, was an UEG civilian engineer and a World Champion Muay Thai Kick boxer and Rick's father, Benjamin Daniels, was an UNSC Marine of the UNSC. During Rick's birth, Benjamin Daniels was killed in combat on Harvest, UNSC Colony, when he was fighting Rebels on the human colony. After birth and recovery, Rick Daniels and his mother returned to their home in North America, Union City, where Ashley Daniels would raise her son. At 4, Rick Daniels took an IQ Test at UNSC civil affairs facility and scored an 160. At 6, Rick Daniels attended an Prestigious UNSC Military Academy on Earth and excelled in all of his academic classes. At this same time, Ashley Daniels, Rick's mother, began teaching Kickboxing to Rick and Rick showed his talent to his mother and the students she taught. At 9, Rick Daniels had mastered Muay Thai Kickboxing and continued to excel in his academic studies. At 14, Rick Daniels attended an UEG public high school in Thailand. At 18, after graduating from high school, Rick Daniels enlisted in the UNSC Military Defense Force (Speciffically, the UNSC Marine Corps), against his mother's wishes. Few weeks later, Rick Daniels was shipped to basic training on Reach.

Basic Training

"Here we go..."
―Rick Daniels in Basic Training

Upon arriving on Reach for 8 weeks of Basic Training at UNSC Military Training Facility, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marine recruits were introduced to Sgt. Frank Moody, sadistic and brutal Marine Drill Instructor, and were sent to their designated military barracks in UNSC Base. For the first 2 weeks of basic training, Rick Daniels and UNSC Marine Trainees underwent Basic Field Excersizes (Running, Push-Ups, Marching, Sit-Ups, etc). During these 2 Weeks, Rick Daniels had developed his Body into Top-Physical Form and was noted to have become Stronger than ever before, too. Then, Rick Daniels and the Marine Trainees underwent Weapons Training for 2 Weeks, which Rick showed his Skills in using the MA5B ICWS Assault Rifle and became an Marksman Expert. Then, for the remaining 4 Weeks of Basic Training, Rick Daniels and UNSC Marine Trainees underwent Field Excersizes (Live-Fire Excersizes, Non-Lethal War Games). During these Field Excersizes, Rick Daniels demonstrated his Combat Skills and Leadership Skills. After 8 Weeks of Training, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marine Trainees complete Basic Training and Graduate with High Honors. Afterwards, Daniels and his UNSC Marines are assigned to the UNSC 1st Marine Infantry Battalion and were stationed on Reach, UNSC Colony.

Operational History

Battle of Gamma Vector VII

"This is it, my Baptism by Fire"
―Rick Daniels

Few Weeks Later, UNSC Marine, Pvt. Rick Daniels, and his UNSC Marines would recieve thier First Assignment in thier Operational Military Careers. The Covenant, Genocidal Coalition of Alien Species, had Launched an Invasion of Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Colony. The UNSC Orbital Defense Fleet was nearly overwhelmed and suffered Heavy Casualties and 3 Covenant Assault Carriers had deployed an Covenant Ground Invasion Force to the Planet's Surface and were inflicting Heavy Casualties. So, UNSC Naval Battlegroup was dispatched to the Human Colony to desperatley repel the Covenant Invasion Force. Rick Daniels and the UNSC 1st Marine Infantry Battalion were attached to the UNSC Battlegroup sent to the Planet of Gamma Vectot VII.

Upon arriving at Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Navy Forces attacked the Covenant Navy Fleet and deployed the UNSC Military Ground Force to the Planet's Surface, via Pelican Dropships. Rick Daniels and his UNSC Marine Platoon were sent down with the First Wave. Upon landing on Gamma Vector VII, Rick Daniels and his UNSC Marines had established an Base Camp and secured an LZ with little difficulty. Then, an Distress Signal was recieved by the UNSC Marines in the Base Camp from the UNSC Military Defense Base on the Planet. So, UNSC Marines, including Rick Daniels traveled to the UNSC Base, via Warthogs. Upon arriving at the UNSC Military Base, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marines were in an Grave Situation. The Covenant had layed Siege to the UNSC Military Defense Base on Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Colony, and were cut-off from Support. So, UNSC Marines defended the Base till they were relieved. So, UNSC Marines, including Daniels, dug-in and prepared themselves.

Combat on Gamma Vector VII
"For Humanity!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat

Few Hours Later, The Covenant Launched an Assault on the UNSC Military Defense Base on Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Colony, and used overwhelming firepower. However, UNSC Marines Defended the Base with Courage and Tenacity from the Covenant Onslaught. Among the Courageous UNSC Marines in the Base, Rick Daniels showed his Combat Skills and Courage the most in the Battle. Rick Daniels defended the UNSC Base with Courage and racked up an High Kill Count. Daniels also showed his Valiance and Leadership Qualities in the Battle when he directed 2 Scorpion Tanks to destroy 6 Covenant Wraiths that were Bombarding the UNSC Base. Few Hours Later, UNSC Marines successfully Defended the UNSC Military Defense Base on Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Colony, and Covenant Forces retreated from the Area. During the Battle, Rick Daniels, UNSC Marine, had killed 24 Covenant Ground Troops (Elites, Jackals, and Grunts), via MA5B Assault Rifle, and assisted in the Destruction of 6 Covenant Wraith Vehicles.

For Weeks, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marines remained Besieged in the Base and were frequently attacked by Covenant Forces on the Planet. UNSC Military Forces on the Ground had been decimated and the UNSC Navy managed to defeat the Covenant Fleet, but with an High Casualty Rate. So, UNSC Military Forces decided to abandon the Colony and Rescue the remaining UNSC Forces on the Planet, which were all in the UNSC Base on the Surface. So, UNSC Navy would Evacuate UNSC Marines in the Base and retreat to UNSC-Controlled Space. After recieving word of the Plan, UNSC Marines prepared for the Evacuation and fortified the Base with what they had left.

Evacuation
"Die, you Covenant BASTARDS!!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat on Gamma Vector VII

For Hours, Rick Daniels and UNSC Military Personal in the UNSC Military Defense Base on the Planet gathered up the Remaining Weapons, Supplies, and Ammunition and fortified the UNSC Base with what they can muster together. Soon, UNSC Navy were prepared to send in the Pelican Dropships to evac the Marines in the Base. However, an Major Problem rose and threaten the success of the plan. The Covenant Launched an Massive Assault on the UNSC Military Defense Base on Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Colony, and they were in Full-Strength.

However, UNSC Marines were prepared for this type of Situation and defended the UNSC Military Base with Fierceness, Bravery, and Tenacity, as well. Rick Daniels and his Marine Squad stayed and defended the UNSC Base, while Pelican Dropships came in the Base and rescued the Wounded and the inexperienced from the Base. For Hours, the UNSC Marines defended the UNSC Base and saved many lives. During this Event, Rick Daniels had showed his Valiance and Combat Skills in the Battle. In one case, Daniels rescued an Wounded Marines and caaried him to the UNSC Pelican Landing Pad. Soon, the Wounded and Inexperienced Marines escaped the Base and the remaining Marines continued to Defend the Base. After 2 Hours, UNSC Marines Successfully Defended the UNSC Military Defense Base on Gamma Vector VII, UNSC Colony, and the Covenant Forces retreated from the Area. During the Last Stage of the Battle, Rick Daniels killed 4 Covenant Elites, via MA5B Assault Rifle, that were approaching the UNSC Military Command Center in the Base. Among the Dead Elites was the Covenant Elite Ground Invasion Commander. Afterwards, UNSC Marines, including Daniels, were evacuated from the Planet, via Pelican Dropships, and returned to the UNSC Navy Ships.

Few Days, UNSC Naval Battlegroup returned to UNSC-Controlled Space and reported back on thier Mission and the Moderate Success they gained. After returning to Reach, Rick Daniels was promoted to Corporal and was reassigned to the UNSC 5th Marines Company. For Weeks, Rick Daniels and the Surviving Marines would rest up at UNSC Medical Military Hospital and recover from thier Wounds.

Siege of Paris IV

"Dammit, I wanna fight the War, not watch it..."
―Rick Daniels on Paris IV

After Recovery, Rick Daniels and the UNSC 5th Marines Infantry Company were stationed on Paris IV, UNSC Colony, to refit and regroup at UNSC Military Training Facility on the Planet. For Years, Daniels and the Marines remained stationed on the Planet. Rick Daniels and the Marines began to grow restless as they were not assigned any Missions and wanted to continue fighting in the Covenant War, but, they remained on the Paris IV Colony. Then, The Covenant discovered the Location of Paris IV, UNSC Colony, and an Covenant Naval Fleet was dispatched to lay Siege to the Human Colony.

Contact
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Rick Daniels's Warthog in Combat on Paris IV

"Contact met, Open Fire"
―Rick Daniels during the Siege of Paris IV

When Covenant Military Ground Forces landed on the Planet, UNSC Marines engaged the Covenant Forces on the Ground and attempted to Repel the Covenant Forces on the Ground. However, Covenant Forces proved much more Formidable than the Previous Forces that were encountered in the War. The UNSC 5th Marines Infantry Company were Dispatched to retake the Mountain City of San Juan from Covenant Forces. So, 80 UNSC Marines Traveled to San Juan, via M12 LRV Warthogs, and to Eliminate Covenant Forces in the Area.

However, Covenant Banshees ambushed the UNSC Marine Warthog Convoy and Killed or Wounded many Marines in the Convoy during the Banshee Straffing Run. The UNSC Marines try to make it to thier Objective, but, the Marines were Leaderless and were understregth. So, Rick Daniels organized the Remaining UNSC Marines and Retreated to an UNSC Marine Firebase, Firebase Zulu, via M12 Warthogs. After Many Hours of Covenant Ground Ambushes and Banshee Straffing Runs, Rick Daniels and the 14 Remaining UNSC Marines had arrived at Firebase Zulu, UNSC Marine Firebase, which was Defended by 25 UNSC Marines, with 2 M12 LRV Warthogs.

Last Stand
"Not Giving in..."
―Rick Daniels

After UNSC Marines fortified Firebase Zulu, UNSC Marine Firebase, Rick Daniels and the Marines organized an Hasty Defense and called the nearest UNSC Navy Ship for an Evac. For Hours, Rick Daniels and the Marines stockpiled the Weapons, Supplies, and Ammunition in the Base, in case of an Covenant Assault. Then, Daniels and the Marines stumbled upon an Covenant Patrol and Firebase Zulu's Location was Revealed. So, Cpl. Rick Daniels and the Marines prepared themselves for the Upcoming Battle that was to Come.

Few Hours Later, The Covenant Launched an Assault on Firebase Zulu, UNSC Marine Firebase, on Paris IV, UNSC Colony. The UNSC Marines Defended the Firebase with Courage, but were running out of Ammo and were losing Marines. Daniels showed his Leadership Skills in the Battle and continued to Fight Harder. Soon, Covenant Spirit Dropships came by and dropped off Covenant Reinforcements. The Situation seemed Hopeless. Then, Pelican Dropships and Longswords arrived and engaged the Covenant Ground Forces. During this Event, Rick Daniels Killed 4 Covenant Special Operations Elites, via MA5B Assault Rifle, in the NAV Database Room. Afterwards, Rick Daniels and the Surviving 4 Marines escaped from Paris IV, via Pelican Dropships, and returned UNSC Frigate that was going to Reach, UNSC Colony.

Reach

ODST Selection Process
"Huh, I'm an ODST now..."
―Rick Daniels

After returning to Reach, Rick Daniels and an Platoon of Marines decided to join the Orbital Drop Shock Troopers and go through the ODST Selection Process to join the ODST Corps. Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marines underwent Special Forces Training, Learned CQC (Close Quarters Combat), and did practice HEV Drops, as well. Despite these Difficultes, Rick Daniels and an Squad Marines successfully Passed the ODST Selection Process and became ODSTs. Afterwards, Rick Daniels and the Marine Squad underwent ODST Special Forces Training on Reach and were assigned to the 340th ODST Combat Training Unit.

For 4 Weeks, Rick Daniels and the ODST Trainess underwent CQC Combat Training, performed Non-Lethal War Games with ODST Units and UNSC Special Forces Units, and performed Practice HEV Pod Drops on Reach. However, Rick Daniels and the ODST Trainees completed the ODST Special Forces Training and became Full-Fledged ODSTs. After the ODST Training, Rick Daniels was promoted to Sergeant and given the Command of the ODST Squadron. Rick Daniels and the ODST Squad were assigned to the 105th ODST Division and were stationed on Reach.

Training Instructor
"Alright Grunts, its time to turn you into Marines..."
―Rick Daniels to Marine Recruits

After the ODST Special Forces Training, Rick Daniels was appointed as Marine Drill Instructor on Reach because of his Leadership Qualties and Combat Experience. Although Bitter of not returning to Combat, Daniels was Eccentric of Teaching Young Recruits in Combat. For Years, Rick Daniels taught Young Marine Recruits in Basic Training and taught them the Lessons he learned in Combat. Sgt. Daniels would remain in this Comfartable Position, but was ready to fight when needed.

Few Weeks Later, UNSC 113th Marine Regimental Combat Team was organized by HIGHCOM and were sent to Reach for Basic Training. The UNSC Marine Unit was composed of New Marine Recruits that had just enlisted in the UNSC Military. Among the New Recruits was Sakura Kazama, Japanese Martial Artist and UNSC Marine Recruit. HIGHCOM would assign Sgt. Daniels to be the Marine Drill Instructor of the Unit. When the Recruits arrived on Reach, Rick Daniels had saw Sakura Kazama and had developed an Crush on her. Sakura had also developed the same feelings for Rick, as well. Soon, Sakura had developed an Friendship with Daniels and his ODSTs. However, Sgt. Rick Daniels would train the Marine Trainees, including Sakura, tiredlessly and drove the Marine Trainees to Exhaustion. During Hand-to-Hand Training Combat Excersizes, Sakura Kazama defeated 15 Marine Trainees in Hand-to-Hand Combat Excersizes, using her Karate, and proved Daniels, UNSC Marine Trainees, and UNSC Marine Instructors that she was Skilled Fighter and Tough Soldier, as well. However, Sgt. Rick Daniels would train and drill Sakura Kazama and the UNSC Marine Trainees to te brink of Exhaustion. One Day, Sakura Kazama challenged Rick Daniels to an Traditional Karate Sparring Match, which Rick Daniels had accepted. Rick Daniels, using Mixed Martial Arts, and Sakura Kazama, using Karate, had fought each other to a Draw in the Traditional Karate Sparring Match. This showed Daniels and Sakura that they were Skilled Fighters and respected their Fighting Abilities. Aftewards, Daniels would Train the Marine Trainees contiously for the Remainder of Basic Training.

After 5 weeks of Training, UNSC 113th Marine Regimental Combat Team was well-trained and well-equipped. 1 week later, 113th Marine Regimental Combat Team was recalled back to Earth. Rick and Sakura arranged an Romantic Rendevous at UNSC Air Force Base on Reach and made one final good bye to each other. After Sakura's departure, Daniels continued to train UNSC ODSTs on Reach.

Battle of Reach
"We've Lost Reach..."
―Rick Daniels

In 2552, The Covenant discovered the location of Reach, UNSC Colony, and Launched an Invasion of the Human Colony. UNSC Military Forces and Covenant Forces had suffered Heavy Casualties on both sides in the Battle of Reach. During this, UNSC Orbital Drop Shock Troopers, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, were sent to Defend UNSC Military Command Base on Reach, Charlie Headquarters, and Repel the Covenant Ground Military Forces. The Covenant Launched Waves of Assaults on Charlie HQ, but the ODSTs managed to Hold the Line. However, the ODSTs suffered Heavy Casualties and Daniels was Wounded in the Battle, as well. For Hours, ODSTs would Valiantly Defend Charlie HQ from Covenant Forces and continue to Lose Men.

"Damn Needler..."
―Rick Daniels commenting on his Wound


As the Battle Progressed, Sgt. Daniels and the Remaining ODSTs were about to be overunned by Covenant Forces on Reach and were forced to Retreat to Evacuation Military Station on the Planet and wait to be Extracted by Pelican Dropships and Defend the UNSC Station. After an Few Agnozing Minutes, the Pelican Dropships arrived at the Evacuation Military Station and Rescued Sgt. Rick Daniels and the ODSTs from Reach and entered an UNSC Frigate that was Escaping to Earth. While in the UNSC Frigate, Rick Daniels encounted an Surviving Group of Battle-Hardened Marines and NAVSPECWAR Operators that survived the Battle and would befriend the Marines. For the Remainder of the Human-Covenant War, Daniels would Blame himself for the Fall of Reach.

Earth

Return to Earth
"I'm Home..."
―Rick Daniels

After returning to Earth, Rick Daniels and the Group of UNSC Marines and NAVSPECWAR Operators were given orders to Report to HIGHCOM in Sydeny, Australlia. Upon arrival, Daniels and the Marines were assigned to the 405th Marine Infantry Division, which was stationed at New Mombasa, Africa. So, Rick Daniels, since he was a Sergeant, was given the Command of the Marine Squadron and was stationed at UNSC Military Defense Base in Africa. For Weeks, Daniels and his UNSC Marines had underwent Training in CQC (Close-Quarters Combat) and had underwent Demolitions Training, as well. Then, Rick Daniels took an 2-Week Leave anf Left for Japan.

After going on Leave, Rick Daniels traveled to Tokyo, Japan to reunite with Sakura Kazama which was where she lived and was being stationed at. Upon meeting Sakura, Sakura embraced Daniels and expressed her Relief that Daniels was still Alive. Then, Rick Daniels offered Sakura Kazama an position in the UNSC 405th Marine Infantry Division, but, Sakura declined the offer. So, Rick spent his Leave days with Sakura in Tokyo, Japan. After this Event, Rick Daniels returned to an UNSC Military Defense Base in Africa.

First Battle of Earth
"Defend Earth at All Costs!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat on Earth

During the First Battle of Earth The Covenant Fleet managed to Punch an Hole into the UNSC Orbital Defenses of Earth and an Covenant Assault Carrier Traveled to the Surface of Earth, speciffically, in New Mombasa, Africa. So, UNSC Military Forces were Ordered to Eliminate Covenant Military Forces on Earth and to Capture the Prophet of Regret, who was on the Covenant Carrier. The UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, were sent to New Mombasa to Assist in the Military Operations in the Battle.

Upon Arrival at New Mombasa, via Pelican Dropships, Rick Daniels and his UNSC Marines engaged Covenant Forces on the Ground and Inflicted Heavy Casualties on Enemy Troops and Armor. UNSC Marine, Rick Daniels, had Killed 24 Covenant Foot Soldiers and Destroyed 2 Ghosts, via BR55 Battle Rifle and Grenades. Soon, UNSC Marines, Led by John-117, were Slowly Repelling the Covenant Military Forces on the Ground and were Close to Victory.

However, the Covenant Scarab and Large Covenant Military Ground Force were Preventing this Event from Happening. Soon, The Covenant established an Covenant Anti-Air Gun Battery in the Mombasa Town Square and the Area was Heavily-Defended by Covenant Forces. So, Rick Daniels and his Marines were sent to Destroy the Covenant Anti-Air Gun Battery and Secure an LZ for UNSC Military Reinforcements that would arrive soon in the City of New Mombasa.

Combat on Earth
"Get off my Planet!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat on Earth

Upon arriving at the Mombasa Town Square, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, gathered at a Mombasa Market Center and constructed an Battle Plan. Afterwards, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, took up Firing Positons in the Town Square and took thier Targets.

Rick Daniels, via Battle Rifle, killed Covenant Elite Patrol Unit (4 Elites) and ordered his Marines inside the Town Square to Begin the Attack. Using Stealth and Accuracy, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Daniels, had dispatched the Guards and were 2 meters away from the Anti-Air Battery. But, The Covenant had established substantial presence and the Battery was defended by Covenant Plasma Cannon Emplacements, Covenant Wraiths, and Numerous Covenant Soldiers in the Area (Elites, Jackals, Grunts, and Drones). Then, UNSC Armored Convoy arrived at the Town Square and destroyed the remaining Wraiths and the Plasma Cannon Empalcements. Rick Daniels, via Battle Rifle, killed 4 Covenant Elites that were guarding the Covenant Anti-Air Battery and destroyed the Battery by throwing a Grenade in the Power Core.

After the Battle, Pelican Dropships arrived and extracted Rick Daniels, UNSC Marines, and the Armored Convoy, and where brought aboard the UNSC In Amber Clad, UNSC Frigate. Then, UNSC In Amber Clad, UNSC Frigate, chased after Regret's Carrier as he made his Slipspace Jump in New Mombasa, which leveled the Entire City.

Battle of Installation 05

"Huh, so this Halo..."
―Rick Daniels

After Regret's Carrier made an Slipspace Jump on Earth, UNSC Frigate, UNSC In Amber Clad, chased Regret's Ship through cataclysm. After successfully chasing Regret's Ship through the jump, Humans on the UNSC Ship had discovered Installation 05, Delta Halo. So, Commander Miranda Keyes decided to send SPARTAN-117 and Company of ODSTs to Delta Halo and stop the Covenant from Activating Halo. Rick Daniels and his Marines suited up in ODST Combat Suits and were attached to the 7th Shock Troops Battalion. Daniels and his ODST Team would be deployed to the Surface of Delta Halo for an Different Assignment..

Hell Jumpers
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Daniels's HEV Pod dropping into Installation 05

"Time to Helljump..."
―Rick Daniels

Then, UNSC In Amber Clad, UNSC Frigate, sent SPARTAN-117 and Company of ODSTs to the Surface of Delta Halo, via HEV Pods, to Find and Kill the Prophet of Regret and Stop Halo's Activation. In the Meanwhile, Sgt. Rick Daniels and his ODST Team landed on Delta Halo, via HEV Pods, and established an Base Camp and Landing Zone (LZ) for UNSC Military Forces in a Valley on Installation 05.

However, The Covenant, which had established an Substantial Presence on the Halo Ring, had discovered the Location of Daniels and his ODSTs in the Valley and procedde to Attack the Humans. Rick Daniels and his ODST Team were caught off guard by the Covenant Attack. However, Daniels and his ODSTs repelled Waves of Covenant Forces and held thier ground. During the Attack, Daniels was wounded many times, but continued to join the Fight,

After repelling yet another Covenant Attack Wave, Sgt. Rick Daniels and the remaining ODSTs escaped the Valley, via M12 LRV Warthogs, and had to abandoned the UNSC Base Camp and LZ. After an Few Minutes of Travelling, Daniels and the ODSTs stumbled upon an Forerunner Installation on Installation 05, Delta Halo.

The Flood Encounter
"What are those things?!"
―Rick Daniels in his Encounter with the Flood

After arriving at the Forerunner Installation, Rick Daniels and his ODSTs decided to explore the Installation and learn more about the Halo Ringworld. However, Sgt. Rick Daniels and the remaining ODSTs had just stumbled upon an Forerunner Flood Containment Facility. Daniels would see an Pure Flood Form in a Comatose State and would inspect the creature.

Then, Flood Infecttion Forms had broken through the Containment Barrier and were swarming the Facility. Daniels and the ODSTs fought for thier lives against the Flood. Then, Daniels witnessed an Marine being infected with an Infection Form and turn into Flood Combat Form. Soon, Daniels and the Surviving ODSTs fought the Flood to escape. Despite the arrival of Sentinels, The Flood were too much. Luckily, Daniels and the 5 remaining ODSTs escaped the Facility and had escaped the Flood Outbreak.

Escape
"Time to get off this Damn Ring..."
―Rick Daniels on Installation 05

After escaping the Flood Outbreak, Rick Daniels and the remaining ODSTs would arrive at UNSC Marine Base Camp on Delta Halo, which was composed of the UNSC Marines of the UNSC In Amber Clad. However, The Covenant had discovered the Location of the UNSC Camp and procedded to attack the Humans. So, Rick Daniels, the remaining ODSTs, and the Remaining Marinessetted up Defensive Positions at a Forerunner Structute.

The Covenant Assault on the UNSC Marine Base Camp on Installation 05, Delta Halo, had just begun. Sgt. Daniels and the ODSTs and Marines fought off Covenant Forces, but were losing Marines and Ammo. Soon, the UNSC Marines had suffered thier First Casualties in the Battle. During the Battle, Daniels was wounded by an Sniper Shot in the Shoulder by a Jackal Sniper. Luckily, UNSC Marine Scout Sniper, Joseph Allerberger, killed the Covenant Jackal Sniper, via Sniper Rifle. Then, UNSC Marine, Rick Daniels, killed 4 Covenant Elites in the Structure, via Battle Rifle. Among the Dead Elites was an Zealot Commander, which disorganized the Covenant Leadership in a bad way.

Then, in a Stroke of Luck, Daniels had spotted an UNSC Longsword Fighter at a Clifftop and decided to retreat to the Clifftop. After making an Quick Dash, Daniels and the remaining Marines and ODSTs reached the Clifftop and boarde the Longsword. Daniels and the Surviving Marines and ODSTs escaped Delta Halo, via Longsword Fighter, and traveled into Deep Space.

Second Battle of Earth

Return
"Time to retake our World..."
―Rick Daniels returning to Earth

After escaping Delta Halo, Rick Daniels and the remaining Marines and ODSTs, who were on a Longsword Fighter, found thier way to Earth. However, The Covenant Loyalists had established an Substantial Control of Earth and had the Humans with thier backs against the Wall. With Stealth, the UNSC Longsword fighter made it to the surface of the Earth and crashed in the Rainforest Jungles of Southwest Asia. Daniels and the Remaining Marines and ODSTs had survived the Crash.

For many Hours, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marines and ODSTs evaded Brute Patrols in the Jungles and managed to survive the Dangers of the Jungles. Soon, Sgt. Rick Daniels and the remaining UNSC Military Personal had stumbled upon an UNSC Military Supply Depot. So, Rick Daniels and the remaining UNSC Marines and the 3 remaining ODSTs had geared up into Marine Combat Suits, grabbed Assault Rifles, Battle Rifles, Shotguns, Pistols, Rocket Launchers, and Sniper Rifles, and loaded up with New Ammunition. Rick Daniels, now in Marine Combat Armor and armed with an MA5C ICWS Assault Rifle and an M6D Magnum Sidearm, had decided to Form the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team, which was now composed of 12 UNSC Marines and 3 ODSTs, who were in Marine Combat Suits.

For Days, UNSC Marine Special Commando Team, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, had waged an Guerilla Campaign on Covenant Loyalist Forces in Asia, Ambushing Loyalist Armored Convoys, Raiding Loyalist Outposts, and Killing Brute Cheiftains in the Jungles of Asia. Then, Daniels and the Marines had been discovered by UNSC Military Forces, via Communications, and an UNSC Pelican Dropship was dispatched to evacuate the Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marines from the Lush Jungles of Southwest Asia.

Resting
"Good to see thier are other Marines alive..."
―Rick Daniels

The Pelican Dropship, carrying Daniels and his Marines, traveled to an UNSC Military Outpost in Tokyo, Japan, which was an Haven for Marines in Asia. Upon arriving at the Outpost, Sgt. Daniels and the UNSC Marines were Briefed on the Situation on Earth. The Covenant were Divided and were engaged in a Civil War, fought between Covenant Loyalists and Covenant Separatists. The Prophet of Truth and his Loyalist Army were uncovering an Forerunner Artifact in the sands of Africa and Earth was nearly in thier Control.

After the Briefing, Daniels wandered the Outpost and pondered on his Thoughts. In the meanwhile, Sakura Kazama, UNSC Marine, was in the Medical Bay of the Outpost. With out each other knowing, Daniels walked into te Medical Bay to find Sakura and the Couple embraced each other. After having an Convesation of Recent Events, Sakura Kazama wanted to fight Daniels in a Karate Sparring Match, but Daniels stated when the War was over, they could have the Match. Then, Daniels had discovered that Troubled Him.

Combat in Japan
"Gotta save my Home..."
―Rick Daniels

In Communications Station, Sgt. Rick Daniels had discovered some Troubling News that was heard on the UNSC Military Radio. The Covenant had layed Siege to an UNSC Military Base on Earth. What was Troubling was that the UNSC Base was Located in Union City, Daniel's Hometown. So, Rick Daniels and his UNSC Marines Geared up and attempted to head for Union City. However, UNSC Military Officers told Daniels it was impossible to Leave Japan because Loyalist Forces had established an Blockade around Japan and were encircled. However, Daniels pushed to Leave to Union City to save his Hometown. So, UNSC Military Officers provided an Alternative. UNSC Military Forces in Japan were going to Launch an Military Offensive against Loyalist Forces in Japan and to retake the Country. Daniels and his Marines could sneek into UNSC Air Force Base in Nagasaki and take 2 Pelican Dropships to Union City. Sgt. Daniels agreed with the Plan and Sakura came along with Daniels.

"I'm not asking, I'm telling you to leave"
―Rick Daniels ordering Sakura to follow his Orders


As the Battle of Japan began, UNSC Marine Special Commando Team and Platoon of UNSC Marines, Led by Rick Daniels and Sakura Kazama, went Deep into Enemy Lines and procedded to Nagasaki. As UNSC Military Forces continue to bog down Covenant Forces in Japan, Daniels and the Marines were ambushed by Covenant Snipers on the Nagasaki Bridge. Daniels was nailed in the Shoulder and Sakura ordered the Marine Snipers to take down the Jackal Snipers. After 2 hours of Deadly Sniper Ambushes, Daniels continued on with his Marines, despite Sakura's pleading. After this Event, Daniels and his Marines had arrived at Nagasaki Air Force Base in Nagasaki City. Then, Daniels ordered Sakura and the Marine Platoon to Fall Back to UNSC Lines. However, Sakura refused to Leave.But, Daniels asked her to leave, as well. But, Sakura refused. So, Rick knocked Sakura out and ordered the UNSC Marines to carry her and leave.

Then, Rick Daniels and his UNSC Marines entered the Air Force Base and found and refueled the Pelican Dropships at the Pelican Dropships Pad. Then, Daniels and the Marines took the Pelican Dropships and Traveled to North America to save Union City from Certain Destruction from the Covenant Loyalists Army that had Besieged the Distressed North American City.

Battle of Union City

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UNSC Marines in Combat in Union City

"For Humanity!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat in Union City

During the Second Battle of Earth, 275 UNSC Marines and 25 ODSTs were Defending Union City from the Covenant Loyalists on Earth. Within 2 Hours, Rick Daniels and his UNSC Marines had arrived at Union City and Fortified the City and UNSC Military Base within the City. Then, Sgt. Rick Daniels and the UNSC Military Officers in Union City had just recieved Intel from ONI that the Covenant Loyalists were Composed of Brutes, Jackals, Grunts, Hunters, and an Faction of Sanghelli Loyalists, as well. On the Next Day, The Covenant had Launched an Mortar Bombardment on Union City and the Loyalist Army had arrived at the Outskirts of the City. The Battle of Union City had Begun.

First Stage
"Hold the Line!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat in Union City

When Covenant Loyalist Forces arrived at the Main Entrance of Union City, UNSC Marines Opened Fire on the Covenant Loyalist Forces in the City. During the Battle, UNSC Marine, Rick Daniels, via Assault Rifle, had killed 4 Covenant Loyalist Elites and destroyed an Loyalist Ghost, via Grenade. The Covenant Loyalists deployed Banshees and Wraiths to soften Human Resistance, but, Ant-Air Rockets and Hornets forced the Banshees into disarray and the Wraiths were being destroyed. The UNSC Marines were killing off Elites, Brutes, Packs of Grunts, Jackals, and even Hunters in the Battle.

After an hour, UNSC Marine Forces retreated from the main entrances into the streets. The Covenant Forces, believing they broke the Humans, where ambushed by UNSC Warthogs and Scorpion Battle Tanks in the Streets. UNSC Marine Scout Snipers and Rocket Gunners harassed the Covenant throughout the City. Rick Daniels, who was coordinating the Defenses and Tactics, decided to force the Covenant Armor into the Union Bridge, where deadly C-4 Explosives and Satchel Packs where placed. After coordinating UNSC Armor and Aircraft into focusing on Covenant Armor, Loyalist Armor were forced into the Union Bridge. After establishing Road Blocks on each side of the Bridge, Daniels set off the explosives under the Bridge. The Loyalist Armor was destroyed or it sunk to the bottom of the river.

But, Brute Chieftain, Karzise, and Covenant Loyalist Brute Stalkers managed to set an LZ on the other side of the City Bridge. Soon, The Covenant Loyalist Phantom Dropships were deploying Covenant Loyalist Troop Reinforcements in Union City.

Second Stage
"Fall Back!"
―Rick Daniels

UNSC Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, LCpl. Allen Jones, discovered that the Brute Chieftain was sending enemy reinforcements and killed the Brute, via Sniper Rifle. But, Covenant Forces had already entered the City and were heading straight for Union Square. So, Sgt. Rick Daniels and Marines established a Defense in Union Square with Scorpion Tanks and Warthogs. When Covenant Loyalist Forces arrived in Union Square, UNSC Forces opened fire. Rick Daniels, who was manning Machine Gun Emplacement, and Allen Jones, who was unleashing Sniper Fire on the Covenant.

The Covenant Casualties continued to mount and the Covenant Elite Loyalist Commander, who decided to enter the battle personally, deployed Banshees to bombard Union Square. The Banshees bombarded Union Square and destroyed Numerous vehicles, despite the Hornets on forcing the Banshees Back. The Covenant Loyalist Troops used advantage to force the Humans back. Ford, having no other choice, ordered UNSC Forces to Fall Back to the UNSC Military Base within Union City and make an Last Stand.

Around the same time, UNSC Military Forces had crushed Covenant Loyalist Forces in Kyoto and Tokyo and the Loyalists were forced to retreat from Japan. Sakura Kazama, after much arguing, convinced the UNSC Military Officers and UNSC Forces to reinforce the defenders of Union City.

Third Stage
"Fight for the UNSC, Fight for Survival, Fight for Humanity!"
―Rick Daniels in Combat in Union City

As UNSC Marines retreated into the UNSC Military Base in Union City, Rick Daniels and the remaining Marines and ODSTs organized an Hasty Defense of the UNSC Base and prepared for the Covenant Onslaught to be Unleashed on them. Within minutes, The Covenant Loyalist had Launched an Assault on the UNSC Military Base within the City on Earth, with the Marines and ODST valiantly Defending the UNSC Base.

When Hornets arrived to assist them, Daniels ordered the Hornets to escape while they can. Reluctantly, the Hornet Pilots obeyed the order and left the City. As the fighting progressed, Rick Daniels manned the Machine Gun Turret on an M12 Warthog and ordered Jones to drive. As the M12 Warthog drove through the Area, Sgt. Daniels took down Banshees, destroyed Wraiths, and killed dozens of Covenant Ground Troops. But, the M12 LRV Warthog was disabled and Daniels and Jones were forced to retreat. During the Battle, UNSC Military Forces were Losing Men and Ammunition and were Close to being overunned by the Loyalists. Then, the Covenant Elite Loyalist Commander joins the Battle and direct his Loyalist Troops. As the Battle Progressed on, Daniels was Wounded by an Banshee that Bombarded the UNSC Base within Union City. Then, Covenant Loyalist Elites charged at the UNSC Base and Managed to make it inside the Base. The UNSC Marines were being Slaughterd by the Loyalist Elites within the UNSC Military Base and stood no chance against the Loyalist Elites that were inside the UNSC Military Base within Union City. Then, Rick Daniels, UNSC Marine, Killed 4 Covenant Loyalist Elites in the Base, via MA5C ICWS Assault Rifle. Among the Dead Elites was the Loyalist Elite Commander.

Then, within minutes, Covenant CCS-Class Cruiser had Appeared in the Sky. To Daniels and his Marines, All Hope seemed to be Lossed. However, the Covenant CCS-Class Cruiser was Deploying Banshees and were Attacking the Loyalist Forces in the City. Then, Covenant Cruiser deployed 2 Legions of Elites to Engage Loyalist Forces. The Cruiser was an Covenant Separatist Ship. Soon, Separatist Elites had Eliminated the Remaining Brutes and Loyalist Forces in the City and saved the Stunned Humans. Then, UNSC Military Reinforcements had Arrived, along with the Hornets that had Left, and relieved the Marines from thier Positions.

Aftermath
"That was Fucking Epic..."
―Rick Daniels

After the Battle of Union City, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team had Survived the Battle without the Unit suffering Casualties. The other Survivors of the Battle were an Platoon of Marines and an Squad of ODSTs. Sakura Kazama had been with the Reinforcements and traveled to Unon City to save Daniels and his Marines from Certain Death.

Upon arriving, Sakura Kazama embraced Daniels and expressed her deep concern by punching Daniels in the Face. After the Tearful reunion, Daniels learned the Prophet of Truth and the Covenant Loyalists had opened a portal in Voi, Africa. Therefore, Sgt.Daniels, ignoring Sakura's pleas and his Wounds, volunteers himself to Assist UNSC Military Forces and Covenant Separatists to Follow the Prophet of Truth and his Covenant Loyalist Forces through the Portal and to Find an Solution to the Flood.

Battle of Installation 00

"This it, the Endgame..."
―Rick Daniels

The Prophet of Truth and Covenant Loyalists, having successfully activated the artifact in Voi, left Earth through a Slipspace portal to the Ark, a Forerunner structure that can be used to fire all of the Halo installations at once. Despite Lord Hood's urging, Commander Miranda Keyes took the UNSC Forward Unto Dawn, UNSC Frigate, with an Small Fleet of Covenant Separatist Cruisers led by the Assault Carrier Shadow of Intent and proceeded through the small Slipspace Portal, arriving at the Ark, to the Stop the Prophet of Truth and Covenant Loyalists from activting the Halo Array.

As Covenant Separatist Naval Forces engaged Covenant Loyalist Naval Forces in Space, Commander Miranda Keyes had Deployed SPARTAN-117 and UNSC Orbital Drop Shock Troopers to the Ark's Surface, via Pelican Dropships, to Stop the Prophet of Truth from activating the Halo Array. Rick Daniels, now reattached to the ODST Corps and wearing ODST Combat Armor, was sent down to Installation 00 to assist Master Chief in Finding the Carographer on the Ark and Stopping Covenant Loyalists Forces from activating the Halo Array.

Pathfinders
"I hate the Desert..."
―Rick Daniels on the Ark

As SPARTAN-117 and the ODSTs and Marines departed from the Pelican Dropships, SPARTAN-117 took up an Sniper Position while the Marines and ODSTs took Firing Positions. Then, SPARTAN-117 fired his Sniper Rifle, killing a Loyalist Brute, and Daniels and the ODSTs and Marines opened fire. After clearing 2 Loyalist Positions, SPARTAN-117 and the ODSTs and Marines arrived at Pelican Crashsite and Ambushed Loyalist Forces in the Crashsite.

As SPARTAN-117, UNSC Marines, and ODSTs fight the Loyalist Forces at the Crash sites, Daniels is hit by a Brute Spiker in the Stomach. Nevertheless, Rick Daniels kills the Brute and 2 Grunts at the Crash Sites, via Battle Rifle. During his Ride on the Mongoose, Rick Daniels kills 2 Brutes, but, continuously, coughs blood out. After arriving at a good LZ in Installation, Rick Daniels and the remaining Marines and ODST provided covering fire for the Chief. Daniels managed to kill 4 Brutes, but, plasma grenade exploded nearby and knocked Daniels down. But, Rick Daniels got back up his feet and fought on. After eliminating Loyalist Forces in the Area, SPARTAN-117 secured the LZ and UNSC "Foward Unto Dawn" landed in the LZ and dropped down Armor Support and Reinforcements. Rick Daniels, needing a small rest, boarded the nearby Pelican and observed the rest of the Battle through the Air.

Battle of the Citadel
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SPARTAN-117 and Rick Daniels in Combat on Installation 00

"This is it, the War's Finale"
―Rick Daniels in the Battle of the Citadel

The UNSC Military Ground Forces, carried in Five UNSC Pelican Dropships, along with Covenant Separatist Reinforcements in 2 Green Phantom Dropships, Assaulted 3 Power Emitters that protected the Citadel, housing the Remaining Covenant Loyalists Forces in Installation 00, in the Ark. SPARTAN-117and an Group of ODSTs were deployed at a distance from the First Tower by an Pelican Dropship, after Hostile Fire shot down an Second Pelican Dropship carrying UNSC Marines and an M12 Warthog. The Crashing Pelican Dropship also took out the M12 LRV Warthog. Sgt. Rick Daniels was on the Pelican Dropship with the Master Chief, armed with his Battle Rifle, and covered for the Master Chief when the UNSC Military Forces landed at the Beachhead on Installation 00.

As the Master Chief and the ODSTs landed at the Beachead, Sgt. Rick Daniels and another ODST provided Covering Fire for Master Chief, who was Destroying Shade Turrets and a Covenant Anti-Air Wraith. After securing the Beachead, Keyes sent an Pelican Dropship to drop off an M12 LRV Warthog and Marine Reinforcements. Daniels took the Machine Gunner Position and the Chief drove the Warthog. As SPARTAN-117 drove the M12 LRV Warthog through Numerous Loyalist Defenses, Rick Daniels had Destroyed Loyalist Shade Gun Emplacements, Ghosts, Packs of Grunts and Jackals, and an Brute Prowler, as well. After securing the surrounding Area, SPARTAN-117 and the ODSTs and UNSC Marines had entered the First Tower and engaged Loyalist Forces. As the Chief engaged Brutes in the Control Room, Daniels and his ODSTs and Marines held off Loyalist Forces. During this Event, Sgt. Rick Daniels had encounted 4 Brutes in the Tower and engaged in Combat with the Brutes. So, Rick Daniels, UNSC Marine, had killed the 4 Covenant Loyalist Brutes, via BR55HB Battle Rifle. However, Daniels was Wounded by one of the Brutes and his Brute Spiker in the Battle. After the Master Chief shut downed the Tower, Chief returned to the Low Level and eliminated the Loyalist Reinforcements. Afterwards, SPARTAN-117 and the ODSTs and the Marines returned to the Beachead and Daniels stayed behind, while SPARTAN-117 and Separatist Forces shut downed the Final Tower. Later, Rick Daniels and his ODSTs were evacuated from the Area, via Pelican Dropships.

After Master Chief and the Arbiter successfully stopped the Halo Activation and eliminated the Prophet of Truth, UNSC and Separatist Military Forces were evacuated from Installation 00, while SPARTAN-117 and the Arbiter stayed behind to destroy the Flood on the Installation and to Destroy the Ark, as well. Rick Daniels and his Marines were aboard the Separatist Cruisers and escaped to Earth. The Human-Covenant War had ended.

Post-War Period

"Finally, Peace..."
―Rick Daniels in the Post-War Period

After the end of the Human-Covenant War, Sgt. Rick Daniels and the surviving UNSC Marines and Separatist Elites returned to Earth. After the UNSC Foward unto Dawn returned to Earth, Daniels expected SPARTAN-117 and the Arbiter to return as Heroes. However, to his disappointment, Daniels learned the Master Chief hadn't made it back home. Afterwards, Daniels traveled to the Memorial Service in Africa to honor his Dead Comrades that had fought bravely in the Great War.

Afterwards, Rick Daniels traveled to Tokyo, Japan to meet with his lover, Sakura Kazama, and to spend his time with her. Upon meeting her at the Ruined Kazama Dojo, Daniels and Kazama embraced each other and shared each other thier experiences in the War. Then, Sakura challenged Rick to the Martial Arts Fight, which Rick accepts. The Fight is Long and Difficult and ends in a Draw. After the Fight, assisting in the Reconstruction of Earth and her Colonies, Daniels and Sakura traveled to Union City and rebuild the City, along with Rick Daniels's Close Friend and ODST, Allen Jones. After the Reconstruction was complete, Sgt. Rick Daniels and Sakura Kazama had returned to Active Military Duty.

The UNSC Marine Special Commando Team had been Reformed to 40 UNSC Marine Operators and Sgt. Rick Daniels was given Full Command of the Unit. For Weeks, Rick Daniels and the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team had underwent Special Forces Military Training on Earth. Sgt. Daniels and the UNSC Marines had learned CQC (Close-Quarters Combat), practiced HEV Pod Drops, had learned Marksmanship Skills, and had learned to conduct and perform Commando-Style Raids. Within Many Weeks, the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, became an Full-Fledged UNSC Special Forces Detachment of the UNSC.

Operation: PHANTOM DROP

"I'm Back in the Saddle, Again"
―Rick Daniels

In 2555, Rick Daniels and his Marines of the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team recieved thier First Assignment in the Post-War Period. On Andros IV, UNSC Colony, Colonial Rebels, Led by Col. Bill Williams, had established an Rebel Base on the Planet and were waging an Guerilla War Military Campaign on the Planet, as well. So, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, would Launch an Assault on the Colonial Rebel Base, Eliminate Col. Bill Williams, and Eliminate Colonial Rebel Military Forces on Andros IV, UNSC Colony.

Upon arriving on Andros IV, Rick Daniels and his Marines arrived at the UNSC Military Defense Base on the Planet and received thier Mission Briefing. Days Later, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Daniels, established an Perimeter around the Rebel Base and established an Battle Plan. Next Day, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, Launched an Assault on the Colonial Rebel Base on Andros IV, UNSC Colony. Rick Daniels and his Marines had Opened fire and inflicted Heavy Casualties on the Colonial Rebels within the Base. Then, Daniels and his Fireteam of Marines had Stormed the Base and caused Havoc within the Base. Soon, the Marines had swarmed the Rebel Base on the Planet. Within 45 Minutes, Daniels and his Marines had swarmed the Base and the Colonial Rebels had made Last Stand in the Rebel Command Center. Then, UNSC Marines, including Daniels, had Stormed the Rebel Command Center and Eliminated the Remaining Colonial Rebels. During this Event, UNSC Marine, Rick Daniels, had Killed 4 Colonial Rebels, via MA5C ICWS Assault Rifle, in the Rebel Command Center. Among the Dead Rebels was Bill Williams, Colonial Rebel Leader. 15 Minutes Later, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels, had Successfully Attacked and Destroyed the Rebel Base on Andros IV, UNSC Colony.

After the Mission, Daniels and his Marines left to Earth and went on Leave for 2 Weeks. Daniels went to visit his Hometown, Union City, and had Traveled to Japan to see Sakura. However, Daniels discovered that Sakura was not in her Home and was still serving her Military Service, even though it was finished. Either way, Daniels returned to back to Base on Earth.

Operation: WARPIG

"God, these Innie Bastards are going to get it..."
―Rick Daniels in Combat against Rebels

On Carthagan VII, UNSC Colony, Insurrectionists had Launched an Uprising on the Planet and were Attacking the UNSC Military Personal on the Planet. As the Riots on the UNSC Colony continued, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels and primarily from the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team, were Deployed to the Planet to Destroy the Insurrectionist Base of Operations and Assist UNSC Military Forces in quelling the Riots on Carthagan VII, UNSC Colony.

Classified under ONI Directive Kappa Delta

Genova IV Uprising

"Oh Shit, she is here..."
―Rick Daniels on Genova IV

On Genova IV, UNSC Colony, Colonial Rebels, Led by Col. Karl Waltman, had Launched an Uprising on the Planet and were Waging Guerilla War Military Campaign against UNSC Military Forces on the Planet. For 8 Days, despite the UNSC gaining the advantage, Bloodshed had contiued on the Planet as UNSC Military Personal, Colonial Rebels, and the Civillians had suffered High Casualties. So, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Rick Daniels and Supported by Naval Special Warfare Operators, were to Launch an Assault on the Colonial Rebel Military Base of Operations on the Planet and to Eliminate Col. Karl Waltman, Colonial Rebel Leader.

Upon arriving at the Planet, UNSC Marines, Led by Sgt. Daniels, establised Base Camp in the Woods and waited for the NAVSPECWAR Operators to Arrive. However, Daniels was shocked to learn that Sakura Kazama was Naval Special Warfare Operator, which turned her into a Cold and Calculated Killer. This would affect their Romsntic Relationship greatly. Next Day, UNSC Marines and Naval Special Warfare Operators Launched an Attack on the Colonial Rebel Military Base on Genova IV, UNSC Colony. UNSC Marines managed to overcome the Rebel Defenses and NAVSPECWAR Operators had inflicted Heavy Casualties on the Rebels. In the Final Stage of the Battle, UNSC Marines had Stormed the Rebel Command Center and Eliminated the Remaining Colonial Rebels in the Base. During this Event, Rick Daniels had Killed 4 Colonial Rebels in the Centre, via MA5C ICWS Assault Rifle, and Sakura Kazama had Killed Karl Waltman, by Sliting his Throat. Within 15 Minutes, UNSC Military Forces had Destroyed the Colonial Rebel Military Base on the Planet and had ended the Genova IV Uprising.

Afterwards, back at Base, Daniels and Kazama had a Serious Discussion about their Relationship in the Barracks, which led to the Dissolvement of the Romantic Relationship between Daniels and Kazama. However, Daniels and Kazama remained close friends. Afterwards, Rick Daniels and his Marines returned to Earth.

Battle of Polis IV

Death

"I fight for Humanity and thats it..."
―Rick Daniels's Final Words

During an Routine Reconnaissance Patrol on Midway, UNSC Colony, Rick Daniels and his Marines were patrolling the City of Redfield and were searching Houses for Rebels and Terrorists. After another House-Search, Sgt. Rick Daniels and his Marines boarded thier M12 Warthogs and traveled on Ridge Road on the Colony. Then, Tradgedy struck on Daniels and his Marines. Daniels's Warthog had hit an Rebel Bomb on the Roadside and instantly killed the UNSC Marine Passenger and severely wounded the Marine Gunner. Daniels was badly wounded in the explosion. Minutes Later, Rick Daniels died of his Wounds on the Road.

After his Death, Rick Daniels's Body was sent to Arlington Military Cemetery for his Funeral and his Burial. Among the attendees was Sakura Kazama and the UNSC Marine Operators of the UNSC Marine Special Commando Team. During the Funeral, UNSC Marines had dropped thier Standard M6D Magnum Sidearms and put his prized possesion, his Gold Watch, in the Casket. Afterwards, Sakura Kazama dropped an Rose and an Note into Daniels's Casket and left the Baptist Church in Union City. Rick Daniels was well-known for being an War Hero.

Personality and Appearance

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Rick Daniels

"I'am who I'am..."
―Rick Daniels

Rick Daniels is well-known for his Personality and his Appearance. In ONI Psychological Mental Report, Rick Daniels is classified as being Mentally Stable. Rick Daniels is well-known for being Quiet, Confident, and Smart, as well. In his Combat Situations, Daniels would be calm and collective. Rick Daniels is known for being an Tactical Military Genius and this was demonstrated in Basic Training and the Combat Situations on Gamma Vector VII, Paris IV, Reach, and on Earth.

Rick Daniels's Appearance can be classified as being an fair and handsome man. Rick Daniels has Blue Eyes, Black Hair, and has Smooth Facial Features, as well. Rick Daniels has usually short-medium hair and, sometimes, sports a Buzzcut, as well. Rick Daniles has an All-Around Perfectly Fit, Athletic, and Healthy Body. Rick Daniels is also commented on how Strong his Legs are, because he can run and walk great distances and his Legs suffering little to no injuries in many Accidents, as well. Despite his Combat Wounds and his Death, Rick Daniels is still seen as being an Fair and Handsome Man, as well.

Hobbies

"I enjoy doing alot of crap, you know..."
―Rick Daniels

Rick Daniels's Hobbies are included as Hunting, Reading his Books, and Training in Muay Thai Kickboxing. Rick Daniels usually performs these Hobbies in his Spare Time and or when he is alone by himself in his Quarters of his assigned Military Base, in the Wilderness, or in the comfort of his own Home, as well.

Rick Daniels has trained in Muay Thai Kickboxing extensivley and, usually, heads to Military Wildlife Preserves to go hunting. These hobbies occur during Daniels's Leaves in the Military. When Rick Daniels had met Sakura Kazama, Daniels and Kazama had Karate Sparring Matches with each other, with neither one becoming the victor in the sparring sessions. Daniels is also known to enjoy reading books and Hunting in Reserve, as well.

Military Awards

  • Purple Heart:

Reason: Wounded in the Battle of Installation 00

Date: April 3, 2553

  • Distinguished Service Cross

Reason: Valiance and Combat in the Battle of Gamma Vector VII

Date: April 1, 2542

Trivia

  • ShockTrooper's First Halo Fanon Article
  • Based as an Tribute to UNSC Marines and ODSTs
  • Last name of Rick is the First Name of me :)
  • Based on the Marines and ODSTs in Halo 3

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