Though a rather quiet soldier, Daniel Davidson was born and raised on Mars. He didn't really get along with people because he was mostly quiet. On mars, Daniel used to hunt with his father. He eventually put his marksmanship to the test by becoming a sniper for the UNSC Army. He enlisted and trained to become a sniper. He was the top of his class at the time. He then was asked to become a Saprtan-IV. He accepted and trained with other Spartans. He was then chosen to be part of Fireteam Saber.