|Daniel Sousa (Scenesys ID: 2570)|
|Name:||Daniel Jordan Sousa|
|Occupation:||Agent of SHIELD|
|Education:||BA in Criminology|
|Apparent Age:||37||Actual Age:||102|
|Date of Birth||12 Feb 1919||Played By||Enver Gjokaj|
|Hair Color:||Black||Eye Color:||Brown|
|Twitter:||What the heck is a Twitter?|
Daniel Sousa, a soldier and spy, and since 1965, famous within SHIELD's ranks as the first fallen agent of SHIELD. A reputation that is no longer correct,,Daniel Sousa didn't die that day in July 1956 but was pulled forward in time by forces he is yet to understand. Now he is living in a very different world than the one he left and trying to figure it out, find people he knows and if possible return to his own time before he learns too much about the future.
1919 - Born in Twin Falls, Idaho
1937 - Enrolled in Idaho State University
1941 - Graduates with a BA in Criminology intending to join the FBI but with the start of WWII he joins the US Army instead. His university degree and high scores on the officer selection tests sees him join the 28th Infantry as a 2nd Lieutenant after completing his training.
1944 - Sees action in Normandy and elsewhere in France before volunteering for detached assignment to troops under the command of the SSR being deployed to assist on the Russian Front
1945 -During the fighting outside Volgograd, Daniel's leg is injured by German shrapnel, and remains in serious condition in the aid station until Captain America breaks through the HYDRA blockade separating the US SSR volunteers saving Daniel and a thousand other American lives..
1945 cont - Daniel's leg is amputated and he spends time in Russian, British and American hospitals before he is honourably discharged from the army. As soon as he is able he tries signing up for the SSR. He is rejected initially because of his injury but the recommendation of his family friend Senator John Baumhauer and his service in the Volgograd operation gets the agency to change their minds. He completes training with the third highest marks in his class and is assigned to the New York office..
1946 - Promoted to the Chief of the LA Branch after Peggy Carter, Edwin Jarvis and himself recover Howard Stark's stolen technology and clear Howard's name. Despite knowing the promotion and assignment are politically motivated, Daniel accepts the promotion for 'personal reasons'
1947 - Teaming up with Peggy Carter and Edwin Jarvis once again they solve the Isodyne Energy Case.
1949 - Volunteers to go to New York to assist with the TIME HOLE situation that sent Agent May from 2020 to 1949. Working with Peggy and fellow SSR agents they are able to send her home.
1950 - Leaves the SSR and joins SHIELD and is made the field director for the West Coast.
1956 - Discovers HYDRA has infiltrated SHIELD and in the course of the investigation recovers what he believes to be an old HYDRA relic. His investigation is discovered by HYDRA and they send gunmen to kill him, only he is pulled out of his time by the activation of the relic and winds up in 2021.
Daniel cares about the people around him. As a leader he pays attention to the well-being of his people and does what he can to make sure they've got everything they need to do their job well. As a friend he's often one to pay visits out of the blue to give someone a friendly ear, or give someone a break when their life is getting out of hand.
Even before becoming a soldier Sousa had a strong sense of self-discipline and it shows through in his appearance and how he carries himself. It also means he's inclined to follow the rules as they've been laid out for him, however since meeting Peggy Carter, his view on the rules has loosened considerably, seeing that they're not always right or just, but he still holds tight to his own values and personal rules.
A man doesn't lose his leg in the war and then pass the SSR's physical testing without drive. Daniel has a quiet, dogged determination that has seen him through the war, rehabilitation, and numerous investigations for the SSR and later SHIELD.
Daniel is at his core an honest man. He doesn't lie, cheat or steal unless the job calls for it, and when it comes to his friends and those closest to him they can count on his honest opinion no matter how difficult it may be for him to say it.
Once Daniel's loyalty is earned it's hard to lose outside of deep and obvious betrayal. The people he's closest to can count on him being there whenever they need him no matter the personal cost.
Daniel doesn't miss much, he's a natural detective and excels at taking in as it is rather than letting himself be distracted by assumptions. In personal situations he tends to pick up on the subtle tells of those around them either using them to further his mission when it comes to marks, or combines it with his caring nature to know just when to be there for someone.
Daniel learned how to cook in the 30's when everyone in his family had to pitch in while his mother worked as a school teacher. It's a skill that he kept up through six years of living with Peggy as a matter of survival (you try her cooking) and while he's not any sort of gourmet he can put together a solid, if somewhat dated, home cooked meal with limited resources fairly easily.
Hand To Hand Combat:
Between his time in the Army, SSR and SHIELD, Sousa has become an expert combatant who has, despite his injury, gone toe to toe with even Red Room trained agents and came out alive. Knowing better than to fight fair, Sousa uses fists, his cane, and any objects within reach to maximum effect in a fight. While better one on one, he can fight more than one trained opponent but they have an easier time of turning his injury to their advantage.
Sousa's main gift as an agent is his eye for investigation, if he hadn't been scooped up by the SSR he would have likely ended up a cop or in the FBI. He is methodical and exhaustive in his approach to investigation, often taking the time others don't to study the whole scene or situation before coming to conclusions. This has allowed him to find things others miss, ranging from a key at a crime scene to the fact SHIELD has been infiltrated by HYDRA.
Daniel speaks English and Portugese fluently, conversational Spanish and French. In addition he has picked up some basic German, Russian and Mandarin from the war and his time working at the SSR and SHIELD. He is also fairly fluent in the slang of Hollywood in the late 40's and early 50's for whatever that's worth.
A lieutenant in the army in war time, the chief of the LA SSR office and later SHIELD's first Field Director Sousa is comfortable in a command role and has learned to be a solid leader who puts his people first and makes sure they know it. He knows the techniques of good leadership and can keep a cool head and give orders even in the most stressful situations.
Sousa is a certified expert with a pistol and rifle, and kept in practice throughout his professional life. While he's not going to outshoot Bullseye or Deadshot, he can reliably pull off long distance shots with a pistol, use a sniper rifle, or hold his own in combat with a BAR or a Thompson machine gun.
An officer in the US army and assigned to recon platoon during WWII, Daniel learned 1940's era weapons, tactics, military protocol as well as demolitions and demolitions disposal. As well as more generally applicable skills like stealth, navigation and wilderness survival.
Daniel learned piano from his mother and how to sing as part of his church choir. His piano skills are rusty as hell but his pipes are still pretty good and he can carry a tune.
One of the first dozen or so agents of SHIELD and it's first agent to fall in the line of duty Daniel Sousa has a legendary reputation in the organization and while his status is somewhat up in the air as of 2021, he can count on that reputation and his ties to Peggy Carter and Melinda May for help from the organization.
Despite Daniel's self-discipline and keen investigative mind he tends to lead with his heart rather than his head, leading him to make impulsive decisions when it comes to the people he cares about and generally operate by a somewhat antiquated notion of chivalry. The surest way to get a rise out of Daniel is to insult or hurt someone he cares about.
Daniel's leg was blown off in Russia in 1945 and he gets around with the help of a cane and a prosthetic leg. With both he's able to move, fight and walk ably enough to have passed the SSR and SHIELD physical tests to become an agent of both organizations. Without them though he's unbalanced and slow and at a severe disadvantage in combat.
Out of Time:
Daniel was born in 1919 and 'died' in 1956, missing the entire span between then and 2021. The world he's come to is a very different place than the one he's left and he's working to learn the cultural norms, technology and lingo which often puts him in awkward positions or leaves playing catchup with his fellow agents.
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|Hail to the Chief||April 14th, 2021||Peggy wakes Daniel with some news before they settle in for some much needed rest.|
|It's Not All Darkness...||April 12th, 2021||Peggy tracks down Daniel after the bad news about their potential future, they talk and find the day is still one worth celebrating|
|Let There Be Cake!||April 10th, 2021||In the hours following Peggy's birthday party, May finally finds the Shotgun Rose chocolate cake Lily left for them. In the process of enjoying it, however, Daniel discovers, to his horror, that there may be no way to escape his grisly fate.|
|The Hundred Year Plot||April 9th, 2021||Peggy is surprised when artifacts from her past start showing up in the Playground... only to find herself surrounded by a mix of family both new and old to celebrate her 100th Birthday.|
|Waking Up After||April 8th, 2021||1951: Peggy wakes up after the incident on the boat with Daniel by her side, though he has news neither of them want to hear.|
|A Love Overdue Morning Layabout||April 7th, 2021||Peggy and Daniel share their first morning alone in their house since he appeared in the future. They remember why they are so very much in love.|
|Uneasy Reunions||April 6th, 2021||The crew decides to try and settle Abcde into the old Brooklyn safehouse, when they discover a certain someone is watching from next door. That someone is a face Peggy never thought she'd see again. Dottie Underwood, out of prison. Again.|
|Vodka Springs Eternal||April 5th, 2021||Peggy, Sousa, and May travel to Russia to follow up on a lead about an old spy with a vendetta against a LOT of people and a drinking problem. They learn the truth about the moles in SHIELD and drink a lot of vodka. Like, seriously. A lot, a lot.|
|Ancestral Homecomings||April 5th, 2021||A comfortable Sunday morning in the Carter-Sousa household is disturbed by two surprises. An unexpected guest and a phone call to match. May lets Peggy know that Sharon's alive while Sharon stands in their kitchen, trying not to have a panic attack.|
|Catching Up One Time Traveler to Another||April 5th, 2021||Daniel and May catch up, talking about the timeline, the problems facing SHIELD and hunting a Russian.|
|Home at Last||April 2nd, 2021||Daniel and Peggy spend their first night at home in sixty-five years, all the news isn't happy but at least they're home.|
|Saved at the Swordfish||April 1st, 2021||Daniel goes to the Swordfish in his attempt to find Peggy. He finds HYDRA and a familiar face he does not expect.|
|Abcde and Daniel must beware D...||March 31st, 2021||Abcde is wary that her future self warned her that Daniel is dangerous, but they soon discover it's the djinn, still haunting their lives and dangerous as ever. Abcde accidentally lets it known that Daniel was about to die before he arrived in 2021.. and also that Steve Rogers is alive. Daniel heads out to find his friends, even as they search for him too.|
|Hunting Daniel Sousa||March 31st, 2021||Peggy and her team continue to hunt for Daniel, which leads them to the home of the young witch Abcde Prescelta and... eventually... the man himself. Emotions run very high.|
|Everyone Relax, I'm with SHIELD||March 30th, 2021||Daniel and Abcde fight for their lives against HYDRA as Abcde discovers the Djinn is hiding within a shard of mirror in her arm and it sacrifices a police officer to rewind time **wrrrrp rewind** Daniel and Abcde get a mysterious warning that HYDRA is in the police station. Also.. beware D.. Daniel? Daniel and Abcde discover SHIELD is wanted by law enforcement and are now illegal.|
|Timely Intel||March 30th, 2021||When news reaches Melinda May of a SHIELD agent who looks remarkably like Daniel Sousa turning up at a Manhattan precinct, she's not sure whether or not to trust it. But with the possibility of its truth confirmed by an unlikely source, she has no choice but to take her discovery home to Peggy... and pray it doesn't give the old woman a heart attack.|
|1951: The Real Dangers of Field Work||March 29th, 2021||A routine stake out mission goes tragically wrong for Daniel and Peggy. They lose something more important to them than SHIELD, the house, or the world.|
|1951, Quiet Night: A Rarity||March 29th, 2021||A quiet night off shortly after Peggy and Daniel move into their own home ends in a sweet dance.|
|1951: Just Another Mission||March 26th, 2021||Peggy and Daniel have breakfast and discuss a mission that in no way end badly. It's always the good days that getcha.|
|1951: Taking Care||March 24th, 2021||1951: After a mission goes wrong Daniel takes Peggy home to rest and recover.|
|1951, Killing the Rabbit||March 23rd, 2021||1951, Peggy and Daniel give in and ask for a doctor to help them confirm their suspicions. Two days later, they get the good news. A baby is on the way.|
|The Mirror that Hungers||March 23rd, 2021||An eventful day ensues when Abcde is tricked by a djinn trapped in a mirror which results in Daniel Sousa and Arturo Malevolo suddenly transported in to the present. Some how HYDRA knew he'd be arriving and turned up to collect Arturo. They also took the mirror but Daniel and Abcde got away. Abcde is letting Daniel sleep on her couch tonight before they head to the police to give statements and find help from SHIELD.|
|Morning Suspicions||March 22nd, 2021||1951, Peggy wakes up sick and they realize that messing around like teenagers might just have consequences, even to a happily married couple. Or maybe it's poisoining? Who knows with SHIELD!|
|House Warming and HYDRA, 1950||March 21st, 2021||Lily visits Peggy and Daniel for dinner, but they're interrupted by a HYDRA assassination attempt. (This is why they can't have nice things.) The stress of the situation triggers a strange seizure in Lily, which puts a damper on what was left of their party. But, hey... the mantle gets a new trophy out of it.|
|The Mirror that Binds||March 20th, 2021||Arturo Malevolo, the founder of HYDRA in 1492; and Chief Daniel Sousa of SHIELD in 1956; both encounter a very very strange mirror in the line of duty.|
|Home Sweet Long Island||March 18th, 2021||1951, Peggy and Daniel settle into their new, large house out on Long Island after a very long day at work.|
|Something Suspicious in the Penthouse, 1950||March 13th, 2021||1950, Jarvis drops by with dinner and realizes the secret Peggy's been hiding -- a man!|
|The Wedding Part Two, Tranq-Dart Boogaloo||March 12th, 2021||1950, the Sousa-Carter wedding. Daniel wakes up after being tranqed and falling into the Hudson. Peggy is at his side, worried as ever. They exchange some drugged, honest words about possible children and the future before Howard reminds them there's a whole wedding waiting outside.|
|1950: The Day Before the Big Day||March 11th, 2021||Daniel slips out of his bachelor party to come find Peggy at the office, they deal with their nerves about the looming big day in various ways, some wiser than others.|
|Happily Ever Paranoid After||March 11th, 2021||Daniel and Peggy's wedding reception is interrupted by a double kidnapping attempt to no one's surprise. The kidnappers are thrwated, but not before they inject Peggy with a bit more than tranqulizer juice. She ends up rambling on a lot of secrets to Lily Chen.|
|1950: Roses and Rue||February 28th, 2021||Peggy returns to work and gets a report on the latest investigations into the people that put her in the hospital. Even if she can't be out pounding the streets, her agents certainly can be.|
|After the Rescue||February 18th, 2021||1950: After being rescued from Hydra, Peggy wakes up in the hospital beside a worried Daniel, they make plans and Peggy makes a promise that she'll keep many, many years from now.|
|Out of the Hands of Hydra||February 11th, 2021||Lily Chen and a team of SHIELD agents rescue Daniel Sousa and Peggy Carter from a Hydra-held factory in Queens. As Peggy is taken into surgery for serious bullet wounds, Daniel and Lily distract themeselves by probing Lily's uncanny similarity to Melinda May.|
|Midnight Teambuilding||February 9th, 2021||1950: Peggy Carter and Daniel discuss Lily's origins, Hydra and the future before settling in for a well-deserved rest.|
|SSR 1950: Out of the Blue||February 7th, 2021||Peggy and Daniel receive a call from Lily Chen, who has discovered a cache of Hydra weapons. By the time it's all cleaned up, the Asian woman has been recruited and SHIELD has a whole new mess on their hands.|
|In the Hands of HYDRA!||February 3rd, 2021||1950: Daniel Sousa is captured by Agents of HYDRA and Peggy Carter rushes to his rescue only to fall into HYDRA's trap! Tune in next time for the exciting conclusion!|
|A Working Proposal||February 1st, 2021||A working dinner turns into an unexpected proposal. This one, Peggy might actually follow through on!|
|SSR: Echoes||January 30th, 2021||In 1950, Peggy Carter and Daniel Sousa enjoy a night out at a Chinese restaurant. While there, they see a woman who is the spitting image of timelost SHIELD Agent Melinda May. As they move in to help the woman, they call a pair of agents for back-up.|
|After the Explosion||January 29th, 2021||After the raid on the Leviathan lab, Daniel and Peggy share a quiet late night at home.|
|Partners, On and Off the Field||January 27th, 2021||1951: Peggy Carter and Daniel Sousa take a SHIELD recon mission for a new Leviathan site. Things go horribly wrong. But the reporters are happy at the end of the night.|
|1950: The Aftermath of Melinda May||January 23rd, 2021||Daniel and Peggy spend a first pleasant morning together and dare to let themselves be vulnerable with each other.|
|1950: SHIELD's First Days, or Night.||January 21st, 2021||1950, Daniel Sousa moves back east to help with the founding of SHIELD. Peggy and Daniel have an evening discussing how to handle living in the same city, and what that means for their relationship.|
|Just in Time||January 16th, 2021||In the aftermath of returning Melinda May to her future timeline, Peggy and Daniel have a heart to heart. Which ends in a kiss. And a plan for a hotel room later on to continue their conversation.|
|Let's Do The Time Warp Again (Part 1)||January 16th, 2021||Agent Carter and her SSR team defends the time bridge machine from a Hydra attack.
Hydra's goal? Capture the machine and capture SHIELD Agent Melinda May. They just didn't count on the fact that these SSR agents are the same people who will become the founding agents of SHIELD... and the family that inevitably represents. Needless to say, May's return trip home is all but assured.
|The Same Old Song and Dance||January 15th, 2021||Sousa is in a bad mood and Rose has a pretty good idea as to why.|
|California Teaming||January 15th, 2021||In 2021, Peggy makes another unexpected call across the timestream to May in 1949... only to hear Daniel Sousa's voice coming across the line. Although there's work to be done, there's no question that important things never really die. And don't entirely fade, either.|
|Desert Heat||January 15th, 2021||Daniel comes to confess something very important to Peggy. She returns his feelings but ends up pulling away, as work always seems to have her loyalties first.|
|10:49 in 1949, A Late Night||January 13th, 2021||Peggy and Sousa talk.|
|If that don't take the cake...||January 10th, 2021||What starts as an effort to pump May for information about her training techniques turns into a revalatory meeting of the minds as Peggy brings Rose and Daniel into the know.|
|Stomping Squids Like It's 1949||January 7th, 2021||Agent May, Agent Carter, and a team of the best agents the SSR have to offer in 1949 raid a Hydra lab sat right in the middle of New York. The prizes include files that will have impact for decades to come, scientists who will doubtlessly wiggle free of imprisonment later (thanks to Operation Paperclip), and one primitive portal device that just may be the key to sending the time-lost SHIELD agent back home.|
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