Appears in: Natural Instincts, Enduring Instincts, Loving Instincts, Adapting Instincts, Refined Instincts
Full name: Daniel Valente. He was never given a middle name when he was a child. Goes by Roland Ascott to human society.
Spouse/Partner: Ryunosuke Kimura.
Siblings: Only child.
Born in: Venice, Italy. Resides in: Has a manor in the country outside London, England in Kent Shire given to him by Titus. Also resides in Japan with Ryunosuke and their two homes there in Tokyo and in the mountains outside of Kyoto.
Birthday: Born in 1717 A.D. Turned (became a vampire) in 1739. Doesn’t know the actual day he was born. Was given a “birthday” by Ryunosuke Kimura and that’s September 1st.
Anniversary: Eternal partner to Ryunosuke Kimura.
Age: Will always appear the age he was Turned at, 22.
Ethnicity: Caucasian. Italian born, but from living in England for so long, speaks with a cultured English accent.
Height: 5′ 8″
Build: Slender with lean muscle.
Hair color: Black.
Hair style: Shoulder length and layered. Wears it parted to the side and also wears his bangs long.
Eye color: Brown.
Jewelry/Tattoos: Wears Ryunosuke’s signet ring; gold featuring an Asian dragon, rubies for the eyes.
Hobbies/Interests: Sex with Ryunosuke. Music – he plays violin and piano, prefers classical. Art. Live theatre. Reading – enjoys all kinds of books, The Portrait of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is his favorite.
Favorite sports teams: Doesn’t watch sports much.
Pets: Asha – a black leopard who he’s made a servant. He does like animals, even though he complains about them.
Favorite foods: Likes strawberries and sugar for breakfast. Enjoys fine cuisine.
Favorite drinks: Ryunosuke’s blood. Also likes fine wine and brandy (cognac).