Daniel Rydell is one of the creators of the Clouded Horizons series of stories and an administrator of the Clouded Horizons wiki. He is primarily represented by the Headmaster of Esthar Garden, Liam Bayloh.
- Role: Quality Director
- Alias: Daniel Rydell
- Status: Admin
- Gender: Male
- Age: 36
- "Sometimes, it's not about the journey. It's about the experience."
- ―Daniel Rydell
Daniel Rydell is the Director of the Quality Assurance of Flex Designs, Ltd., responsible for maintaining good standards with each released product and providing additional content and perspectives. He works with the two other founders in an oversight fashion to ensure that products and other releases are shown in the highest quality.
As one of the three Founders of the organization, Daniel also serves as part of Internal Affairs, a subsection of Flex Designs which serves as the final authority for all outstanding matters within the company.
Daniel Rydell has had a hand in the Clouded Horizons project since before its inception. He was largely responsible for injecting various villainous schemes and subplots into the series, as well as creating situations which help expand the universe in general.
Major Story Contributions
- Destiny's Call - Provided minor editing and situational insight.
- Eternal Requiem - Brought Dante Vigo into the fray for several major side-plots.
- Dimensional Legend - Highlights include providing various villans, anti-heroes, expansion of the world business market by inclusion of companies as well as putting a face on the subtitles of the Garden technological infrastructure.
- Runic Legacy - Provided expanded back story as well as undertaking the writing of the story in general.
- Affinity - A short piece of fiction that takes place at an shortly before the Trabian field exam and features Liam Bayloh teaching on the intricacies of combat and Tetsuya Kurabasa's reaction.
- Memoirs - A short piece of fiction that takes place a lengthy period after the events detailed in Dimensional Legend. Liam Bayloh stands over the grave plot of his beloved and reflects.
- Negotiations - A piece of fiction which details the conversation between Liam Bayloh and Darius DeValle, Sr. on the SeeD's transfer to Trabia Garden.
- Sanctuary - A direct sequel to A Question of Honor, this features Liam Bayloh as he sends Locke Cole on a mission while he himself searches for Yuna Kaname.
Works in Progress
- Untitled - A multi-chapter piece placed someplace after the events of Dimensional Legend which details the kidnapping of Yuna Kaname.
- Warrior - A multi-chapter piece which details the entry of Sailor Moon characters in the Clouded Horizons universe as if they had been born there with similar abilities.
- "It is very much a test. You prod and they react. You destroy and they rebuild. You torment and they respond with adversity... how very curious."
Daniel is a contributor to the Metagame, the roleplay that forms the basis of a realms' history and direction, as well as the rudimentary script stories such as Dimensional Legend follow.