|Status||Exists and Nonexistent (simultaneously)|
Van Daniels first appears in the first volume of Solecism III.
The world is at peace. There is no savagery or murder. All species live out peaceful days of love, trust, happiness, and understanding -- in an overflowing abundance. It is Heaven on Earth. However, not all believe that Heaven should prosper. Bryan leads a group known as Mirage that believes that peace is an illusion, and that a Perfect Utopia should not exist. They have discarded their illusion of reality in order to wake the world up from its dream.
The year is 9413 A.C. (After Crisis) in the Silver Zero Calendar. All battles are over. All weapons have been discarded, and understanding between all species has surfaced. There are no longer any deterrent forces. The world is an ideal society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system. It is a land of idleness and luxury. All species live in a primitive and simple state, but at the same time one of perfect happiness and fulfillment. There is a perfect harmony between man and nature. All needs were few and all desires are limited. Motives for war or oppression do not exist. There is no need for hard and painful work. Stress and depression are absent. All species are simple and pious, and feel themselves close to the Gods.
When Van Daniels is first introduced, he is seen discussing with the rest of Mirage about their war on Honest, and about how to bring about the coming storm. Van, however, felt that the group should worry more about the guardians of the planet that they were on. Eventually, Van found himself engaged in a fierce battle with Lily Magnolia. He met his end in this battle.
Powers and Abilities
In Solecism: Van Daniels is able to harness the power of Chi.
Chi Blade: Van is able to manipulate the chi-energy systems of nature, converging energy into a blade.
Chi - Light Manipulation: Van Daniels can manipulate chi energy systems to force the light of the Sun to purge a target from the world.
Chi - Enhanced Movement: Van is able to enter and appear from a quantum decoherence gap in the realm between life and death. Because of this, he is alive and dead at the same time, and is able to exist in any point in space-time at will, while also not existing at the same time.
Chi - Creation Unmake: Van is able to force the chi from an entire adjacent Universe to unmake a target's complete existence.
Chi - Cosmic Annihilation: The Macro Cosmos starts singing to Van, and the Pulse of the Stars start crying. During this event, Van forces the chi surging from the nature of the structure of reality to grant Van the life energy of an entire cosmos. Through this gathering of chi energy, Van can create a massively intense form of fire that was comparable to cosmic creation temperatures. By charging this up to maximum potential, he creates a small - scale version of a supernova. It was commented that he emanates the Big Bang event by someone that analyzed the level of his energy.
In Heir to the Stars: The Unwritten Chapters VII:
Van Daniels has gone through a major upgrade by this point, fully maximizing his abilities.
Maximum MetaDefense: Van is able to survive, unscathed, the absolute denial of an infinite universe in which he existed on. However, that was just the tip of the candle, as all parallel and adjacent infinite universes that were connected to that universe in all forms of possibility, with all different forms of attributes and laws of physics also ceased to exist. Van, however, remained unaffected.
- When the absolute perfection of his existence and nonexistence was completely Omniversally irreversibly forced to disappear, Van Daniels escaped the necessity of regeneration, absolutely restoring himself.
Chi Manipulation: Van Daniels, with his power to harness Chi, is able to tap into the Omniversal Chi-field, wrapping his body in Chi energy.
Maximum MetaPresence: Through his Chi - Enhanced Presence, Van is able to enter and appear from a Pataphysical decoherence gap in the ‘prior’ to Nothingness and Possibility. He did this to escape a series of completed infinite shots of compressed anti-existential energy bullets being fired at him, with each bullet breaking through the barriers of all theories of dimension and causality to strike Van before actuality could become potentiality and vice-versa.
Sword of Chi: Van is able to generate an enhanced sword of Chi, slicing all of the bullets mentioned above into less than their own actuality before they escape potentiality and actuality.
- It was shown that a regular downward slash, (although it missed its target) could slash in half existence and nonexistence on an Omniversal level.
Light of Creation: Van can manipulate chi energy systems to force the Light of Creation to purge a target from all modes of possibility. A brilliant light of radiance encompasses the Omniverse in its entirety, only targeting the target, removing the very concept of the absolute perfection of their being.
Chi - Creation Unmake: Van is able to force the chi from an entire adjacent Omniverse from a completely different story to unmake a target's complete existence. The chi erupted from before the actuality and possibility of the target's existence and nonexistence, completely enveloping said target in a crimson pillar of light.
Chi - Cosmic Annihilation: The Macro Cosmos starts singing to Van, and the Pulse of the Stars started crying. During this unactualized event, Van forced the chi surging from the ground state of the structure of a higher plane of The All to grant him the phenomena of an entire All. Through this gathering of chi energy, Van created a massively intense form of water that was beyond cosmic creation temperatures. By charging this up to maximum potential, he created a small - scale version of a torrential tsunami. In truth, he harnessed the power from a higher ‘The All’ than that of The All.