One of Moses’s friends. Daniel takes great delight in dating white women and paying for them to do extravagant things like go to ballets or fancy destinations throughout London. The narrator notes that “it give [Daniel] a big kick to know that one of the boys could take white girls to them places to listen to classics and see artistic ballet,” even if Moses insists to him that this is an ill-advised use of his money. Unfortunately, Cap takes advantage of Daniel’s desire to impress white women; more than once, he manipulates Daniel into getting involved with women he himself has wronged, doing so with the hopes that Daniel will take the women (and the debts Cap owes them) off his hands.
Daniel Character Timeline in The Lonely Londoners
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...possibly keep seeing the English woman—who is rich and has expensive taste—he brings her to Daniel, who courts her by taking her to ballets and other fancy events. The English woman... (full context)
...near strangers get married, but because he has nowhere to live, Cap gives his wife Daniel’s address, claiming it’s his own home. When she arrives at the apartment, Daniel is deeply... (full context)