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   * September: World War II begins with the invasion of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union. This is a much more protracted war and stays contained on the eastern continents. Although the United States provides assistance to England, it does not participate in the war.   * September: World War II begins with the invasion of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union. This is a much more protracted war and stays contained on the eastern continents. Although the United States provides assistance to England, it does not participate in the war.
-  * October: During the 1939 New York World'​s Fair, scientist Montague Dexter and his wife leave on a rocketship of his own invention, the destination:​ Mars. When the couple is never seen again, the public believes them to have died in the voyage.+  * October: During the 1939 New York World'​s Fair, scientist Montague Dexter and his wife Norma, along with two other couples, ​leave on a rocketship of his own invention, the destination:​ Mars. When the voyagers are never seen again, the public believes them to have died in the voyage.
  
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   * Rex Dexter is the first human born on Mars, the grandson of scientist Montague Dexter and the son of Richard Dexter and his wife, Caroline Dexter, nee Dean.   * Rex Dexter is the first human born on Mars, the grandson of scientist Montague Dexter and the son of Richard Dexter and his wife, Caroline Dexter, nee Dean.
-  * Sometime after Rex's birth, his parents die, and Montague raises Rex as his own son. //Note: This explains why Montague is referred to as both Rex's father and grandfather.//​+  * Sometime after Rex's birth, his parents die or go missing, and Montague raises Rex as his own son. //Note: This explains why Montague is referred to as both Rex's father and grandfather.//​
  
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     * Dexter oversees the rebuilding of the Bald Spot, planning and helping to construct a revolutionary advanced city. During the land's first election, Dexter foils a plot to kill the rightfully elected new president by his rival.     * Dexter oversees the rebuilding of the Bald Spot, planning and helping to construct a revolutionary advanced city. During the land's first election, Dexter foils a plot to kill the rightfully elected new president by his rival.
     * During his second attempt to return to Mars with Cynde, Dexter visits a planet ruled by his friend Reyni and learns that Earth is under attack by the tyrant Tauro, whose planet is named after him. Dexter travels to Tauro and ends the menace to Earth before heading off for Mars once more.     * During his second attempt to return to Mars with Cynde, Dexter visits a planet ruled by his friend Reyni and learns that Earth is under attack by the tyrant Tauro, whose planet is named after him. Dexter travels to Tauro and ends the menace to Earth before heading off for Mars once more.
 +  * At some point after his last published adventure, Rex Dexter and Cynde return to Mars, where they are eventually married.
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 +==== 2015 ====
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 +  * Rex Dexter II, the son of Rex and Cynde Dexter, is born on Mars. His best friend since birth is a girl named Cynde (named after Rex's mother), born to one of the other families. By the time they reach adulthood, they have fallen in love.
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 +  * Rex Dexter II opens a sealed tube left to him by his great-grandfather Montague Dexter in 1939, which instructs his youngest male descendant to repair his old rocketship and return to Earth to see the progress of civilization and report to them about their Martian experiment. Rex Dexter helps his son Rex Dexter II to fully repair and equip the rocketship to fly back to Earth, and Cynde insists on accompanying him. After a months-long voyage, Rex and Cynde reach Earth to find that it has become a technological wonderland.
  
 ===== Operation Tomorrow ===== ===== Operation Tomorrow =====