This is a tale of Magnus before he became the protector of North Am. As a young man constantly training to fight rogue robots, Magnus begins feeling burned-out. On advice from Grandmother, 1-A decides to take Magnus on a vacation to Mars. There, Magnus thwarts a Freewill plan to kidnap the Martian Governor's daughter! Returning the girl to her family, Magnus heads back to Earth with 1-A, once again eager to train.
Young Magnus visits North Am for the very first time with 1-A.
First appearance of Bloodhound and Deidre Hill.