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John Marston is the protagonist of the 2010 videogame Red Dead Redemption, as well as the tritagonist in its prequel Red Dead Redemption II. He was a former Outlaw and member of the Van der Linde gang, later Rancher, he is the father of Jack Marston and the husband of Abigail Roberts.


Early Life

Not much is known about John's early life despite the fact that he was an orphan living on the street, he was later picked up by Dutch van der Linde and Hosea Matthews, and taken into the Van der Linde gang a few years after they picked up Arthur Morgan.

Red Dead Redemption II

Chapter 1

In the beginning of the game we see that Arthur hates John, and mentions that John is a "Deadbeat Father" and makes fun of him for almost getting eaten by wolves. John is then saved by Arthur and Javier Escuella and is taken to the camp where Abigail berates him for almost getting eaten by wolves.

He later heals and participates in a train heist that they stole from Colm O'Driscoll.


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Red Dead Revolver
Bad Bessie | Bloody Tom | Captain Bufias | Colonel Daren | General Diego | Governor Griffon | Grizzly | Holstein Hal | Longhorn Luke | Mr. Black | Pig Josh | Professor Perry | Sam | Smitty | Ugly Chris Bailey

Red Dead Redemption
Abraham Reyes | Agustin Allende | Archer Fordham | Bill Williamson | Dutch van der Linde | Edgar Ross | Espinoza | Javier Escuella | John Marston | Norman Deek |Randall Forrester | Seth Briars | Vincente De Santa

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Red Dead Redemption II
Alberto Fusar | Andrew Milton | Angelo Bronte | Arthur Morgan | Bray and Tammy Aberdeen | Catherine Braithwaite | Cleet and Joe | Colm O'Driscoll | Colonel Henry Favours | Edmund Lowry Jr. | Elias Green | Ku Klux Klan | Laramie Gang Leader | Leigh Gray | Leopold Strauss | Leviticus Cornwall | Levi Simon | Micah Bell | Mr. Abel | Murfree Brood | Otis Skinner | Saint Denis Vampire | Skinner Brothers | Van der Linde gang

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