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Unformatted text preview: Francisco pays a surprise visit to Dagny's lodge in the mountains. During their conversation, she realizes something that she'd never guessed about him: He's one of the producers who deliberately withdrew his talents from the world. He was one of the earliest people to do so, although he didn't disappear like the others. Francisco tells Dagny that he's been systematically and slowly (to avoid being suspected and stopped) destroying d'Anconia Copper so the looters are left with nothing. He also makes it clear that he still loves Dagny and that she was the hardest thing for him to give up when he made his decision years ago. He urges her to leave the railroad to the looters, because without her it's useless anyway. He pleads with her not to give the looters her mind. But as they talk, the radio broadcasts news of the Taggart Tunnel disaster, and Dagny instinctively races to her car.the radio broadcasts news of the Taggart Tunnel disaster, and Dagny instinctively races to her car....
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
- Fall '09