by Ayn Rand
Character Role Analysis
Eddie is Robin to Dagny's Batman. He's the ultimate wingman, sidekick extraordinaire. Eddie has worshiped and followed Dagny since they were both kids. As adults he works with her and for her at the railroad, and he often tries to defend her against opposing forces and to back her up in her battles. Eddie also serves as a confidant and friend for Dagny. Just get him a cape and some tights and he'll be ready to go.