by Ayn Rand
Eddie Willers Timeline and Summary
- Eddie loyally helps Dagny in her quest to save Colorado and the Rio Norte Line.
- He has the first of many recurring scenes with a mysterious Taggart Transcontinental employee in the cafeteria, the Mystery Worker.
- He temporarily replaces Dagny as vice president of Taggart while she runs the John Galt Line.
- He meets with Hank Rearden at his hotel. Hank gives Taggart an extension on their Rearden Metal payment.
- He keeps Dagny's whereabouts a secret after she quits her job.
- He is upset when she returns.
- He helps Dagny pack before she takes off in pursuit of Quentin Daniels.
- He discovers that Dagny is having an affair with Hank.
- He realizes he's in love with Dagny.
- He continues to help Dagny when she returns from Atlantis.
- He accompanies her to the radio station on the night of Galt's speech.
- He confesses that he's been meeting with Galt for years without knowing it was him.
- After hearing about a crisis in California, he volunteers to go handle it.
- He says an emotional goodbye to Dagny.
- He is stranded in the wilderness when his train breaks down in Arizona.