Through a flashback, we learn that Francisco and Dagny were childhood friends and later lovers. Francisco mysteriously broke up with Dagny and became an irresponsible playboy. Dagny confronted him about his behavior.
Francisco meets Hank at Hank's anniversary party.
Later Dagny asks him for a loan and he refuses, but is upset about having to refuse.
Francisco crashes James's wedding reception and makes a speech about money.
He talks with Hank again.
The d'Anconia stock crashes.
Francisco visits Hank at the mills and helps out during a crisis.
Hank loses a lot of money after dealing with Francisco's business. He is furious with Francisco.
Francisco visits Dagny at her cabin after she quits her job. He is horrified when she goes back to work again.
He has an angry confrontation with Hank over his past relationship with Dagny.
A distraught Francisco searches for Dagny, thinking she's dead.
He meets her in Atlantis and confesses his role in the strike and his love for her.
The two rekindle their friendship
Francisco gives Dagny his blessing for her relationship with John.
He saves Hank's life during the riot at the mills and takes Hank to Atlantis.
He sends Dagny a message after John is arrested.
He comes to get Dagny when she quits and joins the strike.
They join up with Hank and Ragnar to rescue John from capture.