by Ayn Rand
Robert Stadler Timeline and Summary
- Stadler has a meeting with Dagny over the State Science Institute's statements regarding Rearden Metal. He is largely clueless.
- He tells Dagny about his three former students who turned out badly.
- He confronts Dr. Ferris about his book.
- He goes to New York to meet with Dagny and learns about the motor.
- He recommends Quentin Daniels to Dagny.
- We learn about Stadler's falling out with John.
- He is present at the first test of Project X.
- He gives a radio speech saying how great Project X is.
- He has another confrontation with Dr. Ferris.
- He is present at the station during John Galt's speech.
- Stadler meets with Galt after he is arrested. They have an angry confrontation.
- Stadler goes to take over Project X.
- He is killed when Project X explodes.