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Atlas Shrugged Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, Chapter 1 "Atlantis" Summary

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Part 3, Chapter 1 "Atlantis" Summary

Dagny opens her eyes to sunlight, green leaves and a man kneeling at her side. His face bears no sign of pain or fear of guilt. He has intensely perceptive eyes, the color of a deep, dark green light glinting on metal. His suntanned, muscled body stresses the chestnut-brown of his hair. They smile at each other.

Dagny whispers, "We never had to take any of it seriously, did we?" He replies, "No, we never had to." As she tries to rise, both realize that she is hurt. The man introduces himself as "John Galt." She was following his plane. Since Dagny's ankle is sprained, John carries her down a winding trail to the bottom of the valley, explaining that the illusion, caused by refractor rays he invented, also killed her motor. She...

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