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The Fountainhead Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 5 Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 5 Summary

A year later, Peter is doing well. The staff at Francon & Heyer like him, and Heyer knows his name. The chief draftsman, Tim Davis, has married his girlfriend, and Peter has worked to get in Davis' good graces. Davis is busy, and Peter has continued to help out, taking over Davis' work. Gradually, Peter does more and more work for Davis, and when Francon realizes this, he fires Davis and gives Peter his job, fulfilling Peter's plan to take over Davis' job. Peter does help Davis find another job. Peter also occasionally sees Katie. Once, he goes to see Roark. Peter misses him and vows to never return. However, he knows that he can't keep his vow.

Francon is not a great architect, but he has social skills and connections. He is successful because he uses classical designs and because he entertains his clients well...

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