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Atlas Shrugged, Part 1, Chapter 1, section 1: * Plot summary [[/Eddie Willers|Eddie Willers]], walking through downtown Manhattan, wonders why the world seems to be slowly falling apart. He returns to the Taggart Transcontinental Building in order to tell [[/James Taggart|James Taggart]] the bad news about an unfulfilled steel order and another train wreck, and to make [[/James Taggart|Taggart]] see the seriousness of the situation the business is in because it can't get steel to replace its aging railroad tracks. ---- * Setting Downtown New York, and in the Taggart Transcontinental Building. ---- * Characters /BumNumber1 - First and only appearance. [[/Eddie Willers|Eddie Willers]] [[/Ellis Wyatt|Ellis Wyatt]] - Mentioned. [[/James Taggart|James Taggart]] /OrrenBoyle - Mentioned. /PopHarper - First and only apearance. ---- * Mysteries The question "Who is John Galt?" opens the book and is repeated over and over. Who is John Galt? Where did the phrase come from? What does it mean?