awakes at noon, hungover, in his apartment with /BettyPope
, with whom he is having a romanceless sexual affair. He brags about how he is going to bring down /DagnyTaggart
for what she did to the /SanSebastianLine
. But before he has a chance to do this, he receives a call from his man in /Mexico
telling him the line and the /SanSebastianMines
have been nationalized, just as Dagny predicted.
The apartment of /JamesTaggart