We were gathering the papers and the rags which the wind had blown from the Theatre, when we saw an iron bar among the weeds. pg. 7 ayn rand
"We shall go down," we said to International 4-8818. "It is forbidden," they answered. We said: "The Council does not know of this hole, so it cannot be forbidden." pg. 7 ayn rand
We could see nothing below us. And above us, the hole open upon the sky grew smaller and smaller until it came to be the size of a button. But still, we went down. Then our foot touched the ground. g. 8 ayn rand
It was a great tunnel. Its walls were hard and smooth to the touch; it felt like stone, but it was not stone. On the ground there were long thin tracks of iron, but it was not iron pg. 8 ayn rand
"We shall report our find to the City Council and both of us will be rewarded." And then we spoke. Our voice was hard and there was no mercy in our voice. We said: "We shall not report our find to the City Council. We shall not report it to any men."
pg. each night when the stars are high and the street sweepers sit in the city theater, we, Equality 7-2521, steel out run through the darkness to our place. pg. 9 ayn rand